Flashlights, Payphones Rule in Unplugged Manhattan

My spin: Without power many gadgets don’t work and/or can’t connect to a network. Read how it was when the power went out.
News Clip: NEW YORK (Reuters) – It was a day for flashlights, transistor radios and hard-to-find payphones as Manhattanites trapped by the blackout abruptly discovered the failings of high-tech wireless (news – web sites) tools. (full story)