Time changes very fast and so do the things around us. We’re living in the 21st century. Just skip 10 years into the future and you’d not be able to identify your own children. But when we move at such a rapid pace, we leave no trace behind for our future generations to see and understand what all they’ve missed. The same thing applies to our parents or grandparents. They only have stories to tell but nothing to prove their authenticity. So you might have heard about ghosts and angels, but you don’t believe them. It is in the same sense that you don’t believe in the great war-heroes of our past that you haven’t seen. But thankfully, there are some stories that have been preserved since years and are now open for you to read and understand. Well, you don’t need to go visit your nearest museum. Just open your phone; the gallery is right there!
If you still didn’t get it, then I’m talking about the Android app called Timeline Trip Edinburgh that has been developed by Carbonbyte Ltd. The app is compatible with all the devices running Android 2.3 or any later version of the OS.
Timeline Trip Edinburgh is a gallery where you’ll get to read, see and understand about what happened in Edinburgh since the start of time. How this world heritage site got this status and what stood where before this glorious city finally came into its shape as you see it now. The app has used many different apps very beautifully to point out the major differences that took place from time to time. Referring to these maps, you’ll get a fine understanding of how the civilization went through different phases of transformation. You can choose any year from the top and the corresponding map will appear.
These maps have been designed with high precision and detail. So if you look at them, you’ll find different places and buildings marked on them. Just tap on such points and a page will appear with every minute detail available on that topic. Images have been provided to make them more clear and apparent to your modern eyes.
There are countless stories buried here and you don’t even have to dig them out; just touch their graves and they’ll come alive. The first Bank of Scotland, The Tron Kirk Church, Nor’ Loch – the place of execution and many such more places will make you wonder how different the world was before and how different the people were at that time. Then you’ll understand what your Grandfather meant when he said that the “world has changed”.
Though you should not judge a book by its cover, an interesting cover has an equal share in the success of a book as its content. Timeline Trip Edinburgh is superior in content, but it’s the beautiful interface that keeps the users glued to the screen. So I’d say that this app is an overall success.
The app is available for free in the Play Store.
Pros: beautiful interface; lots of interesting stories; maps with high precision and detail; easy-to-find stories; free.
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