The Foursquare Map Problem in China – A plea for a solution!

Long term users of Foursquare in China will be all too familiar with the mapping problem in the mobile app – the location pins for all venues are displaying in the wrong place on the map. This is obviously an annoying problem and makes navigating to a venue for the first time particularly difficult. As a long term user and fan of the service, I have waited patiently for Foursquare to come out with a fix the but after several years and many updates the problem still remains. I am writing this post to publicise the problem, with the hope of providing enough information that they can set about fixing it.

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AppleScript: Automatically Quit/Pause Transmission when using Viscosity VPN Client

This article explains how to use some AppleScript to quit/pause the Transmission BitTorrent client when you connect to your VPN through Viscosity and reopen/resume it when you disconnect. Very useful if your VPN provider has a policy of disabling your account for BitTorrent usage…. Continue reading

Help Beijing win a #4sqCities Badge!

Foursquare have recently launched  a global competition for international cities to have a City Badge launched for their town. People can submit a list of the best venues from their town, be they restaurants, tourists sites or other unique or interesting destinations. For the winning cities, Foursquare will design a special City badge that users can unlock by visiting several or more places from the list. With this in mind, I have set the ball rolling on creating a list for Beijing, but I need your help.
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