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Hear NOAA weather information in every room of your house

It’s not even officially summer yet, and already storm devastation has begun with tragic loss of life.  Whenever there are dangerous conditions in your area, you need to be informed so you can protect yourself and your family.  There’s already a nationwide NOAA weather alert system that works in conjunction with the FCC’s Emergency Alert …

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Netatmo announces nationwide retail availability of their Urban Weather Station with Brookstone

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 …

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Check the time on your device charger. No, charge your device with your clock. Two great tastes that taste great together!

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 …

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

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 cloud …

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Netatmo Introduces the First Personal Weather Monitoring Station for iOS

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 …

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Eton Axis ARCPT300W Emergency Radio Review

A reliable emergency radio radio is a great idea for anyone. Something that will work even if you forgot to replace the batteries and that can get the weather bands can literally be a lifesaver in an emergency. The Eton Corporation, in conjunction with the American Red Cross, offers several radios that fit this need. …

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Eton Rover Self-Powered AM/FM/NOAA Weather Radio with Flashlight and USB Cell Phone Charger Review

I’ve mentioned several times that the Piedmont area in North Carolina where I live has a lot of bad weather – tornadoes, thunderstorms, and hurricanes in the summer; ice storms and sometimes even tornadoes in the winter – that can leave us without power for days.  No power means no lights and no telephone service …

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Oregon Scientific’s Touch Advanced Weather Station

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 …

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Oregon Scientific WMR86 Backyard Pro Wireless Weather Station Review

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 …

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Hammacher Schlemmer Weather Station With Shaving Mirror

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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Etón SolarLink FR360 Emergency Preparedness Digital Radio Review

I live in the piedmont region of North Carolina.  In exchange for our usually mild winters, we have hot, humid summers that are ripe for thunderstorms and even tornados.  (We’ve already had tornados in the area this year, and it’s not even summer yet.)  We often also find ourselves in the path of hurricanes.  About …

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

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 to …

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iLuv sees double with iMM183 Dual Dock Alarm Clock

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 it …

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