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REVIEW: Weather Underground Local Weather Website

The iPhoneWriter.com team landed on a great resource recently, for local weather conditions, forecasts, alerts and notifications, etc. Overall, makes other weather related websites look pretty week.

The website, Weather Underground provides forecasts that are generated from a proprietary forecasting system that leverages their vast amount of neighborhood weather data. The call the system "Best Forecast" and it really is awesome. Plus, Weather Underground is fully compatible with mobile and non-mobile devices… so, whether your on your iPhone or your Macbook, Weather Underground provides accurate and complete weather information.

Weather Underground's ever-expanding network of 22,000+ personal weather stations is the largest of its kind and provides a unique ability to provide the most local forecasts based on actual weather data points. Their BestForecast™ uses the most innovative forecast models available and cross-verifies their output with all of the localized data points. Only our unrivalled amount of local neighborhood weather data can generate forecasts for your front door.

Best of all, isn't just for the United States. Weather Underground is worldwide and provides current International weather conditions that are collected directly from more than 29,000 weather stations located in countries around the globe.

It's easy to see why Weather Underground is rapidly emerging as the premier weather information location on the Internet. But don't take the iPhoneWriter.com team's word for it, click over to the Weather Underground website and give them a spin for yourself. You won't be disappointed!

iCloud Storage: Apple's Official Stance

The iPhoneWriter.com team started the day today with an email message from the iCloud team at Apple Computer about the service we've been enjoying for the past several months. It seems that the recent mixup that resulted in some users receiving an extra 38 years before their iCloud Storage would expire has been addressed… officially.

Per the email message from Apple; "When you moved your MobileMe account to iCloud, we provided you with a complimentary storage upgrade beyond the standard 5GB that comes with an iCloud account to help you with the transition. Originally, this storage upgrade was set to expire on September 30, 2012.

As a thank you to our former MobileMe members, we will continue to provide you with this complimentary storage upgrade at no charge, for an additional year, until September 30, 2013. No action is required on your part…".  The email then goes on to link readers to a support article on Apple's website, followed by the obligatory thank you for using iCloud.

So, what do you think?  Is another year of freebie iCloud storage worth the price?