Oct 04


Starbucks has updated their iPhone app to support Passbook. With the Starbucks app, you can manage your Starbucks Card balance, reload your card and track your Stars in the My Starbucks Rewards program. With it’s latest update, more people may start using Apple’s new Passbook app. Passbook is designed to get users directly into gift cards or event tickets from the lock screen when they are near a Starbucks or other area that supports Passbook. » Starbucks App Updated To Support Passbook

Oct 03


AppleInsider wrote that Ameranth, a leading developer of internet and software solutions for the hospitality marketplace, filed suit against Apple’s Passbook digital ticketing app, claiming patent infringement in an ongoing effort to enforce its wireless technology IP. While Apple just launched the PassBook app which only supports a view apps, Ameranth lodged a complaint against Apple claiming infringement of four patents. » Apple Sued Over Passbook By Software Maker Ameranth