Weather or not

So, my partner is a huge fan of apps related to weather – so much so that she has an entire folder dedicated to them on her iPhone.  But even with half a dozen apps, it’s hard to imagine how she could have 75 notifications:


When we looked more closely, we realized that the Weather Live app is using the badge icon to display the temperature.  So, her notification count is a combination of the temperature plus her notifications:


Maybe this is just an edge case.  After all, who has nine weather apps on their phone?!  But these kinds of errors reinforce the value of having a qualified designer on staff, as well as the importance of creating and transmitting design standards across the organization.

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