Posts tagged ‘cell phone’

February 7th, 2013

Will New Blackberrys Save The Company?

by Christopher O'Brien

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Research in Motion changed its corporate name Wednesday to that of its only product, Blackberry, and announced two new smartphones running a completely new operating system that finally puts the Blackberry on par with competing devices.

While Blackberry was beloved as an email device, their competitors delivered the full Internet much more effectively and users flocked away in droves over the last couple of years. In the last quarter of 2012, Apple sold 47.8 million devices to Blackberry’s 7.8 million.

The new OS, called Blackberry 10…

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July 30th, 2012

Emergency Alert Notification Changes; Cell Users Need to Re-Up

by Christopher O'Brien

The Town of Wolcott and The Wolcott Police Department have implemented the Connecticut Alert Emergency Notification System (CT Alert ENS), an emergency incident notification system. This system has taken the place of the CodeRED system that had previously been in place. This notification system will provide a town wide reverse 911 and “Opt-In” program for our citizens. This system will enhance the Police Department’s ability to protect lives and property by providing critical information to citizens during potential life threatening emergencies such as severe weather, fires, floods, unexpected road closures or evacuation of buildings or neighborhoods.

Residents with cell phones or who want to be notified by text message can sign up HERE.

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