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App: Rain Alarm OSM

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Category Weather
Requires os version:Android2.3 and up
This variant of the app is aimed at older devices. A better choice with more background map types is "Rain Alarm".

This weather app and widget are able to warn you against precipitation (like rain or snow) by a silent 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 data used originates from governmental weather services. Works in the USA (including Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Guam), Canada, Mexico, El Salvador, Argentina, Australia, Taiwan, Japan, Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, the UK, Ireland, Germany, Austria, Finland, Norway, Iceland, the Netherlands, Spain (including the Balearic and the Canary Islands), Slovenia, Croatia, Belarus, Ukraine, Russia.

Limitations to Rain Alarm OSM Pro:* Advertisement* Fixed update interval of 30 minutes* Fixed search radius of 47 miles / 75 km* Vibration within 47 mi / 75 km and notification only within 19 mi / 30 km* Location update only on demand* No manual location* Fixed animation interval of 120 minutes, fixed animation rate of 30 min, fixed map transparency* No customized alarms, no sound, no speech output* Just 2 widget themes - only with a black background* Sony SmartWatch only used for notifications (no widget and app)

Permissions:INTERNET - loading precipitation dataVIBRATE - alarmACCESS_COARSE_LOCATION, ACCESS_FINE_LOCATION - locationACCESS_NETWORK_STATE, ACCESS_WIFI_STATE - check connectivityCHANGE_WIFI_STATE - Pro: 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 memory

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