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February 16, 2011

At 2011 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, The WeatherBug for Android Honeycomb Will Debut


Earth Networks is the owner of WeatherBug products and services and also the operator of the largest weather observing and lightning network. The company recently announced the availability of its WeatherBug (News - Alert) Mobile App for Android 3.0 Honeycomb from Google which is being made available through Android Market. This new application will debut between the 14th and 17th of Feb at the 2011 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, at the Google (News - Alert) Exhibit in Hall 4.3, Stand 8C25.


In a release, Chris Brozenick, vice president of consumer products at WeatherBug said that “We are excited to introduce a new way for users to interact with the weather on the new Android (News - Alert) 3.0 Honeycomb from Google. Users will experience enhanced features and advancements unprecedented to any other platform, including a redesigned interface with a heightened level of graphics; the latest in geolocational intelligence delivering live local weather information; and high-definition video and image displays that fully utilize its new capabilities.” 

The WeatherBug Mobile App, which was designed specifically for Android 3.0 Honeycomb, includes a number of different features such as At-A-Glance Information: The new widget panel design enables users to immediately access their preferred weather information and views.

Detailed Visualization: A large map area provides several contoured weather overlay options – including satellite, radar, humidity, pressure, wind speed, and forecast highs and lows – to display current conditions and approaching systems.

Location-Enabled Intelligence: The "Find Me" option automatically adjusts the location and default maps based on the user’s current location for quick and seamless access to local conditions and alerts.

High Resolution Video: Users can watch HD-quality national outlook videos, including the daily national forecast, from WeatherBug.
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