Brella - Personal Weather

Brella - Personal Weather

By Matt Barker & Austin Astorga

  • Category: Weather
  • Release Date: 2016-11-22
  • Current Version: 2.2.1
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 34.68 MB
  • Developer: Matt Barker & Austin Astorga
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 10.0 or later.
Score: 4.5
4.5
From 529 Ratings

Description

Meet Brella, a beautiful and thoughtful weather app that takes the "um" out of the forecast and delivers your personalized weather forecast daily! NEW - Alexa Support There’s a new virtual assistant in town, and one with some weather-related Personality. Just say "Alexa, ask Brella Weather..." for your personalized forecast, what the weather will be like, or just what to wear. Brella even has custom Personality phrases for her new home! Visit Brella’s settings to connect your phone to Alexa and hear just how personable some of her lines are. Beautiful, Thoughtful Design Brella streamlines the crowded weather forecast down to its most essential elements. Bold, vibrant colors indicate the temperature at a glance, while temperature and conditions are presented with crisp, bold text. The hourly forecast provides a clean, yet detailed look at the day’s weather, while the daily forecast makes comparing temperature ranges nearly instantaneous. Playful Personality While we were teaching Brella how to translate your wardrobe into a readable forecast, we might have let this super-powered AI spend a little too much time online. From pop culture and movie references to delightful messages and cheesy compliments, Brella adds that personal touch in a personalized daily forecast that will make you smile, cringe, or sminge. Look for seasonal updates! Daily Notifications Always checking the weather in the morning to see what to wear? Have the answer right on your lock screen when you wake up with Brella’s personalized forecast. You can choose exactly the type of information you want in your notification, from bare-bones essential weather to a detailed forecast summary. In addition, you can check out what wild wisdom Brella has to offer at any time through the Today Widget in Notification Center, or using your voice with Alexa. Note: In-app purchase required for some features. Powered by the Best Brella uses the best available sources to find and deliver the weather anywhere, even Waldo’s hideout. Our backend server is powered by Vapor, a fantastic Swift web framework, and our database is run using the rock-solid Google Firebase. We use data from hyperlocal powerhouse Dark Sky and Google Place's hundreds of millions of locations. Our in-app analytics system is powered by Fabric + Crashlytics to understand our audience and continually improve the app. Our Work Is Never Over We’re hard at work continuing to bring Brella everywhere. Let us know if you have any suggestions or feature requests! Awards & Recognition Ron G. Kermisch ’88 Innovation Award, 2017 Engineering Innovation Competition BOOM 2018 Faculty Choice Award Student Business of the Year Nominee Featured under "New Apps We Love" on the App Store, AppAdvice, and MacWorld

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Reviews

  • Great app, but not connecting to Alexa

    4
    By weirdev
    I keep getting a connection failure message (we couldn’t connect to our servers) when trying to connect to Alexa, and as it suggests, I tried again later, and no cigar. I love the idea of the app but the real functionality for me comes in connecting it to Alexa. Can this get fixed? Or is there a step I missed?
  • Notifications don’t work

    3
    By whatisthis nickname shi
    The UI/UX is well conceived and executed for the most part, but I’ve never actually received a notification in the morning. First thing I did was check the notification settings- still no fix
  • Can’t tolerate pink

    3
    By TexPhan
    And yes, I’m a girl. The pink is hard on three eyes making it difficult to look over the weather
  • aye!!

    5
    By linlinlindwa
    loving this app!! one question though, does the app also tell you the air quality and stuff? If not, that would be greatly appreciated :-)
  • Great design, what about forecast?

    1
    By ramm93
    Today (August 06th) Madrid’s forecast was (and still is!) Clear. Well, there’s a thunderstorm right now and I am all wet because I did not bring an umbrella with me, because there was 0% chance of rain... thanks, Brella.
  • Best daily weather app yet!

    5
    By DQ Racing
    VERY well thought out and designed daily weather forecast! Giving the designers two thumbs up for this one👍👍 ...users, don’t forget to head over to the settings and adjust your personal settings for wind, rain, etc. so you get a notification tailored exactly for you. Love this one guys!
  • Brella review

    5
    By Sureno Witch
    This is a really good app. Need to do better weather forecasts, so you know what to wear each day. Also it should show me what to bring in my shrine kit and what to pack in my bag for the day. Did you tell me what shoes to wear wear. Issues show me places around the city to shrine and make witches ladders. Preferably secluded natural areas that are easily accessible on foot.
  • GREAT APP! One Request!!

    5
    By Zachlmiller
    I love this app...bold colors and print make this sleek and eye catching. Also, the funny comments work perfectly with the daily weather. One request, please put on Apple Watch! Get this app it is amazing!
  • Creepy

    1
    By madison284
    I really liked the app at first but then it started to send notifications that were a little creepy at the beginning. One of them was, “I could break that passcode it 0.2 seconds, you call that a lock screen?” Then it proceeded to say the weather as normal.
  • Like it

    4
    By Samanthax18
    I really like the design and sleekness. But I am disappointed it doesn’t have any function or notification for humidity and I couldn’t find the dew point. If that was included I would continue to use.

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