Postcards? Yup, there’s an app for that!


Although I’m not too particularly fond of the name, iPhone application, Hipster, offers the end user the ability to send postcards virtually. In a matter of seconds, I was able to create a nifty postcard of our descent onto La Guardia Airport! Once you select a photo, you pick your postcard theme, flip the postcard around, write your loved one a message (yes, there’s a character limit), and send! Easy but, unfortunately, you can’t send it unless the person is on Hipster as well. Or, you can publicize it on Facebook for everyone to see. The developers still need to work on making this app a bit more versatile (i.e., the ability to send postcards to friends directly from the phone’s contact list!) and I wish they would change the name. Otherwise, they’re onto something (being that they partnered with Foursquare to make this app happen). Here’s what the back of the postcard looks like…


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