Cool new weather app...

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by kbayer, Feb 28, 2010.

  1. kbayer

    kbayer Well-Known Member
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    Ok, well, at least I think it's new. It's got a bit more razzle-dazzle than the standard weatherbug or weather channel type of apps. It's called Palmary Weather and you can try it at the marketplace or at Palmary Weather for Android - AndroidZoom.com

    Click the menu for animated radar and other maps as well.
    Not earth shattering, but clean, hi-resolution images that look great on the Droid. Great airport feature as well.

    May even replace my weather channel app.
    2 thumbs up!
     

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  2. Lukehluke

    Lukehluke Well-Known Member
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    Looks cool.
    I don't know if its new but it was updated today (it says on the sidebar).
     
  3. Geezer Squid

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    thanks for the heads up. I really like it better than weather.com.
     
  4. esocid

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    I really like it, and I'm kind of glad it doesn't have a widget, because I love my Weather Forecast Widget. Looks like I'll be keeping them both.
     
  5. p8ntballah21

    p8ntballah21 Well-Known Member
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    Looks great! Nice find OP
     
  6. CegAbq

    CegAbq Well-Known Member
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    Really nice. I just got my Droid on Friday - I am loving it & loving finding stuff like this.:)
     
  7. DTIGER15

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    Does it update to your locations or only the one you put in it.
     
  8. schimm

    schimm Well-Known Member
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    Excellent free app. WB Elite is still better with zoomable maps though.
     
  9. 1up5dn

    1up5dn Well-Known Member
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    Thanks for the tip! Excellent app, especially with it being free! Lots of attention to detail.
     
  10. SoDroid

    SoDroid Well-Known Member
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    Good Find!
     
  11. jdollprince

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    Does it keep your phone from sleeping? I looked it up in the market and was about to download it when i noticed a warning about it preventing sleep mode. that would drive me crazy! Ive never gotten an app that said that before. Are there ways to work around it?
     
  12. radikal

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    i am a fan of beautiful widgets. has a weather/time app. its pretty nice
     
  13. SSinisterSS

    SSinisterSS Well-Known Member
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    just downloaded this and im impressed. im gonna use it for more details than bw gives.



    Sent from my Droid using Tapatalk
     
  14. messenger13

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  15. mtbhk44

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    Wow - this is really slick. Thanks for the heads up
     
  16. It's a really nice app, looks fantastic. I would like to use it but it's not at all accurate for my area (set w/zip code). It's pulling warnings and airport info from 150 miles away and not my local airports! The temp/forecast is right though but the radar only seems to update hourly. I hope it gets updated for around here, I would use it for sure if it was accurate for me.
    Going back to weatherundergound and 'radar now'.
     
  17. Oops, double post.
     
  18. anjoga

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    Same thing happens to me. I have a pretty major airport near me, yet the only airports that show up are pretty far away.
     
  19. Where in NY are you? I'm just outside of Albany and getting Syracuse and Binghamptom info! Albany airport is less than 10 miles away but not on the list.
     
  20. anjoga

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    haha, same here! :D
     
  21. FrayAdjacent

    FrayAdjacent Well-Known Member
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    Just installed. Great looking app!

    The issue I've had with the Weather Channel app is that it takes FOREVER to update sometimes. Sometimes I have to kill it and start it again to get it to work.

    Palmary looks a hella better. Hopefully it runs better, too!
     
  22. yzingerr

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    I want a clean looking widget and to turn off the warnings that are popping up for an area about 200 miles from me!
    Very sano app!
     
  23. yzingerr

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    P.S. Palmarysoft just emailed me and said a widget will be available on their 'Pro' version released in March
     
  24. kokiangel

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    I used Palmary's apps before when I had a Palm Treo and they are good. I use Palmary Alarms now for my more complex alarms. (I am kinda scatterbrained about remembering to do things) and it is great. Very flexible.
    So I am sure I will like their weather app just as much.
    Thanks for the tip.
     
  25. square

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    this shows up at the top of my partial wake usage list...

    anyone else?
     

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