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AccuWeather.com Offers Top Tile for Zumobi Users

AccuWeather.com Announced that their Zumobi Weather Ranked in the Top Three Most Downloaded Tiles

AccuWeather.com announced that their Zumobi weather has ranked in the top three most downloaded Tiles since its launch in January 2008.

"Zumobi widgets for your mobile phone have revolutionized the way our users access, retrieve, and share mobile data, but in order to fully realize the value to the user, that data has to be relevant to the user's needs," Eric Hertz, CEO of Zumobi said. "We are happy to work with content partners like AccuWeather.com to provide content that is truly localized, timely, and personalized to the user experience."

Zumobi widgets have garnered accolades from consumers and industry experts alike, having recently achieved top honor in the CTIA Emerging Technology (E-Tech) Awards within the Consumer Mobile Widgets category at CTIA Wireless 2008. They recently announced that their open widget platform will be distributed with the Windows Mobile operating system, which is currently shipping on devices from more than 48 manufacturers with 125 mobile operators in 55 countries.

The AccuWeather.com Zumobi Tile provides current conditions and 5-day forecasts for easy access by users from the Zumobi home screen. The AccuWeather.com Tile can be set for thousands of locations all over the world and users can click-through to the AccuWeather.com mobile web site for even more content and details.

"The popularity of the AccuWeather.com Zumobi Tile is an indication of the huge popularity of weather content on the mobile web," Jim Candor, Senior Vice President of New Media for AccuWeather.com said. "Zumobi meets consumers' desire for a superior user experience and AccuWeather.com meets the need for accurate and local weather data wherever users go. A great user experience and great data together are a winning equation for consumers."

For more information on AccuWeather.com’s Zumobi Tile, contact Justin Roberti [email protected] at AccuWeather.com.

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