Support Animated Radar Sites.

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Patmos, Feb 4, 2010.

  1. Patmos

    Patmos Active Member
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    I am a Droid user waiting on 2.1 to be released and have a question about Annimated Radar. Do the Annimated radar sites now work with the 2.1 release? None of the ones I used with my BB will work on the Droid. I used them all the time and was hoping the update would fix this. Thanks for any help!
     

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  2. miqal

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    What are the sites you use? I will test them on my Nexus One.
     
  3. Patmos

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    Here is the main one I used.
    Weather
    I really appreciate it!!
     
  4. Patmos

    Patmos Active Member
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    Anybody??
     
  5. DellyBelly

    DellyBelly Well-Known Member
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    Weather.com animations work fine; haven't checked anywhere else.
     
  6. turbosol16

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    When I go to the site I can see the radar image but I don't see it moving am I correct in assuming it updates every 10 minutes.
     
  7. Patmos

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    Yes it does. Did you click on animated radar? It should animate then every 10 minutes update the progress again.
     
  8. DellyBelly

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  9. SnotF

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    Boston Baby!
    are you at weather.com or are you at the mobile site? i'm wondering if the two are identical... seems like that would be a flash animation that wouldnt work...
     
  10. Patmos

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    Hmmm weather.com works on mine too. Never tried that one. Thanks!
    Still wish the other worked. It works on my wife and daughters enV phones. Weird it don't work on Android?? So Android must not support Animated GIF's I guess. :(
     
  11. SnotF

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    Boston Baby!
    yea it was loading the mobile site till i clicked your link from the phone :/
    animations work fine on the stock browser and on dolphin
     
  12. Patmos

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    Guess weather.com is the only one that works. Accuweather.com doesn't either?? Wonder what the difference is?
     
  13. motionxxusxx

    motionxxusxx Well-Known Member
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    The Android browser does not support animated gifs. That is why I.wund.com does not animate along with many other radar sites.
     
  14. aleis

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    weatherbug the free app has an animated map.
     
  15. Patmos

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    Yeah I actually have wb elite just for the maps. It's just weird that Android wouldn't support animated GIF's when a regular "dumb phone" does. :thinking:
     
  16. Markdental

    Markdental Well-Known Member
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    Use Radar now. It is the best. Find it in the market.
     
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