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FaceApp - despite the controversy there's a reason it is popular!

FaceApp is high in the ranks of then Google Play store at the moment, and despite the controversies of white-washing, there's a reason. In short, it's really fun, simple to use and an all round well-designed app that has some great filters and effects.
The purpose of the app is simple - simply load it up, take a photo, play with a few dials and then before you know it there's your desired outcome - whether it be a new gender, a younger self, an older self - etc. You name it - FaceApp can do it.
Check it out today, it's one of those apps well worth downloading and spending a few minutes with!

Checkin Reminder

Today’s app of the day is Checkin Reminder.

As any Foursquare user will be able to relate to, the most difficult learning curve of the Social Network is simply remembering to use it. In today's hectic world of social networks and notifications, it can often be difficult to keep on top of the plenitude of applications that are screaming for your attention and asking you to check in, rate or comment about a location or venue.

To help work around this problem, the developers of Checkin Reminder have created an Android application that utilises a smart algorithm to notify users when they arrive or stop at specific locations, all with the goal of encouraging users to check in with Foursquare. 

You could imagine this would be a problem, as check in points exist literally everywhere  meaning your phone may be constantly beeping, but luckily a unique feature of Checkin Reminder is that its detection is very accurate, with the GPS only utilised intelligently, saving both battery life and your ears from constant updates.  This is especially useful for those who want to be a Foursquare master and can not afford a flat battery half way through a day!

Specifically, this app provides the following features:

1. Smart reminder: detecting users' stay at a place and notify them to check in.

2. 1-Click checkin with a suggested venue - something that I found to be a very handy function.

3. Great battery performance.

4. Foursquare mayorship monitoring: each user can setup a favorite venue list and check his/her mayorship status. (This feature will also greatly benefit lots of Mayor fighters, we believe).

5. Simple checkin function at the front page.

6. Flexible notification settings.

Best of all, Checkin Reminder is both free, and ad free, and now the app has upgraded to version 3.0, it is very stable. With over 1000 installs and counting, plus a positive reception from the Foursquare community, there is no reason not to download Checkin Reminder. All in all, an excellent Android App!


In the words of the developer:

This app is for those who wanna be a Foursquare master!

Inspired by some of our friends' complaint about always forgetting to check in at Foursquare. We present this neat app to give you a great Check-In experience.

Our app CheckinReminder provides the following unique features:

Intelligently detecting your stay in a venue
User-friendly checkin notifications
1-click check-in (Quick Checkin Mode)
Mayorship monitoring through a favorite venue list
Great battery performance through sensor management

**How to use CheckInReminder**

Link CheckinReminder with your Foursquare account. You are ready to go.
If you stay at a place for more than a certain time, our app will be able to detect this. A notification will pop up when you are leaving the place.
Click the notification to check in the recommended place immediately, or click the 'Search Around' button if you prefer a different place.
Different notification types are provided.
Price: Free

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