Android apps alert: Upgrade for Weather Channel, Bump lets you swap apps with a tap

Android apps alert: Upgrade for Weather Channel, Bump lets you swap apps with a tap
Android users who depend on their handset for the weather, should be happy to know that The Weather Channel has upgraded their app to build 2.3.14. The upgrade includes new features like custom tabs, new widgets and a section that points out facts called, "Did You Know?" A video view of the forecast is available, called the TruPoint NowCast. The Weather Channel says that the upgrade improves battery life and tracking. Load times were also quicker. The Weather Channel is a free download from the Android Market, or you can scan the QR code at the source link.

Another Android app that has been upgraded is Bump. Bump will now allow two devices to share apps in addition to other info by tapping two phones together. Well, actually, that's a little misleading. Each person wraps his hand around his/her handset and then the hands tap. What can be shared? Just about everything except your carrier's monthly invoice. E-mails, contacts, apps, photos and phone numbers can all be "Bumped" to another Bump wielding phone.When both parties have the Bump app, one of the users opens the app and selects what item is to be shared by tapping hands. Besides being offered in the Android Market, iPhone users can also find Bump in the Apple App Store.

source: Androinica (Weather Channel), Androinica (Bump)



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