Please scroll down for a description of the functions and newly added features.
· Completely new look overall
Option to submit user generated photos and video
· Ability to share content via email and Twitter and Facebook
· New menu with options to click and read news headlines and watch weather-related videos
· Headline section with the latest regional, national and international weather-related news
· Video section with the latest regional, national and international weather-related news
· Feedback button to report bugs or give suggestions
· Highly responsive interactive map
· Highest resolution satellite cloud imagery available
· Exclusive patent pending Road Weather Index
· Colour-coded weather alerts arranged by severity
· Fully integrated GPS for current location awareness
· Integrated compass overlay
· Most accurate 10-day forecasts with both daily and hourly detail
· Ability to easily save your favourite locations
· Earthquake plotting - tap on an earthquake to display its detail
Using your Device & app history access permission, the Global News Skytracker Weather app will:
- Provide an optional “widget” and status bar icon showing weather conditions even when the app isn’t running.
Using your Identity access permission, the app will:
- Provide location search and map presentations.
Using your Location access permission, the app will:
- Provide weather information for your current location
- Present your current location on the map
Using your Photo/Media/Files access permission, the app will:
- Share selected photos with Global News at your request
- Save new photos taken within the app to your gallery
Using your Wi-Fi connection information access permission, the app will:
- Optimize the app experience based on available bandwidth
Using your Device ID & call information access permission, the app will:
- Detect changes to network conditions and adjust the app experience accordingly.
- Date fix for daily forecast page.