Four words, portending doom:
“My phone’s gonna die.”
One word, portending salvation: BrightBox, a just launched app that directs juiceless New Yorkers to nearby charging stations, available now.
It works like this: simply download the free app and flip it on whenever your phone needs some juice. You’ll be directed to the closest of BrightBox’s 65+ charging kiosks, mounted on the walls of bars, restaurants, hotels and gyms around the city.
Then swipe your credit card, and for a couple bucks (varies by location), you’re granted access to one of the glowing, steel-doored lockers. Inside you’ll find charging ports to fit any smartphone.
You’re free to use those chargers for as long as you need. Flat fee.
Then have a drink. Run an errand. Work out. Continue living your life as your phone rises, Lazarus-like, from the grave.
Four words, portending relief: “Phone’s back on, suckas.”