Blue Skies

Blue Skies
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Rohit Rajendran

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Works with

  • Windows Phone 8.1
  • Windows Phone 8

App requires

  • location services
  • maps
  • microphone
  • data services
  • movement and directional sensor
  • speech
  • web browser component
  • HD720P (720x1280)
  • WVGA (480x800)
  • WXGA (768x1280)
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Blue Skies brings the hyper-local forecast from the highly popular iPhone app, Dark Sky, to Windows Phone.

Using the same information as Dark Sky, Blue Skies can tell you precisely if it will rain or snow in the next hour.  Now you can know if it's a good idea to take that umbrella with you as you leave your house.  Unlike the Dark Sky app, Blue Skies brings the weather to your home screen with a beautiful live tile.

- Summary of next hour (Is not available for all locations)
- Summary of next 24 hours
- 24 hour forecast
- 5 day forecast
- Detailed weather information including: precipitation, humidity, wind speed, sunrise, and sunset
- Displays severe weather warnings and advisories
- Live tile with small, medium, and wide tile sizes
- Transparent live tile perfect for Windows Phone 8.1
- Choose the live tile update frequency to reduce battery consumption
- Choose between a light or dark theme
- Simple and easy to use
- Use voice commands to get the weather
- Toast notifications for weather warnings
- Radar maps by Weather Underground and Open Weather Maps through in-app purchase

Change Log:
- Added caching/offline support
- Open Weather Maps is now a radar source option for worldwide radar coverage
- Open Weather Maps radar supports zooming and panning
- Weather Bug radar better supports Europe
- Improvements with radar by using Bing maps as the base map
- "Today's condition" is now available as a live tile option for back of Medium and Wide live tiles
- Completely redesigned live tile style picker
- 7 new loading animations and loading captions
- Live tiles now also suggest to take sunglasses if it's supposed to be sunny for the day
- Fixed UK units not displaying everything in miles
- Unit setting is now more user friendly
- Live tile bug fixes/tweaks
- App performance tweaks
- Added "Thank you" section to About page
Change Log:
- Open Weather Maps radar source now has 3 weather map options: precipitation, clouds, and temperature
- Fixed some radar bugs
- Fixed the notification setting not saving
- Weather icons should be sharper in the live tile
- Other little tweaks here and there
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  • by Justin 19/10/2014
  • by Steve 19/10/2014
    Lovely app. Well designed, visually appealing and with good functionality.
  • by User 19/10/2014
  • by keith 18/10/2014
    I do love a weather app and have to say this is proving to be excellent, certainly best I've come across on this platform. Good work .
  • by Matthew 18/10/2014
    Great. Very accurate location services.
  • by Piotr 18/10/2014
    Clean and beautiful app!
  • by Jeff 16/10/2014
    Nice to use, clear and attractive screens.
  • by Dr Glenn 15/10/2014
    Does what it says on the tin, lovely clear uncluttered design
  • by colin 14/10/2014
    Could do with a lock screen please
  • by Josh 12/10/2014
    We likey!