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The fanciest places in the city on your hand
Author: Evgenii Kostrov
Date: 17 Aug 2013, tested on Nokia Lumia 920
Foursquare is an official client for Windows Phone from a new social service gaining increasing popularity among sociable people. Its task is to provide users with the most relevant information about all the public (and other) places. Using this application, you will be able to check in the service being, for example, in a cafe, restaurant, club, and share opinions with others about what is the quality of service in the place, the quality of food, the friendliness of staff, etc.
Full reportingAll notes can be supplemented with photos taken by a smartphone camera, and, most importantly, you do not need to enter information about the place where you are. The program uses a geolocation service and note places all by itself using maps and pointing out the exact address of a place that you are visiting at the moment. With this chip you yourself can find a lot of useful information. Even if you do not plan to check in in different places because you don't like to advertise your adventures, this is not a reason to abandon the Foursquare program.
First, you are not forced to register in the service under the present name. Of course, if you log in the program using data from your page on Facebook (yes, this is possible), there's nothing you can do about it, and in case of check-ins in some places you will be yourself, however you can register a separate account for any name, and it is done very simply and quickly. Second, the program can only be used for personal gain, and believe me, there are a lot of benefits.
Benefits of practical applicationThe thing is that now many cafes and entertainment venues offer discounts to users of the application. This is evidenced by booklets and other promotional materials with the Foursquare logo placed on tables of a cafe or in lobbies of entertainment centers. Another undoubted advantage of this application is the ability to quickly find what you need and do not guess on what impression people have about a club, a restaurant, cafe, or simple eatery. Now you do not have many time to think about where to have dinner, lunch or evening.
ResumeJust start the program, find out what is near you (geolocation works perfectly), and read reviews of visitors of the chosen place. The program is decorated very tastefully, while its interface is so simple that it won't be difficult to find exactly what you're looking for. On the main page there are tabs of navigation of categories such as "Special Offer", "The Best Around", "Bookmarks", "Popular", "Best Offers", "Cafes and restaurants", "Outdoors", "Shops" and much more.