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Irene could test growing reliance on technology

Cell phone service was disrupted on the east coast today after an earthquake struck in central Virginia, but more than that could be impacted here if Hurricane Irene hits this weekend. From apps on smart phones to digital cable to the expansion of the Internet, folks in the Cape Fear are more aware and therefore should be more prepared for a hurricane than they were for Fran in 1996 or Floyd in 1999.

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