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Tag Archives: iPhone
Met Office mobile weather app wins top industry award
The Met Office and Mubaloo are proud to announce that they have won another award for our weather app, at the “Marketing on Mobile Awards” (MOMAs), in the Public Sector Mobile Strategy category. Since its launch at the beginning of … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged Android, iPhone, kindle, Met Office, MOMA's, mubaloo, weather, weather warnings, Windows Phone 8 2 Comments
Be weather aware with our Windows Phone 8 app
The Met Office has launched its latest addition to mobile forecasts with a specially designed app for Windows Phone 8. Since it’s launch in the last two weeks it has garnered some very positive reviews with Windows Phone Central saying: … Continue reading
The Met Office iPhone and Android app gets an update
The Met Office iPhone and Android app has been updated and is now available to download in the App Store and Google Play. As well as bug fixing, the Android and iPhone update has taken on a lot of user feedback … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged Android, App Store, Google, Google Play, IOS, iPhone, Met Office, weather 6 Comments
Met Office shortlisted in Appster awards
The Met Office iPhone and Android app have been shortlisted for the Best Consumer App in the Appster awards, to be presented on Oct 2nd in London. This continues a successful year for both the iPhone and Android apps having been shortlisted … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged Android, app, Appster, Best Consumer App, iPhone, London, Met Office Comments Off on Met Office shortlisted in Appster awards
Get your weekend weather on our apps and events calendar this summer
This weekend is the first weekend of summer (based on the astronomical calendar, meteorologically speaking, summer started on the 1 June) and a number of events are taking place including: Isle of Wight Festival, Eden Sessions, Radio 1 Hackney Weekend, … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged Android, iPhone Comments Off on Get your weekend weather on our apps and events calendar this summer
Local Jubilee forecasts wherever you are with the Met Office iPhone and Android apps
With the Jubilee weekend looking likely to see a typical mixture of British weather across the UK you can make sure you always have your latest local forecast to hand with our iPhone and Android apps. The Met Office provides … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged Android, Climate of the United Kingdom, Comscore, Forecasts, Groupon, iPhone, jubilee, Met Office, Ultraviolet, weather, weather forecasting Comments Off on Local Jubilee forecasts wherever you are with the Met Office iPhone and Android apps
Met Office iPhone app success continues
The success of the Met Office iPhone app continues with it making it into the Top 25 All-Time Free Apps, published by Apple. The Met Office app, no 21 in the list, is the only weather app to make it … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office in the Media Tagged app, Apple, Carphone Warehouse, iPhone, Met Office, Smartphone, weather 1 Comment
What is ‘feels like’ temperature?
This article was updated on 17 March 2022 Have you ever stepped out of the house in the morning and thought, ‘I knew it would be cold, but perhaps not this cold!’ The temperatures that you normally see on our … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged Android, feels like temperature, Felt air temperature, iPhone, temperature, wind, Wind chill 4 Comments
New Met Office Android app and updated iPhone app
Following the success of the Met Office weather app on the iPhone, weather forecasts from the Met Office are now available for Android. The app can be used on all android phones and includes a widget so information can be … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged Android, app, iPhone, Met Office, mobile weather, Smarter Weather, weather, weather forecasts 1 Comment
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