Tag Archive: Weather


Cool gear to consider as the weather gets warmer

You smell that? It’s fresh air! The weather is warmer, windows are opening up, and pollen is sneaking its way into our respiratory systems. It’s baseball season and one of our favorite parts of the year.

If you’re like us, you’re probably always on the lookout for new things – particularly gadgets and gizmos. We’re privileged to get the chance to test and review items in the mobile and smart space. Further, we’re only too happy to help you guys  [Read More…]

This iDevices smart plug on sale under $30 was built to weather the storm

Voice control this smart plug or use an app on your phone to schedule its usage.

With an iDevices Outdoor Switch, you can begin controlling outdoor lights and appliances with your smartphone. It’s equipped with dual outlets that are controlled simultaneously, and it’s even HomeKit-enabled which lets you control it using Siri voice commands. While you can normally find it priced just above $ 45 on average, right now Amazon is offering the outdoor smart plug for just $  [Read More…]

Weather the storm with a discount on the Eton Scorpion II Emergency Radio

Constant vigilance.

The Eton Scorpion ll Rugged Portable Emergency Weather Radio is down to $ 24.99 at Amazon. This deal saves you almost half off its average price and marks the lowest it’s ever been.

This portable weather radio can receive AM and FM channels along with NOAA alerts to keep you up to date and entertained. It features a digital tuner and display along with a bright integrated LED flashlight. It can even charge up your  [Read More…]

What weather app are you using in late 2018?

So many weather apps, such little time.

There are a few essential applications that most people use every day, one of those being a reliable weather app.

A quick search on the Play Store will show tons of results for apps that can tell you the current temperature, upcoming forecasts, and a ton more, and with all of these apps serving the same general purpose, finding the one that’s just right for you can sometimes be a  [Read More…]

In-display fingerprint sensors and cold weather could mean problems

It’s all about that false positive acceptance rate.

It’s the time of year in the northern hemisphere where things can go from warm and delightful to chilly and brisk and that means it’s time to hear more about how fingerprint sensors on smartphones are having troubles. It might feel inconvenient, but there is a reason your fingerprint sensor might seem to work a little poorly in cold weather, and this is especially true of in-display fingerprint sensors.  [Read More…]

Get your car’s lights ready for bad weather with the $9 3M restoration kit

I can seeeeee.

The 3M 39084 Headlight Restoration Kit is down to $ 8.91 on Amazon if you choose the Subscribe & Save option. This is a feature that will send you the product on a regular interval unless you cancel it (and there’s no penalty for doing so). Even as a one-time purchase it’s only $ 10.48, which is still a great price considering it normally sells around $ 15 or more.

Have a hard time  [Read More…]

How to stream The Weather Channel once you’ve cut the cord

The Weather Channel, as seen on DirecTV Now.

Fun fact: There’s a good chance you can’t. Which is crazy.

One of the most obvious things you’ll miss after you cut the cord is The Weather Channel. Seems crazy, right? Almost like it’s a public utility or something. But the simple fact is that The Weather Channel isn’t anywhere near as ubiquitous as you might have though.

You can watch The Weather Channel on DirecTV Now, Fubo,  [Read More…]

CARROT Weather Review: your forecast with a wicked sense of humor

There is no shortage of apps to get your weather from these days. To truly stand out your app has to do more than provide the forecast with a clean layout. CARROT Weather was able to accomplish this with a twisted sense of humor. Offering all of us meatbags a beautiful weather app with plenty of snark.

CARROT Weather has been a popular app on iOS for years now offering your forecast with a wicked sense of humor. It has  [Read More…]

CARROT Weather is finally available for Android

The app’s free and comes with an optional paid subscription.

There are already plenty of weather apps on Google Play, but today marks the launch of one we’ve been anticipating for some time — CARROT Weather.

CARROT Weather first debuted on iOS back in 2015, and since then, has become one of the most popular weather apps in the App Store. As such, we’re excited to see it finally come over to team Android.

You’ll find all  [Read More…]

What weather apps do you use?

Let’s talk about the weather ☔️☀️

Of all the apps on your phone, some of the most important are weather-tracking ones. Whether you need to know the temperature for today, want to see if it’s going to rain during the week, or are curious about the current air quality, weather apps are chock-full of important information to help you get through your day.

However, with hundreds and hundreds of weather apps to choose from on the Play  [Read More…]