Traveline Scotland
Aug05

Traveline Scotland

WE have some local transport information in our ‘local info’ section, but comprehensive up to date bus, train and other public transport info is important – especially when living in a largely rural area like G63! This free travel/route planner app from Traveline Scotland is the most comprehensive around – so if you’re a B&B owner trying to help guests get their head round public transport or just trying to plan...

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Kitchen Timer(s)
Jul22

Kitchen Timer(s)

OUR mission at G63 is not only to in produce our readers to the amazing world of smartphone & tablet apps (OK, we admit – we have an Apple/iOS bias!) but to point you to the best of genre. SO here goes…again… Don’t know about you, but we often need several kitchen timers at the same time? – pasta in one pan on the hob, sauce in another. Maybe a couple of things in the oven at the same time. Nightmare? Not anymore...

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Elevate
Jul01

Elevate

BRAIN Training apps are a fun and stimulating alternative to games on your smartphone – but which one’s best? Easy – Elevate! Selected by Apple as it’s 2014 app of the year, Elevate is designed to improve focus, speaking abilities, processing speed, memory, math skills, and more. Each person is provided with a personalized training program that adjusts over time to maximize results. 30+ games for critical cognitive skills...

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Paprika: the ultimate recipe manager
Jun15

Paprika: the ultimate recipe manager

WE love food here at G63…not just eating it, but preparing and cooking it too. So we’ve put loads of recipe and shopping list apps through their paces. Some of them we’ve used for a while and quite liked – Epicurous and Allmyecipes are good apps but nothing comes close to Paprika (for iOS, Android, Kindle and desktop/laptop –  see links below) in terms of features, functionality and ease of use, especially if you use...

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Enlight – the ‘Swiss army knife’ app for photographers?
May30

Enlight – the ‘Swiss army knife’ app for photographers?

A NEW photo app is taking the iPhone user market by storm. It’s called Enlight (see end of article for download links and options). As keen photographers, we at G63 couldn’t resist a download to see what the fuss is about and if the app is the ‘one-stop-shop’ for iPhone photographers. It’s not yet available on Android, but is, they say, in development, as is an iPad version. There’s loads of...

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