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| August 3, 2010
Check-Ins Without The Check-In
Future Checkin, connects to your Foursquare account and helps you set up a list of your favorite places. The app then runs in the background using iOS 4's new background location feature and automatically checks you in if your GPS reports that you're at one of those favorite locations. You can also tell the app to include recent places that you've checked in to, in case you don't want to add favorites manually. TechCrunch.com that he plans to add Gowalla support in the near future and is just waiting on an API to be released from Gowalla. While it is possible that Foursquare will eventually add support for a similar feature in their own app, this may be the only app that performs this service for multiple sites. The app is regularly priced at $1.99, but for this first week, it's on sale for $0.99. For frequent Foursquare users, this is something that is well worth the price. Make sure and check out Future Checkin, available now in the App Store.