Paypal Vending Machine Wipes Out Coin-Operated Machines

By: Summer Luu - Published: Nov 8, 2010 • References: gearfuse & technabob
Want a candy from the gumball machine but don't have a quarter? Not to worry, we're living the future now with the Paypal Vending Machine -- no coins required.

This new tech machine permits the use of smartphones to scan a QR code and make a Paypal payment. Incorporating social media, the vending machine tweets your payment with a confirmation display. So now you're not just making a simple purchase from the Paypal Vending Machine, but sharing it with the online community. How cool is that? Stats for Tweeting Gumball Dispensers Trending: Older & Chilly
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Concept: Paypal Vending Machine
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