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Weather Ex
 
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Weather Ex

by MacroPinch
Platform: Android Rated: Guidance Suggested
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (215 customer reviews)

Price: $1.99
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Latest Updates

What's new in version 3.2.1
  • Bug fixes

Product Details

  • ASIN: B00BMR4RIG
  • Original Release Date: March 5, 2013
  • Rated: Guidance Suggested This app may include dynamic content. What's this?
  • Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (215 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #6,954 Paid in Appstore for Android (See Top 100 Paid in Appstore for Android)
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Product Features

  • Weather supports geo-positioning, retrieving the latest weather conditions for your current location
  • An option to manually add your location
  • Add and track the weather conditions in multiple locations
  • Animated weather conditions - see how the weather comes alive!
  • Widgets for different locations
  • Hourly and weekly forecasts
  • Support for the new lock screen widget in Android 4.2
  • Weather benefits all known screen resolutions
  • Offers quality support for Android devices - from Android 1.5 to Android 4.2
  • Tap on the temperature to switch between Celsius and Fahrenheit

Product Description

* Weather Pro does not contain ads and requires less permissions!

Weather is exceptionally easy to use app for staying always updated with the weather conditions.

The Weather app is specifically designed to be as simple and intuitive as possible. With just one click you receive the weather condition in your status bar at your current location.

The climate state is gorgeously animated so that you can almost experience it, seeing how the weather comes alive.

The app is using Weather Underground as a data source and the live updates are really tiny so that you would not use up your data cap.

FEATURES

- Weather supports geo-positioning, retrieving the latest weather conditions for your current location

- An option to manually add your location

- Add and track the weather conditions in multiple locations

- Weather is one of the most lightweight weather apps on Google Play!

- Animated weather conditions - see how the weather comes alive!

- Widgets for different locations

- Hourly and weekly forecasts

- Intuitive, seamless user interface

- Support for the new lock screen widget in Android 4.2

- Weather benefits all known screen resolutions

- Offers quality support for Android devices - from Android 1.5 to Android 4.2

- Tap on the temperature to switch between Celsius and Fahrenheit

- You can allow and disable the notifications

- Choose by yourself what will be the next feature of Weather! Leave a comment or send us an e-mail and help us make Weather the best app of its kind.

Developer Info
MacroPinch is new company that rises on the IT horizon, but formed by industry veterans, who have developed numerous successful iPhone and Android projects in the past. The key part of our development process is the perfection in every direction, always striving for maximum results, and in-depth functionality to every single product we release. Our driving force is the innovation. Our inspiration is the everlasting technology progress. Our obligation is to deliver products beyond users’ expectations.

Technical Details

  • Size: 5.2MB
  • Version: 3.2.1
  • Developed By: MacroPinch
  • Application Permissions: (Help me understand what permissions mean)
    • Get notified that the operating system has finished booting
    • Open network sockets
    • Access fine (e.g., GPS) location
    • Access information about networks
  • Minimum Operating System: Android 1.6
  • Approximate Download Time: Less than 1 minute

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews
87 of 92 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Attractive, but Mostly Useless; has Ads on last screen October 8, 2013
Verified Purchase
It seems the developer is using this as a gateway to his or her other apps. There's actually very little here of interest other than it is an attractive application.

The Weather Underground app is so far superior that there's just no comparison. Plus, with the WU app, I get the benefit of my premium membership.

With this app, you get (from left to right)
> Simple Settings
> Location
> Current Conditions
> Hourly Forecast
> 5-Day Forecast
> ADVERTISEMENTS for other apps, with NO WAY to disable this.

Plus, the app uses FLURRY ANALYTICS. I really don't want Flurry to have my GPS coordinates, thank-you-very-much.

There is no radar, no advanced weather, no apparent warning system, and it is a full-screen only app.

This one gets a one-way trip to the uninstall bin, as there's no value for me here.

Definitely NOT worth $1.99, or even 99-cents!
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65 of 71 people found the following review helpful
Verified Purchase
This app looks like it was thrown together for three purposes. They are to get you to pay for a useless app, find out information about you and your location and try to sell you more apps from the developer. The app is blah in design and doesn't even include a radar map or warnings of pending bad weather. Do not waste your money on the useless app. There are many free ones available that are much better and they don't use Flurry Analytics which is using your data.

This app will not even come on with your device's location services disabled. It is more interested in learning the fine details of the GPS to determine where you are. If it eventually can't find your location it will ask you to enter you location manually. Once it was activated I found the app basically useless. You get the temperature outside. Another screen will tell you the temperature projected by the hour for the day. You then can swipe and see the max temperature for the next 5 days.

Don't waste $1.99 on this useless app which is an advertisement. The last page is a full page ad pushing other apps to purchase.
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80 of 90 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Uses GPS even when disabled October 9, 2013
By Wapz
Verified Purchase
This app is very pretty. The layouts are nice and the content is simple to read and enough for a weather app.

The app uses GPS to locate where you are. Personally, I don't like to share fine GPS coordinates because that can tell the developer where you live. I disabled the auto locate, and the app still tried using my GPS. Unfortunately, that is not acceptable. If it's a .99 cent app and doesn't unnecessarily use GPS it would be an easy 5 star in my opinion.
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72 of 81 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Ad Filled Battery Sucking Deception October 9, 2013
By tHEgEEK
Verified Purchase
This app DOES have ads. It is a battery hog. There is no radar/satellite info; it does not even link to it even though the weather info is skimmed from Weather Underground.
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82 of 93 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars BEEP BEEP BEEP FALSE ADVERTISING ALERT October 9, 2013
By Zach
Verified Purchase
Claims that when you pay there are no ads. This is a blatant lie as there is an entire page dedicated to ads. Not sure I want to explore the rest of the ap after this up front lie. Glad I got it through faotd.
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59 of 66 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Not Worth the $1.99 it costs June 10, 2013
Verified Purchase
App comes with advertisements for Battery & Battery Pro. I have a weather station at Weather Underground and can't select my own station. BeWeather Pro is a much better application. Wish there was some way to get my money back...
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63 of 71 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars not worth it... October 9, 2013
Verified Purchase
This app is not worth anything...Real simple and most of all thank God it was free because I would not pay for this the last page it has is just junk for you to buy...Please do not waste your time and money.
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39 of 43 people found the following review helpful
Verified Purchase
*Uses your GPS coordinates- and sucks up your battery to do so.
*There are Ads that can't be disabled.
*It says you can manually add your location, but this isn't disabling GPS.

This app is actually no more useful than looking out your window. It is just a general this is it now app. No particularly cool graphics, no built ins for warning systems (I live in a hurricane area).

The weather in the app is animated and that's cheerful, but the weather outside is also animated.

All in all it's not worth your coins and even as a free app it's going into the bin. I'm just comfortable sharing my location with any app or developer.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars At a glance weather conditions!
Easy app to use. Quick at a glance weather results for several locations. This is just what I wanted with ease of use.
Published 20 days ago by C. Peyton
5.0 out of 5 stars Works in my NW corner of the US
I use it to tell me if it's okay to go boating. It always tells me about gale and small craft warnings. That helps a lot.
Published 21 days ago by E. J. Miller
5.0 out of 5 stars weather ex
Love the app, it gives a lot of data. I can check the weather hour by hour, it give several days of data.
Published 1 month ago by burnettewaymon
5.0 out of 5 stars Weather updates
The best thing about this app is that I can keep track of the weather we here I live and where my loved ones live since we no longer live close.
Published 1 month ago by Valerie Copeland
4.0 out of 5 stars Good Simple App
This is a decent enough app for free. Weather by the hour and can save and switch locations easily. Ads on the last page, so don't go to the last page if you want to avoid... Read more
Published 1 month ago by Flygal
1.0 out of 5 stars waste of $2
I thought it was a 'weather' app and all it was is the temp! Waste of $2. Do not bother
Published 1 month ago by Arlene
4.0 out of 5 stars Less is More
Weather Ex gives me what I want on my tablet without all the fluff. Just the temps and forecast in an easy to comprehend look for the areas I want. Read more
Published 1 month ago by Oldie from the 60's
2.0 out of 5 stars just ok
I paid for this app so am really disappointed that this has an entire page of advertisement for paid apps. Read more
Published 1 month ago by Amazon Queen
5.0 out of 5 stars Simple, beautiful and with just the rightfeatures.
Loving this app. It gives me all the information I need in the right manner and with no over complicated features I wouldn't use. Read more
Published 1 month ago by Shintze
3.0 out of 5 stars temperature in the notification
This app displays current temperature in the notification bar.
Other than this, it's a subset of Weather Channel. . .
Published 1 month ago by yoursunny
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