STATE COLLEGE, Pa., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AccuWeather, a leading global digital media company, was honored during Internet Week New York with the 2014 APPY Award for Mobile Weather Apps. AccuWeather's award is in recognition of the company's newly-designed iPhone app reimagined for iOS 7, AccuWeather – Weather for Life™, which showcases AccuWeather's exclusive MinuteCast™.
AccuWeather – Weather for Life gives users Minute by Minute™ forecasts for their exact street addresses. The forecasts include information about precipitation type and intensity as well as start and end times. The app, which is available in 27 languages, supports nearly 3 million locations. It allows users to customize the layout and receive severe weather alerts for U.S. locations.
"The AccuWeather team is very pleased to win an APPY award for our reimagined app for iOS 7," said Steven Smith, Chief Digital Officer of AccuWeather, Inc. "We are committed to providing best-in-class weather forecasts that are easily accessible so we can help people plan and improve their lives. We are proud to collaborate with world-leading mobile partners, such as Apple, and continually develop and design mobile applications with the end user in mind."
Now in its fourth year, the APPY Awards, founded by MediaPost Publications and part of Internet Week New York, honor applications on all platforms and is dedicated to acknowledging creativity and excellence in app design.
The AccuWeather — Weather for Life App is available for free from the App Store on iPhone and iPod touch or at www.AppStore.com.
About AccuWeather, Inc. and AccuWeather.com
Every day over a billion people worldwide rely on AccuWeather to help them plan their lives, protect their businesses, and get more from their day. AccuWeather provides hourly and Minute by Minute™ forecasts with Superior Accuracy™ for nearly 3 million locations worldwide, with customized content and engaging video presentations available on smartphones, tablets, free wired and mobile internet sites, connected TVs, and Internet appliances, as well as via radio, television, and newspapers. Founded in 1962 by Dr. Joel N. Myers - a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society who was recognized as one of the top entrepreneurs in American history by Entrepreneur Magazine's Encyclopedia of Entrepreneurs - AccuWeather also delivers a wide range of highly-customized enterprise solutions to media, business, government, and institutions, as well as news, weather content, and video for more than 72,000 third-party websites.
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