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Samsung Announces Apple Passbook-like Wallet Application

02/27/2013, For years now, Samsung and Apple have been going back and forth trying to prove which company copied the other for their smartphones, but we think this time Samsung has taken things a bit too far with its newly announced Samsung Wallet. Samsung Wallet,...

Smartphones can read boarding pass barcodes

10/25/2012, Ever since 9/11, traveling by air has gotten a whole lot more restrictive. We have to remove our laptops and turn them on, take off our shoes and belts even, have our jackets turned over at airport security checks, or even let our fingers get swabbed just...

Bikinis with barcodes makes for an interesting ad platform

08/10/2011, Let’s face the facts – sex sells, and so it is no surprise that Zara Dampney, 24, and Shauna Mullin, 26, have managed to market their bottoms into their bottom line (pardon the pun) through the inclusion of a Quick Response (QR) code being...

Barcodas converts barcodes into music on the iPhone

04/27/2011, One of the most amazing things about music is that you can pretty much get inspiration from anywhere or anything. If it’s not nature that inspires you or the feeling you get when your crush walks past you – anything can be used to draw...

More Than 2 Billion Microsoft Tags Printed

10/28/2010, When Microsoft introduced its Tag 2D barcodes it already had a rather tough challenge with the popularity of various QR codes. That being said, the software giant has done a pretty good job and has announced that a juicy 2 billion Tags have been printed...

Bing Now Offers Barcode And Cover Art Search On The iPhone

06/24/2010, Google’s Goggles is a useful feature that allows you to search for information by taking a picture of the item you want more information on, but it’s geared towards the Android OS. Now Microsoft seems to be looking to take advantage of that,...

Microsoft Tag now out of beta

05/28/2010, Microsoft Tag is actually a mobile application which relies on Microsoft’s own barcode technology (known as High Capacity Color Barcode, or HCCB), where it is now coming out of beta and the reader is available (for free) for the following platforms...

Barcode Digital Watch

04/22/2010, This isn’t the first barcode watch that we’ve seen before, but it does look a lot less flashy that the previous one. The Barcode Digital Watch shows time in the traditional number format, but the rightmost barcode shows the day of the week,...