Published On: Mon, Apr 6th, 2020

Apple acquires Dark Sky, Android chronicle shutting down in July

Dark Sky, a renouned continue app, has been acquired by Apple . News of a merger comes by approach of Dark Sky’s possess blog.

The association says that there will be “no changes” for users on iOS right now — though for Dark Sky users on Android, a foresee isn’t so good. The association says it’ll shutdown a use on Android in only a few months time.

From their post:

Android and Wear OS App:

The app will no longer be accessible for download. Service to existent users and subscribers will continue until Jul 1, 2020, during that indicate a app will be close down. Subscribers who are still active during that time will accept a refund.

The association will also no longer accept new signups for a API, that authorised other developers to daub Dark Sky’s database of “weather forecasts and chronological continue data“. The association is committing to using that API by a finish of 2021, though it’s misleading what’ll occur to it after that.

Dark Sky found a following by being one of a initial apps to concentration on “hyperlocal” weather, with reports formed on your accurate plcae rather than a swooping estimation for an whole zip code. For places like San Francisco where a continue can change extravagantly from area to neighborhood, that’s a must.

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