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Starbucks Card Mobile

Alright coffee drinkers; Starbucks has expanded its “Starbucks Card Mobile” payment test to nearly 300 company-operated stores in New York City and on Long Island. This builds on the successful launch of Starbucks Card Mobile App for select BlackBerry smartphones, iPhone and iPod touch, and the Starbucks mobile payment test which started in fall 2009. With this latest development, you can enhance your Starbucks Experience by conveniently using your mobile phone for payment. The Starbucks Card Mobile App was first developed for select BlackBerry smartphones and iPhone as these devices are used by more than 71% of Starbucks smartphone-carrying customers. To experience mobile payment at participating New York City-area Starbucks, you just need to download the free Starbucks Card Mobile App on their supported BlackBerry smartphone, iPhone or iPod touch. iPhone and iPod touch users can download the app from the App Store at www.itunes.com/appstore/. BlackBerry smartphone users can text the word âGOâ to 70845 or visit http://www.starbucks.com/coffeehouse/mobile-apps/starbucks-card-mobile-bb from their device. It’s available for a variety of BlackBerry smartphones including BlackBerry(R) 8800 series; BlackBerry(R) Bold series; BlackBerry(R) Curve(TM) series; BlackBerry(R) Storm(TM); BlackBerry(R) Storm2 and BlackBerry(R) Tour. Visit www.starbucks.com/coffeehouse/mobile-apps for more information about the Starbucks Card Mobile app and payment system for supported BlackBerry smartphones and Apple(R) iPhone(R), iPod(R) touch.

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