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State College, PA, United States, 2007/02/09 - Users of the new Microsoft® operating system gain easy access to current conditions, forecasts, videos, radar, and more.
AccuWeather.com today announced the launch of two new, free weather gadgets developed for users of the Windows® Vista™ operating system. AccuWeather.com Forecast & Forecast Radar Gadgets for Windows Vista Users give easy access to the most sought after weather information from users’ side bars or desktops.
AccuWeather.com Forecast & Forecast Radar Gadgets complement the robust information access, flexibility, and ease-of-use that Windows Vista offers. The gadgets can be displayed in a variety of ways – docked in users’ sidebars or dragged onto the desktop, compacted for convenience or expanded for more details. The Forecast Gadget displays up-to-date severe and winter weather warnings, current conditions, and 5-day forecasts and gives one-click access to radar and videos. The Forecast Radar Gadget adds a dynamic radar display image and one-click access to Hour-By-Hour™ forecasts and news. Both provide proactive severe and winter weather alerts to help keep users informed at the office and safe on the roads.
“AccuWeather.com is proud to be an early provider of weather gadgets for integration with Windows Vista,” said Jim Candor, Senior Vice President of New Media for AccuWeather. “These new gadgets are just the latest step in our ongoing effort to bring our users the weather data they need whenever and wherever they need it.”
These gadgets are available for free download on AccuWeather.com and from the Windows Live Gallery. The download is simple and requires no registration.
About AccuWeather and AccuWeather.com
AccuWeather, The World’s Weather Authority®, presents accurate, localized, branded forecasts and severe weather bulletins to over 106 million Americans each day via the Internet, mobile devices and IPTV, through the airwaves, and in print. The 113 meteorologists at AccuWeather deliver a portfolio of customized products and services to media, business, government, and institutions, and inform millions of visitors worldwide through the free AccuWeather.com website. AccuWeather also provides content onto more than 20,000 third-party Internet sites, including CNN Interactive, ABC’s owned and operated stations, The Washington Post and The New York Times.