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WeatherFlow Wind Meter review

By: Mark Rosengarten
on Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

I am a mild-mannered chemistry teacher most of the year but for two weeks out of every year I visit the Great Plains in search of the most intense weather Mother Nature can throw at us.  I have been bringing a Kestrel 4000 weather meter with me to measure the temperature, dewpoint and wind speedRead More…


Nebula 12 – Hey, you! Get off of my cloud

on Saturday, November 24th, 2012
Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News

Here’s one more reason that proves the human race can’t do anything anymore unless it involves a gadget… Introducing the Nebula 12 concept indoor weather forecast station. Developed by the same Swiss team that will be bringing you the insanely expensive power generating iRock rocking chair, the Nebula 12 puts a self generating indoor cloudRead More…


Oregon Scientific WMR86 Backyard Pro Wireless Weather Station Review

on Friday, November 4th, 2011

Do you check the local weather on your smartphone or computer before you leave for the day?  Or maybe you turn on the TV to watch a meteorologist’s broadcast. Have you ever wondered why weather people called meteorologist’s? They don’t study meteors… Anyway, most of us like to know what it’s like outside so thatRead More…

Easy storm tracking for geeks who don’t want to actually go outside

on Friday, February 12th, 2010
Posted in: Miscellaneous, News

I’m not like our gadgeteer buddy and real storm tracker Mark Rosengarten, but I do like to keep an eye on the weather. Especially during the winter months. On my iMac, I use Geektool to put an updating radar image of Indiana in the bottom corner of my screen, but now when I want toRead More…


iLuv sees double with iMM183 Dual Dock Alarm Clock

on Thursday, October 29th, 2009

Not to be outdone by the iHome iP88 Dual Dock Alarm Clock, iLuv has just announced their own version. The iMM183 Hi-Fi Dual Dock Alarm Clock has all the features that you would expect to be included in a clock radio, but it includes a trick up its sleeve that might have you choosing itRead More…


Track Thunderstorms with the Thunderbolt Storm Detector

on Tuesday, October 20th, 2009
Posted in: Gear, Home, Kitchen

If you have a strong fear of storm activity and an extra $599.99, you should check out the Thunderbolt Storm Detector from Edmond Scientific.  The Thunderbolt works from any land-based location on earth, and uses “you as the center, and detects all activity based on your location.”   It doesn’t rely on any data from anyRead More…


Track Hurricane Bill with your iPhone

on Tuesday, August 18th, 2009
Posted in: iPhone, iPad, iPod

Hurricane season is always exciting (in a bad way) for me.  I live in an area that often finds us in the path of a hurricane or tropical storm.  In my search to find tracking information for these storms, I found that there’s an app for that, too.  Hurricane by KittyCode, LLC is available forRead More…