There’s plenty of chat and messaging apps out there, but “Die With Me” is the first that can only be used when your smartphone has less than 5% battery left. That’s right, this iOS / Android app enables users with low battery to log into an online chatroom and talk as they wait for their devices to shut down completely, or “die together in a chatroom on your way to offline peace,” said the developers. You won’t need to provide any personal information, just a username and allow the app to access battery status. Continue reading for a video review and more information.
“I have to travel a lot to speak about my work at all sort of conferences. I was in a city that I didn’t know on my way back to the hotel, and my phone battery was low. I was really stressed about this as it was already turning to night. At that moment, I had the idea for an app that you can only use when you have low battery. But I didn’t know how it would work until we came up with the idea of making it a public chatroom. We wanted to do something positive with a low battery. Now we see people happy with a low battery, having low-battery conversations,” said the app’s co-developer Dries Depoorter.