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App: Rain Alarm Pro

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Category Weather
Requires os version:Android1.6 and up
This weather app and widget are able to warn you against precipitation (like rain or snow) by an alarm. You can watch what is coming by the up-to-date radar animation. Even more convenient, the supplied widgets can help you monitor the precipitation situation without any alarms.

Useful assistant for everything outdoors like cycling, biking or hiking.

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The difference to "Rain Alarm Pro OSM" is the background map, which is here Google Maps and for the other version OpenStreetMap.

The data used originates from governmental weather services. Works in the USA (including Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Guam), Canada, Australia, Taiwan, Japan, Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, the UK, Ireland, Germany, Austria, Norway, Iceland, the Netherlands, Spain (including the Balearic and the Canary Islands), Slovenia, Croatia, Argentina.

If your device did not include Google Maps and you have installed it in a non-intended way, the app might not work. Please use instead Rain Alarm OSM Pro, which does not require Google Maps.

Extensions to Rain Alarm:* No advertisement* Customizable settings* Update interval, search radius* Location update interval, manual location, GPS, mobile networks* Animations interval* Background update can be disabled* More widget themes* Customizable alarms* settings for time frame, distance, strength, area, sound, vibration, notification* Sony SmartWatch used for notifications, widget and app

Permissions:INTERNET - loading precipitation dataVIBRATE - alarmACCESS_COARSE_LOCATION, ACCESS_FINE_LOCATION - locationACCESS_NETWORK_STATE, ACCESS_WIFI_STATE - check connectivityCHANGE_WIFI_STATE - optionally activate Wi-Fi when no other connectivityWAKE_LOCK - occasional background service will not be interrupted by device sleep (otherwise you might not get alarms)RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED - initiate background service when device startsWRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE - cache will be stored on external memory to save space on internal memoryREAD_PHONE_STATE - needed to generate anonymized device ID

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