CARROT Weather Shares Humorous Unboxing of Apple Design Award

As part of WWDC this month, Apple announced this year's winners of an Apple Design Award, which honors excellence in innovation, ingenuity, and technical achievement in app and game design. Among the recipients in 2021 was CARROT Weather, a popular app known for its humorous weather forecasts.

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CARROT Weather has since shared an unboxing video of its Apple Design Award with a similarly humorous tone, offering a closer look at the aluminum cube.

The quirky weather app was a winner in the "Interaction" category alongside Bird Alone. Apple said winners in this category "deliver intuitive interfaces and effortless controls that are perfectly tailored to their platform."


"CARROT Weather is known for its humorous forecasts and unique visuals," said Apple. "A recent design update has brought simplicity and elegance to its experience across all Apple platforms. From witty weather projections, to a robust set of customizable widgets and a collection of useful watch faces, this app comes packed with endless entertainment."

12 different apps received an Apple Design Award this year in total.

Top Rated Comments

Adreitz Avatar
19 months ago

That's considered "humorous"? Dumb, grim, and sophomoric. Stopped watching after the comment about no head inside. Given how rampant violence is in the society -- including incidents of such gruesome brutality -- it's just not funny. It's not clever. It's the type of a thing a stunted middle-school boy would come up with -- and be mocked at by his peers for how half-baked it was. Most of them could have done a much, much better job of this.

By the way, I thought that Apple had finally given Siri natural-sounding voices. (That is, assuming it's true, as someone else posted, that this is Siri -- reading text.).

I don't use Siri, save for the English-accented concierge while using Car Play, but this voice is pathetic. "She" sounds stilted and creepy -- like an imitation of bad voice assistants. How come Apple still can't match the computerized voice from 2001: A Space Odyssey -- or, even the original Star Trek?
You obviously don't know anything about Carrot. The whole shtick is that it is a homicidal (and snarky) superintelligent AI. Kind of a more edgy version of GLaDOS. The voice is not Siri, but a Carrot-specific voice.
Score: 17 Votes (Like | Disagree)
mcfrazieriv Avatar
19 months ago
"We care deeply about the environment, that's why you cannot have a larger iPhone box that houses a usb charger."

*Sends an aluminum cube boxed in 3 layers of cardboard to meatbags for being amazing*
Score: 16 Votes (Like | Disagree)
ceribria Avatar
19 months ago

That's considered "humorous"? Dumb, grim, and sophomoric. Stopped watching after the comment about no head inside. Given how rampant violence is in the society -- including incidents of such gruesome brutality -- it's just not funny. It's not clever. It's the type of a thing a stunted middle-school boy would come up with -- and be mocked at by his peers for how half-baked it was. Most of them could have done a much, much better job of this.

By the way, I thought that Apple had finally given Siri natural-sounding voices. (That is, assuming it's true, as someone else posted, that this is Siri -- reading text.).

I don't use Siri, save for the English-accented concierge while using Car Play, but this voice is pathetic. "She" sounds stilted and creepy -- like an imitation of bad voice assistants. How come Apple still can't match the computerized voice from 2001: A Space Odyssey -- or, even the original Star Trek?
Maybe you can do a better job with your award?
Score: 15 Votes (Like | Disagree)
ugahairydawgs Avatar
19 months ago
The exasperated "damnit" got me.
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
AngerDanger Avatar
19 months ago
After seeing the white silicone on the bottom, all I could think of was:



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Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
rpmurray Avatar
19 months ago
I love it when Siri going into Dominatrix mode.
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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