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When will the IOS version be released? Any sense of when - It would be great if soon. 

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3 hours ago, Daniel* said:

When will the IOS version be released? Any sense of when - It would be great if soon. 

I'd like to know this too!

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12 minutes ago, Paul said:

Very soon  

Great been a while coming! :) 

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I just watched the video that Jo did, and I noticed the glitching she is experiencing - the white gridlines appearing and disappearing?! I had this come and go many a time, and wondered whether it was normal behaviour or whether it's the browser? Chrome has a rasterization bug that effects users with Nvidia graphics cards, so I wondered if it might be down to this? Chrome never seem to ever fix it though, and it's been going on for years.

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I think Jo manually zooms here browser out a bit which is what causes it not to display cleanly sometimes. 

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Paul - getting the ios version out ahead of this cold snap would be very smart for NW - even if a few bugs still exist.

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It's a process I'm afraid, will let you know as soon as it's available on the app store. 

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3 hours ago, Paul said:

It's a process I'm afraid, will let you know as soon as it's available on the app store. 

I thought it was due out last week?

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No, it's due out soon, no dates have been set or given.

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57 minutes ago, Paul said:

No, it's due out soon, no dates have been set or given.

Should probably let whoever runs the Facebook page know that, then..

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Well, sorry about that, as it's just not possible to say when it will be available. It's not in our control when it's released, it has to go to Apple, who review it, then it's released to the the app store when they're happy. That process can take a day, a few days, or it can take longer, and there's nothing we can do to speed it up.

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The Android Radar Extra has gone off on one. It keeps asking me to log in, then it just continually loads but nothing appears.

Started working again - most have glitched!

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We were just discussing the extra radar app in the regional thread, Paul. It has come to my attention, that I don't receive alerts for precip. I have had showers in every direction, and not had a single notification.

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Daft question, but do you have the notifications switched on?

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16 hours ago, Paul said:

Daft question, but do you have the notifications switched on?

Yes, definitely.

They are working now. I checked the dial for the interval, which was set to 15 minutes. I changed it to 20 minutes, and they started coming through OK. :)

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Glad it's sorted, out of interest @Mapantz, do you have the free version on your phone as well?

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There appears to be a couple of annoying bugs in the free radar app though, tiles often dont line up, and they dont load at all past a certain zoom level.

Also location zoom doesn't show unless I go into the menu and turn it off and on again.

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Can't say I've ever seen the tiles not loading as you've got there. It looks like the next zoom level isn't loading for you. Which device do you have? Also, what kind of connection are you on, mobile/wifi, fast/slow?

In terms of the mall zooming too far, that one is a known bug and will be fixed in a future release, as is the auto zoom not coming on when you restart the app :)

 

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I have the nexus 6p running nougat 7.1.1. The maligned tiles tend to happen when I move the slider too fast since I like to slide it left and right quickly to see where precipitation is moving.

On fiber wifi with actual speeds of 28 meg.

I seem to have a knack of finding bugs in programs though.

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Spotted an annoying bug yesterday, when there's a lot of lightning strikes on radar it becomes very slow to pan and zoom around, becoming completely unusable at times.

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