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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘lightning’

Seattle Seahawks VS San Francisco 49ers Delayed

Lightning crashes and a football game is delayed. Fans eager to watch the game between the Seattle Seahawks and the San Francisco 49ers at CenturyLink Field in Seattle, Washington, were disappointed to experience a longer delay than expected. Within the first quarter of the game, a delay was announced due to severe weather in the area; however, the delay was …

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Airport Lightning Strikes Injure One; Delay Many

Lightning strikes ground about two hours of today’s Washington Metro region air traffic to a halt and injured one air traffic controller—as of last reports, the controller is not seriously hurt. The Washington, D.C. region was hit by severe thunderstorms Thursday afternoon and the area’s three major airports: Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall (pictured here in March), Reagan National and Dulles …

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Guy Films Himself Being Struck by Lightning [VIDEO]

Since the advent of YouTube, we’ve seen more and more regular people documenting insane weather – from tornados and hurricanes, to epic flooding and crazy lightning. It’s pretty cool that everyone has a camera on them at all times now, right? Well, the only problem with standing outside and capturing cool weather for the world to see is that you’re …

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Chinese Company Reportedly Cracked Apple’s Proprietary Lightning Cable

For years, Apple fans could rely on cheap Chinese accessories to take the place of the expensive cables Apple sold for their iOS devices. The 30-pin connector that was in use up until the new iPad has been replicated time and time again. Apple changed all that with the Lightning connector by requiring an authentication chip that would prevent third …

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iPad Mini Rumor: Images Of Device Leak Via Twitter

The iPad Mini is officially Apple’s worst kept secret. It’s actually kind of amazing that Apple is able to pretend the tablet doesn’t exist after all the leaks and information coming out of China. Apple is reportedly sending invites for the iPad Mini launch event tomorrow, but some pictures showed up on the Internet today to once again confirm that …

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iPhone 5 Lightning Adapters Begin Shipping

Apple’s new Lightning connector is elegant, necessary, and was inevitable. The old 30-pin connector was bulky compared to the mini USB cords that are now ubiquitous for a variety of mobile and wireless devices. Don’t mention that to someone who has spent the past five years collecting iPod-compatible accessories, though. The Lightning connector means a period of transition for both …

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iPhone 5 Lightning Cable Knockoffs Won’t Work

iPhone 5 users who were hoping to get cheap third-party replacement or supplementary Lightning cables might be disappointed to learn that those cables aren’t likely to work. An employee from Double Helix Cables has told Apple Insider that the new Lightning cables have what appear to be authentication chips inside of them. During a teardown, the chip was found inside …

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iPhone 5 Adapter Will Not Support Video and iPod Out

After Apple’s big announcement event yesterday there were so many specs and scraps of minutiae to comb through that its not surprising a few details slipped through. When Apple announced it’s new 8-pin Lightning connector for the iPhone 5, it quickly followed up by debuting the adapter that will enable Apple fans to keep using all the iPhone accessories they’ve …

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iPhone 5 Does Indeed Get Smaller Dock Connector, And It’s Called “Lightning”

There were rumors that Apple would release the iPhone 5 with a smaller dock connector, and the company has proven the rumors to be true, with an 80% smaller one. Full rundown of new iPhone 5 features here. It’s called “Lighting,” and it’s reversible. “A lot has changed, and it’s time for the connector to evolve. Our new connector is …

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Lightning Strikes New York’s Empire State Building

Lightning pictures are always a great sight to see, especially at night or in low-light scenes. Today, Twitter user @KeithOlbermann shared a picture with the rest of the world that is so captivating, it is starting to become viral around the Twitterverse. Have you ever seen a bolt of lightning strike the top of the Empire State Building in New …

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