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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by JSD_NJ, Oct 8, 2010.

  1. JSD_NJ

    JSD_NJ Well-Known Member
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    I am usint BW with Accuweather doing the reporting, and have noticed the temperature to be insanely wrong most times. For instance, right now its 70* where I am, and Accuweather is reporting 61* Google is at 71*

    I have since switched to google for the forecast but accuweather gives a longer forecast and link to the site. Anyone else experience similar?
     

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  2. raqball

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    Mine updates when I tell it to in the settings... Go into the settings and see how often you have it set to update...
     
  3. JSD_NJ

    JSD_NJ Well-Known Member
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    Even after I update it, the temp is still way off.
     
  4. raqball

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    You are correct.... I guess I never bothered to check the two...

    On my X is says 76 right after I updated but on accuweather.com it says current temp is 87....
     
  5. Kevmueller

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    Mine to, it seems to be lagging 2 to 3 hours behind and then it will catch up and then do it again. I have mine set to update every 30min and it is not. To me it seems as if Accuweather itself is not updating. I live in Kansas City so you would think it would have updates.
     
  6. Jack Tripper

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    i never bother looking at bw weather. it is insanly wrong 99 percent of the time. it sucks though because it would be so convinient to look at my home screen widget and actually get a correct weather readout.
     
  7. JSD_NJ

    JSD_NJ Well-Known Member
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    Seems to be fine when I switched to Google.
     
  8. fadeout

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    Mines always off... it annoys the Hell outta me.
     
  9. raqball

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    Same here... I changed to Google and all is good now...
     
  10. Lightninrod

    Lightninrod Well-Known Member
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    Same here. Accuweather sucks.
     
  11. JSD_NJ

    JSD_NJ Well-Known Member
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    Problem ---> Solution :D
     
  12. chuck6961

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    i changed to google as well and now all the planets aligned
     

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