4castr, the already great weather app for Windows Phone, has been updated to version 2.0, with a bunch of new features in tow. Some of them include putting in rain alerts, a way to check out moon phase data and more.
Here's the long list of new additions, improvements and bug fixes in 4castr 2.0:
- Added rain alerts
- Added quiet hours for rain & government alerts (postpones notifications until a specified time)
- Added moon phase data to current panel
- Added "As of (time)" for when there are no government alerts in cached data
- Added pressure hourly forecast graph
- Added setting to change live tile radar zoom level
- Added setting to change minimum probability trigger for rain alerts
- Added precipitation type announcements for rain alerts, recorded by voice actress Redd Horrocks
- Added unsupported country warning prompts when a feature is not available in a user's country
- Added localization recruitment prompt for users speaking non-English languages
- Increased live tile timestamp size
- Reduced app size by converting custom sounds to .mp3 from .wav
- Changed default live tile radar zoom level
- Simplified toast notification custom sounds to reduce confusion
- Simplified error messages for upcoming localization
- Improved data processing time
- Improved background agent stability
- Improved background agent abortion notifications
- Fixed over three dozen individual bugs
Keep in mind that while 4castr is free to download and use, there are also optional in-app purchases that unlock some additional features.
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