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One of my biggest peeves about Apple’s Weather app is its inaccuracy.

Inevitably the app says it’s not raining, but I look out the window, and lo and behold, it’s tipping down buckets. And vice versa.

It’s not clear to me why Apple’s weather app is unreliable, especially since it incorporates features from Dark Sky, one of the best weather apps ever. (Apple bought Dark Sky in 2020 and folded some of its features into its own Weather app.)

But now there’s a new app that claims to be the most accurate weather predictor available: Rainbow Weather.

The new app uses AI and a wide range of data sources to provide super-local forecasts. The publisher claims its forecasts are more accurate than both Apple’s Weather app and popular alternatives like AccuWeather.

As the weather turns, it looks well worth checking out Rainbow Weather.

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[On whether his kids loved the newly introduced iPad] They haven’t used it. We limit how much technology our kids use at home.

— Steve Jobs, 2010.

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