Tuesday , September 26 2017

Jason Murray   Deputy Editor

Before discovering the Nexus One, Jason thought he didn't need a smartphone. Now he can't bear to be without his Android phone. Jason hails from Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane depending on his mood and how detailed a history you'd like. A web developer by day with an interest in consumer gadgets and electronics, he also enjoys reading comics and has a worryingly large collection of Transformers figures. He'd like to think he's a gamer, but his Wii has been in a box since he moved to Sydney, and his PlayStation Vita collection is quite lacking. Most mornings you'll find him tilting at various windmills on Twitter - follow @JM77 and say hi!

Brolly is a great Australian alternative to Dark Sky that does hyper-local weather here and now on Android and iOS

With today’s news that Dark Sky is now available for Android and that the developers are considering adding support for Australia, it’s appropriate to look at an Australian alternative named Brolly that’s providing hyper-local rain forecasts right now. Like many weather apps, Brolly tells you when it’s going to rain …

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