997 ratings (4.294 average)
What's new in this version (3.4.0):
* Map UI redesigned
* Android 3.x + 4.0: notification contains snooze button
* Various fixes
This weather app and widget are able to warn you against precipitation (like rain or snow) by a silent alarm. You can watch what is coming by the up-to-date radar animation. Even more convenient, the supplied widgets can help you monitor the precipitation situation without any alarms.
Useful assistant for everything outdoors like cycling, biking or hiking.
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The difference to "Rain Alarm" is the background map, which is here OpenStreetMap and for the other version Google Maps.
The data used originates from governmental weather services. Works in the USA (including Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Guam), Canada, Australia, Taiwan, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, the UK, Ireland, Germany, Norway, Iceland, the Netherlands, Spain (including the Balearic and the Canary Islands), Slovenia, Croatia.
Limitations to Rain Alarm OSM Pro:
* Fixed update interval of 30 minutes
* Fixed search radius of 47 miles / 75 km
* Location update interval at most every 24 hours
* No manual location possible
* Fixed animation interval of 120 minutes
* Background update cannot be disabled
* No customized alarms
* Alarms without sound (only with vibration and notification)
* Just 2 widget themes - only with a black background
INTERNET - loading precipitation data
VIBRATE - alarm
ACCESS_COARSE_LOCATION, ACCESS_FINE_LOCATION - location
ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE, ACCESS_WIFI_STATE - check connectivity
CHANGE_WIFI_STATE - Pro: optionally activate Wi-Fi when no other connectivity
WAKE_LOCK - occasional background service will not be interrupted by device sleep (otherwise you might not get alarms)
RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED - initiate background service when device starts
WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE - cache will be stored on external memory to save space on internal memory
READ_PHONE_STATE - needed by ad networks and to generate anonymized device ID
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