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BerryWeather 2.5 Released With Push Weather Alerts and More!

berryweather BerryWeather is by far the most feature full and popular weather app for BlackBerry. Tashanna let us know that BellShare has just updated the app to v2.5 adding a slew of new features and bug fixes. The biggest change is the addition of push support for instant notifications of weather alerts without killing your battery. Also worthy of note are the new custom icons though there truly are loads of updates that you can see below.

Changes in BerryWeather version 2.5:

  • Added push support to instantly notify about weather alerts without draining the battery
  • Added support for custom icons. We are looking forward to iconsets created by the community!
  • Added support for sharing weather and advisory via TwitterAdded support for BlackBerry LBS (location based services) on OS 5.0 and higher devices for cell location lookup. This greatly improve cell location lookup accuracy
  • Improved weather alert support and filtering
  • Added new icon size XXX-Large
  • Added new theme "Day&Night Transparent"

  • New default background image in Day&Night theme. Shows sunlit sky for daytime, moonlit sky for nighttime locations. Transitions smoothly between locations on touchscreen devices (try it ;))
  • Added support for wide background images. If a background image is wider than the screen it will scroll slightly in the background while you move from location to location.
  • Added option to show a shortcut on the homescreen for selected locations (OS 6.0 only)
  • New titlebar showing full device radio status and application indicators (OS 6.0t only)
  • Added support for restricting auto update during certain hours of the day
  • Added option to toggle automatic/manual updating per location
  • Added option to turn of advisories for a location
  • Added ‘lighten/darken’ background setting for homescreen wallpaper
  • Added font color setting for homescreen wallpaper
  • Added separate font settings for homescreen wallpaper
  • Added daily/hourly forecast option to homescreen wallpaper
  • Added drop shadows below text for better legibility
  • Added option to select font family (OS 5.0 and higher)
  • Many bug fixes!

If you already own a copy of BerryWeather you can pick up this update at Bellshare’s mobile website. If you don’t have a copy you can purchase BerryWeather in the store for $9.95.

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  1. Be watching twitter too as there are new functions in future versions to tweet your current conditions 😉

  2. Can we get a give away for this? I would love to have it!

  3. how can i upgrade. there nothing in BB app world about an upgrade?. or in the app itself

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