Apple’s new “Cards” app features all kinds of options for custom letterpress, location integration, and also boasts prepaid postage. It also has the ability to receive a push notification whenever the card(s) you send arrives at their intended recipient(U.S-only), this might come in handy for the Holiday season.
Custom letterpress cards
• Cards combine a centuries-old letterpress technique with your digital text and photos
• Each card is crafted from 100 percent cotton paper and imprinted with an elegant debossed design
• Choose from 21 designs for six occasions: Thank You, Holiday, New Baby, Birthday, Love, and Travel
• Customise the placeholder text for any occasion, such as an anniversary or graduation
• Add a photo to your card or send one with just text
• If you select one of the Travel designs, your card automatically displays the name of your current location
• Choose a photo with GPS data, and the card shows the name of the place where the photo was taken
Prepaid postage included
• Send a card anywhere in the world for $4.99 including postage — the price in other currencies is available in the app and on Apple.com
• Select an address from your Contacts and easily personalise it — from Mr. Johnny Appleseed to The Appleseed Family, for example
• To place your order, simply enter your Apple ID password
• Cards mailed to U.S. addresses make use of the United States Postal Service Intelligent Mail® barcode
• On the day your card is to be delivered, you’ll receive a notification on your iPhone or iPod touch
• All your cards are automatically saved and can be viewed in a history list
• You can resend any card to another recipient — perfect for when y
Cards for iPhone is available for download right now, weighing in at 19.0 MB. (Apple will mail these cards out to you for just $2.99(U.S) – $4.99 for other countries else.
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