Starbucks card for BlackBerry app to be disabled after August 28th
While it might be easy to blame Starbucks' decision on RIM's rapidly falling user base, the truth here is that Starbucks never upgraded the app for use past the BlackBerry Torch 9800. That means that owners of the top shelf BlackBerry Bold 9900/9930 never had a shot to use it. Now we will have to wait to see if Starbucks goes after 'Berry users again when BlackBerry 10 handsets rollout early next year.
The Starbucks card for BlackBerry app launched in early September 2010 and allowed users to check their balance online, find the closest Starbucks store, and at select stores the app could be used to pay for purchases. Meanwhile, the Starbucks card app for iOS and Android are both not affected by this news.
1. sadaff (Posts: 12; Member since: 18 Jul 2012)
I feel so honored to be the first comment. All of my hardwork and dedication has paid off. Getting the top comment has been a dream of mine for many years, and I would like to thank those who have helped me along the way. First and foremost I would like to thank God for giving me this opportunity. Next I would like to thank my parents. I want to thank my dog maggie, for being really fat and always there for me. Next I would like to thank the squirrel that lives in my backyard for climbing trees because that gives me inspiration that I need to get through the day. This is a special moment in my life and I would like to thank any of my unmentioned friends and family that have helped me along the way. This moment will be a moment that I will never forget. I just remembered a few other people I would like to thank; facebook, the fish I caught in the third grade, my light in my room because I wouldn’t be able to see the keyboard without it, the internet for letting me go on facebook, my house because without it I would be homeless, and last but not least I would like to thank all the people out there that actually took time out of their day to read this. I cannot stress how much of a big deal to me this is. I have been trying to be the first comment on a post for years, but that has not been possible until this amazing day. Hopefully my good luck will continue, but this is undoubtedly a rare occasion. If you asked me how I did this, I would say, you can achieve anything that you set your mind on. To all the kids out there reading this, I would like to tell them to follow their dreams. Being the top comment is amazing, thank you everyone!
2. Non_Sequitur (Posts: 1111; Member since: 16 Mar 2012)
That was beautiful. A true epoch of the century.
10/10 Would read again
3. Sparhawk (Posts: 75; Member since: 10 Mar 2012)
It would have been really funny if, during the time it took to write that spiel, someone else snuck in with the first comment. But alas, this did not happen.
5. nsnk86 (Posts: 43; Member since: 18 Jun 2012)
thts a really sweet speech!!!! luv it & would read it again
4. nsnk86 (Posts: 43; Member since: 18 Jun 2012)
thts a really sweet speech!!!! luv it & would read it again....... :)
6. mommakat (Posts: 2; Member since: 18 Sep 2012)
I registered just to let you know your speech was just great! You made me smile & laugh. . . . . . CONGRATS on making it to the top of the comments chain!
7. mommakat (Posts: 2; Member since: 18 Sep 2012)
no BB app - that just sucks BB users have feelings too! =/