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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by sdmania, Sep 13, 2010.

  1. sdmania

    sdmania Member
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    I using launcher pro and trying to go with a minimalistic looking setup. I have battstat and digital clock running on my front page and I would like a nice weather widget. I have seen some on other peoples screens but can't seem to find the right one. I tried beautiful Widgets but had too much going on. Basically what I want is a small weather widget that fits in the corner of the screen with a transparent background? Any suggestions? Thanks
     

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  2. Podivin

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    I use Weatherbug. It has a 2x1 widget (it might also have a 1x1, I'm not sure - and right this second my phone is loading a new ROM so I can't check). The widget has the option to change, or make invisible, the background color of the widget.
    I've seen reports of people having problems with WB being a battery drain, however I've been using it for months with no problems.

    Edit: now that my phone is back up and running I can confirm that Weatherbug does have a 1x1 widget.
     
  3. DT

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    I'm running Snow Storm using the small widget and a transparent background so it's pretty unobtrusive. Here's a screen shot and you can see it just tucked in next to the date widget.

    Also, it has a notification broadcast for serious weather warnings which I just realized week or so ago. Pretty nice customizations, skins, alternate sizes, etc.

    [​IMG]
     
  4. Podivin

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    St Augustine, really?? That's where I am.
    But Weatherbug says it's 88 here! :)
     
  5. DT

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    Sweet! It should just convert the number to HOT AND HUMID :D

    We're actually over in the Vilano Beach area (nears Caps and the castle).
     
  6. bake

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    I'm up here and Jax and completely agree with the temp being "hot and humid" :)
     
  7. alphadog00

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    I use weatherbug and have not noticed any battery issues. It does have a setting for update interval so that may be why it doesn't match another weather widget.
     
  8. bmoliver

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    I installed WB but don't see the 2x1 widget??
     
  9. Sledutah

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    I use 'Weather Widget - Free'. It has 3 different sized widgets.
     
  10. chicknlil

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    I just grabbed Weather Forecast Widget after seeing it in a screenshot on XDA. There's a free version and a pay version - not surprisingly the pay version has a lot more bells and whistles.

    But if someone is looking for something to match up with say....BattStat....this is what I'd recommend.
     
  11. sean76

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    Yup I use weather bug elite and it works really well. The good thing is that you can either make it really small, or let it give you the next 3 days forecast. ..deff worth a couple of bucks
     
  12. sremick

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    Weatherbug's obnoxious behavior regarding their Windows app has left a sour taste in my mouth so I can't bring myself to use their products again, even on Android.

    I'm trying out Snowstorm right now but it has a tendency to pick up "location" names I've never heard of and no one uses.
     
  13. RingMe

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    Same here.....
     
  14. madiom

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    I cant seem to make the widget show local time. Any ideas?
     

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