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Kindle Weather Station

Kindle Weather Station

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This e-book serves as a manual for owners of Amazon Kindle and other e-readers. We discover new use of the e-reader as a weather station device.
This e-book serves as a manual for owners of Amazon Kindle and other e-readers. We discover new use of the e-reader as a weather station device.

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Published by: Kindle Weather Station on Jan 18, 2012
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Kindle Weather Station
Introduction
This e-book serves as a manual for Amazon Kindle e-reading device and possibleother compatible e-book readers. Information contained in this e-book discoversnew use of the device.The main purpose of the e-reader is to give users paper-less reading experience.However today e-readers have much more capabilities which are hidden under thesurface. Thanks to the Internet connectivity of decent e-readers users can takebenet of being online.We will describe a new functionality which can be delivered by the e-reader: it isweather forecasting and current weather and time display. Actually e-reader can replace existing single purpose weather stations. The mainadvantage is that one physical device can be used for e-reading and during thetimes between reading it can serve as weather station displaying usefulinformation.
Highlights
Over 50k places around the world with up-to-date weather and forecast dataTemperature, pressure, wind speed and directionLocal date/time independent of e-reader's internal timeClean, large and easy-to-read font with weather pictogramsWeather data updated every 15 minutes, indication of last updateNo installation required and registration is FREEService provided bykindlews.com
Getting started
 As already stated there is no need for any application installation. E-reader’sinternal browser is used for displaying weather information.Point your browser tokindlews.com- on your e-book you will get weather forrandom town. If you visit the site from your computer you will get dierent
 
 version with further instruction. Weather will change randomly every minuteshowing current weather condition for various towns around the world. You canchange the town by hitting “Settings” bottom button and changing the place.Weather for chosen place will stay 1 minute and then it will change back torandom town.Fill in registration form - you will nd it under “Register” bottom button. Withregistered account your preferred town will stay on the screen and it won’tchange to random. For registration please use a real email address as it will beused for sending you an activation link with e-reader quick launcher inattachment.Activate your account. Check your mail box and activate your account by clickingthe activation link found in the activation email.Transfer e-reader quick launcher to your e-reader (see the instruction inactivation email) and sign in to your personalized weather station directly from your e-reader.In order to use e-reader as a weather station between readings you shoulddeactivate/disable screensaver which allows you to leave the browser open andcontinuously displaying weather/time updates.For more details regarding the specic e-reader and screensaver deactivationplease read theScreensaver.Following sections contains oine version of frequently asked questions (FAQ) andTerms of Service (TOS) fromkindlews.comsite for reference. For most up-to-date  version please check the site’s one.
FAQ
This section contains o-line version of frequently asked questions(FAQ) from thekindlews.comsite. For most up-to-date version please check the site’s one.
Registration
 Why bother with registration?
With registration you stop changing the place randomly and you get all of thefeatures. During the time of BETA registration is completely FREE.
How to get started?
Please follow next simple steps. You can do it from your Kindle or o-Kindle (eg. on your desktop, laptop, etc). As typing in general is not so friendly on Kindle and

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