Category Archives: Computers

Another update to the app!

6 days later and much thinking and editing, the app now has a box to enter a location code and map url of your choice! It’s getting better, but not really finished yet. I will have to amend the “instructions” … Continue reading

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My app is improving, this is how it looks now

I’ve redesigned the appearance of the main screen and added links to Traksy maps and National Rail live departure boards. The .apk file for this version can be downloaded from here I was using it yesterday when I went to … Continue reading

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The file for the app is not a zip file

When I originally posted about the app it was going to be a zip file, but that has since changed to the usual .apk file, so no unzipping to be done. My previous post has had reference to zip file … Continue reading

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My West Midlands Realtime Trains Timetable app (Android only)

See more recent post, as the app has been updated!! I usually access Realtime Trains timetables via bookmarks in my browser, but then had the idea of writing an android app to link easily to the tables I am most … Continue reading

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Watch how my Severn Valley Railway timetable app works

An image of a mobile screen doesn’t really show much, so I made a YouTube video to show the app in action. It’s very simple, but works. It can be downloaded from the playstore

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Minor update to timetable app

After a suggestion from Ian, I have “centred” the text. It does look better than the original which started close to the left of the screen.

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SVR timetable app as seen on my 5″ mobile phone

The previous post showed the app on my tablet, these are screen prints from my mobile.

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Severn Valley Railway 2017 android timetable app (on tablet)

It’s that time of year again. I edited the old 2016 app, added the new calendar and timetables and it seems to be working. I’ve still some testing to do as I usually miss an error or two, but should … Continue reading

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SVR 2015 Spring Steam Gala timetable – Android app.

Yes, another app. I’ve copied the gala timetable from the svr.co.uk site and put it in a simple android app. It also includes the loco allocations as at 15/03/15. Don’t blame me if there are any changes since then!! https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=appinventor.ai_google.SVR_Spring_2015&hl=en_GB … Continue reading

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SVR timetable app

It was published 2 weeks ago and has been downloaded 52 times. As yet, nobody has pointed out any mistakes, so I am pleased I must’ve got it right. If you want to try it, the link is in the … Continue reading

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Severn Valley Railway 2015 Timetable Android app.

I’ve completed the app for 2015. It will give you the times for all the regular service trains on the SVR for 2015. The timetable app, once installed, does not require the internet to give you the timetables, but links … Continue reading

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Firefox on Windows 8 wouldn’t play youtube, but I fixed it.

I thought everything on a new pc would work perfectly! After installing the latest version of Firefox, I soon found youtube videos wouldn’t play. The videos would stop after a second or two. After a few searches, I found lots … Continue reading

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