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Starbucks to let coffee drinkers craft in-store Spotify playlists, coming soon to US and UK

Starbucks to let coffee drinkers craft in-store Spotify playlists, coming soon to US and UK

By 19 May 2015

Spotify has announced a new partnership that'll soon make its streaming service a go-to for coffee lovers around the world. The company has entered into a multi-year agreement with Starbucks, and as part of that deal, 7,000 Starbucks-operated stores in... >>

Starbucks adds Powermat wireless charging to the UK

Starbucks adds Powermat wireless charging to the UK

By 20 January 2015

Starbucks has teamed up with Powermat to offer free wireless charging zones in ten of its London stores. The coffee chain is said to be the first on the high street to provide the technology and it will mean those with a low phone or tablet battery in... >>

Starbucks is trialling wireless charging in some of its coffee shops

Starbucks is trialling wireless charging in some of its coffee shops

By 12 June 2014

Starbucks has teamed up with Duracell to begin a nationwide rollout of wireless charging systems for smartphones across the US. The wireless charging mats are currently in a handful of Starbucks coffee shops on the west coast around San Jose and on the... >>

Starbucks app will let users order a coffee before getting to the shop

Starbucks app will let users order a coffee before getting to the shop

By 13 March 2014

Starbucks plans to roll-out a new system that will let coffee craving patrons order their caffeine hit before reaching the shop. The plan was outlined by Starbucks chief digital officer Adam Brotman in a Bloomberg interview. He said Starbucks is "actively... >>

Google Wi-Fi login app in the works to help US Starbucks goers get online faster, says report

Google Wi-Fi login app in the works to help US Starbucks goers get online faster, says report

By 22 February 2014

Google is developing a Wi-Fi authentication/login app for Android and iOS that will let you auto-connect to its free hotspots inside of Starbucks locations across the US, it's claimed. Engadget has reported, citing the usual unnamed sources, that Google... >>

Starbucks to let you tweet a coffee to a mate

Starbucks to let you tweet a coffee to a mate

By 28 October 2013

Good old Twitter, an open platform connecting the world and giving the people a voice, is about to try a spot of consumerism. The result? Free coffees for everybody if Starbucks has anything to do with it. Look at all the food and drink companies that... >>

Google to offer free Wi-Fi at all 7,000 US Starbucks stores

Google to offer free Wi-Fi at all 7,000 US Starbucks stores

By 1 August 2013

Google announced on Wednesday that it would soon offer free Wi-Fi connections to all 7,000 Starbucks stores in the US. Beginning in August, Google's Wi-Fi network will roll out in Starbucks stores over the next 18 months. Google said you would be able... >>

Starbucks iOS app now works with Apple's Passbook in the UK

Starbucks iOS app now works with Apple's Passbook in the UK

By 16 October 2012

Caffeine addicts in the UK can now use their iPhone’s Passbook app to pay for their Starbucks coffee. Previously this function was reserved for the US, but Starbucks customers in the UK and Canada can now also make use of the mobile payment method,... >>

Starbucks app on Android arrives for UK caffeine addicts

Starbucks app on Android arrives for UK caffeine addicts

By 11 July 2012

Coffee addicts up and down the country can now pay for their vanilla decaf skinny latte, with double whipped cream by simply having a barcode on their Android smart phone scanned by the cashier. The app is now available to download from the Google Play... >>

Starbucks One Touch iPhone payments app comes to UK

Starbucks One Touch iPhone payments app comes to UK

By 24 November 2011

Starbucks has announced that it will be bringing it's mobile payment app already available Stateside to the UK in the new year. The one-touch mobile app will allow you to enter any one of 700 Starbucks coffee shops and pay through the tech. The app will... >>