Vaavud wind meterHere’s a gadget for sailors, kite surfers, paragliders, and anyone who wants or needs to monitor the wind. The “Vaavud is a spinning wind meter that connects to the iPhone, iPad, iPod or Samsung Galaxy S2 or S3.  It’s $45 from BiteMyApple.

The meter was tested and calibrated in a wind tunnel at the Technical University of Denmark. It gives you an accurate wind measurement for speeds up to eleven miles an hour, and is resistant to water, sand, and dirt.

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