Foursquare Guarantees, By way of Poem, That It Does NOT Drain Your Battery
The situation conscious app Foursquare, and its examine-in sidekick Swarm, seemingly kills my telephone’s battery. I imply, every time I get inside a block of the TechCrunch workplace, it lets me know all the fantastic locations round me that I can seize a espresso or whatnot.
I even tweeted about how annoying the drain is:
Foursquare ought to pay for my iPhone battery pack.
— drew olanoff (@drew) December 10, 2015
One drawback with my annoyance, Foursquare swears that their apps don’t drain your battery. A lot in order that they despatched me a stunning little poem together with a Foursquare branded telephone charger (which I gave to my spouse). I assumed it was a reasonably cool approach to deal with a gripe that they in all probability get typically:
It’s a enjoyable learn, so click on on it. They get to the guts of the matter by explaining their “Pilgrim” know-how, which apparently solely activates the situation conscious options if you bodily cease when you’re en path to wherever you’re going. Truthful. I’m on my telephone rather a lot, and I are likely to cease to answer to emails and texts.
So right here’s my official apology, Foursquare.
Simply persist with your day jobs and we’ll do the writing