Technology: There's Snow In My Phone

Dialing a number to hear a weather forecast is old news. Several new programs allow cell-phone users to see the weather as well. AccuWeather and the Weather Channel (TWC) both offer hourly and extended forecasts with loads of weather-nerd stats, like barometric-pressure readings, as well as animated Doppler radar views. AccuWeather's zippy charts are easier to flip through; TWC makes users scroll and slog through data. Another new weather program is the eye-catching Weathernews, which displays a photograph of a city of your choosing along with its temperature and conditions. Hit the Down arrow on your phone, and you get, among...

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