Mobile

CES 2016: AccuWeather advances Android weather

January 5th, 2016
AccuWeather has launched a new AccuWeather app for Android. The new app has a new look that users will easily recognize, in addition to enhanced performance features throughout the Android app experience.
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The AccuWeather app for Android provides a fresh customized new design with a clean and organized interface, making the digital experience appealing, highly intuitive, and easy for users.  The new look and feel meets material design guidelines developed in close collaboration with Google’s Android team.  AccuWeather app users will also experience enhanced location management, enhanced performance in dynamic radar and satellite animation, a new video experience for breaking weather and viral video content, as well as an all-new design for the AccuWeather “follow-me” widget to provide instant, easy access to weather information on the go.

The new universal app is optimized for phone and tablet sizes, providing a consistent Android experience across all digital devices from smart watches to mobile phones. The industry-leading app combines advanced displays and wording with customized, localized weather information with Superior Accuracy™, personalizing the weather so people can improve their lives.

“AccuWeather is committed to providing this exciting  new technology and usability to all Android app users, supplying the best, most relevant and localized forecasts to people everywhere on Earth, helping them make informed decisions,” said Steven Smith, President of Digital Media at AccuWeather.  “We’re excited to be one of the first major brands to implement Google’s material design, which gives our users a beautifully designed app with a superior user experience. AccuWeather’s proven digital expertise and innovation, combined with weather category leadership, make the AccuWeather app for Android the most trusted, most accurate Android weather app available to users,” he said.

AccuWeather’s Android app also provides unique features including the patented AccuWeather MinuteCast, the only global minute-by-minute precipitation forecast for a person’s exact street address or GPS location.

The AccuWeather app for Android is available free on Google Play.

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