Free Smartphones, Butterfingers With Nokia Gift Machine

What if your Foursquare check-ins and Twitter shares gave you more than a sense of accomplishment – what if they could get you free stuff? That’s the concept behind the “Nokia Gift Machine,” a special vending machine that was created…

Pepsi Goes Social

PepsiCo is introducing a prototype for a fully interactive new vending machine at the National Automatic Merchandising Association’s One Show in Chicago this week.  It is called the “Social Vending System” and I gotta say, it looks pretty awesome. The…

Snack&Munch: The First Online Vending Machine

For those who’ve maintained the idea ecommerce has it’s limits, meet Snack&Munch. This start-up company has been receiving a lot of hype, being featured on both NBC.com and Mashable. The site is quite simple: Choose 24 snacks from a selection…