Expensive weather app that costs needs to offer more than just have a 6-day forecast and some semi-useless 3D maps.
SPB Weather Review
by on March 13, 2010
We’re not sure what you can add to a weather forecast program to make it worth paying a premium price. Unless you’re a sailor or aviator looking for a whole heap of extra information that could save your life there, there’s not much that a £12 app is going to add that’ll affect your next trip to the shops.
SPB Weather really tries hard. It has a good, fast interface. It has a detailed database of world cities from which you can select multiple locations to track, and select the place of your choice for the welcome screen. There’s a detailed 6-day forecast with high/low temperatures, wind speed and humidity to boot. There’s even a 3D globe that’ll download current satellite images of the world and do animations of rain patterns. It’s very clever and indecipherable as it scrolls around other cities of the world.
You can also add your own weather sources and adjust whether details are listed in Celsius or MPH. But ultimately there’s no more useful information here than offered by the free MSN Weather and little to really justify splashing £12 on.
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