Snow, freezing rain, and thaw – just when you need the Met Office’s webpages. So it took its live weather pages offline, and promoted its mobile apps.
How well did I predict events for the last year? And what are my predictions for the next?
Predicting the life of laptop batteries has become a loser’s game. It’s one that Apple has just started to lose very publicly.
Did any of the predictions I made on New Year’s Day work out? Some proved to be spookily accurate after all.
What could happen next year, if you keep your tongue in your cheek…
The app told me that in 10 minutes it would rain for 10 minutes, but there was a 43% chance of rain over the next hour.
Both significant events for 16 September turned out to be wrong: we walked when it should have been wet, and are still waiting for watchOS 2.0.
What do you think of a weather app which tells you that it is “a big fan of Jack the Ripper’s work”?
Which weather forecasting app should you trust? Or are you looking for some digital seaweed?
Has Apple forgotten the needs of the high-end creatives? This year, let’s cultivate the geek in us.