Daily Giz Wiz 398: Brookstone Wireless Weathercaster

Episode 398 of the podcast

Brookstone Wireless Weathercaster
Subject: Review of Brookstone Wireless Weathercaster
Released:Wednesday 12 September 2007
Length:about 17 minutes
Download file:dgw0398.mp3 (7.7 MB)

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Short info

Wake up to the weather with the Brookstone Wireless Weathercaster.

Detailed information

An updated version from the Brookstone Home Wireless Weather Station (Episode 203).  The WeatherCast is a table-top weather display that grabs a 5-day weather forecast from AccuWeather via radio signals, and includes an alarm clock

A similar version, but made as a wall clock, is the WeatherCast XL.  Both versions allow you to change the forecast from a 5-day forecast to the next 24 hours.

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