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Yahoo’s redesigned Weather app arrives for Android users

It looks like today happens to be a day when apps that were once iOS only arrive for Android users. Earlier today we saw the release of a game called Dots and now it looks like the Yahoo! Weather app has also arrived. Well, specifically, the redesigned Yahoo! Weather app that arrived for iOS a little while back. That said, the Yahoo! Weather app has arrived as one would expect -- by way of the Google Play Store and for free.

WeatherSignal crowdsources weather data gathering using smartphone sensors

Crowdsourcing is pretty much in fashion these days, harnessing the resources of hundreds if not thousands of human beings in the world. And what resource is most commonly found in people's hands today if not for smartphones and tablets? This is the power that the folks at OpenSignal would like to tap into using the WeatherSignal app to gather weather data from across the world.

Canvas for Pebble app brings personalized watchfaces [Hands-on]

Pebble smartwatch owners can choose between thousands of watchface apps to personalize their experience a bit. They can also build completely custom watchfaces if they wanted. And while both of those options are nice to have, it looks like an app called Canvas for Pebble will give users an experience that falls somewhere in the middle. Basically, this app allows you to design custom watchfaces using nothing more than a smartphone or tablet.

Facebook VIP app for celebrities in the works

Maybe they sensed a disturbance in the force. Or maybe they noticed how the media seems to quote and screencap tweets more than Facebook posts. Whatever the case may be, word is that Facebook is working on a mobile app that is reserved only for the famous, the infamous, and the glamorous.

Google Play Store 4.3.10 update finally reaches devices

We reported just a few days ago that Google has started to push out an update to its Play Store Android app that brought in some usability changes. We've also provided a download link for those who were eager to try it out at once. For those who've been more cautious and have decided to hold out, the wait is now over as the 4.3.10 update finally hits devices.