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Starbucks to Offer Free Wi-Fi at All U.S. Stores

Monday June 14, 2010 6:07 pm PDT by
Starbucks announced that they would be activating free Wi-Fi access across all U.S. locations starting on July 1st. The move is seen as a response to increased competition from other chains which already offer free Wi-Fi to their customers. iPhone customers have already enjoyed free Wi-Fi at Starbucks stores in conjunction with AT&T. While the move negates this advantage for iPhone customers, ...
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Starbucks Card Mobile App Payment Trial Expanded

Wednesday March 31, 2010 11:09 am PDT by
Starbucks announced today that its Starbucks Card Mobile app now allows users to make payments through the app in more than 1,000 locations in Target stores throughout the U.S. At its initial release in September, the app's payment system worked only in 16 stores in the Seattle and Silicon Valley areas. To accompany the expanded payment trial locations, users have options to find...
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Make Your Own (Paper) iPad and iPad Sighting at NYC Starbucks

Saturday February 6, 2010 12:15 am PST by
While the iPad was officially announced in January, the iPad will not be available for purchase until late March. However, it seems some iPads have been seeded into the wild as David Vogler claims to have seen one in a New York City Starbucks (photo). If you're having trouble waiting for the iPad to arrive, Jess Silverstone, the lead artist for Revolutionary Concepts put together a cut-out ...
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Starbucks Apps Flow into App Store

Wednesday September 23, 2009 8:17 am PDT by
Two Starbucks apps made an entrance into the App Store early this morning, one - myStarbucks - offering store location capabilities and menu browsing while the other, the Starbucks Mobile Card app, provides a variety of features to manage and reload Starbucks cards as well as a unique payment system that's being piloted in a handful of stores. The myStarbucks app takes advantage of the...
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AT&T Finally Offering Free Wifi for iPhone Users (Includes Starbucks Locations)

Wednesday October 29, 2008 10:15 am PDT by
AT&T has announced that they are now offering free Wi-Fi access to iPhone subscribers across the U.S. AT&T knows Wi-Fi is hot, and FREE Wi-Fi is even hotter. Which is why FREE AT&T Wi-Fi access is now available for Apple iPhone at thousands of hotspots nationwide, including Starbucks*. Users can relax and access music, email and web browsing services with their ...

AT&T to Provide Wifi Access at Starbucks, iPhone Access Coming Soon?

Monday February 11, 2008 7:31 am PST by
Starbucks announced that they are partnering with AT&T to supply Wifi access to Starbuck's 7000 stores nationwide. Starbucks had previously partnered with T-Mobile to provide pay-Wifi access in their stores. AT&T's new service offers free access to specific customers: Beginning this spring, Starbucks Card holders can enjoy up to two hours of free Wi-Fi service per day at Starbucks locations...
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Starbucks iPhone Ordering Concept Design

Thursday January 10, 2008 11:51 am PST by
Multimedia designer, Phil Lu, has created some mockups of an iPhone application that he calls "QuickOrder": Surprisingly, the mockups were created before the publicized patent application in which Apple explores to-go ordering from the iPhone. The series of images show how such a system might...

Starbucks to give away free iTunes songs

Monday September 24, 2007 5:10 am PDT by
In preparation with its broader iTunes store partnership with Starbucks, Starbucks has announced that from October 2nd to November 7th, stores will hand out "Song of the Day" cards that can be redeemed on the iTunes store for a selected song of 37 artists featured on Starbucks Hear Music label, including Joss Stone, Dave Matthews, John Mayer, Annie Lennox and Band of Horses. The first song will...

Apple Announces Starbucks Partnership

Wednesday September 5, 2007 11:01 am PDT by
In addition to the iPod related releases today, Apple is pleased to announce a partnership with Starbucks. When you get near a Starbucks a fifth button will come up in the WiFi music store - you may have been in a Starbucks wondering what song is that playing? Now you can buy it with a tap of your finger. The service will reportedly display the last 10 songs played in that Starbucks. According to ...