MyObservatory (我的天文台)

MyObservatory (我的天文台)


The “MyObservatory” is one of the most popular weather app providing location-specific weather service in Hong Kong. If permission is granted to determine user’s location, temperature, relative humidity, rainfall, wind direction and speed, as well as weather photograph collected from nearby weather stations will be displayed. “My Location Settings” is introduced since version 4.0.0. In the “My Location Settings”, users can opt for using the automatic location service provided by the smartphone, or designating “My Location” on the map themselves. This location will be displayed on the main page and in “My Weather Report”. The meteorological data displayed on the same page is provided by meteorological stations nearby, and is not necessarily from a station in the same region. In case meteorological data is not available from nearby stations, data from other meteorological stations at headquarter of the Observatory, King’s Park, and Star Ferry will be used instead. Meanwhile, “Hong Kong Observatory” will be used as “My Location”.

Please note that:
1. Although the “MyObservatory” is a free app, user will be charged by their mobile network service provider on the use of data service. These charges can become very expensive on roaming. Please ensure that the option of “Data Roaming” have been disabled in the settings of your mobile devices. Meanwhile, the app requires user’s authorization on: “full network access”, “view network connections”, “view Wi-Fi connections” to download weather data over the Internet.

2. The estimated location provided by the mobile device may be deviated from your actual location. Meanwhile, owing to the dissimilarity in altitude and topography between user’s location and weather station, weather information displayed may be different from the actual conditions.

3. Use of location-based rain forecast notification will increase the battery usage and data download.

4. To allow user to get hold to important weather information such as weather warning, Special Weather Tips, location-based rain forecast, etc., the “MyObservatory” would automatically notify users the above information according to user’s settings. This feature requires user’s authorization on “run at startup”.

Recent changes:
"- Add new function “Marine forecast”;
- Option for users to include shortcut on front page;
- Display forecast summary by sliding upwards on front page;
- Optimize the app and fix bugs."
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4.1
User ratings
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Installs
1,000,000+
Concerns
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File size
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About MyObservatory (我的天文台)
The “MyObservatory” is one of the most popular weather app providing location-specific weather service in Hong Kong. If permission is granted to determine user’s location, temperature, relative humidity, rainfall, wind direction and speed, as well as weather photograph collected from nearby weather stations will be displayed. “My Location Settings” is introduced since version 4.0.0. In the “My Location Settings”, users can opt for using the automatic location service provided by the smartphone, or designating “My Location” on the map themselves. This location will be displayed on the main page and in “My Weather Report”. The meteorological data displayed on the same page is provided by meteorological stations nearby, and is not necessarily from a station in the same region. In case meteorological data is not available from nearby stations, data from other meteorological stations at headquarter of the Observatory, King’s Park, and Star Ferry will be used instead. Meanwhile, “Hong Kong Observatory” will be used as “My Location”.

Please note that:
1. Although the “MyObservatory” is a free app, user will be charged by their mobile network service provider on the use of data service. These charges can become very expensive on roaming. Please ensure that the option of “Data Roaming” have been disabled in the settings of your mobile devices. Meanwhile, the app requires user’s authorization on: “full network access”, “view network connections”, “view Wi-Fi connections” to download weather data over the Internet.

2. The estimated location provided by the mobile device may be deviated from your actual location. Meanwhile, owing to the dissimilarity in altitude and topography between user’s location and weather station, weather information displayed may be different from the actual conditions.

3. Use of location-based rain forecast notification will increase the battery usage and data download.

4. To allow user to get hold to important weather information such as weather warning, Special Weather Tips, location-based rain forecast, etc., the “MyObservatory” would automatically notify users the above information according to user’s settings. This feature requires user’s authorization on “run at startup”.

Recent changes:
"- Add new function “Marine forecast”;
- Option for users to include shortcut on front page;
- Display forecast summary by sliding upwards on front page;
- Optimize the app and fix bugs."

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User reviews of MyObservatory (我的天文台)
天文台
May 22, 2011
crashed in my wildfire
Jan 26, 2011
good but widget does not work on nexus s
Jan 16, 2011
good job!
Dec 1, 2010
Android Market Comments
A Google User
Monday 8:33 PM
無左widget
A Google User
5 days ago
Nice and good
A Google User
Aug 19, 2014
Cool!
A Google User
Aug 18, 2014
Love it
A Google User
Aug 17, 2014
Crash when accessing location Always crash when accessing my location since using Android 4.4.4, uninstall, reinstall, clear data, factory reset... Same.