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Old 01-21-2008, 09:39 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I was looking intot he Weather push and was wondering if anyone has been using the weather push and how they like it.

I tried getting it configured but it couldn't find my location.
I am in Spring Hill, Fl USA, I tried typing all that in various different times but it keeps telling me it could not find my location but if I put a big name like Tampa it shows up just like that, any one else have any similar expierences?
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Old 01-21-2008, 09:55 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I found it to be OK, but nothing great. It only updates twice per day, so the current conditions are always out of date. I deleted and just use the TWC mobile Web site.
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Old 01-21-2008, 10:19 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I like BB Weather better
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Old 01-22-2008, 12:35 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I like the screen the push weather takes you too... looks real nice with the animated icons... but it is totally unreliable I think. BBweather works perfectly. The push is a good idea but is always about 5 hours behind the current time it seems.....
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Please pardon my question if this is extremely obvious (as I'm a new owner) but what is BB Weather?
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Oh yeah... I just reminded myself that search is my friend!

Found the info I was looking for in just a few minutes.

On another note, has anyone used weatherbug on their BB before? I use it on all of my desktop computers and really like it. However, I'm wondering how it works on the BB. I might go ahead and just give it a try.
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I just downloaded weatherbug and so far, it looks pretty cool. However, I keep changing the location and it continues to go back to somewhere in Maryland!!
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Old 01-23-2008, 05:32 AM   #8 (permalink)
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When you say "BlackBerry Weather", what are you referring to?

My BlackBerry 8300 Curve has no weather applications built-in...
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Old 01-23-2008, 09:03 AM   #9 (permalink)
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Wirelessly posted (RIM BlackBerry 8300 Curve: BlackBerry8300/4.2.2 Profile/MIDP-2.0 Configuration/CLDC-1.1 VendorID/122)

When you say "BlackBerry Weather", what are you referring to?

My BlackBerry 8300 Curve has no weather applications built-in...


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Old 01-23-2008, 09:13 AM   #10 (permalink)
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I was looking intot he Weather push and was wondering if anyone has been using the weather push and how they like it.

I tried getting it configured but it couldn't find my location.
I am in Spring Hill, Fl USA, I tried typing all that in various different times but it keeps telling me it could not find my location but if I put a big name like Tampa it shows up just like that, any one else have any similar expierences?
I gave it a shot, but didn't like the fact that it only updated twice a day. In addition to the BBWeather suggestion, don't forget jfisher's web shortcuts. I use a shortcut to Weather Underground and like this much better than BBWeather.

Good luck.
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Good idea - I'll have to look into how to use web shortcuts because eventually I'll probably go that route. However, I do like the temperature display (i.e. weatherbug) on my homepage without having to go to a site to see the temperature but I also don't want to have to pay an annual subscription either. Therefore, I think web shortcuts is in my future.

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I like BBWeather EXCEPT the icon on the screen doesn't have anything to do with the current weather. Always a storm cloud, how unuseful. I would like an accuweather type applications that was a true application and displayed the correct weather. Weathereye is great but doesn't support any cities near me. Any ideas??
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i didnt like the push it was always wrong in the forecast.
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Old 04-24-2008, 06:23 PM   #14 (permalink)
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I like BBWeather EXCEPT the icon on the screen doesn't have anything to do with the current weather. Always a storm cloud, how unuseful. I would like an accuweather type applications that was a true application and displayed the correct weather. Weathereye is great but doesn't support any cities near me. Any ideas??
I agree with the downside of BB Weather. I wish it adjusted on the homescreen.
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Old 04-24-2008, 06:26 PM   #15 (permalink)
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i could care less about what's on the home screen...i open the app and leave it running, hit alt+esc to see what the weather is....
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Old 04-24-2008, 07:35 PM   #16 (permalink)
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You could try WeatherEye or Weather Bug Direct, both offer home screen icons that reflect the current Weather for you location. I prefer Weather Bug because it pushes down alerts and offers animated radar screens. WeatherEye is very nice looking but doesn't give as much information as Weather Bug. (Just my opinion)
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