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[APP] GO Weather v1.9.4 released!

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By goweather, Junior Member on 25th January 2011, 02:53 AM
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GO Weather is an uber-cool weather app for your android phones. You are presented with a clean, uncluttered user interface, and satin-smooth animation giving you un-matched user experience.

GO Weather delivers the most accurate weather information from anywhere at any time. With access to the largest network of professional weather stations in the US and tens of thousands of locations around the world, GO Weather is ad-free weather application that goes all-out on the eye candy and includes dazzling high definition videos, taking your weather experience to the next-level.

Supported android versions: 2.0 and above

- Live, local weather conditions and forecasts
- Gorgeous 3D high-definition weather videos
- High-impact visual eye candy and satin-smooth animation
- Access up to tens of thousands of locations around world
- Fast access to saved locations (up to 10)
- Cached weather data for offline viewing
- Desktop Widget
- LIVE Wallpaper included

Hope you enjoy and like it~:
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=Tutorial: New Features=
1. You can choose widget theme.
- Start GO Weather, select "Settings" and choose "Select Widget Skins".

2. You can change settings when adding LIVE Wallpaper.
- Press on desktop, select "Live Wallpaper", then choose "GO Weather Live Wallpaper", click on bottom-right "Settings".

3. You can specify the location separately for Notification, Widget and Live Wallpaper.
Settings -> Notification & Alert -> Select Location
Settings -> Widget Settings -> Select Location
Settings -> Wallpaper Settings -> Select Location

4. If you have video issues, please try the new Default Videos:
Settings -> Select Background Video, download and select "Default Videos(Remastered)"

V1.9.4 Update:

- New widget skin added.
- Fixed phone clock sync issue.
- Resolved QVGA screen layout bug.
- Other minor UI enhancements.
- New BETA feature: GPS location auto-update.

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If you have Any feedback/wish/bugreport, please reply to this thread or send all bug reports to

If you like GO Weather, please support us by giving your high rate in Google Market, recommending to your friends and forums.


Update log:
- Minor bug fixes and UI adjustments.
- Weather video and live wallpaper reflect local date/time
- Added "notification" ticker.
- Added 3 new widget skins.

Bugs Fixed:
- Resolved "Simple Style" widget's no-response when clicked.
- Fixed APK plugin download problem for certain Motorola handsets that doesnt come with Android Market pre-installed.
- Fixed LIVE Wallpaper no-animation defect.
- Resolved GO Weather (Chinese version) not reflecting actual weather data when using LIVE Wallpaper.

- Deployed new weather data feed sources,covering more cities.
- LIVE wallpaper, videos and themes installed as APK formats.
- Night LIVE wallpaper added.

Bug Fixed:
- Resolved defects related to LIVE wallpaper causing program crashes.
- Other bug fixes and performance tweaks.

- Widget is now theme-able. 2 themes provided.
- User can now select city/location to display on LIVE Wallpaper, Notification Bar and Widget.
- Easily select preferences/settings when adding LIVE Wallpaper.
- Added customizable font size adjustment for LIVE Wallpaper.

Bugs Fixed:
- Fixed major video display defect on certain low-end devices. Resolved other handsets having "black screen" video display bugs.
- Other minor fixes and UI adjustments.

- Major performance tweaks and refactoring to enhance battery life.
- New Enhanced Animated LIVE Wallpaper. Watch weather animations on your mobile desktop.
- Customize-able LIVE Wallpaper settings. You can now adjust font attributes and text positioning.
- Adjusts Settings order

Bug Fixes:
- Other minor bug fixes

- Change weather data feeds for international cities, providing more accurate real time weather. Applicable only for chinese version.
- Day and Night videos are displayed based on sunset and sunrise times.
- Weather data does not show "O" degrees when there is no update from source.

Bugs Fixed:
- Major bugs fixed pertaining to weather videos download incomplete, playback defects.
- Fixed some crash-related bugs.
- Some other minor ui fixes.

- Reorganized UI in settings screen
- Improved resource management
- Added new LIVE Wallpaper display format

Bugs Fixed:
- Fixed software update bug
- Fixed "Update All Locations" related defects

- Chinese version now includes international cities
- Improve weather notification display
- Enhance weather widget update frequency
- Add simple display mode for displaying weather info only on lock screen
- Add "hybrid" option in units, offers celsius & mph for users

Bugs Fix:
- Fix bug related to weather not displaying correct temperature
- Fix weather forecast not displaying
- Fix widget not in sync defect
- Fix LIVE wallpaper weather update issues
- Fix random crash problem

- Weather info displayed on notification bar.
- Alert when battery runs low.
- Improved battery low notification system.
- Notified user on drastic temperature changes.
- Software Upgrade improvement.
- Tweaked widget's time sync and refresh frequency to conserve battery.

Bug Fixed:
- Fixed network connection related issues with UK/German users.
- Kept old data when updating and refreshing.
- Retained preference settings when installing upgrades.
- Numerous minor bug fixes and enhancements.

- High-Definition Video download option.
- Click-able regions on widgets.
- Improved widget refresh frequency.
- Option to disable weather refresh; thereby saving battery life.
- Removed clutter and improved settings and preference screen.

Bugs Fixed:
- Fixed network and connection related problems.
- Fixed persistence/storage problem related to preference settings.
- Fixed widget's "Add a city" bug.

- Night-time video download option in Settings
- Fahrenheit set as default settings for International version
- Included more chinese cities
- Other minor UI improvements

Bugs Fix:
- Fix bug in 12-hour time display
- Fix time sync error between app and widget
- Fix widget does not update error when network is not available
- Fix bug when saving settings
- Fix background weather play error when returning from About page
- Resolve GPS error message correction
- Other minor bug fixes

- Quickly browse by continents/countries in settings
- Add phonetic query,Improves accuracy of search
- Improve Chinese location weather feeds
- Sync widget's & system's date
- Reduce file size by separating LIVE Wallpaper + Tutorial resources

Bugs Fixed
- Fix widget date/time sync error & weather update bug
- Fix widget update bug when phone reboots
- Fix widget no response/UI frozen bug
- Fix bugs about weather retrieval,network reliability & UI consistencies

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25th January 2011, 03:31 PM |#2  
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Can you please add accuweather suport ? I have a few locations that are only coverd by them.

And cool app i gave you 5 stars :)

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6th April 2011, 04:14 PM |#3  
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I think this is a pretty nice app.been using it for a while.
Only 4 issues i have with it

1 ..Behind the temp display on the widget,the green grass/flower image i feel is unnecessary unless it can change on different weather times.
I.E if it is snowing then maybe snow in background,if it windy then maybe leaves matter what the weather i get green grass/flowers which looks pretty crass.

2...The alert(notification) for drastic weather change,what is classed as drastic weather change?
.i have had the app for about 6 weeks and only just this past week or so has it started too alert me of weather change.But nothing i would class as drastic,if it is cloudy today and going too rain tmw then it will make a notification,but it could rain all night and be normal cloudy day following.
If it was going too be very high winds then yeah an alert in needed,torrential rain etc.but then at what point do you/app decide the following days weather will be drastic.

3....when adding location i get problems locating server when i choose too input location using the browse option..
Location-browse location-United kingdom-Scotland-"city" will bring up server error.Could be connection error my side but just noting it.

4...On the weather display the time i have set for update is 1 hour,but it is now 4.11pm and the display says conditions as of 2.50pm.
I solved this myself if you come out the app and back in it updates but does not always do it.Since when you use settings it says updating but does not fix that problem.But as i said coming out the app and back in should fix it most times.
I just noticed the same thing on your Paris image,the time 10:32am but the conditions 3:00am.this should auto update along with the hourly update i reckon.

I know it seem like long winded issues but just trying too explain the best i can,i really like the app and find it better then bw which i used too have.

Im rambling now,im not good at explaining things in writing but trying my best.still best weather app i tried so far.
I understand it beta so will be some issues,so not slating the app.
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20th April 2011, 02:44 AM |#4  
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Using the latest version 1.7.1 Beta Build 19.

The app/widget doesn't update unless I'm connected to a wifi network.
20th April 2011, 03:33 AM |#5  
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Might be having the same issue. Don't have a wifi network to test with ATM though. I just get a message that there's a network error and that I.should check my network settings.

Originally Posted by Cannibul

Using the latest version 1.7.1 Beta Build 19.

The app/widget doesn't update unless I'm connected to a wifi network.

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20th April 2011, 02:25 PM |#6  
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GOWeather 5-day forecast updating issue

I downloaded GOWeather last night and I really like it, but there seems to be a problem with the five day forecast at the bottom of my screen.

The forecast in the main screen updates when I manually refresh (doesn't seem to happen otherwise - I noticed someone else has mentioned that) but nothing I can do makes the five-day forecast update. It still says "Tonight Tomorrow Thurs Fri Sat". It's Wednesday now, so I want it to change!

When I set it to forecast date the date changes (4/20, 4/21, 4/22, etc) although the weather predicted doesn't, but if I switch it back to day, it goes back to "Tonight Tomorrow Thurs Fri Sat".

Hope this can be fixed

EDIT: It does update when I'm on wi-fi. And the widget running on my lock screen updates continously. It just seems to be the 5 day forecast on "Day" not date. I'll double check by leving it off wifi overnight again.
22nd April 2011, 07:06 PM |#7  
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Im getting a problem with the clock time,it seems ok for a while them just stop and even when i go into the app itself and update the time dont change.
last time it happened it was 2pm and i looked at my phone only for it too show 9.48am.

i have now uninstalled the app til it gets some bug fixing,i understand it in beta form so wont slate it,it still a good app just need some things sorted out.
24th April 2011, 05:47 AM |#8  
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I can not get the "themes" to download, and also, the "Default Videos Including Night" stops at 85% on the download.

I like it alot though!! Huawei Ascend v2.1
24th April 2011, 07:33 AM |#9  
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What does the "wallpaper" theme do in the settings? I don't see any wallpapers added to my gallery when I download them (on a droid 2).

Also, does this include functionality to be added to your lockscreen or do you need widget locker? If so, how?
25th April 2011, 01:39 AM |#10  
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I'd really like to use this app but it won't update at all for me unless I'm on wifi which is very rarely. I also would love to see a 1x1 widget eventually.

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25th April 2011, 01:51 AM |#11  
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cool Ill try it
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