Dark Sky iOS application, site, and API currently planned to close down toward the finish of 2022 after Apple acquisition
- June 11, 2021
A little more than a year prior, Apple reported that it was getting the popular hyperlocal weather app Dark Sky. At that point, Apple said the Dark Sky API, which is utilized by different third-party weather applications, would close down toward the finish of 2021. Plans have moved, notwithstanding, and Dark Sky currently says its API will be accessible for an extra year. The iOS application and site will likewise live on for one more year.
As indicated by developer David Smith on Twitter, Dark Sky rolled out this improvement on Monday in an update to its blog. The organization says that the Dark Sky API will stay open to existing clients until the finish of 2022. Apple additionally affirmed that the Dark Sky site and application will be accessible until the finish of 2022 too.
Dark Sky had not recently said when the iOS and site would close down. At the point when the obtaining was first reported, Apple just said that there would be “no changes to Dark Sky for iOS at this time.” This week’s update appears to mean the application could be closed down for great toward the finish of 2022.
Since Apple gained Dark Sky in March of 2020, we’ve seen a handful of notable changes to the built-in Weather app on iPhone. While Apple has been quiet about its plans with Dark Sky, it’s obvious to see that a significant number of these highlights are conceivable as a result of the Dark Sky acquisition. However, so, Apple is as yet utilizing The Weather Channel for information.