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  1. CarrierPigeon's Avatar
    What is the best weather app for use on the Galaxy S5?

    Thanks!
    06-19-2014 08:34 PM
  2. Mac Luu Ha's Avatar
    I am using EZ Weather HD Beautiful Widget
    https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...life.ezweather
    06-19-2014 08:38 PM
  3. konvajw's Avatar
    I use weather bug the most, but accuweather just updated app to include "minutecast" forecast which I will check out for the heck of it.

    Posted via Android Central App - Verizon S5
    06-19-2014 08:53 PM
  4. ibcop's Avatar
    I've used BeWeather for quite a while and happy with it.
    06-19-2014 09:03 PM
  5. AZgl1500's Avatar
    IMO the only one that gives the most accurate weather is "The Weather Channel".

    I have used the others by comparison and slowly deleted them all except The Weather Channel.

    I also have The Weather Channel set up on my desktop PC and running 24/7. It gives me popup alerts about tornadoes, etc.....

    I only pull up TWC when I want it, it does not run all the time. I don't like weather widgets, wastes battery power.
    06-19-2014 09:08 PM
  6. ibcop's Avatar
    IMO the only one that gives the most accurate weather is "The Weather Channel".

    I have used the others by comparison and slowly deleted them all except The Weather Channel.

    I also have The Weather Channel set up on my desktop PC and running 24/7. It gives me popup alerts about tornadoes, etc.....

    I only pull up TWC when I want it, it does not run all the time. I don't like weather widgets, wastes battery power.
    Weather widgets don't use that much battery power - not enough for you to notice anyway.
    06-19-2014 09:13 PM
  7. jaleesag88's Avatar
    I use AccuWeather

    Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-G900A using AC Forums mobile app
    06-19-2014 09:21 PM
  8. AZgl1500's Avatar
    Weather widgets don't use that much battery power - not enough for you to notice anyway.
    It is the consistent polling/update the info that is consuming the power. and that is what the widgets do, ergo, that is why I don't use widgets much.
    06-19-2014 09:22 PM
  9. ibcop's Avatar
    It is the consistent polling/update the info that is consuming the power. and that is what the widgets do, ergo, that is why I don't use widgets much.
    Again very little power consumption, not to mention you can set the time intervals the app updates - mine updates every thirty minutes and zero battery concerns but maybe it's your weather app if you're having issues.
    06-19-2014 09:25 PM
  10. PsychDoc's Avatar
    Actually I was shocked to see that weatherbug was using a fair amount of power. Because of that I'm now using yahoo weather and NOAA weather as alternatives.

    Sent from my SM-G900V using AC Forums mobile app
    06-19-2014 09:40 PM
  11. jmagid51's Avatar
    I have been using both WTOC radar alongside The Weather Channel. Take a look at the WTOC radar during bad weather, the radar is very impressive.

    Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-G900A using AC Forums mobile app
    06-19-2014 09:50 PM
  12. phone-a-holic's Avatar
    I have used Beweather for years no problems. Very reliable.
    06-19-2014 10:57 PM
  13. skidoo's Avatar
    1-Weather, hands down. I don't know how accurate it is, but it's gorgeous, and loaded with features.

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    06-19-2014 11:24 PM
  14. News4la's Avatar
    Have a Look at Weather Underground.
    06-19-2014 11:25 PM
  15. bembol's Avatar
    Have a Look at Weather Underground.
    It's the service I use on HD Widgets.
    06-19-2014 11:37 PM
  16. lindseybp's Avatar
    Weather underground app is great.

    Posted via Android Central App
    06-20-2014 12:15 AM
  17. Eclipse2K's Avatar
    Actually I was shocked to see that weatherbug was using a fair amount of power. Because of that I'm now using yahoo weather and NOAA weather as alternatives.

    Sent from my SM-G900V using AC Forums mobile app
    Did you have WeatherBug updating every hour? Mine barely uses anything but I do the max of 6 hours since I don't need updates.

    Samsung Galaxy S5 (Verizon)
    06-20-2014 03:46 AM
  18. ellisroy's Avatar
    Transparent weather clock works for me. Highly customizable low battery drain ect. Free on play store.
    06-20-2014 05:31 AM
  19. PsychDoc's Avatar
    Did you have WeatherBug updating every hour? Mine barely uses anything but I do the max of 6 hours since I don't need updates.

    Samsung Galaxy S5 (Verizon)
    IIRC I believe I had it refreshing only every 2-3 hours or so. Even then I was shocked to see how much of my battery it was using.

    [UPDATE] I've now played with all the weather apps/widgets referred to in this thread and I'm now ready to proclaim a winner......(drum roll please).....And the winner is.....

    1 Weather

    It's the most clear, simply laid out with great 10 day predictions and a nice little "discussion" of current weather conditions when you open it up.
    bennyj likes this.
    06-20-2014 06:24 AM
  20. PainFX's Avatar
    i find that yahoo weather is much accurate vs others. doesn't drain battery either.
    06-20-2014 11:12 AM
  21. STARGATE's Avatar
    I use the stock widget, it's nice, accurate and pretty straight forward.

    I've used yahoo weather and weather channel in my GS4 and a few times with my GS5, but I prefer the stock widget though.

    Sent From Inside The TARDIS With My Galaxy S5
    06-20-2014 11:32 AM
  22. Gekko's Avatar
    Hourly Weather Widget
    Single Minded Productions - March 2, 2014

    https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...yweatherwidget
    06-20-2014 06:54 PM
  23. mrg4512's Avatar
    IIRC I believe I had it refreshing only every 2-3 hours or so. Even then I was shocked to see how much of my battery it was using.

    [UPDATE] I've now played with all the weather apps/widgets referred to in this thread and I'm now ready to proclaim a winner......(drum roll please).....And the winner is.....

    1 Weather

    It's the most clear, simply laid out with great 10 day predictions and a nice little "discussion" of current weather conditions when you open it up.
    Very solid weather app!

    Posted via Android Central App
    06-20-2014 07:52 PM
  24. BrainSmashR's Avatar
    I use Weather Now live wallpaper and the stock weather widget with 100% transparency.
    06-20-2014 08:41 PM
  25. BrainSmashR's Avatar
    I use Weather Now live wallpaper and the stock weather widget with 100% transparency.
    Best weather app for use on the Galaxy S5?-screenshot_2014-06-20-20-45-29.jpg

    Posted via Android Central App
    06-20-2014 08:47 PM
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