We’ve heard in the last few years of some truly remarkable uses for the C64 in modern times; how about this one still powering an auto shop in Poland, for instance? And here’s another first.
Last week, Paul De Carlo became the first person to order a Starbucks using his trusty Commodore. The software developer from Houston, Texas, USA, has named the hack Coffeedore.
— Paul DeCarlo (@pjdecarlo) November 2, 2017
Technically, you’re not supposed to be able to use any regular computer to order Starbucks, but Paul’s taken advantage of a flaw in the US Starbucks phone app which was discovered in July – there’s a full explanation on that here.
“I don’t normally drink coffee”, Paul told Motherboard. Literally, I took a sip,” he said. “I’m wired as a result.” Legend. CF