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Drew017
Jan 11, 2013, 04:45 PM
Just today I went to my Dashboard and noticed my Yahoo Weather widget (Stock) isn't updating. I restarted the dock, removed the widget and added it back, but it wont even recognize my city... Anyone else have this problem?

(And yes I have a working Internet connection)



balamw
Jan 11, 2013, 04:50 PM
I've been having similar problems with Weather on iOS 6. Limited just to my town. So I suspect the data source.

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WeepOzymandias
Jan 11, 2013, 05:34 PM
Same problem, first noticed today.

Neither weather nor stocks are updating on dashboard (OS X 10.8.2)—both use Yahoo! services, so I suspect somebody broke an API somewhere.

I’ve not experienced any problems on iOS.

Drew017
Jan 11, 2013, 05:59 PM
Same problem, first noticed today.

Neither weather nor stocks are updating on dashboard (OS X 10.8.2)—both use Yahoo! services, so I suspect somebody broke an API somewhere.

I’ve not experienced any problems on iOS.

thought it might be a yahoo issue :confused: hmm anyone know of any good alternate weather widgets for OS X?

mrapplegate
Jan 11, 2013, 06:04 PM
If you check the console you should see the following errors:
Jan 11 19:02:56 DashboardClient[7816]: com.apple.widget.weather: Fetching data failed, no <response>
Jan 11 19:03:09 DashboardClient[7816]: connect() failed. errno:53, fd:8, port:5900

It looks like it is a server issue or an API issue on yahoo's end.

WeepOzymandias
Jan 11, 2013, 06:04 PM
anyone know of any good alternate weather widgets for OS X?

I’ve always preferred Weather Underground’s widget (http://www.wunderground.com/download/widgets.asp) because Apple’s pulls data from an airport that is in the same city as me, but actually quite a distance away. WU’s widget gives you more flexibility. Not quite as pretty though.

Drew017
Jan 11, 2013, 06:55 PM
I’ve always preferred Weather Underground’s widget (http://www.wunderground.com/download/widgets.asp) because Apple’s pulls data from an airport that is in the same city as me, but actually quite a distance away. WU’s widget gives you more flexibility. Not quite as pretty though.

thanks... I found this one (http://wsidecar.apple.com/cgi-bin/nph-reg3rdpty2.pl/product=09698&amp;cat=&amp;platform=osx&amp;method=sa)to do the job just as well as weather underground

Tucson Allen
Jan 12, 2013, 12:54 PM
OS 10.8.2, late 2012 iMac 21.

Drew017
Jan 12, 2013, 04:26 PM
Seems to have fixed itself today… weird

WeepOzymandias
Jan 12, 2013, 04:28 PM
Seems to have fixed itself today… weird

same here.

Tucson Allen
Jan 14, 2013, 07:30 PM
You’d think “someone” would notice the app was broken and fix it.

mrapplegate
Jan 14, 2013, 07:37 PM
You’d think “someone” would notice the app was broken and fix it.

Why would they ? Their app is not broken. The app gets data from yahoo. It was their issue