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Rain or shine, top 5 weather apps worth having

Rain coming? Sunny? This iOS and Android app visually suggests the right apparel for the day, showing a display of a stick person, or “peeps” wearing clothing appropriate for the current weather, such as rain jackets and an umbrella or shorts and sunglasses. Along with a Sun/UV index, the app also adds a "Dog Walking Index" to tell you whether it’s actually a nice time to go and walk Fido....
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Branding Today’s Weather

Fast-forward 20 years and everyone has the AccuWeather app on his or her phone, or even more sophisticated ones like Swackett that skip the weather step and just tell you what to wear. As for traffic, just open Google Maps on your iPhone and not only will it give you directions, but it will also point out stretches of highway that are overly congested....
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Weather with a Chance for Fun

New York Times: swackett's main feature is a cute infographic display of a stick person wearing clothing appropriate for the current weather. It also contains amusing weather trivia (as in, one inch of rain is equivalent to 15 inches of powdery snow)....
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swackett featured on the TODAY show

swackett peeps traveled to New York City recently to appear on NBC’s TODAY Show (July 17th) in a special Summer Tech segment by Digitwirl guru Carley Knobloch and TODAY Show hosts Kathy Lee Gifford and Hoda Ktob. With Digitwirl, Carley takes aim at the headaches of modern women, arming them with tech tools to lead a simpler, more Continue Reading...
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Mashable.com names Peepometer by swackett one of “15 weather apps for iPad”

Peepometer is an app to be admired— even if you don’t care for its unique interface— because it successfully reimagines the presentation of weather information on the iPad. The app’s star is its retro-inspired layout that arranges weather information around porthole-inspired windows with graphical, weather-related information. Like its iPhone cousin Swackett, Peepometer illustrates the weather via Continue Reading...
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CNBC names swackett a “top app for road warriors”

Most weather apps stop at giving a forecast. This one visually suggests the right apparel for the day. Rain coming? It’ll show an avatar with rain jackets and an umbrella. Sunny? He’ll be wearing sunglasses. It’s an at-a-glance application that gives you just a little bit of your time back — and was named by Continue Reading...
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swackett X named a “Best of Mac App Store 2011” app

swackett X has been named a Best of Mac App Store 2011 app. This feature collects the year’s best apps, chosen by the Mac App Store editorial team, for customers to explore and download. swackett was one of twenty-four apps selected by Apple for this honor. “We are delighted to be named a Best of Continue Reading...
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swackett named a finalist in the 2011 Design, Art and Technology (DATA) Awards

2011 Design, Art and Technology (DATA) Awards Hosted by the Creative Director of Cirque Du Soleil The 2011 DATA Award Finalists represent the region’s best and brightest in creativity and technology. This year, AGLogic’s swackett App has been selected as a 2011 Design, Art and Technology Awards Finalist! The entries were very competitive this year, Continue Reading...
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