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Google's been doing some pretty slick stuff with QR codes lately, and now it looks like The Weather Channel's getting in on the fun -- it's running a little on-screen graphic prompting Android owners to download their app by scanning their TV screens. Sure, it's not the craziest thing in the world...

February 3rd 2010 at 3:09pm 0 Comments
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A year after launching on The Weather Channel SD and receiving "nearly a billion impressions" there, DirecTV has added interactive Local on Demand and Local on the 8s widgets to The Weather Channel HD. Same as always, this lets viewers dial up weather alerts, the most recent updates for their area,...

October 6th 2009 at 10:51pm 0 Comments
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Here's some of the other stuff that happened in the wide world of mobile for Friday, July 17th, 2009: As Samsung goes, so goes LG -- usually, anyway -- and it stands to reason that Lucky Goldstar would want to be hot on Sammy's heels in the Android race. Indeed, it turns out that the unannounce...

July 17th 2009 at 10:55pm 0 Comments
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Typically, we can count on Comcast to bring along at least three newcomers whenever it decides to bulk up an HD lineup, but for whatever reason, it decided to drop just a single, lonely high-definition station on the residents of Houston this week. For those too lazy to check the forecast online, Th...

December 17th 2008 at 11:42pm 0 Comments
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The Weather Channel's the latest to get a taste of DirecTV's interactive treatment, adding new severe weather alerts, Local on the 8's weather reports, Local On Demand weather and a featured spot on the DirecTV Active application. The Weather Channel HD feed doesn't feature the local on the 8's app...

October 16th 2008 at 4:58pm 0 Comments
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Just as hurricane season gets up to speed, The Weather Channel itself has been swept up by NBC. Along with Bain Capital and The Blackstone Group, the Wall Street Journal reports the weather broadcaster sold from Landmark Communications for $3.5 billion. Don't expect them to abandon those new high de...

July 7th 2008 at 8:43am 0 Comments
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We're not saying anyone wants a hurricane to strike the United States (or anywhere else) anytime soon, but just in case one did, The Weather Channel's got its new HD cameras, production trucks and studio all ready for Hurricane Preparedness Week. in the meantime, look out for tips from homeowners wh...

July 6th 2008 at 10:48pm 0 Comments