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Cardstar Puts Their App on a Diet – Adds Usability Features

CardStar CVSLast time we mentioned Cardstar I called out their app for being bloated at 3.6MB and missing some critical features. Danny over @Cardstar was kind enough to let us know that they have listened and fixed quite a few performance and usability issues with the app.

The new version of Cardstar:

  • Reduced its size by 70% to 1.1MB
  • Added SD Card backup and restore
  • Search box in the merchant list
  • other bug fixes.

You can read more about Cardstar at or pick up the new version of the app at this link OTA.

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  1. OMG this is an awesome app! How did I miss this one before? Thanks for the info

  2. has anyone used this app at a store and if so what are the cashiers impression when you pull out ur BB for them to scan to get discounts?

  3. I installed this originally and it did work well but only with handheld scanners. If I tried with the table scanners, it did not work.
    I just downloaded this new update and Im really hoping that it will work on the table scanners since 90% of my barcodes use table scanners.
    Will let you know later tonight.

  4. Much more reasonable footprint!

  5. they need an option to backup the entries in the app. i lost all mine when i upgraded my OS.

  6. What a great idea. Just slimmed down my wallet.

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