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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

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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

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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

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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

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Though we had previously heard that The Weather Channel's new HD studio wouldn't open until July, it looks like things will be getting started a touch early. Based on a dedicated page on the network's website, we're told that June 2nd is the date in which it will start broadcasting from an all new

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We've noticed The Weather Channel HD slowly finding its way into various communities but now the network is touting all of its recent additions and letting us know what's on the way. An all new studio opens July 2, resulting in almost all programming originating in HD, especially its famed severe w

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While receiving The Weather Channel HD may not send everyone into jubilant fits of celebration, we're pretty sure Charter Communications' customers won't be kvetching about additional HD options. Apparently, any Charter customer that can currently receive HD programming will be blessed with the new

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The Weather Channel finally set a timetable for the debut of its long-awaited high definition broadcast for the second half of this year. The 24 hour network says one of its biggest challenges is redoing all of the weather graphics for HDTV, while still looking good on 4x3 SDTV screens. The channel

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We're all still without full Wii Opera browser (Nintendo dropped a line today to say it was coming this week though, on the 22nd), and the Wii news channel ain't working either, but at least we've finally got weather. As you might expect there's not a ton to see here, but aside from telling the wea

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People love The Weather Channel. Some are addicted to it. But check this out. What if there was a high-def Weather Channel? Would you watch it? We would. Gorgeous high-def graphics coupled with breathtaking views of the weather across the globe. It's simply a great idea. Perhaps not all the location

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