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Old Nov 1, 2011, 05:41 PM   #1
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how often does the weather widget update/refresh?

is it every time you pull the notification down or does it update in the background?
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Old Nov 2, 2011, 01:01 AM   #2
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is it every time you pull the notification down or does it update in the background?
Every time you pull down.
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Old Nov 2, 2011, 01:31 AM   #3
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Every time you pull down.
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Old Nov 2, 2011, 01:35 AM   #4
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More reason why you should take both of them off your notification menu.
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More reason why you should take both of them off your notification menu.

Why remove it ?

I check mine on a morning and find the weather app ok and as its unobtrusive can see no reason to remove it from notifications.
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Why remove it ?

I check mine on a morning and find the weather app ok and as its unobtrusive can see no reason to remove it from notifications.
Yeah I like having it there too. Would be nice if we had more widgets too
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Old Nov 2, 2011, 06:44 AM   #7
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More reason why you should take both of them off your notification menu.
'both'? The topic is the weather widget. Singular.

Provide a reason for your advice.
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Old Nov 2, 2011, 07:21 AM   #8
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Yahoo doesn't provide that accurate weather for my area so I use TWC.
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Old Nov 2, 2011, 07:39 AM   #9
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'both'? The topic is the weather widget. Singular.

Provide a reason for your advice.
If you keep pulling down the notification bar, the weather app will keep using location services and thereby , use your battery...
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If you keep pulling down the notification bar, the weather app will keep using location services and thereby , use your battery...
i dont use location for my weather.
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Old Nov 2, 2011, 11:22 AM   #11
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Why remove it ?

I check mine on a morning and find the weather app ok and as its unobtrusive can see no reason to remove it from notifications.
Notifications windows are viewed numerous times throughout the day so if it pings Stocks/Weather every time you pull down notifications then thats utilizing GPS which leads to more battery drain. And even without GPS then its using bandwidth that slows things down if using 3G.

Obviously anyone can do what they want, but I live on the West Coast and weather is fairly constant so I only check weather once a day. I dumped Weather (and stocks) and just ask Siri.
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Notifications windows are viewed numerous times throughout the day so if it pings Stocks/Weather every time you pull down notifications then thats utilizing GPS which leads to more battery drain. And even without GPS then its using bandwidth that slows things down if using 3G.

Obviously anyone can do what they want, but I live on the West Coast and weather is fairly constant so I only check weather once a day. I dumped Weather (and stocks) and just ask Siri.
Living in Dublin means having the 4 seasons in one day isn't uncommon. In which case, the weather app is useless. I do have it but frequently it shows sunny weather when it's not and cloudy when it's raining. And I don't have it use my location so that means it'll only use 3G to check and not GPS
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it only uses location services when its pulled down. I would think the amount of battey used is very minimal.
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Old Nov 2, 2011, 12:02 PM   #14
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it only uses location services when its pulled down. I would think the amount of battey used is very minimal.
That depends on how often you pull notification centre down
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