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  1. zuben el genub

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    Do app developers think that Android users just want cutesy? Still looking at weather programs and the most usable ones belong to iOS dammit. Accuweather, and a few iOS exclusives have jet stream maps, US front maps, etc. Looking at the pics from Accuweather, Apple's is closest to the web site on a computer. We get stupid movies, stickers, and animals that change color if it rains and crowdreports and social sites. Weatherbug has gone social. Unisys is not available on Android.

    To even get close to Accuweather on line , I've had to put a link to the fronts and jet stream page on screen on the Moto.

    I had an app on a Sony Clie PDA (Palm) that did most of what the newer astronomy apps do. Most of us who used Palm use that app. Palm died, and the maker switched the format to iOS. He was begged for Android but said writing for Android was too hard. Now we do have top of the line apps like Sky Safari Pro which does all the original Astromist did and more, and we still can't get those 2 maps in an Android weather app?

    I've looked at the ones for flight and sail and they are not what I wanted. I've also asked Accuweather a couple of times why Apple gets things that Android doesn't. No reply.
     

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    Looks great. I'll have to try it out.

    Thanks for posting...
     
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    Just tried it and it looks great.

    Some of the drop-down menus are empty though, and it crashed, but I'm sure it's still a work in progress.

    So far, so good !!! ...

    Keep it going !!! ...
     
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    Thanks for giving it a try. Any chance you can send me ( joshua.tee@gmail.com ) a screenshot of where you saw the empty drop-down menus?

    --Josh
     
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    After reading through your rants, what is it that compels you to even use Android? As you're clearly so dissatisfied with Android wouldn't it just be better for your own peace of mind to switch over to Apple?
     
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    Well I tried it again today and the empty drop-downs are no longer empty.

    I bet it's an initialization problem, since it happened when I ran it the first time right after I installed it.

    Cheers,
    Dave
     
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    AccuWeather has a great app and the weather channel app is pretty darn good as well.
     
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    Have you looked at the Weather Underground app? It has the most useful information in the app and then links to more information. Still have yet to find any accurate weather forecast [emoji6]
     

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