Weather Gadgets

October 3, 2008

Penguin Humidifier - Improve Your Winter Indoor Weather


The heat is on here in the northeast, and soon you'll be needing a little more humidity in dry winter indoor air. We like this adorable Crane Cool Mist Humidifier, as it provides additional comfort to cold symptoms, dry itchy skin, and chapped lips during the winter months. The whisper quiet humidifier operates on a low power consumption providing up to 11 hours of moisture from a removable one gallon water tank. Includes an automatic shut off safety feature when water tank is empty.

At Crane Adorable Penguin Humidifier

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September 29, 2008

Daylight Weather Projection Clock from Oregon Scientific


We've reviewed a competing weather projection clock from Honeywell and loved it, but we think this sleek black weather clock from Oregeon Scientific looks solid as well. The projection feature shines the current time, outdoor temperature and future weather forecast on your choice of surfaces. The integrated light sensor detects the current light levels, and automatically adjusts the projection beam to the perfect level of brightness – making it easy to see the projection at even the brightest time of day. Included wireless sensor gives you the precise outdoor temperature and calendar display in your choice of 5 languages keeps you on schedule.

Product Features

  • 180° rotating projection of weather forecast, time and outdoor temperature
  • Projection feature brightens as room light levels increase
  • Time auto-sets with Atomic time function
  • Weather forecast is shown in easy-to-read icons – sunny, partly cloudy, cloudy, rain,or snow
  • Indoor and 1-channel outdoor temperature display
  • Temperature shown in either F° or C°
  • Calendar with weekday displays in your choice of languages: E-English, S-Spanish, I-Italian, F-French, D-Dutch, R-Russian
  • Alarm with 8-minute snooze function
  • LCD with red LED backlight
  • CDS sensor for projection and LCD backlight brightness control
  • Includes one wireless outdoor temperature sensor (RTHN318)
  • AC adapter included for continuous projection
At Oregon Scientific
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August 11, 2008

Grobag's Egg Digital Room Thermometer


Keeping a baby's room at the right temperature can mean the difference between life and death of an infant. Room temperature is vital in creating a safe sleeping environment for your baby and should be maintained at 61-67°F to help reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).

The grobag® egg™ glows yellow if the room temperature is within recommended guidelines (61-67°F). If the room temperature is outside this range, the grobag® egg™ acts as a visual reminder for you to take action to cool or heat the room, or to adjust the baby's bedding or clothing.

Grobag Egg is available from Keen Distribution for USD $29.99.

Via Gizmag

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June 23, 2008

Review: Honeywell Atomic Projection Clock with Indoor Temperature


There's so many options when it comes to alarm clocks, but after a few weeks of use we think the Honeywell Atomic Projection Clock with indoor temperature is the only option for the Weather Snob. At night you can see the time projected on your ceiling, wall, or wherever you want to have it, and the PCR201W Atomic Projection Clock has a large time display which is easy to see by itself.

We found the setting of the time atomically to just work, and the indoor thermometer was very accurate. The display also features Moon Phases (8), has an amber backlight. Okay - so what about the alarm clock? It has a dual crescendo alarm with 5-minute snooze that got us going each morning.

We really like the Honeywell PCR201W Atomic Projection Clock with Temperature, and we think for the indoor alarm and temperature enthusiast you can't do any better.

At Honeywell and Honeywell PCR201W Atomic Projection Clock with Temperature

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May 7, 2008

Stop Humid Indoor Weather with the Soleus Air Dehumidifier


Tired of having wet clammy skin when you go into your office or bedroom? The first portable dehumidifier on the market, weighing less than half that of other models will stop indoor humid weather in it's tracks. It has built-in wheels and a carrying handle, allowing it to be transported with little effort. With a 40 pint large capacity front removable water bucket, you won't have to empty it all day long either.

At Soleus Air CFM-40 E 40-Pint Dehumidifier with Humidistat

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April 17, 2008

Honeywell Wireless Thermo-Hygrometer - Easy To Read Temp and Humidity


The Honeywell TM005X Wireless Thermo-Hygrometer is an easy-to-read and economical way to track temperature and humidity in your home or office. Featuring a jumbo display unit with one-inch tall digital numbers, the silver and black unit can monitor up to three remote locations. The TM005X comes with one remote sensor, but two additional sensors can be purchased separately and added.

Having purchased similar units ourselves, we do recommend getting a few sensors so you can put one in your basement, attic, or other locations.

At Honeywell TM005X Wireless Thermo-Hygrometer

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April 2, 2008

Brando USB Hygrometer and Thermometer: Predict Your Desk Weather


The USB Hygro-Thermometer let you get easy to measure the indoor temperature & humidity levels and able to capture both data into your computer. And best of all it's only US $24.00.


  • Powered by USB
  • Temperature Range: -40° ~ 120°
  • Humidity Range: 0 ~ 100%
  • Temperature can be captured from every second to 12 hours
  • The logged data can be pasted to Word / Excel easily
  • Support Windows XP / Vista
  • Size: 59x17x7mm (approx.)
  • Weight: 8g

Via Gizmodo

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November 15, 2007

Review: Handheld Weather Forecaster with Alarm Clock from Oregon Scientific

We've been using this personal weather forecaster around the house, and on various motorcycle rides throughout New England this Fall. In a nut shell - the unit is roughly the size of a cell phone, and provides a 12 to 24 hour forecast and local temperature and humidity readings. The forecaster also doubles as a travel alarm clock with a crescendo alarm and snooze function, and has a belt clip for trekking around.

The Oregon Scientific EB313HG Handheld Weather Forecaster with Alarm Clock

One of the various uses we've found around the house is to get a humidity and temperature reading wherever we put it. Just yesterday we used it to find several drafty spots in our basement that needed caulking. On our motorcycle trips, we used it to see if the pressure was trending down and if rain was on its way. Overall, we think this is a very cool - very small - personal weather monitor for where you are at any time.

  • Displays 12 to 24 hour weather forecast with animated icons
  • Displays temperature and humidity
  • Minimum and maximum temperature and humidity memories
  • Digital clock and calendar with crescendo alarm and snooze function
  • Moon phase indicator
  • Severe weather alert indicator
  • Barometric pressure trend indicator
  • Belt clip rotates to serve as a table stand
  • Illuminated with HiGlo™ electro-luminescent backlight
  • Operating temperature range: -4.0°F to +144.0 °F (-20.0°C to +60.0°C)
  • Batteries included: 2 CR2032 watch batteries
  • Dimensions: 2.25L x .5D x 3.5H (in.)

At Oregon Scientific and Oregon Scientific EB313HG Handheld Weather Forecaster with Alarm Clock

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October 5, 2007

Floating Oil Filled Glass Orbs Tell Indoor Temperature

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I've always wanted one of these glass thermometers. Recently, I saw one in the home of a neighbor, and was immediately struck by how cool they are. Galileo Thermometers are magnificent creations that make Galileo's 400 year old principle of relative density a functional reality. An accurate indoor thermometer encased in brilliant glass, the Galileo is the point at which art meets science. Each of the liquid-filled floats weighs exactly.006 grams more than the one above it in the cylinder to ensure a stately and orderly procession of ups and downs as the temperature changes.

At Galileo 17" Liquid Thermometer

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September 18, 2007

Oregon Scientific Self-Setting Projection Clock with Indoor Temperature

11V5377Yfwl. Aa125 The RM313PNA Silver ExactSet Fixed Projection Alarm Clock with Indoor Temperature makes going to bed or waking up fun! This cool member of the ExactSet family has all the amazing attributes of other ExactSet clocks: it sets itself automatically, self-corrects for daylight saving time, projects the time in soft glowing red numbers on the wall or ceiling and now provides you with the indoor temperature! This cool and curvaceous clock not only looks good, but is easy to use and operate. The radio tower icon on the LCD screen lets you know your ExactSet projection clock is tuned in and receiving the super-accurate Atomic Clock time. Colorful design and split-second accuracy -- a combination of style and technology that is unquestionable!

  • automatically sets itself to the U. S. Atomic Clock
  • projects time onto ceiling for nighttime viewing
  • indoor thermometer
  • alarm with snooze function
  • backlit LCD display

At Oregon Scientific RM313PNA Self-Setting Projection Clock

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