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2020.11.25


FIXED
No crash when you add conditions to a custom notification (I swear I didn’t change a thing to cause this, but safety checks now in-place to prevent in any case)
FIXED
Feels like shows on the widgets settings screen when it’s selected as the supplementary data point
FIXED
When it’s snowing on a day, precipitation accumulation will appear on a widget if precipitation (intensity) is set as the supplementary data point

2020.11.18


NEW
Feels like can be added as a supplementary data point for widgets
IMPROVED
Swiping between fullscreen cards less sensitive and should move +- 1 card at a time
IMPROVED
Next 24 widget/notification has unique colours restored, albeit much more subtle than previously, for clear (light yellow/purple), mostly clear (less yellow/purple), partly cloudy (least yellow/purple) weather in the day and at night
FIXED
Foreca & OpenWeather users will have the max precipitation intensity (and time) for days reported in-app (and in notifications too)
FIXED
Today’s temperature will be displayed in the Now + Today widget when font is Fira and no supplementary data is set
FIXED
No unnecessary vertical line in the Timeline’s footer

2020.10.25


IMPROVED
More tweaks for more accurate precipitation intensity reporting
IMPROVED
Alert card on Timeline should have better/more consistent spacing between title & subtitle and its expand icon’s top margin corrected to be vertically aligned with text
FIXED
Potential fix for rare issue of time being out-of-sync, particularly on Foreca users' widgets
FIXED
Temperature comparison for Fahrenheit users on Timeline and notifications should be consistent with what’s displayed on the Next 7 Days chart (🤞)
FIXED
Shouldn’t see a string repeated on severe weather alert card/notification
FIXED
Text shouldn’t ever get clipped in Next 24 widget/notification in the far right
FIXED
Two sunrise cards, an unnecessary second for tomorrow, won’t show on the Timeline during the early hours
FIXED
Summary on Now/Next Hour card will always end in a period

2020.10.22


IMPROVED
Now + Today visual tweaks
IMPROVED
Now + Today’s clock + date are permanent elements, otherwise its layout & structural integrity is compromised (semi-related, at some point, I’ll look at giving you the option to customise what shows on a per-widget type basis)
FIXED
Potential fix for Foreca users having issues with weather updating reliably in the background
FIXED
When precipitation expected for Foreca users, 15-minute chart should always appear (as opposed to a blank card when you expand it)

2020.10.21


NEW
Now + Today 4x1 widget added
FIXED
When reporting temperature difference for later in the day, for Fahrenheit users it needs to be greater for weather to be considered much warmer/cooler
FIXED
Weather not being misreported as dry for Celsius users

2020.10.13


FIXED
All data points should be showing correct values irrespective of unit – pressure wasn’t temporarily, and perhaps others
FIXED
String stating whether temperature will be cooler/warmer compared to tomorrow/yesterday will show space and degree symbol once again between temperature difference & description
FIXED
Shouldn’t receive more than one precipitation notification in 30 minutes

2020.10.10


NEW
Added setting to hide current location on Now widget (this one is for you Juan Carlos!)
FIXED
Temperature comparison with yesterday, whether in-app or a notification, should always be accurate
FIXED
Font on widget should be displaying correctly irrespective of phone's system font setting
FIXED
Widget shouldn’t run into any issues if supplementary data set wasn’t found

2020.10.07


IMPROVED
Increased pinch-to-zoom range for ⚡Pro users
FIXED
Shouldn’t see night-time icon used to describe a day’s weather (yes, this one again!)
FIXED
Wind & gust supplementary widget data should update correctly in the background

2020.10.05


IMPROVED
Next 24 widget/notification should fill entire width available in their container
FIXED
Notifications should be working again for everyone – a few users had reported not receiving them after the last update
FIXED
Shouldn’t receive a repeat notification on the same severe weather warning

2020.10.03


FIXED
No text should be clipped in Current Conditions' Next 24 chart
FIXED
When landing page is set to Hourly, the radar FAB should display immediately

2020.09.30


Appy Weather now targets Android 10. As a result, if you want your location updated in the background for any widgets you have up or notifications set, then you may have to go to your phone's settings to give it permission to do so.

IMPROVED
Colour system changes to the Next 24 widget/notification based on user feedback:

1) precipitation coloured different shades of blue based on its intensity level: darker = more intense
2) snow = white
3) thunder = purple
4) tornado = green
5) different shades of grey used otherwise with the lighest = clear, darkest = overcast
IMPROVED
When translucency/transparency on, clear cells on the Next 24 widget will be translucent to better reflect the weather
IMPROVED
Next 24 widget/notification will now follow a consistent 4-hour interval between cells with text values, unless precipitation begins during this period, in which case its starting hour will be highlighted and the 4-hour interval will be reset from this hour
IMPROVED
Next 24 widget/notification should always fill the entire width of horizontal space available
FIXED
Next 24 notification should display the same colours on Android 10+ when phone is on dark mode
FIXED
Next 24 widget/notification should never have any text run over multiple lines which would previously compromise their visual integrity
FIXED
If OpenWeather is your default source, but you check the weather via another source, visibility won’t be mis-calculated
FIXED
OpenWeather severe weather warning alerts will only be expandable in English as they’re currently only available in English
FIXED
Rainy day won’t ever display intensity as a number in its summary
FIXED
Later card icon and summary will always refer to the same weather
FIXED
Precipitation probability popup menu on Current Conditions notification card opens in the correct location

2020.09.25


NEW
“Mostly clear” added as a new weather condition, sitting between clear & partly cloudy i.e. mostly sunny but with slight cloud coverage (other weather conditions are on the way)
IMPROVED
First sprinkle of secret magic sauce inserted when determining the intensity of precipitation – should see less instances of drizzle and it should more closely match what Dark Sky reports (keep in mind, Dark Sky would do similar and not just associate a precipitation intensity summary with the actual intensity measurement, which is why there’s been an inconsistency between what the app has been reporting vs Dark Sky)
IMPROVED
Radar FAB now accessible from all screens (the list/chart toggle on the Daily screen had to make way for this unfortunately)
FIXED
Should no longer see a night icon be used for a day – will now prioritise weather after sunrise/before sunset to determine what icon to go with
FIXED
Shouldn’t see summary of rain & dry (second time’s a charm!)
FIXED
Later cell on a widget shouldn’t show a precipitation icon but have a non-precipitation summary
FIXED
Weekend on Timeline showing incorrect days

2020.09.24


NEW
Ad Bar visible for free users below the Tab Bar replacing ads in the Timeline & Store icon (Developer’s note: After more than a year being extremely passive in promoting an upgrade, technically resulting in a daily loss from free users, this change was unfortunately necessary)
IMPROVED
Threshold for wind speed to be considered “breezy” increased based on user feedback
IMPROVED
Settings more accessible via icon to left of [...] menu

2020.09.09


Hey everyone 👋

This is an update that has taken much longer than I imagined, but I’m feeling good that it will have been worth the long hours/wait. It brings major improvements to the one area that’s come up for frequent enough criticism that I knew I had to urgently address: the radar. The improvements however haven’t come for free. I elaborate more on this below, and, if you’re interested in getting an episodic overview of the last month leading to these changes, check out Third Culture Letters starting from S02E15 – Go Big or Go Home.

Bardi

NEW
Radar has been re-designed based on user feedback – it’s effectively a 2.0 update. Let’s dive in!

1) Plus users can now zoom in as close or as far away as they’d like with access to all OpenWeather map layers, including the new humidity, pressure, dew point and wind layers (in total, Plus users now get eight layers)

2) Pro users now have access to premium map images via AerisWeather with more than 10 map layers available in hourly increments (of course, they get access to the OpenWeather map improvements too)

3) In order for these improvements to be possible for Plus & Pro users, a new subscription tier has been added: ⚡ Pro that unlocks additional AerisWeather map layers related to severe weather (fire, storms, lightning, cyclones), sea (wave height, temperature) & air quality

For a complete overview of available layers on a regional/subscription basis, please visit https://www.notion.so/maps-14fd09b5edd4452e80e7a3d074462a7f

4) UI refined so you can more easily/quickly jump between times using the new Time Bar, layers by tapping on the overlay that sits over the Tab bar and locations/sources by fully expanding the overlay via a drag

5) A number of new settings have been added to customise the map type, zoom level and playback intervals

6) Dark mode for maps is used automatically when app using dark/black theme

7) Performance optimisations so maps load faster and are more responsive in general (optimisations in this area will never stop!)



Finally, it’s important to note that you can currently only zoom in/out +-1 zoom levels (you can however set the default zoom to whatever you like now) and the playback is for +2 hours/days at a time – this is because due to current limitations with volume of requests available, I need to be cautious with how many new map images are requested every minute but be rest assured with time there will be optimisations based on usage levels that will result in these restrictions to be relaxed, if not removed
NEW
As mentioned above, there’s a new subscription tier: ⚡ Pro – check out the FAQ on the redesigned in-app Store screen for an explanation on why its introduction was necessary or click here
NEW
Appy Weather Plus can now be subscribed to on a monthly basis
NEW
Price increase to Appy Weather Plus yearly and Appy Weather Pro monthly for new subscribers (as long as existing Plus yearly/Pro monthly subscribers retain their subscriptions, they’ll be paying the original subscription fee)
NEW
Existing annual plan subscribers who upgrade their subscription tier will only pay the difference for the first year of the upgrade
NEW
OpenWeather now displays precipitation probability
NEW
OpenWeather now also displays severe weather warnings (they’re only described in English currently, due to external limitations, with a generic alert card displayed in non-English)
NEW
Search is now powered by Geocode Earth for improved results that prioritises matches around you
IMPROVED
Should be easier to identify a search result when there are multiple matches but in different states
IMPROVED
Now card on Timeline shouldn’t unnecessarily reduce text size when it’s four characters long
FIXED
Date/time shouldn’t be clipped on Now widget
FIXED
Shouldn’t ever see a popup incorrectly stating that a trial for the SyncFusion control has expired
FIXED
All saved locations should be correctly displayed when you have several
FIXED
Potential fix for today vs yesterday comparison being off for OpenWeather & Foreca users
FIXED
Won’t state it’s raining and dry in weather summary
FIXED
System navbar icon colours should be correct always regardless of app/system theme
FIXED
Next week or weekend card should always highlight precipitation when it’s expected during (previously if the day before the dates covered by this card had precipitation, then the weekend/next week card may in some situations not have mentioned precipitation)
FIXED
Blank precipitation intensity won’t be shown

2020.08.08


NEW
You can now set precipitation alert conditions, so that you’re only notified if precipitation probability and/or intensity levels meet conditions set
NEW
Precipitation notifications now specify peak probability & intensity within the time the alert covers
IMPROVED
Shouldn’t receive more than 1 precipitation notification every 30 minutes (will be adding controls soon so that you can determine the frequency yourself)
IMPROVED
Foreca severe weather warnings are more descriptive in Chinese, German, Italian & Polish (other languages to come)
FIXED
Radar zoom level for Pro subscribers increased back to the correct limit
FIXED
Report notifications should arrive much closer to requested time, if not on time
FIXED
Shouldn’t see duplicate severe weather alert cards on Timeline
FIXED
If severe weather alert card has no descriptive text, it won’t be expandable
FIXED
When viewing non-default location weather, there should not be any time oddities
FIXED
Shouldn’t see "Drizzle & ." summary on Now card.. this time for sure!
FIXED
Breezy weather is described accurately in German

2020.08.06


FIXED
Can receive multiple severe weather alerts
FIXED
If you have multiple custom notifications on, they should all be received
FIXED
Shouldn’t receive duplicate precipitation alerts
FIXED
Foreca widgets showing incorrect time after updating in background

2020.08.05


NEW
Multiple weather alerts can be displayed in-app on the Timeline (next update will ensure that you receive a separate notification for each too)
IMPROVED
Navigating across the UI should feel more responsive/fluid, most noticeable when scrolling on the Daily screen or moving between fullscreen day cards
IMPROVED
Notifications should now arrive at the time requested (and should be more reliable in general as well)
FIXED
[Restore Purchase] on the Store screen works again

2020.08.04


FIXED
Potential fix for precipitation alert notifications not being sent for some users

2020.07.31


IMPROVED
Custom notification reliability improvements (previously, if for whatever reason the background task associated with your custom notification was stopped by the system, it wasn’t being automatically restarted – it will now)
FIXED
Widgets can be previewed by free users (again)

2020.07.28


IMPROVED
More optimisations to improve reliability of precipitation notification alerts
IMPROVED
Summary text of hourly range, such as on Later card in-app or widgets, will more precisely reflect the weather during the period
FIXED
Shouldn’t receive a precipitation notification describing weather that isn’t precipitation is about to start
FIXED
No weather summary should state the primary weather followed by an ampserand denoting a secondary weather exists but then blank e.g. "Drizzle & ."

2020.07.24


NEW
Foreca now issues severe weather alerts/warnings
NEW
Foreca now displays feels like temperature for days
NEW
Can now remove chart from Current Conditions perma-notification for it to return to being text-only like before
IMPROVED
Under-the-hood optimisations to improve overall app reliability in non-English
IMPROVED
More optimisations to improve notification reliability, especially custom
FIXED
Next 24 widget should not have any text incorrectly spill over multiple lines
FIXED
Gust supplementary data on Next 24 widget shouldn’t result in tall bars
FIXED
Location name should have correct left margin
FIXED
Should always be able to change default location
FIXED
Widget shouldn’t move to the next hour as its first hour too early
FIXED
Visibility shouldn’t be mis-reported as 10,000 km on OpenWeather
FIXED
Widgets and notifications should reload correctly on a phone reboot

2020.07.20


IMPROVED
Radar should load quicker and be more snappy in general
IMPROVED
Everything that runs in the background (status bar temperature, notifications & widgets) should be noticeably more reliable/prompt in their updates
FIXED
Next 24 visual in notification tray shouldn't have very long bars when supplementary data is lengthy, such as when displaying wind speed

2020.07.17


NEW
New “Next 24” widget offers a linear visual summary of the next 24 hours
NEW
Above visual is now also displayed when you have the “Current Conditions” notification turned on (as long as it‘s not set to status bar only)
NEW
Radar now has a settings screen from where you can adjust how many seconds between frame updates (more customisation options to follow)
IMPROVED
Now (XS) widget can now be resized horizontally
IMPROVED
If precipitation isn’t expected within the next few hours, Later’s summary shouldn't lead with mention of precipitation
IMPROVED
System theme detection more reliable, whether in-app or for widget
FIXED
clear-night icon no longer being incorrectly displayed on OpenWeather forecasts to summarise a day’s weather
FIXED
Temperature on Now widget should always match status bar and in-app’s
FIXED
Moon/sun icon shouldn’t be showing incorrectly before/after sunrise/sunset
FIXED
Cloud cover won't just show as either 0% or 100% for Dark Sky forecasts
FIXED
Precipitation intensity unit should show in Now widget summary
FIXED
Daily screen should always show icon when weather for next 7 days isn’t mixed
FIXED
Location name shouldn’t overlap with icons on Comfy layout when it’s long
FIXED
No scrolling required on expanded overlay when phone display size is set to the largest
FIXED
When you set not to show “Current Conditions” notification on lock screen, it won't incorrectly display

2020.07.08


NEW
Can now save your current location from its more menu if you want to have 1-tap access to your current coordinates in the future
IMPROVED
The first wave of improvements to the new radar: default zoom level closer to your location (which is now pinned too), increased zooming range for both Plus & Pro users, and better overall reliability when moving the camera (with visual feedback indicating when the map is being reloaded)
IMPROVED
Custom notifications can span across two days (evening today into tomorrow morning) by using a between timeframe that starts in the PM and ends in the AM
IMPROVED
Rain icons have increased contrast on both themes
IMPROVED
Optimisations to OpenWeather & Foreca forecasts to ensure there's no odd behaviour such as data appearing empty in places, regardless of user settings
IMPROVED
Now widget's content now top-aligned and summary text can stretch wider than before
IMPROVED
Improved text contrast on widgets
IMPROVED
Transparent widgets should be more legible thanks to a subtle drop shadow outline
FIXED
Notifications should not be received before the time specified
FIXED
Precipitation intensity should not show as -1 and/or with its unit duplicated
FIXED
Temperature in status bar should be in sync with in-app's (and also with the perma-notification)
FIXED
Wind description should always correspond to its value
FIXED
Today's temperature high/low on Daily screen should correspond to the entire day (and not hours remaining in the day)
FIXED
Correct colours used for widget when system theme is set
FIXED
Temperature no longer clipped from the top on Timeline screen cards on some phones
FIXED
Expand icon correctly aligned on Tomorrow card when on Fira font
FIXED
Text in Current Conditions notification card should not be clipped/overlap with other text
FIXED
Pressure won't incorrectly be reported in % unit in custom notifications
FIXED
When you upgrade, temperature high on the 5th widget column should appear immediately
FIXED
No more slight curved corners on two sections of Settings screen
FIXED
Chinese characters not being clipped in places
FIXED
When removing a between timeframe of a custom notification, both times show in its menu option

2020.07.01


July 2 Hotfix A small update containing a fix for the performance issues that surfaced in this original update has now rolled out. Big apologies for this temporary blip!

Hey everyone!

I hope the levels of enjoyment you get out of this update equate to my levels of stress in the last month putting it together in time for Dark Sky’s Android retirement. I’ll need a short break but should be back next week working on the next wave of improvements for the summer!

Bardi

NEW
Introducing Appy Weather Pro, a new premium subscription tier — check out the redesigned Store screen for the details
NEW
More weather sources: Foreca (Pro) & OpenWeather with more on the way over the summer and beyond
NEW
Custom notifications!!
NEW
Brand new native radar powered by OpenWeather (alternative sources planned) and using Google Maps
NEW
Free users can preview every widget on their home screen; it will only update after you run the app though, and so you must upgrade to get them to update in the background
NEW
Introducing Fira, Appy Weather’s brand-new default font (additional option available combined with Merriweather)
NEW
Re-designed Settings screen
IMPROVED
Previously every day would run from 4-4am because that’s how Dark Sky considered a day's start/end time, often leading to inconsistencies between daily & hourly data. Days on all weather sources now start from 12 am!
IMPROVED
Day summaries updated to reflect the above change and should now give you a much better feeling for the weather throughout the day
IMPROVED
Text size on widgets now adjusts according to your phone's text size settings
IMPROVED
Day summary notifications now split between today & tomorrow's weather i.e. you can choose to only receive
IMPROVED
Can now set the time to receive day summary notifications
IMPROVED
Can now choose whether to receive precipitation or severe weather alerts only (as opposed to both always)
IMPROVED
Greater distinction between rain icons in general with the rain drops on the drizzle icon in particular much more visible
FIXED
Cloud cover, humidity & precipitation probability will not be reported as 1% if they’re actually 100%
FIXED
When landing page is set to Hourly or Daily, changing the view should work immediately
FIXED
Now card icon is aware of whether it’s past sunrise/sunset when either is happening this hour

2020.06.15


IMPROVED
Text sizing increased slightly
IMPROVED
Text size in-app automatically adjusts based on phone settings (similar planned for widgets in a near future update)
IMPROVED
+users with no tipping history should see the [Leave Tip] button significantly less frequently (and ones who have tipped even less so)
IMPROVED
Now widget reliability improvements to ensure it's always showing the most up-to-date temperature
FIXED
Status bar, Now widget and in-app current temperatures should be consistent (keep in mind, a non-Now widget's temperature for this hour may be different to aforementioned UIs but that's because the hour's temperature is not necessarily the same as the current)
FIXED
Precipitation notification should no longer report an incorrect stop time +12 hours from now
FIXED
Date no longer incorrectly shows on a Timeline widget when the last cell concerns the weekend or next week's weather
FIXED
The emoji in tomorrow's report notification should never be in conflict with the text summary
FIXED
Wind speed description should always show besides its measurement

2020.05.30


IMPROVED
Roboto condensed replaced by the regular variation on in-app single-line cards
FIXED
PM report notification doesn't have character missing at the end, or starting sentence incorrectly split into two
FIXED
Icon shouldn't clip at the top on any non-temperature view on the Daily chart
FIXED
Precipitation as supplementary data point for (table) widgets shouldn't run over multiple lines
FIXED
Value on day cards when you expand Timeline's weekend card shouldn't run over multiple lines

2020.05.23


FIXED
Wind speed in km/h or Beaufort reported correctly again
FIXED
Shouldn't state temperature is - (negative) degrees cooler compared to yesterday

2020.05.20


IMPROVED
Chinese time in 24hr format presentation streamlined
IMPROVED
Material ... icon now being used to open menu
IMPROVED
Value to right of icon better aligned on Timeline cards when using Roboto
FIXED
Precipitation intensity should 100% be described correctly now based on recommendations – apologies for being wrong to state I had in 2020.04.30!
FIXED
Correct tab should appear active when landing page isn't Timeline
FIXED
Precipitation intensity in chart view should show all points i.e. no clipping or points being hidden completely
FIXED
When you tap on a suggested location from a search during onboarding, you won't be taken back to the welcome screen
FIXED
When showing both probability & intensity of precipitation on widgets, shouldn't spill over two lines
FIXED
App should load fine on any language, specifically Thai
FIXED
UV value will show in Hero card when it‘s the selected view

2020.05.11


IMPROVED
Reduced right faded edge of views list
IMPROVED
If you enter the app via a precipitation or alert notification, you should be taken to the correct screen where the associated relevant data is displayed, regardless of your landing page setting
FIXED
Summary text on a Now widget should always show in its entirety, regardless of the number of lines it takes up
FIXED
Correct expiry times for alerts should be displayed
FIXED
On a Timeline card w/ a minutely chart, if you're on a precipitation view, the correct max intensity amount for the period covered by the card will be displayed
FIXED
No clipping on minutely chart
FIXED
No text clipping w/ Roboto on a fullscreen day card when you change to a non-default view
FIXED
Time displayed in 24hr format for Chinese users who picked this setting
FIXED
Date on Now widget should use the appropriate format of the language the app is displaying in
FIXED
Single-line day cards on Timeline should list days in German in two-letter format

2020.05.01


IMPROVED
Temperature on Timeline's Hero card aligned better with icon when using Roboto
FIXED
Temperatures clipped on Later & Tomorrow cards w/ Roboto fixed

2020.04.30


NEW
Bottom area has been re-designed: tabs remain at the bottom but are no longer swipeable; quick access to views & locations is now possible via a collapsable three-level overlay sitting above the tabs & over the content area (tap to open views list and slide up to change locations as well as weather providers in the future once more are introduced)
NEW
Settings added to show/hide tabs, as well as to set the default state of the views list (open/closed)
NEW
Added a [Restore Purchase] button below the Appy Weather+ card on the Store screen for when the app doesn't correctly detect a user's +status at any point, particularly on a new install (it should, but if it doesn't, use this)
NEW
Precipitation intensity now available across the UI: charts (inc. mini-popups when you tap on a time/day), summaries, views, widgets (new options to show it as supplementary data on its own or alongside precipitation probability) 💪
NEW
Weekend on Timeline widget now displays supplementary data
IMPROVED
Supplementary data is presented more clearly & in a more appropriate position within a Now widget summary
IMPROVED
Daily screen's list table appears immediately below the chart for a more seamless scroll (and to remove previously unnecessary whitespace) between them
IMPROVED
Bookmark to switch between chart & list views on Daily screen changed to a floating icon button on the right
IMPROVED
Day headers in larger text on Hourly screen
IMPROVED
When searching for a location, keyboard is automatically opened for faster input
IMPROVED
New Material icons used for views & locations lists
IMPROVED
Text size for secondary value on charts increased
IMPROVED
Chart optimisation improvements that help the app's overall fluidity
FIXED
Subscribers should no longer suddenly & incorrectly lose their +status, neither in-app nor on their widgets; this wasn't common but it has been reported by a few users
FIXED
Intensity of rain should be described correctly (and same as Dark Sky) regardless of which unit your volume setting is set to
FIXED
No crash when you change your location default from the Locations screen and then tap on any location
FIXED
When opening a fullscreen day card, charts should always be visible for all days
FIXED
No charts on the Timeline screen should suffer any clipping at the top
FIXED
Title & subtitle shouldn't get clipped on table widgets when a custom system font is being used
FIXED
Mini-popups when you tap on any day on the Next 7 Days chart should appear regardless of the selected view (and not get clipped either)
FIXED
Incorrect background doesn't show behind icons on Timeline's Tomorrow card

2020.04.18


IMPROVED
Widgets generally polished, especially small compact widgets which no longer have an unnecessary surrounding frame container
IMPROVED
Widget settings re-organised to reduce possibility of users expecting the transparency/translucency settings to apply to Now widgets
FIXED
Phones that have room for a 5th widget column should now display it
FIXED
Compact widget shouldn't be clipped on any phones
FIXED
Drop shadow shouldn't be clipped on the XL widget

2020.04.14


FIXED
Timeline widget shows tomorrow's weather again (and not today's in its 4th column)
FIXED
Drop shadow shouldn't be clipped on widgets
FIXED
Title text in a widget table cell won't incorrectly run over two lines
FIXED
Location should never be blank on widgets that are meant to display it

2020.04.10


Hello ex-Dark Sky users!

I'm humbled to be considered as your Dark Sky replacement. There are a wave of improvements planned, starting with this update 👇, to ensure you don’t get nostalgic for its app at any point.

The FAQ has also been updated to answer the question I've been asked repeatedly since the news broke about Dark Sky joining Apple. Short answer: nothing changes 😊 One or more alternative (to begin with) & eventually replacement (when the Dark Sky API shuts at the end of 2021) weather providers will be introduced in the coming months; I expect there to be a suitable option available for everyone before Dark Sky is removed in 18 months. Please check out the FAQ for more details.

Great to have you on board!

Bardi

NEW
Layout setting added for widgets; choose between the previous Comfy or new Compact layouts — going with the latter will make all widgets take up one less row on your homescreen, as requested by many users
NEW
Widgets can now also have Supplementary Data, such as precipitation probability, displayed besides the temperature
NEW
Widget settings is a single-tap away from all non-Now widgets when in Comfy layout
NEW
When searching for locations, additional information included to help distinguish cities with the same name in the same country
IMPROVED
Optimisations for app to launch even faster (seeing a 1-1.5 second improvement in internal tests, which may not seem like much but considering it was already relatively quick, a second or more in gains is a big deal — may be more/less depending on your device)
IMPROVED
Store screen updated with an updated FAQ and screenshots to all widgets & notifications
IMPROVED
Now widgets take up less room
IMPROVED
Layouts shared between similar widgets to ensure consistency across the board, helping their maintenance (i.e. improvements/fixes) be easier/faster
IMPROVED
Transparent widgets' layouts optimised, so its UI elements are better aligned & more legible
IMPROVED
Tapping on the upgrade to Appy Weather+ text on a widget for free users will take you straight to the Store screen
IMPROVED
You won't be nudged to review Appy Weather after every update anymore
FIXED
When resuming the app, either via launcher or widget, app should auto-refresh
FIXED
There shouldn't be an inconsistency between temperature reported on the status bar compared to Now card
FIXED
When searching for a location, if a country has multiple locations with the same name, they will now all display
FIXED
Should no longer see a weather summary of "Drizzle but with possibly rain" for the hour

2020.03.18


NEW
Updated Tips screen: If you love Appy Weather, you can offer its development extra support by generously leaving a tip — it helps keep the lights on, enabling me to continue adding value to the app for a long time 💪 Thanks for even considering 🙏 Check the screen out to learn what your support can help enable in future updates.
IMPROVED
Re-organised options in [...] more menu to make certain options less confusing/more discoverable

2020.03.17


IMPROVED
Backend optimisations to improve start-up times further

2020.03.06


FIXED
+users shouldn't be mistaken for free users on the Timeline

2020.03.03


FIXED
Potential fix for the radar being unresponsive for a few +users

2020.02.28 (Beta)


Special mention to my latest Patron: Ian Thomas!
(👉 Third Culture Apps' Patreon)

NEW
Chinese 🇨🇳, Dutch 🇳🇱 & Polish 🇵🇱 added! An incredibly generous & skilful effort from @bosmichal, @luukmulder & @NovaDNG made this possible 🥰 Special mention to Wouter Boevink & Jurgen van de Pol for their contributions to Dutch localisation too.

非常感谢Geoffrey.R Hsu! Ogromne podziękowania dla Michał Boś! Veel dank aan Luuk Mulder!
NEW
Speed (unit) setting replaced with Wind, that now makes possible to show wind/gust speeds in Beaufort as well as previous options available
NEW
New pressure setting added that lets you to choose between mbar, cmHg, inHg & mmHg
IMPROVED
Optimisations to charts to reduce overlaps
IMPROVED
Now widget can have its summary run over three lines again when needed
IMPROVED
Improvements to how a +user's status is confirmed which should hopefully ensure app immediately recognises a +user when on a new install or first launch of a new update
FIXED
Later column on widgets shouldn't have an icon & summary mismatch
FIXED
Gust chart will display correct points

2020.02.06


IMPROVED
Pressure should display in decimal format when volume setting set to inches
IMPROVED
Removed negative languague when describing when heaviest precipitation during a day is most likely to occur
FIXED
Wind/gust should display correctly in charts when speed setting set to m/s
FIXED
Removed space between temperature and degree symbol that would sometimes appear
FIXED
Removed Chinese string mysteriously appearing in French

2020.01.22


NEW
When you add a widget and there's no weather data available for it to show, there's a cue to tap on the widget to load weather (as opposed to being blank, causing potential confusion over whether the widget is working)
IMPROVED
Now widget (w/ summary text) can take up only a single home-screen row when date/clock are toggled off
IMPROVED
Long location name should only display over a single line on Now widgets (without it causing any layout issues)
IMPROVED
And lots of other tweaks to make all widgets feel more polished
IMPROVED
Slightly increased size of the Tab Bar to make interacting with it (especially when scrolling up/down) easier
FIXED
If your temperature display setting is "Feels Like", this will show correctly on the Later card's chart on the Timeline
FIXED
When theme needs to change dynamically, app should only automatically restart when it's running in the foreground

2020.01.20


IMPROVED
Widgets should load faster on a phone reboot, and this time definitely update back to pre-2020.01.16 reliability levels (if not better!)

2020.01.17


IMPROVED
Widgets should once again be updating as reliably as they were pre-2020.01.16 (the changes in that update may have indirectly caused issues)

2020.01.16


IMPROVED
Start-up times should be faster, potentially reduced by up to 50%
FIXED
When on a slow connection (or a non-premium device), weather should load more reliably (as opposed to being stuck in a permanent loading state)

2020.01.07


Happy New Year 🥳 2020 is going to be a big year for Appy Weather — so much planned! Hope you stick around for the ride ahead :)

IMPROVED
Text size on Now widgets increased
IMPROVED
Stability improvements based on crash reports analysis
FIXED
When landing page set to Daily, chart will not be hidden (after first appearing for a split moment)
FIXED
If your default location is set to a static location (and not your current), your location will no longer automatically change to a generic current location when your widget or notifications are updated in the background
FIXED
If your theme is set to change based on time of day/night, when you resume the app (as opposed to launching it fresh), app will automatically restart if a theme change is required (preventing a scenario where you have a hybrid illegible theme)
FIXED
Neither icon nor temperature should ever be cutoff or hidden on a Now widget when the location name is long
FIXED
No selected view should ever have its value misaligned/cutoff on the Hero card on the Timeline
FIXED
Incorrect temperature comparison with yesterday should not be reported
FIXED
If your default location is your current but you check the weather of a static location, it should not impact your widgets' data or of the notifications you receive
FIXED
If app has had its location permission removed (possibly by system), when you try to select your current location's weather from the Locations screen, it will prompt you for the location permission
FIXED
Tidied up dialogs on the Settings screen to ensure no title text runs over multiple lines
FIXED
Should not be shown "CURRENT LOCATION" in all caps as your widget or notifications' location

2019.12.23


IMPROVED
Based on the quantity of customer support enquiries on the matter (and because it seems most users don't read the release notes), when you first launch the app with this update, force changing the widget foreground default to “Light” for Android 10 users if it was previously set to “System” (if you actually want it set as such, apologies for needing to reset it back manually — unfortunately a sub-set of users will have to be inconvenienced in this situation, and I've opted for the ones that appear to be in the minority)

2019.12.22


IMPROVED
Date should be more clear on darker backgrounds when Now widget has a dark foreground set
FIXED
Should never be told that the temperature difference between today and yesterday is so much that it suggests you’re back from Hell or the North Pole 🤭

2019.12.20


IMPROVED
For Android 8 & 9 users, based on tests/feedback, if your widget foreground setting is “System” then it will now default to light text for your Now widgets as I presume darker backgrounds are more common.
IMPROVED
Default widget foreground setting for new installs changed to “Light” for similar reasons. Keep in mind, when it's set to “System”, the text colour may automatically change based on system settings such as when toggling Dark Mode/Battery Saver. If you never want it to change, pick either “Light” or “Dark”.

2019.12.19.2


IMPROVED
🚨 Following today's earlier update, to avoid any confusion, the list of Now widgets available to pick from has been streamlined to three. Instead of offering a dark/light text variation for each in the Android widget picker, the Now widgets will now all follow the foreground setting for widgets. As a result, your widget(s) may either be removed from your home-screen or stop updating. In all cases, it's recommended you remove the Now widget(s), add it back & set its text colour from within settings. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause but be assured this was necessary and you'll hopefully feel the benefits of this move in the future once you're past the initial annoyance.

2019.12.19


IMPROVED
Now widgets' text colour will reflect Android 10 phone's theme when the widget foreground setting is set to system (like all non-Now widgets have been thus far) — if however this setting is set to either dark or light, then the widget will ignore it and instead fallback on whatever the text colour of the widget was from the picker when you added it. I know this isn't great and that's why I'm looking at ways to streamline the Now widgets to three to pick from only that always follow the widget foreground setting, but without inconveniencing, if possible, any users (it may be that there's no way to pull this off without causing some user's widgets to disappear and need to be re-added — I'll make this clear if/when it happens)
FIXED
Daily chart shouldn't have unnecessary padding on either side when you change the view on another screen and then go to the Daily screen

2019.12.17


NEW
Wind gust added 💪
NEW
Now recording errors for widgets that can then be sent to the developer for diagnostic purposes — this is intended primarily for the small sub-set of +users who appear to have trouble with their widgets updating reliably (if you're affected, please get in touch via email bardi.golriz@gmail.com and I'll get back to you asap)
IMPROVED
Significant optimisations for much, much smoother scrolling ⛸ on all screens
IMPROVED
Tweaks to ensure widget date text doesn't spill over two lines

2019.12.13


IMPROVED
5-column layout for widgets should be used on more phones that do have the room to accommodate the additional column
IMPROVED
Increased legibility of current location & sunrise/sunset text on widgets set to transparent or translucent
IMPROVED
Settings screen tidied up more
FIXED
Text should not get clipped on widgets any more on certain devices
FIXED
Fixed Hourly screen's tomorrow list not being in-sync, and incorrectly extending past tomorrow

2019.12.11


NEW
New “Background Update Frequency” setting for +users allowing to choose between high (default), moderate or low — your location & weather is more accurate on widgets + notifications when a higher frequency is set but more battery/data will be used
NEW
New “Default View” setting for the Daily screen: choose between the chart (default) or list views
IMPROVED
Hourly screen now shows sunrise, sunset and moon cards for today & tomorrow
IMPROVED
Settings screen tidied up, expect more improvements soon to make it easier to find what you're after
IMPROVED
Pressure unit in Imperial clarified (”Hg representing Inches of Mercury)
FIXED
Fixed Later card repeating a string when precipitation both starts/restarts during time covered
FIXED
Fixed smaller snow icons on Light theme showing grey outline

2019.12.09


IMPROVED
Widgets can be resized vertically more than before to remove potential whitespace
FIXED
Pressure displayed in inches of Mercury for Imperial setting users
FIXED
Full-screen day card should never open empty
FIXED
Should never be sent a Reports notification at an inappropriate time
FIXED
Correction to how time in Spanish is displayed
FIXED
Maximise icon on widgets updated to ensure it displays correctly for all users
FIXED
Fixed card title colours for dark theme users on the Support screen

2019.12.06


FIXED
App should load correctly when you tap on a notification report for today or tomorrow's weather
FIXED
If temperature showing on the Status Bar, then it should be automatically restored on a phone restart (without needing to re-open the app)
FIXED
Shouldn't display a clear/partly cloudy day icon after sunset or night icon after sunrise

2019.12.04


IMPROVED
Ads for free users now appear at the bottom of the Timeline and are more compact
IMPROVED
Tweaked appearance of card that appears at the top of the Timeline after an update to blend in more but remain as noticeable as before; it should now be more clear that tapping on it opens the update's changelist
IMPROVED
If your current location display is set to "Street", it should consistently be more accurate
IMPROVED
Temperature when reported in F° is more accurate (not that it was inaccurate before!)
FIXED
App should load correctly when accessed via notifications or widgets — this one took a while but I'm 99% confident this fix is good!
FIXED
Improvements to widgets' background update reliability
FIXED
If you have the temperature displaying in the Status Bar then it will show whatever you've set as the display temperature (actual or feels like)
FIXED
Temperature on Status Bar should always be the same as what's displayed on the Now card
FIXED
Current location shouldn't get clipped at the bottom of widgets
FIXED
Store screen will always display an [Upgrade] button for free users
FIXED
Widgets for free users shouldn't ever appear empty

2019.11.27


FIXED
Another potential fix for app not loading correctly when widget tapped on... still unclear why this is happening for some users :(

2019.11.19


NEW
Added "Temperature Display" setting (scroll down to the Advanced section) that lets you choose between actual (current default) or feels like — if you do switch to the feels like display, then please note all text summaries will be referring to it
IMPROVED
More optimisation work to improve animations & scrolling on the Timeline as well as with full-screen day cards
IMPROVED
Day card on the Timeline can now enter full-screen mode by tapping on the maximise icon beside its date subtitle
IMPROVED
Increased frequency of background weather requests for both widgets & notifications — this should highly reduce inconsistency between widget & in-app weather reports
IMPROVED
Improved logic when determining whether to consider precipitation to be likely
IMPROVED
Shouldn't be getting premature precipitation notifications when it's still more than a few hours away
FIXED
Next 7 Days chart shows feels like values when it's the selected view
FIXED
Another fix to prevent a full-screen day card to not be empty when opened (this one should work!)
FIXED
Another fix to ensure when you tap on a widget the app doesn't get stuck in a loading state when opened (not widespread but still getting isolated reports)

2019.11.14


NEW
On the "Now" & "Now (S)" widgets, you can now tap on the date to open Google Calendar and the time for the Google Clock (alarm) app (please note if the Google stock calendar and/or clock apps are not installed on your phone, I'm unsure whether these taps will register correctly) — I'm happy to finally support this as it was a popular user request, thanks for your patience ✌

2019.11.12


IMPROVED
Reduced app size by ~25% after moving to the modern Android App Bundle publishing format
FIXED
If there's any gale or storm predicted, weather will be correctly presented (would previously result in missing data)

2019.11.11


NEW
Added Italian 🇮🇹 Traduzione italiana di Antonello Calipari — grazie mille a te 🤙
IMPROVED
On the Later card, if there's precipitation that starts at midday or later, and ends before tomorrow midday, the stop time will explicitly make it clear that it ends tomorrow
FIXED
There should never be an incorrect background colour behind a chart point icon in a full-screen day card (was introduced in the last update)
FIXED
Widget should open the app with weather loaded correctly (few users reported this as a problem after the last update, and the inconvenient workaround was to re-install the app; if you are still affected by this problem, even after this update, then please consider re-installing the app)
FIXED
Full-screen day card when opened should never be empty
FIXED
If time is displayed in 24hr format, then the alert card will display the time that the alert applies till in the correct format

2019.11.07


IMPROVED
Optimisations to Timeline to improve scrolling & animations when opening/closing cards that contain charts
IMPROVED
Similar optimisations when scrolling between full-screen day cards
IMPROVED
When your default location is set to your current, and it's been more than 30 minutes since the last location check, launching/resuming the app will check for your location automatically (previously needed a refresh). The reason why there's a 30 minute threshold is to get the balance right between location accuracy & app start-up times (it's assumed that it's unlikely your location will be significantly different in less than 30 minutes). Also, keep in mind, if you're a +user and are using a widget or turned on notifications, then your location will continue to be updated in the background automatically i.e. start-up times will normally be as fast as possible, because a background location update will have occurred recently.
IMPROVED
Date/time text colour on single-line hour/day cards more prominent
IMPROVED
Full-screen day card will automatically open with the view you've changed to on the main screen (if you have, that is)
FIXED
When changing a chart's view, all data points should always be visible & appropriately presented (i.e. not too high or low which sometimes may have resulted in the icon and/or value being clipped, or not visible at all in a worst-case; this was more likely to occur if you were jumping between different views)
FIXED
Basic comparison with yesterday doesn't show at the top of the Timeline before midday if you were presented with the full summary of the day on an earlier app launch

2019.11.04


NEW
Android 10+ only — splash screen background colour linked to system dark mode toggle, hurrah 🥳
NEW
Android 10+ only — new "System" option in app Theme and widget Foreground settings that when selected will ensure the app and widget themes reflect the phone's
IMPROVED
Android 10+ only — first-time users' initial launch will default app and widget themes to system's
IMPROVED
When searching for a location, up to 30 locations can now be displayed in the results (previously only five), hopefully ensuring that the location you're after appears somewhere on the list
IMPROVED
Widgets and notifications shouldn't display the generic location "current location" in all caps anymore
IMPROVED
When there's a next week card on the Timeline with a sadface due to expected weather, the weather icon should now be visible (and not mostly obstructed by the sadface)
IMPROVED
More seamless transition between splash and loading screens
FIXED
Morning summary/comparison with yesterday at the top of the Timeline should appear consistently on first app launch of the day if it's between 5 am and before midday
FIXED
Attempted fix to ensure there's no text clipped on the Daily widgets when using a custom font on certain devices

2019.10.25


NEW
Added Spanish 🇪🇸 Traducido al castellano por Carlos Bisio con el apoyo de Jorge Abraham y Alejandro Coronado — muchas gracias a todos 🤙
IMPROVED
Chart values and axis labels more prominent, especially on dark themes
IMPROVED
Increased target area of button to jump between chart and list views on the Daily screen
IMPROVED
Presentation of details text for hour and days tidied up, to ensure there's never any unnecessary line breaks and that the space between it and the summary string above is consistent with all other paragraph breaks
IMPROVED
More natural language to describe precipitation intensity in French
FIXED
In non-English, text in button floating over bottom bar should always be visible over one line with supporting icon now displayed too
FIXED
Now card shouldn't have text cut-off on 1) lower resolution displays 2) when the view has changed to a data point with a lengthy value, such as wind
FIXED
Translucency setting for widgets now translated in French

2019.10.19


FIXED
No freeze on splash screen! That would have affected users if they updated to a problematic build within an approximately 2 hour window before it was hot-fixed. So sorry about this. Won't happen again. What is a mystery is the cause because everything worked fine in all internal tests, and more confusingly the new working build is essentially a re-upload of the previous problematic build 🤔
FIXED
Weather should show in full if there's snow being reported
FIXED
In non-English languages that use a comma as decimal separator, retrieving the weather for static locations should work fine again

2019.10.18


FIXED
App should start fine if your phone's language is Spanish
FIXED
If your phone's language is not English, French nor German, all text should be visible again

2019.10.17


IMPROVED
Widgets w/ tables should now show a 5th column on phones where space actually permits thanks to better logic handling space detection based on phone's display properties (if you were already seeing a 5th column before this update, then nothing should change) — if you're experiencing new issues with widget layouts after this update, please let me know!
IMPROVED
When app is resumed, an automatic refresh will now occur if it's been > 5 mins since you were last on the app for battery/data preservation purposes
FIXED
There should not be a cut-off at the bottom of widgets where the location is displayed
FIXED
Today + Upcoming XL widget should never repeat the current hour in all its columns
FIXED
Today + Upcoming XL widget should display data in full without cut-offs on smaller screen-sized phones

2019.10.15


IMPROVED
App should request your current location when opened (assuming it's the default) if it's been more than 30 minutes since the last check (not every time to preserve data/battery)
FIXED
Location should consistently, once again, update in the background for everyone. Big apology for the inconvenience/confusion this may have caused recently — the fix was trivial. Thanks to users Filippo and Tony for raising this (and being so patient/considerate too — I've definitely the best users 🤘)
FIXED
When you upgrade to Appy Weather+, app should now restart (rather than stay on an non-updated Store screen)

2019.10.14


IMPROVED
Feels faster ™
FIXED
If you return to the app after 60 seconds, then it should automatically refresh. Hopefully this is once-and-for-all fix for this long-standing issue. If you're seeing otherwise, please let me know!
FIXED
When on the Light theme, phone's navbar should now also be light for all Android 9.0 and above users.
FIXED
Next 7 Days summary should no longer ever incorrectly state the day temperature will be dropping to its lowest.

2019.10.13


FIXED
German string fixes — thanks user Aaron for raising a couple!

2019.10.11


Apologies for the lack of updates in the last month! Supporting additional languages was a big job, but with the first wave now in, many lessons were learnt (like how quirky German is!) and optimisations made to hopefully ensure the ones that follow take much less time and effort.

NEW
French 🇫🇷 and German 🇩🇪 languages added! All because of the incredibly generous and attentive efforts of Grégory Berthet and Christian Zimmer 🤙
IMPROVED
More descriptive strings when wind strength is presented in the details section of a day or hour card.
FIXED
On non-English language phones, radar will display the correct location.
FIXED
Missing icons for gale and storm added.
FIXED
Precipitation and severe weather alerts will no longer automatically vibrate, bypassing system preferences.
FIXED
Removed unnecessary space after feels like temperature.

2019.09.13


IMPROVED
When the app is resumed and it's been more than 30 minutes since the last weather request, it will automatically refresh to the latest weather.
IMPROVED
When the default location is set to your current, it will be requested/updated when the app is opened and it's been more than an hour since the last check.

2019.09.04


IMPROVED
I couldn't sleep knowing how much more the download/storage size had become in the last update (despite the performance gains). And so, further optimisations have been made urgently to mostly preserve the speed optimisations, whilst returning the size of the app back to pre-2019.09.03 acceptable levels. Hurrah!
FIXED
Timeline won't become broken when approaching midnight and there's precipitation expected overnight and into tomorrow morning.
FIXED
Charts on Timeline cards should display fine when refreshing or changing locations.
FIXED
Weather summary for today, whether in AM notification report or morning greeting at the top of the Timeline, should no longer state weather is "X and" and instead display actual secondary weather.

2019.09.04


IMPROVED
I couldn't sleep knowing how much more the download/storage size had become in the last update (despite the performance gains). And so, further optimisations have been made urgently to mostly preserve the speed optimisations, whilst returning the size of the app back to pre-2019.09.03 acceptable levels. Hurrah!
FIXED
Timeline won't become broken when approaching midnight and there's precipitation expected overnight and into tomorrow morning.
FIXED
Charts on Timeline cards should display fine when refreshing or changing locations.
FIXED
Weather summary for today, whether in AM notification report or morning greeting at the top of the Timeline, should no longer state weather is "X and" and instead display actual secondary weather.

2019.09.03


IMPROVED
Seems faster? It should! Significant optimisation work across the board that should lead to faster start-up times and a more buttery smooth experience when navigating the app (special mention to scrolling on the Timeline, which should no longer feel jerky at any point). However, these improvements haven't come free unfortunately. App download/storage size has temporarily increased as a result (more than double the download size, and more than triple storage size). In terms of trade-offs, it was the improved performance justifies this size increase, but will be actively looking for ways in future updates to maintain the same level of performance whilst reducing size back to a number closer to pre-performance gains.
IMPROVED
To avoid any confusion, the Widget "Background" setting has now been renamed to "Foreground" to better identify what this changes as feedback had suggested it wasn't clear how to change the text colour when you've set widgets to be transparent.
IMPROVED
Target area for up/down arrows in the Bottom Nav increased to be more generous, hopefully ensuring you no longer ever need to tap multiple times for it to correctly register.
FIXED
When you tap on a notification, it should once again open to the appropriate spot. For example, when you tap on a Report notification, it should open to the relevant fullscreen day card.
FIXED
Your PM Report (notification) title should now always display text in full, regardless of what is written or your phone display resolution/screen size.
FIXED
When changing the view on the Timeline, the Tomorrow card's chart should always display correctly.
FIXED
The [Search] floating button should appear when you navigate to the Locations section of the Bottom Nav via the up arrow (was previously only displaying if you manually scrolled to Locations via a swipe).

2019.09.02


Back from a short holiday in Ireland — September is going to be a big month for updates!

NEW
Can now search for locations using postal codes!
NEW
Added "Transparency" checkbox for widgets in Settings for users who don't want any background colour/effect. Please note if you want white text on the widget, you'll need to choose the "Dark" widget background, and to have black text go with the "Light" widget background.
NEW
Special thanks on About screen has a few new names.
NEW
About screen has a new Translation section requesting for volunteers to help localise the app in as many languages.
IMPROVED
Optimised (reduced) line height in body text when font set to Roboto.
IMPROVED
When describing precipitation start/finish, will now state "from X to Y" (as opposed to "at X till Y").
IMPROVED
Now widgets will respect your choice of font i.e. will display in Roboto only if that's what it's been set to in-app.
FIXED
On the Comfy layout, radar/store icons should have correct vertical alignment (was showing too high up previously).
FIXED
When "Current Temperature + Weather" is changed from showing on status bar as well as an expanded notification, the "Lock Screen Visibility" checkbox IS automatically unticked (if ticked previously).
FIXED
Fixed potential crash when tapping on a day on the Hourly screen.
FIXED
Contact details changed to my Gmail address.

2019.08.23


IMPROVED
Radar option added to the more (...) menu for increased discoverability; this is in addition to the existing radar icon to the menu's left that's visible when you're a +user. When this option for non +users is tapped on, you'll be taken to the Store screen.
FIXED
There should no longer be any discrepancy, however slight, between the temperature reported on the status bar vs any widgets you've added on a home screen.
FIXED
Fixed url typo https://www.dontkillmyapp.com in the Settings screen's notifications note — thank you Angel Vahdani for raising this!

2019.08.18


NEW
Appy Weather+ users now get 1-tap (smart) access to Dark Sky's radar. To be clear, it's a web link to Dark Sky Maps that loads within the app, is optimised for faster access than if visited via your browser (note: can get the maximum speed by going to Settings to preload the radar, but beware that it may impact data use/battery life, and so it's only recommended if neither is a concern and you expect to check the radar regularly — it's still pretty fast with this setting off), and automatically opens to the location you're currently checking the weather of.

2019.08.13


NEW
Added "Black" and "Light ⤻ Black" themes.
IMPROVED
Widgets and Notifications settings categories tidied up.
IMPROVED
Free users now have read-only Widgets and Notifications categories on their Settings screen, so that they're aware settings for both exist on an upgrade, and also learn where they'd need to go post-upgrade to access them.
FIXED
Appy Weather+ widgets should now be available for all phones, regardless of screen size/display properties. Optimisations also made to ensure there are no appearance issues by showing a bit less information when there's less room available.
FIXED
There should no longer be any inconsistency, however slight, between the temperature reported on status bar with that on any widget.

2019.08.12


NEW
Added a "Current Temperature" notification setting for Appy Weather+ users, enabling you to either permanently display the temperature on your phone's status bar or in your notification tray. There is also an option to have the current temperature/weather summary display on your lock screen! Screenshots:

Current temperature on status bar or in notification tray
Current temperature and weather summary on lock screen or in notification tray

NEW
Added a "Landing Page" setting (in a new "Startup" category) that allows you to set the default screen to land on when app is loaded. Can choose between the Hourly, Daily and Timeline screens — defaults to Timeline.
IMPROVED
Removed 10 weather requests per day limit for free users.
IMPROVED
Changed default Layout setting for new installs to "Dense" (regardless of phone display), as it's become apparent that the "Comfy" option is the more divisive of the two, and so best to be conservative with the default pick.

2019.08.07


IMPROVED
It should now be more discoverable that the (bottom) Navigation Bar is in fact scrollable! Scroll up to access locations, and down to change the view. Alternatively, you can tap on the scroll buttons on the right to navigate between the different sections. If you already knew about this functionality, great, and hopefully it's even easier now thanks to the new scroll buttons for a one-tap change. And if you didn't, then this should unlock functionality and make switching between locations much easier! For anyone still reading, with phones getting bigger and bigger (and not having the biggest hands myself), it's a challenge I set myself to make Appy Weather not only optimised for one-handed use, but delightful even. Hopefully you'll agree changes like this one support this mission.
FIXED
A number of stability improvements based on a review of crash reports logged.

2019.08.05


IMPROVED
Launch times improved — should be more noticeable on older hardware, but the improvement applies across the entire device spectrum. App will take slightly more storage space to facilitate this.
IMPROVED
When a sad face is displayed in a Weekend/Next Week card on the Timeline, the accompanying weather icon should now be more distinguishable.
IMPROVED
If precipitation probability for a day is less than 50% but still possible, text that presents time it's most possible if it does actually occur tweaked from "more likely" to "most possibly".
FIXED
If you're using the Light ⤻ Dark theme, and the app is resumed, a refresh should correctly apply any theme change necessary.
FIXED
The summary for Next 7 Days should no longer highlight the incorrect day coming up that will have the lowest temperature when there's precipitation expected.

2019.07.23


IMPROVED
The phone's nav bar should be dark (with white buttons) when Appy Weather is using a Dark theme. If you're seeing any issues, such as the colour of the buttons being incorrectly dark too, please email bardi.golriz@outlook.com.

2019.07.22


NEW
Added "City" option for the "Current Location Display" setting.
IMPROVED
When you pick either street or area for "Current Location Display", if a street or area name isn't returned for your current location, it more intelligently falls back on the next most specific desired alternative.

2019.07.17


FIXED
Correct date for when a weather warning is up to should always display.

2019.07.16


NEW
Added a "Layout" setting, enabling you to change the compactness of the interface. Existing users should mostly default to "Comfy" which is what it's been set to since launch, but you can now change to "Dense" if you'd like less whitespace. New users, on the other hand, will have the setting default to whatever is considered to provide the best viewing experience based on the phone's specs/display settings (as will existing users where this recommendation applies to).
IMPROVED
When "Area" is picked for the "Current Location Display" setting, it will attempt to identify a more local location first, before falling back on a more general area name.

2019.07.15


NEW
Added a "Current Location Display" setting that determines how precisely to display your current location's name (area or street); it defaults to "street" which is what had been used up to this point. Scroll down to the bottom of Settings to get to this option in the new Advanced category.
FIXED
No unnecessary double space after the degree symbol in any body text.
FIXED
There should no longer be a cut-off on the welcome screen on any device regardless of display characteristics.

2019.07.12


FIXED
Fixed issue with free users being informed that they hit their 10 requests a day prematurely (incorrectly).

2019.07.11


FIXED
If the text size of your location name on a Now widget is reduced because it's a long location name, it should return to a normal text size when/if your location changes and its name is short again.

2019.07.10


NEW
Based on customer feedback, added a new Font option to Settings allowing you to change it a more neutral (system) Roboto.
NEW
When the app has been updated, you'll now get a card at the top of the Timeline linking you to its release notes.
IMPROVED
When the app needs to restart after a setting change, such as with the theme set, it will now be instant.
IMPROVED
The Hourly screen now has a link to open the full-screen Today card at the top for increased discoverability and consistency with the Tomorrow link further down the screen.
IMPROVED
Should be faster to get your current location, impacting launch and refresh times.
IMPROVED
Laca font updated to latest version — should look cleaner than before.
FIXED
Timeline should always show the correct set of cards on a refresh/view change.

2019.07.04


IMPROVED
Another check in-place to prevent an incorrect (not as absurd as before, but nonetheless still silly) temperature difference between two days to be reported in a Reports notification or greeting string at the top of the Timeline.
FIXED
When you select a location from the Locations scroller in the Bottom Nav, selected colour status of locations should be correct (i.e. selected location highlighted, others dimmed).
FIXED
When changing your default location, it should never set it to the incorrect one (this could happen previously under specific circumstances).
FIXED
If your default location isn't your current location, the first location record on a new launch will now be "Current Location" for clarity, and not whatever your location was when you last checked it.
FIXED
Optimisations made to potentially improve launch times.
FIXED
If sunrise happening at the current minute, Timeline won't incorrectly state sunset is.

2019.07.03


NEW
New XS Now widgets (light/dark text variations) for Appy Weather+ subscribers who've requested a 1x1 widget.
IMPROVED
More stability improvements, working through the crash logs.

2019.07.02


IMPROVED
Bar colour on the Daily chart in the Dark theme is less subtle and should be much easier to make out.
IMPROVED
Check in-place to prevent an absurd temperature difference between two days to be reported in a Reports notification or greeting string at the top of the Timeline.
FIXED
[Search] button now goes away when you've been auto-scrolled to the Views section if you were on the Locations section in the Bottom Nav, and then clicked on a card on the Timeline that has a chart. (Will return when you close the card with the chart)

2019.06.30


FIXED
Another tweak made to ensure if location name is past a certain length that the integrity of the Now widget layout is preserved.

2019.06.28


NEW
First sponsor is in for free users: the newest member of the Third Culture Apps' family — ruff.

2019.06.27


NEW
Added setting to hide the date on the Now widgets.
IMPROVED
Now widget sub-section added in Settings to make it more clear that the new Date and previous Clock checkboxes only apply to the Now widgets.
IMPROVED
More stability improvements after reviewing the last week's crash reports.
FIXED
If location name is lengthy on the Now widget, it should no longer push temperature to run over multiple lines and be cut-off.
FIXED
Comparison with yesterday's weather (if available) should appear as a full summary if app is launched early in the morning, and bite-sized before mid-day.
FIXED
Comparison with yesterday's weather (if available) should only appear for your default location.

2019.06.18


IMPROVED
Stability improvements made after reviewing recent crash reports.

2019.06.17


IMPROVED
Increased number of weather requests per day for free users to 10 supported by feedback and analytics. Will continue to monitor closely to ensure the sweet user + dev friendly spot is hit.
IMPROVED
Language used to describe weather requests limit tweaked for improved clarity.
FIXED
Fixed incorrect subtitle text showing in the last column of the Timeline widget, sometimes causing the contents to extend further than desired.

2019.06.13


NEW
Added setting to show a clock on the Now widgets — off by default, so you'll need to turn it on.
FIXED
An incoming notification that's not been interacted with should not hijack the app state when you launch the app normally.
FIXED
Summary on widgets should no longer repeat that there's precipitation both now and later (sometimes this was correct technically, but sometimes it was inaccurate).

2019.06.11


NEW
You can now tap on all widgets to launch the app, whether the app is running in the background or not. The tap target area is alongside the new expand icon in the widget's title text. Improvements still to come to ensure tapping on "Upcoming" takes you straight to the Daily tab.
IMPROVED
Summary on widgets no longer unnecessarily mentions precipitation "at X" when it's expected to from the first hour covered by the widget, as it's misleading potentially suggesting precipitation is starting from this time when in fact it could have been continuining from a previous hour.
IMPROVED
If your default location is your current, and you've a widget on the homescreen, your location should update more reliably.
FIXED
Widgets are now optimised to ensure when the system font isn't Roboto that no temperature value undesirably runs over multiple lines. Column layout for days has needed to be tweaked, and font size overall reduced to accomodate for this.
FIXED
When temperature is in Fahrenheit and temperature is 100 °F+, day low temperature should no longer get cutoff on widgets.
FIXED
Date (beside day name) should no longer run over 2 lines in widgets.
FIXED
When you change tabs, the tabs that are not in view will not have an incorrect selected appearance.
FIXED
When you tap on today's/tomorrow's report notification, should now always open the correct full-screen day card.

2019.06.10


NEW
Comparison with yesterday should appear at the top of the Timeline if first app launch is in the morning (rather than early morning when the more detailed summary string appears).
IMPROVED
Precipitation notifications should be sent with greater (expected) frequency when there's precipitation throughout the day, especially when it's initially not forecast to happen for the entire day.
IMPROVED
Accessibility colour tweaks, noticeable primarily with subtitle text — now AA compliant.
IMPROVED
Introduced minimum height for a bar on the Daily chart, ensuring icon should always be contained within the bar (and not extend outside).
FIXED
Summary of the day should now always appear at the top of the Timeline in the early morning regardless of when you last launched the app.
FIXED
When your current location's name is lengthy, text size on the Now widget reduced to ensure the widget doesn't overrun causing the icon and/or temperature to not be visible.
FIXED
Added missing space between sentences on the Now widget when the weather both now and later is precipitation.
FIXED
Comparison of precipitation between two days should be more accurate now (for example, when two cards are linked in the Timeline of days with precipitation).

2019.06.05


IMPROVED
Any background work being executed for widgets should less likely interfere with the app's reliability when it's in the foreground.
FIXED
Removed all instances of a mistaken double space on widgets' summary strings.

2019.06.04


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