11 posts about Weather on this blog
Friday 21 March 2014, 14:29
One issue coming through loud and clear is that many users on more basic phones are missing the old vertical five-day overview. We're addressing this now and will be reintroducing the overview in the next few weeks.
Thursday 30 January 2014, 10:33
I am well aware there have been some very difficult weather conditions up and down the UK since early December. So it’s humbling to know that so many users have turned to the BBC app for their weather information.
Tuesday 19 November 2013, 09:00
We currently support 438 different screen resolutions on over 1000 Android devices. The key challenge here was to produce a design that scales, rather than bespoke solutions for both iPhone and iPad.
Tuesday 12 November 2013, 09:51
The biggest change is we’ve introduced the ability to rotate your tablet device to view the app in landscape. This is especially challenging for the multitude of Android Devices...
Wednesday 26 June 2013, 09:01
Recently I wrote about the launch of the BBC Weather apps for Android and iOS (LINK TO POST) and I’m delighted to announce the app has reached over one million downloads across both platforms within the first two weeks of launch.
It’s great to see such a positive response to the app and to reach this...
Friday 21 June 2013, 12:22
Links round up: Weather app and Barb measuring
Monday 10 June 2013, 07:30
Today we launch our native mobile apps for Android and iOS.
The Android version is now available from the Google Play store and the iOS version is available from the iTunes store.
While most users have traditionally visited the BBC Weather site on their desktop, we have seen a huge increase in mobile use...
Friday 25 January 2013, 16:02
I’m Jo Wickremasinghe and I’m Head of product for BBC’s Weather and Travel News.
Like many of you I was grappling with ‘snow week’ last week, constantly checking travel and weather updates to see whether my commute – and my carefully laid weekend plans...
Friday 6 July 2012, 12:15
Just over two weeks ago I posted a blog about the major upgrade we made to the BBC Weather website, introducing new hourly forecasts for UK locations and three hourly forecasts for International locations.
Yesterday we introduced extended forecasts, providing ten day forecasts for all our locations...
Thursday 5 July 2012, 19:00
Last week, BBC Connected Studio ventured off site again, this time to MozSpace in central London for the second Build Studio, with the focus on the Weather and Travel Product.
From the 25 concepts that were pitched at the Creative Studio in Google Campus on June 12,
Wednesday 13 June 2012, 17:23
Since my last blog post 3 months ago the BBC Weather team have been quietly busy. We have been working closely with our colleagues in the BBC Weather Centre to move to a new, more complex forecast data model from the Met Office.
This new data set gives us more granular data, both in terms of the number...
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