SmartSwipe credit card reader makes online shopping safer

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SmartSwipe, the USB credit card reader that makes shopping online quicker and safer, is now available from Firebox.com. Great for online shopaholics and those wary of inputting their credit card details online, this USB gadget lets you swipe the card…

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Ocado launches the first supermarket iPhone app

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Online supermarket Ocado has launched an iPhone app – allowing users to browse their virtual aisles and shop for over 18,000 products.

Ocado, which is partly owned by John Lewis and stocks Waitrose-branded products, say the app is just “the first step of a journey that will eventually see Ocado available on several digital platforms”.

The app stores all of the product info on the iPhone so browsing can be done offline. The order will be complete once a connection is made.

I can see this catching on and other supermarkets getting in on the act. Online grocery shopping is a massive business and free apps will surely help to grow the industry further.

(via Brand Republic & Ocado)

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