Purchasing a Latte with my iPod Touch

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On the evening of September 23rd, I learned I could finally ditch the Starbucks gift card I carried around in my wallet in exchange for downloading an app. The free app is called Starbucks Card Mobile and works on both the iPod Touch and the iPhone.

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September 24, 2009

iPhone vs. Android Apps

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I'm a Mac but I bought an Android. Although I've been a dedicated Macintosh computer user for the last 15 years or so, I was hesitant to purchase an iPhone. Mostly, it was due to the service cost per month. The other reason was I was skeptical of its usability as an internet device. Apple is a company well known and respected for quality control and consistency between its products. Unfortunately, the internet is not a place for that. There's a lot of chaos out there. Google, on the other hand, is the internet and has built a wealth of online tools that integrate with the internet, not a personal computer. So, even though I work on a Mac around the clock, I use Google to store my contacts, calendar, instant messages, and some documents. This is why I was sold on the Android when it was released.

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July 05, 2009