Weather underground android apps 2012


Weather Underground, the world’s first online weather service, announced today the availability of its new weather app for Google TV and updates to its popular Weather Underground Android app. In addition the company has also launched its WeatherQuickie app for Android. All three applications provide users access to the most reliable and localized weather information that is generated from the company’s network of over 24,000 personal weather stations.

Downloadable in the Google Play Store, Weather Underground’s Google TV app displays an overview of current conditions including temperature, 6-day forecast summary, including hourly forecasts, access to favorites and recent city searches, severe weather alerts and access to WunderMap®. The app contains a widget, which displays today’s forecast for a single location and allows for convenient access to the app from the Google TV home screen.

In addition, the company has released new updates to their Weather Underground app for Android. Users now have access to multiple widgets from the Android home screen, which are available in two sizes and update as often as every 15 minutes. Other updates include an upgraded user interface, easier access to WunderMap®, plus tap sensitive weather stations via WunderMap® that display current conditions and forecast for the selected station.

Also, now available for Android users, the WeatherQuickie app is the simplest, quickest weather forecast ever, that provides users with exactly what they need to know to prepare for the day. The app is perfect for anyone needing to quickly know what they need to wear in the morning or if they should grab an umbrella.

“Extending our weather data across new digital media platforms reinforces our commitment to innovation and providing all consumers with access to the most dynamic weather tools,” said Alan Steremberg, President of Weather Underground. “The Weather Underground Google TV app supports our initiative to be market leaders in weather reporting across all digital channels.

About Weather Underground
The world’s first online weather service, Weather Underground is committed to delivering the most comprehensive, reliable weather information possible. Home to more than 21 million users and weather provider to partners such as Google, The Associated Press and CBS, the company’s state-of-the-art technology monitors conditions and forecasts for locations across the world. With more than 19,000 users contributing local observations from personal weather stations, Weather Underground is able to provide up-to-the-minute weather conditions for the most finely targeted areas. In addition to serving free online weather information to millions of unique users every month, Weather Underground delivers custom-designed weather page solutions to an array of businesses and media clients – both online and in print.

The Internet’s first ever weather site, Weather Underground has built a reputation for providing the most reliable and in-depth weather data for locations across the world. With our unique network of 22,000+ neighborhood weather stations our app provides the most localized weather information available. What makes this weather app different from other apps?Some of you might be wondering why we’re deviating from the polls that currently exist, and trust me, we’ve got good reason. The last time we ran a “Best Of Android Apps” article was about a year ago, and the Android landscape has changed pretty significantly since then.These polls are starting nice and fresh, so we can get a true idea of what apps are worthy of being called Android best, so sit back, buckle up, and get voting.Beautiful Widgets – love the animations and the amount of skins available. The update that now allows multiple weather locations really sealed it for me.

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