Six Dark Sky alternatives for Android weather watchers
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If youre a weather geek, you must already know that Dark Sky, one of the most popular weather apps around, has been acquired by Apple and that, as a result, anyone who uses an Android device is going to lose access to that app. In addition, a variety of other apps (some not even weather-related) will lose access to the Dark Sky API.
If youre an Android user with Dark Sky and youre wondering where to go now for your weather report, there are a few alternatives to choose from. But first, here are a couple of things to consider.
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