February 19, 2013 7:43pm
The Weather Channel, that other official weather app for Android, has received a nice update that brings a new interface and full tablet support to the platform.
The main new feature of TWC is a pin-point system of precipitation notifications — “It will begin raining at 4:00pm” — much like The Weather Channel’s PointCast system. The app has been redesigned with an attractive Holo interface, complete with horizontal sliding panels, and some gorgeous flat icons that really mesh well with the darker colour scheme of Android 4.0+.
Improved weather bulletins, more detailed radar maps and videos of weather stories in your surrounding area round out the feature set. While it may not replace OneWeather as your favourite Android weather app, it’s a pretty nice update that’s worth considering, especially if you have a tablet.