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Fancy lighting effects and wireless lighting controls don't need to be limited to the homes of the rich and famous; now there's a way to add this touch of luminous style to any household, with the help of a nifty app. Philips' hue is a wireless LED lighting system that enables users to control their light settings online or via a mobile or tablet application. The Philips hue API also enables developers to integrate this functionality with other applications.
The Cliflo API from New Zealand's National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) gives access to data from 6,500 climate stations maintained by the government of New Zealand. The API webpage notes that access is by subscription, though the cost is free, suggesting that only registration and agreement with the terms and conditions are required. Access to data gathered by Pacific Island stations is restricted by agreement with Pacific Island countries. However it is possible to obtain access by permission.