Sky Live: Your Night Sky Forecast

I’ve got something of an addiction to stargazing apps. While some app addicts have a folder for Twitter apps or Pinboard apps, I’ve got a folder simply labeled “Stars.” The thing is, I’m not an astronomer. I know as much about the stars as I do about neuroscience — almost nothing. I can point out … Continue reading “Sky Live: Your Night Sky Forecast”

Weather Line is a Fantastic iPhone Weather Client

Apple ships a very capable weather app in iOS 7. That weather app uses Yahoo’s information, and takes cues from other apps in the design and feature department. On iOS, many developers take a hint as to what they need to include in a weather app from Apple’s efforts. Weather Line goes in a different … Continue reading “Weather Line is a Fantastic iPhone Weather Client”

Netatmo: Monitor the Weather While You’re Not Home

Last month, I was loafing round the house with my phone wondering how cold it was outside. Being the ridiculously technology-glued person I am, I started searching for a weather station that integrates with the Web, tablets, and smartphones. (Obviously, stepping into the sun was out of the question, because I’m a vampire [they’re real]). … Continue reading “Netatmo: Monitor the Weather While You’re Not Home”

Create a Mobile Weather App Interface in Photoshop

Mobile app design is one of the fastest growing fields in the design industry. In this tutorial, we will show you how to design a mobile app design interface using many of the tools in Adobe Photoshop. We will begin by showing you how to set up a grid and create a simple background. We … Continue reading “Create a Mobile Weather App Interface in Photoshop”

Netatmo: Monitor the Weather While You’re Not Home

Last month, I was loafing round the house with my phone wondering how cold it was outside. Being the ridiculously technology-glued person I am, I started searching for a weather station that integrates with the Web, tablets, and smartphones. (Obviously, stepping into the sun was out of the question, because I’m a vampire [they’re real]). … Continue reading “Netatmo: Monitor the Weather While You’re Not Home”

Daily iPhone App: Radar Cast helps you stay on top of the weather

I live in Maine, which means I get the sun before everyone else, and the weather usually later. This past week is a great example. Winter storm Dion has allowed me to track the storm’s progress as it made its way from the panhandle of Texas all the way to the easternmost part of my … Continue reading “Daily iPhone App: Radar Cast helps you stay on top of the weather”

iOS 7: Weather app is easy on the eyes, still lacking features

Another app that received a major overhaul in iOS 7 was the Weather app. The card-style design of the app has been stripped away, leaving in its place a lovely translucent UI with weather images in the background. It’s about time Apple updated Weather, as the basic, boxy design has been around since the first … Continue reading “iOS 7: Weather app is easy on the eyes, still lacking features”

Perfect Weather for iPhone offers great-looking reports

David Barnard explains that he made Perfect Weather for iPhone (US$2.99 and new from Contrast), because he’s a Texan. “Most weather apps cater to the idyllic climate in Silicon Valley,” he says. “In places like Texas, where big thunderstorms and surprise rain showers are common, the current temperature is often immaterial.” Here on Cape Cod, … Continue reading “Perfect Weather for iPhone offers great-looking reports”

Mac App of the Week: Weather Live is a one-stop weather app for your Mac

There are few things that affect us on a daily basis more than the weather. Just ask anyone who has left the house without a coat on a rainy day and you will see what I mean. If you are looking for a new app to help you track the temperature on your Mac, then … Continue reading “Mac App of the Week: Weather Live is a one-stop weather app for your Mac”

Magical Weather delivers a load of weather info to your iPad

Magical Weather (US$0.99) is an app for the iPad and iPad mini that is simple in operation, but packs a lot of information onto it’s nicely rendered screens. The app starts up with thumbnails of up to nine selected locations. For each location, Magical Weather displays the temperature and sky conditions, shown with an icon … Continue reading “Magical Weather delivers a load of weather info to your iPad”

Visualize the World’s Weather with Living Earth HD

Quick access to a reliable forecast is important for reasons beyond simply having some fall-back material during lulls in everyday conversation. Knowing what the weather has in store for your location can guide wardrobe decisions and help you decide on whether that picnic should be postponed to a drier day. There are plenty of websites … Continue reading “Visualize the World’s Weather with Living Earth HD”

Beautiful Weather: Pretty But Sluggish Forecasts for Your Mac

There are too may weather apps on the Mac. All I’ve ever wanted is an accurate forecast in a simple yet beautiful user interface. Most apps are inconsistent in design, aside from the fantastic Clear Day. The other day, I stumbled upon Beautiful Weather, a nice-looking app with a basic black, white, and pictorial design. … Continue reading “Beautiful Weather: Pretty But Sluggish Forecasts for Your Mac”

Mobile Weather App Minutely Lets You “Correct” The Weather, Visualize Storms In 3D

Mobile weather applications may be becoming the new playground for user interface designers, but few can also make claims as to advancing the technology behind the display of the weather on users’ smartphones, as well. But that’s the case with Minutely, a newly launched mobile weather application for iPhone and Android which not only offers … Continue reading “Mobile Weather App Minutely Lets You “Correct” The Weather, Visualize Storms In 3D”

Make Your Weather Flash With Weathertron

Welcome to Weathertron, an effortless way to create interactive infographics of your weather. Save the infographic as an image and share it with your friends, too. You may think an app like Weathertron is just for looks, but with high wind advisories, a reliable minute-by-minute forecast for the next 48 hours and weather reports for … Continue reading “Make Your Weather Flash With Weathertron”

BBC Weather: Accurate Forecasting

Does the iPhone really need another weather app? Well, when it comes to the availability of weather apps for the iPhone: it never rains, it pours! If you are having trouble choosing, then the BBC Weather app it’s certainly worth having a look at, especially as it has been made Editor’s Choice in the iPhone … Continue reading “BBC Weather: Accurate Forecasting”