This variant of the app is aimed at older devices. A better choice with more background map types is "Rain Alarm". This weather app warns you when rain is currently nearing. Instead of forecasting it warns using almost real-time data, which is ...Read more
This variant of the app is aimed at older devices. A better choice with more background map types is "Rain Alarm".
This weather app warns you when rain is currently nearing. Instead of forecasting it warns using almost real-time data, which is more precise than any forecast can be. It is an useful assistant for everything outdoors like cycling, biking, hiking, gardening, BBQ, picnics, walking the dogs, home improvement and more.
Features: - warns for any type of precipitation, may it be rain, snow or hail - warning as notification, vibration and/or sound - precipitation map view - widgets in different sizes and themes
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The data used originates from governmental weather services. Works in the USA (including Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Guam), Canada, Mexico, El Salvador, Argentina, Australia, Taiwan, Japan, Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, the UK, Ireland, Germany, Austria, Finland, Norway, Iceland, the Netherlands, Spain (including the Balearic and the Canary Islands), Slovenia, Croatia, Belarus, Ukraine, Russia.
There is also a paid version of the app named "Rain Alarm OSM Pro" with the following enhancements: - No advertisement - Many customizable settings, like update interval, search radius, animation interval - Customizable alarm conditions and notifiers (notification, LED, sounds, speech output, vibration patterns) - More widget themes - Support for Android Wear and Sony SmartWatch 1 + 2
Permissions: Photos/Media/Files - cache will be stored on external memory to save space on internal memory Wi-Fi connection information - check if there is connectivity Connect and disconnect from Wi-Fi - Pro version: optionally activate Wi-Fi when no other connectivity
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UPDATED ON: Sep 14, 2015
INSTALLATIONS: 500,000 - 1,000,000
LATEST VERSION: 4.1.7
REQUIRED ANDROID VERSION: 2.3 and up
full Internet access
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view network state
Allows an application to view the state of all networks.
view Wi-Fi status
Allows an application to view the information about the state of Wi-Fi.
control vibration alert
Allows the application to control the vibration alert.
approximate (network-based) location
Access location sources such as the cellular network database to determine an approximate phone location, where available. Malicious applications can use this to determine approximately where you are.
precise (GPS) location
Access precise location sources such as the Global Positioning System on the phone, where available. Malicious applications can use this to determine where you are, and may consume additional battery power.
prevent phone from sleeping
Allows an application to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
automatically start at boot
Allows an application to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the application to slow down overall performance of the phone by constantly running.
change Wi-Fi state
Allows an application to connect to and disconnect from Wi-Fi access points, and to make changes to configured Wi-Fi networks.