Pay for Starbucks Using Smartphone


Starbucks has rolled out a mobile application that will let you pay for a coffee with your phone. Available for the iPhone and Blackberry, app users can hold their phone in front of a scanner and pay for their goods without looking up. The app is in development for Android and pulls money from a pre-registered Starbucks gift card. Read the full article at

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