I have had an iPod Touch for a few months now. Great device and it does most things I want.
However, this morning I discovered a flaw in the way some of the apps interface with the basic settings. I was looking for a simple app to log my car fuel consumption, what could be more difficult than that? Plenty of apps to choose from in the app store. But so far I’ve not found one that does exactly what I want… and here’s why.
- I’m English, but I live in France. So I prefer my language settings on my iPod to be in English, but I also set my regional settings to UK, otherwise the calendar is in French….
- I buy fuel in litres, but I like to know what my car is doing in Miles per Gallon, but set some of the apps to MPG and they ask for the cost of fuel per gallon.
- Living in France I’m paying in Euros, but most of the apps, are using the regional setting to display my costs in GB pounds.
What I need is an app that has currency, quantity, cost, and units etc independent of the device settings. Anyone know of such an app?
In the mean time I will stick to my own spreadsheet, it copes with all these different units, language demands very easily!