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DIN Time 2.46 improves geolocation usage

DIN Time 2.46 includes improvements and changes to help ensure an uninterrupted geolocation service. DIN Time is too popular for its own good. With the large amount of DIN Time users we’re making too many geolocation requests per hour and risk blocking from Nominatim, the free geolocation service I’m using. DIN Time will now detect if you are in the same location as the last time the weather updated. If so, no new geolocation request is sent. Please note: If this change isn’t enough I will also need to limit the update frequency to every 60 minutes in the next version.
Also, another change in this version is if the GPS isn’t available and no woeid is entered, DIN Time will now use the location of the last successful weather update.

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DIN Time 2.45 fixes weather update issue

Version 2.45 of DIN Time fixes an issue with geolocation which caused the weather updates to fail if using GPS. Available now.

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Code quality

For no apparent reason this xkcd comic came to mind when I was trying to optimize DIN Time the other day.

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DIN Time 2.44 released

DIN Time 2.44 is now available with a fix for the geolocation issue! Thank you Freakified, author of the TimeStyle watch face for the solution!

Pebble users that are still using pre-timeline firmware unfortunately can’t enjoy this update. You’re stuck using a woeid. Or just update your watch.

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Review of DIN Time

Tiempo Escaso has done a very nice review of DIN Time! Read it here in Spanish or here in Google Translatish.

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Yahoo weather problems in DIN Time

Once again there are problems on Yahoo’s end (their geolocation service) when getting weather data if you use the GPS to select the weather location in DIN Time. The solution for now is to visit woeid.rosselliot.co.nz and find a woied for your location. Enter it in the weather settings popup (don’t tap the Get button!), save and you should start seeing updated weather again.

So, what about adding other weather providers?

It’s on my todo list, but it won’t happen now. Sorry.

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DIN Time briefly gone from app store

I accidentally removed DIN Time from the app store for about 30 minutes today. It should be back in the app store and on your watches again now. I’m really sorry for the trouble!

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Quick fix for DIN Time

I had to release version 2.43 of DIN Time today. In the second to last version a bug was introduced that caused custom color weather icons to always be white. That has been fixed now.

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MonDIN watch face for Pebble Time Round

appstoreToday I released a simple watch face, MonDIN, created for my personal use/experimenting when I first got the Pebble Time Round. It has seconds, date (in DIN Engschrift!) and Bluetooth disconnection warning with vibration and visual alert. And a discrete shadow under the hands, just to give it a little depth.

In this initial release there are no settings at all. What you see is what you get. I do however have plans on adding some options, like turning off seconds and perhaps changing some of the colors.

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DIN Time 2.42 released

Version 2.42 of DIN Time has been released. For the past week or so Yahoo has been sending out old forecasts mixed up with the current one. DIN Time 2.42 adds a quick workaround to make sure the most recent weather forecast (including high and low temperatures) is displayed.

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