Apple Updates Dark Sky Weather App With Apple Watch Improvements and More

Apple today updated the Dark Sky weather app for the first time since November with improved VoiceOver support and other bug fixes and performance improvements. In addition, Dark Sky complications on the Apple Watch now update more frequently.

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The full release notes for Dark Sky version 6.8.6:

• Improved VoiceOver support
• Complications on Apple Watch update more frequently
• Addresses an issue that could prevent the moon phase from updating
• Stability and performance improvements

Apple acquired Dark Sky in March 2020, and while its Android app has since been shut down, it was recently announced that Dark Sky will remain available as an iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch app and on the web until the end of 2022.

Apple's stock Weather app on iOS 15 features a new design with more detailed forecasts, notifications, and many other Dark Sky-like features.

Top Rated Comments

mannyvel Avatar
6 weeks ago
i wonder why they haven't rolled this into the normal weather app.
Score: 15 Votes (Like | Disagree)
jmgregory1 Avatar
6 weeks ago
Why hasn’t Apple just absorbed Dark Sky into their Weather app and call it good? I’ve used Dark Sky since it launched, and just can’t accept the less accurate to location forecasting that Weather or Weather Bug apps provide.
Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)
H3LL5P4WN Avatar
6 weeks ago
And STILL no iOS 14-compatible widget. Wtf Apple.
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
jbachandouris Avatar
6 weeks ago
$3.99? No thanks.
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
randomly Avatar
6 weeks ago
Still, no new widgets for iPad, come on Apple!
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
now i see it Avatar
6 weeks ago
Where I live, Dark Sky is utterly worthless. It displays the least accurate weather info of any weather service
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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