Weather Snitch 2: Written iPhone App Review
Sometimes just having the basic weather of high and low degrees is not enough. Want to have hourly, daily, nightly, weekly, and monthly weather conditions from around the world instantly at your fingertips? Then the Weather Snitch 2 app from developer Snitchware Inc. is the perfect app for you! It is compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad, and runs on iOS 4.2 or later.
When the user first loads the Weather Snitch 2 app, they are prompted with a tutorial on how the app works. They will tap a sun imprinted icon to add the current temperature to their home screen. When using the app’s “Weather Bar”, they can use different swiping motions to view various features such as displaying and hiding updated time, and viewing various locations. The user can also tap once to change the “Weather Bar” layouts. They can also double tap their device screen to enter or exit out of full screen mode. When viewing the monthly feature, the user can tap on any colored day to view additional information. They can also drag tool tips over specific days to immediately update information. Swiping left or right on the screen allows the user to switch calendar modes. The weekly feature allows the user to view the next 15 days in daily and nightly forecasts. They can also access day view features where they can track the weather per hour. If the user is a big social networking afficiando, they can also share their current weather conditions via Facebook and Twitter. If the user has an appreciation for art, they can view of 100 different weather conditions illustrated by hand. They can also adjust the app to work per their personal preference whether its varying degree, speed, distance, and other units.
Appearance and Layout:
Sporting a monochromatic color scheme and background, Weather Snitch 2 is a no-nonsense, straight to business app. Layout is superb, with everything from rain percentage, humidity level, and wind and visibility mileage all laid out on the same area as the current temperatures of the user’s preferred location. App navigation is easy to use and simple to figure out.
Overall, the value of Weather Snitch 2 is decent. Most people won’t be eagerly wanting to spend $2.99 on a weather app, but it’s not just any kind of weather app. It can do so much more, and the fact that user can access a wealth of weather related information from all around the world instantly and conveniently. This is a great app for those who love to travel or travel a lot, and for those who have many friends and family abroad and like to stay up to date with their daily living conditions.
Weather Snitch 2 iPhone app requires iOS 4.2 or later and is compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. A small expedite fee was paid by the developer to speed up the publication of this review. The iPhone app reviews rating: [Rating: 4.5/5]