You can monitor:
- Austin Ozone air quality index: http://n.numerousapp.com/m/161gadyb14uwg or the overall Austin AQI: http://n.numerousapp.com/m/1nzsc84tq4lts
- Internet speed at my hilltop. Recently upgraded by Time Warner probably because they are finally scared of google fiber. http://n.numerousapp.com/m/8tiq16mwol9m
Check out the iPhone numerous application (Android coming soon; these guys have just gotten started). Disclaimer: they are friends of mine and I am an investor/advisor.