Cards: Beautiful Greetings Cards, Right From Your iPhone
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
Location integration • 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
Delivery notification • 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
Card history • 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.