All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Weather Channel’

Weather Channel Apologizes To Fort Worth, TX Councilman Joel Burns For Rude Tweet

The Weather Channel has definitely ruffled the feathers of Fort Worth, TX residents. On Monday, May 12 the television channel landed in hot water after sending a crude tweet to an openly gay Texas politician. A minute issue that could have been rectified with the quick change of a few pictures quickly evolved into an epic Twitter failure. It all …

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5.3-Magnitude Earthquake near Fukushima

An earthquake that registered as a 5.3-magnitude on the Richter scale was detected at 17:25 GMT today, according to a statement made by the United States Geological Service (USGS). Currently the ‘USGS’ and organizations like the ‘Japan Meteorological Society’ and the analysts at ‘The Weather Channel’ aren’t in complete agreement as to the size of the quake – both of …

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The Weather Channel Resorts to Dickish Behavior to Promote Its New Android App

The new Weather Channel app for Android lets you know exactly when weather events like rain or snow are supposed to start. Cool, right? What’s not cool is installing sprinklers inside a bus shelter and drenching everyone inside because they didn’t have the app so they didn’t know when the rain was going to start. Get it? Sure, they’re probably …

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Weather Channel Apps Top 100M Downloads, 38M Monthly Mobile Users

The most popular weather app around has just hit a significant milestone: 100 million downloads. The Weather Channel has just announced that their family of apps has crossed this threshold. That includes iOS, Android and Windows Phone. The iOS app was first launched in 2007, and the Android app followed in 2008. Last July is when it finally landed on …

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Weather Channel on YouTube Still Streaming Hurricane Sandy Coverage

Hurricane Sandy, the “superstorm” of 2012 hit the East coast of the U.S. yesterday, causing flooding and power outages in highly populated areas such as New York City. The storm is still sitting over the Northeast U.S., dropping rain and snow on places as far apart as West Virginia and Northern Michigan. Whether you can’t get enough pictures of flooded …

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Weather Channel’s Trip Planner Lets You Plan for the Sunny Skies

Nobody likes driving through inclement weather. It doesn’t matter what your name is, nobody enjoys driving through torrential downpours or windstorms that push so hard against the side of your vehicle you begin to feel like you’re not the one steering anymore. In short, it’s awful. Thanks to The Weather Channel and the mapping samurais at Stamen Design, you can …

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Weather Channel iPhone App Gets Facelift, Social Integration

Some apps in the iOS App Store are unique. There’s only one, maybe two apps that do just what that particular app does, and if you want to get that particular functionality, your choices are limited. Then there are weather apps. Weather apps, frankly, are a little like fart apps, flashlight apps, and, to a degree, Twitter clients: there are …

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