Weather Station


Several weeks ago I posted a review of the AcuRite smartHUB Weather Environment System which I'm still using. There were a few comments on the review asking about a wind speed sensor. AcuRite saw those comments and sent me the PRO+ 5-in-1 Weather Sensor which also works with the smartHUB. Let's take it for a spin. [...]

Posted in: Home and Kitchen, Outdoor Gear, Reviews

Weather nerds can easily become part of a crowd-sourced community-based weather network with the BloomSky SKY1 solar powered weather camera kit. Set it up in your yard and you and others who follow you can instantly check the weather in your exact area, making it more accurate than what the weatherman on the TV, radio and [...]

Posted in: Home and Kitchen, Reviews

I'm a weather nerd. It's not that I can name every type of cloud in the sky or that I know all about how weather systems work, but I like to keep an eye on the local weather and I even record it in my journal every day with hand drawn icons. Don't laugh, I [...]

Posted in: Home and Kitchen, Outdoor Gear, Reviews

We told you about the Personal Urban Weather Station from Netatmo last year.  This weather station comes with indoor and outdoor sensors that monitor temperature, barometric pressure, humidity, sound levels, and indoor CO2 levels.  The collected data is sent to your mobile device, so you can monitor current conditions where you live - not the [...]

Posted in: Android, Home and Kitchen, iOS, News

If your night table is cluttered with your alarm clock and some device as it charges, the Time & Wireless Charging Stations from Oregon Scientific could clear things up for you.  The standard model (right) also displays the indoor temperature and outdoor temp from one outdoor sensor (included).  It's also equipped with a non-magnetic charging [...]

Posted in: Home and Kitchen, News, Watches and Clocks

We've all seen those little desktop weather stations that show the indoor and outdoor temperatures and maybe humidity.  They're useful, but there are many other parameters that could prove more useful in an urban environment, like air quality.  Netatmo has introduced the Personal Urban Weather Station, the first to use your iPhone, iPod touch, or [...]

Posted in: Home and Kitchen, News, Wireless

Some weather stations have a confusing array of buttons that toggle between modes, but Oregon Scientific is announcing a new touchscreen weather station at CES that will simplify determining what you should wear in the mornings.  The Touch Advanced Weather Station gives you full weather forecasts, accurate time & date, temperature, humidity and air pressure [...]

Posted in: Gear, News, Watches and Clocks

This fog-free shaving mirror from Hammacher Schlemmer is more than just a mirror.  There's a backlit LCD panel that shows current indoor/outdoor temperatures, humidity, and a weather forecast based on barometric pressure.  The mirror mounts to the wall with suction cups and an adhesive wall bracket; there's a wireless remote sensor that can be mounted [...]

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