Whatever you’re doing today, chances are there’s an App for that… These 3 smart phone and PC apps aren’t going to make anyone’s list of ‘essential’ inventions, but BnB Edition reckon you’ll find yourself using them more than once!
Name: The Food52 Hotline (iPhone)
Where to use it: In the kitchen
How it works: Get instant answers to pressing cooking questions
Ever been following a recipe and gotten into trouble? Part crowd sourced and part real time hotline, this free app for iPhones and Twitter users comes from food bloggers Food52. This recently released program is their ingenious solution to your kitchen traumas – you never know when it might come in handy.
Get it at the iTunes store
Name: EyeLeo (Windows)
Where to use it: In the office
How it works: Remember to take regular breaks from your computer – your screen even dims to force you to stop
This new Windows download is a clever bit of technology that reminds you to take a break from the computer and rest your eyes/save your sanity. We all know what it’s like when you get in the zone of working and don’t want to stop, but it’s important for both your health and productivity to stop regularly. The free download actually dims your screen at each scheduled break so you have no choice but to get up and step away from the computer.
Download EyeLeo here
Name: Wake Up Pro (iPhone/iPad)
Where to use it: In the bedroom
How it works: Get out of bed on time by solving problems before you can turn off the alarm!
Wake Up Pro is much more than just an alarm clock - psychologically designed for excellent results, it requires you to answer logic and maths problems before allowing you to turn off the alarm or hit snooze. Instead of grabbing groggily for the clock and sliding back into sleep, this iPhone app will help wake up your brain…perfect for any B&B owner who has trouble switching on in the morning.
Get it fro $0.99 on the iTunes site
Category: B&B Management