Apple Acquires Weather App Dark Sky

by admin on Apr 01, 2020

Apple has obtained climate app Dark Skies, Dark Sky’s developers announced today. Dark Skies is among one of the most popular climate applications on the App Store, understood for its accuracy as well as storm warnings.

Our goal has always been to provide the world with the best weather information possible, to help as many people as we can stay dry and safe, and to do so in a way that respects your privacy.

There is no better place to accomplish these goals than at Apple. We’re thrilled to have the opportunity to reach far more people, with far more impact, than we ever could alone.

There will undoubtedly be no changes to the Dark Skies for an iphone application, and also it will remain to be available for purchase in the Application Store. Apple does not seem to make the app free at this time, as well as it remains to be priced at $3.99.

In the future, Apple could be planning to construct Dark Skies right into its very own weather application, which relies upon information from The Weather Network currently.

Dark Skies features consist of minute-by-minute weather predictions based upon specific place, the hour-by-hour weather report for the following day as well as the week, detailed weather condition computer animations, as well as progressed notification updates that include down-to-the-minute notifies before the rain starts as well as severe weather alerts. The app additionally consists of a Today Widget, a Time Equipment feature so you can see the weather in the past or existing, and also an Apple Watch application.

Dark Sky for Android, as well as Use OS, is being terminated on July 1, 2020. The site’s weather report, maps, and also embeds will be offered till July 1, 2020, and the site itself will remain readily available in support of API as well as iphone app consumers.

Dark Sky claims its API service for existing clients is not transforming, yet brand-new signups will no more be accepted. The API will resolve the completion of 2021, but afterward, time, programmers will undoubtedly require to find another remedy. End of Dark Skies’s API will undoubtedly influence other prominent weather applications like Carrot, which utilizes the Dark Skies API.