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GM customers affected by Florence get free emergency OnStar service

2 monthes ago   |   By Ars Technica

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Earlier this week, Tesla made headlines when it announced it was temporarily unlocking extra battery capacity in a number of cars of customers affected by Hurricane Florence. The 60kWh configurations of the Model S and Model X electric vehicles-which were short-lived due to minimal demand-actually shipped with 75kWh battery packs, which could be software-unlocked for a fee. To help out any owners who need to evacuate from Florence, Tesla temporarily deactivated the software lock. But Tesla isn't the only connected car company to take steps to help out those affected by Florence...
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T-Mobile Offers Free Calls, Texts & Data To Those Affected By Hurricane Florence

T-Mobile Offers Free Calls, Texts & Data To Those Affected By Hurricane Florence

2 monthes ago   |   By Android Headlines

In short: Hurricane Florence is currently hitting the east coast, and has become a pretty big storm. To help cope with the damages that Florence is expected to bring, T-Mobile has announced that it is offering free calls, texts and data to those in the affected area. That includes those in Maryland, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. Those in that area will be able to use their phone to call love ones and reach out to them to find out if everyone is okay.
Background: This is pretty typical for big weather events, many carriers will offer free calling, texting and data...
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