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Bryan M. Wolfe
| May 29, 2011
The Best iPad Apps Of The Week
The AppAdvice iPad App Of The Week: Aelios Weather Updated May 28 ($2.99); original article Aelios Weather ($2.99) is a brand new iPad app that allows users to explore the world, and check out weather forecasts - all within an application that was designed "like a finely crafted Swiss watch," according to its developer. The app, which hit the App Store earlier today, offers a variety of features - including a virtual watch, a clever location detector and a weather poster, which displays "easy to read" weather forecasts. Here's a full list of features, as outlined in Aelios Weather's release notes:
- Weather forecasts for any place on earth!
- Finely crafted 24-hour virtual watch.
- Day and Nighttime indicators.
- Explore the world quickly by simply moving and pinching maps.
- Real-Time Smart Location Selector: Instantly locks onto the most highly populated location.
- One-touch Weather using your geo-location.
- Powerful location search thanks: Find any location by typing its name, (even approximately). For instance: "nyc" for New York City or "everest" for Mount Everest.
- Weather Poster: Easy-to-read daily or weekly weather forecasts.
- Weather data including temperature, precipitation level, wind direction and speed.
- Forecasts for the next 24 hours, with details every 3 hours.
- Forecasts for the next 7 days.
- Units: metric or imperial
- Supports both Portrait and Landscape mode
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