QR Codes For Headstones Keep Dearly Departed Close

On September 29, 2012, in QR Codes, by iGo

Lorie Miller bends over her grandparents' grave in north Philadelphia. She holds a two-inch brass square she's going to attach next to the headstone's names and dates. Printed onto that square is a QR code — that square digital bar code you can scan … See all stories on this topic » NPR

 

Where is the strangest place you've seen a QR code?

On September 29, 2012, in QR Codes, by iGo

We all know that a QR code leads to more information, though. Or special deals, or pictures, or whatever else the developers and marketers want it to lead to. If you're interested in something, like a movie or a product in general, a QR code can indeed …See all stories on this topic »

 

Android Hack Can Erase All Data From Your Phone

On September 29, 2012, in QR Codes, by iGo

Heads up if you own an Android smartphone: A nasty attack has surfaced that can erase all the data on your phone—contacts, photos, everything—with a line of code hiding in a website you visit or one delivered via text message, NFC tag or QR code. See all stories on this topic » Techlicious (blog)

 

Former NASA, Apple Engineers Create $11111 Coffee Maker Giving Drinkers

On September 29, 2012, in QR Codes, by iGo

… for a coffee-drinker? How about an $11,111 coffee maker with wi-fi and a 1.3MP camera for QR Code scanning? Created by Blossom Coffee, the Blossom One Limited was designed by former NASA and Apple engineers and is intended for commercial use. See all stories on this topic » ABC News

 

Ms. Cheap: Belly up to a bar code scanner for deals

On September 29, 2012, in QR Codes, by iGo

What is a QR Code? The QR stands for quick response. They are bar code-style images you can scan using a smartphone camera to unlock content, Cathy Lewandowski of AT&T said. What happens when you scan a code? Cathy says the scanning links the …See all stories on this topic »

 

Bank of America testing QR Code scanning mobile payment system in North

On September 29, 2012, in QR Codes, by iGo

Bank of America testing QR Code scanning mobile payment system in North Carolina. By Brian Heater posted Sep 27th 2012 1:20PM. Image. Mobile payment is still a bit of a wild west at the moment, and seemingly every technological and financial …See all stories on this topic »

 

Restaurant Marketing with Local Lead Genie Text Message Marketing

On September 29, 2012, in Text Message Marketing, by iGo

How do you market your restaurant? Do you use flyers, coupon packs, newspaper advertising? If you're not using text message marketing with your existing customers, you could be missing out on up to 30% additional revenue. Text message marketing, aka …See all stories on this topic »

 

Apps move from mobile devices

On September 29, 2012, in Mobile Apps, by iGo

Smartphone applications have been around for a long time. The Lithuanian app store GetJar, for example, was launched in 2004, while United States' site Handango began even earlier – in 1999 – and now runs the third largest mobile application store, …See all stories on this topic »

 

eBay Hits 100m Mobile App Download Mark

On September 29, 2012, in Mobile Apps, by iGo

After the 100 millionth download of its app and 100 million listings through mobile, online auction site eBay had to revise its projection for global transactions through mobile to $10bn for 2012. The company's milestone this week is made up of its app …See all stories on this topic »

 

SB Nation United makes mobile app obsolete

On September 29, 2012, in Mobile Apps, by iGo

Speaking of mobile, the SB Nation application is not being supported any more. If you have the Android or iOS app, you may as well get rid of it. (The reason is it doesn't make sense for them to develop five different applications for each ecosystem …See all stories on this topic »

 

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