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21-09-2019, 20:38   #1
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Free coffee for driving

Not sure if yous here know about the facedown app.
But I used to use it in the car.
Basically you turn the app on and select start then put your phone face down and don't touch it until you finished your journey and you get 1 point per km driven.
It costs 350 points for any hot drink at circle k garages.
I've been using it on the gsx 1400 for the past 2 weeks and it actually works on it. I put the phone facedown in my tank bag. I get about 140-150 points a day ,so 2 coffees for free each week from the bike alone.
Very handy for us bikers as its impossible to even use the phone when were riding so we may aswell make use of it!
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21-09-2019, 22:22   #2
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Does it work out that the distance you travel and the time it "should" take at legal speeds.....
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21-09-2019, 22:40   #3
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Does it work out that the distance you travel and the time it "should" take at legal speeds.....
Nope nothing to do with speed.
Just distances in km.
Doesn't matter if you travel 10km in 10mins or 1 min ,you get 10 points.
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Amazing how people are happy to be tracked wherever they go.
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22-09-2019, 10:33   #5
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Amazing how people are happy to be tracked wherever they go.
You saying you wouldn't use it because it tracks you?
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22-09-2019, 11:02   #6
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Think tbf we're ALL thinking that mate.....big brother n all that...
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22-09-2019, 11:31   #7
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Meh me having my phone on me I'm probably being tracked .
So using this app does no difference I feel. Google maps does the exact same then.
May aswell be tracked and get free coffees.
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22-09-2019, 14:03   #8
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You saying you wouldn't use it because it tracks you?
Damn right
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22-09-2019, 16:38   #9
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I'm sure circle K are sellng your commute details to the Russians and huawei.
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Bit bizarre, whats in it for the company?
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25-09-2019, 14:09   #11
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Bit bizarre, whats in it for the company?
Data. Not sure why an app like this needs access to
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Simple - even at its most basic, company gets geospatial data about its customers, their commute patterns - helps with location of roadside advertising and also with deciding on future locations of fuel stations or expansion of services at existing ones.
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Data. Not sure why an app like this needs access to
It doesn't seem to need that access at all. I installed it out of curiosity and the only permission turned on is location, phone and storage access permissions are switched off and it works fine.
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