We are competing with some really tough games and weather apps, and we can’t do it without your help! Can we take home one of these categories? You hold the key to success!
Please take a moment to vote for not only our apps, but also for the other apps competing for each category. There are lots of great apps that deserve recognition for the hard work they’ve put into their apps, so make sure you share the love!
Good luck to all of the apps, and thank you for helping Hurricane and Traveler’s Quest be the success that it is – without you, the apps would not be what they are so THANK YOU!
Being a part of the community that needs to get important information out to every day people is a huge responsibility. Trying to get that information out in the most direct way possible is always a large undertaking as well, but there are ways for us to take a moment to share important resources with one another.
When a crisis is happening @CraigatFEMA does a lot of retweeting of important information. What if the sources of that information were shared each Friday as a #FF tweet? It would take a few minutes, and would create a web of accounts for people to follow. If the accounts are descriptive enough, it will be very easy to decipher who belongs where… An example would be:
By adding the surrounding emergency management accounts, and those accounts adding their surrounding accounts, it enables everyone to not only connect, but share the information you’re trying to get out.
I tried to start this today, but hope that if not today, then next Friday we can start this ball rolling and really get connected with our communities.
Please take a moment to share this information with other emergency managers that you know so that we can ensure that everyone knows how to get the official information for their areas.
Hurricane HD 2.0 tracking former Super Typhoon Songda
Hurricane HD 2.0, the highly anticipated update to our flagship Hurricane HD product was released to the App Store today. Hurricane HD 2.0 has been rewritten from the ground up and now tracks not only storms in the Atlantic, East Pacific and Central Pacific, but also includes the West Pacific, South Pacific and Indian Oceans on the same map! Active storms are added to the tracking map automatically, and now you can add multiple storms to the map, to track current storms, compare past storm tracks to a current storm and more! A world of new information has been brought to your fingertips. In addition, the tracking maps have received a great update, adding a storm center with all of the pertinent storm information available in a single location, as well as the ability to switch between standard and metric units. All of the information you need available at a glance. Continue reading →
Super Typhoon Songda tracked by Hurricane on the iPhone
The long awaited Hurricane 3.5 is finally here, and has some great new features inside. One of the biggest features is the addition of world tracking maps, and bringing all of the information for storms in the West Pacific, South Pacific and Indian Oceans into the same UI as the Atlantic, East Pacific and Central Pacific have enjoyed.
In addition to the great new world tracking maps, we have also added push notifications into the mix, letting you know when a new storm forms.
As with each of our yearly releases, the 2010 data has been moved into the past storms list so you can easily browse through all of the data for each storm.
If you already have Hurricane on your iPhone or iPod Touch, or just want to talk with others who are also tracking hurricanes, feel free to join us on our Facebook Page, where we will be discussing storms, preparedness and other information all season long! Hurricane 3.5 is available in the iTunes App Store now.