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Is Rovio using an Angry Birds QR code to jump the shark, or is it genius?

Is Rovio using an Angry Birds QR code to jump the shark, or is it genius?

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The mobile games success story is now launching new barcodes, augmented reality and a new app. Rovio had held onto the most popular mobile games spot for a long time, but as its top title started to fade it is now using gimmicks like an Angry Birds QR code as a part of a new free app it has launched to draw a whole new wave of downloaders. The massively hyped Angry Birds … Read entire article »

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Tracking QR codes let parcels and packages communicate with recipients

Tracking QR codes let parcels and packages communicate with recipients

The Gopher delivery tracing Android mobile app uses quick response codes to relay a huge amount of info. Gopher has now announced that it is using tracking QR codes with its Android app in order to provide customers with the opportunity to gain a great deal more information about their parcels than would be possible through the use of a traditional barcode. The purpose of the quick response codes is to improve the tracking of deliveries and … Read entire article »

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QR codes on toddler shoes steal the spotlight at Geneva Inventions Show

QR codes on toddler shoes steal the spotlight at Geneva Inventions Show

When you take into account that other exhibits included a lovemaking couch, that’s quite an achievement. One exhibitor at the Geneva Inventions Show did a great job of featuring the potential of QR codes, this year, as the toddler shoes appeared to draw even more attention than a sofa that could automatically transform into a surface better designed for spur of the moment hanky-panky. The toddler shoes featured quick response codes designed to help bring lost kids … Read entire article »

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Microsoft adds QR codes to help Windows 10 users with dreaded blue screen

Microsoft adds QR codes to help Windows 10 users with dreaded blue screen

The quick response codes are displayed along with a sad face when the operating system fails. Among the many different overhauls and makeovers Microsoft has been giving its products, it has now added QR codes to its blue screen – the dreaded display screen that occurs when the operating system has had an all-out crash. The facelift to the so-called “Blue Screen of Death” includes a sad face in addition to a quick response code. Some who have … Read entire article »

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Ingestible 3D QR codes created by Chinese researchers for drug dosing info

Ingestible 3D QR codes created by Chinese researchers for drug dosing info

Scientists in China have come up with quick response codes that can be applied to tablets and capsules. Chinese researchers have now come up with a way to print QR codes that are completely ingestible, onto various forms of pharmaceuticals such as tablets and capsules, which could then be used for a variety of purposes. These quick response codes have been designed to be completely safe to be ingested by patients using the medications. The QR codes can … Read entire article »

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QR codes used to make Rokku Ransomeware ransom payments “easier” to make

QR codes used to make Rokku Ransomeware ransom payments “easier” to make

The security violation forces users to have to pay $100 in ransom in order to unlock their files. The Avira antivirus, privacy and identity security company has released a post about a new form of ransomware it has detected, named Rokku, which uses QR codes to allow users of infected devices to pay the $100 demand in order to have their files unlocked. The quick response codes can be scanned in order to send the scammers the … Read entire article »

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QR codes help promote fitness among high school students

QR codes help promote fitness among high school students

A new program featuring quick response codes is designed to encourage the youth at Mount Stromlo High School. Students at Mount Stromlo High School in Australia are now taking part in a program that uses QR codes to help to encourage them to take on a larger amount of physical activity in their daily lives. This is a novel way to use quick response codes, which are traditionally seen in print advertising. At the school, around 70 students … Read entire article »

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QR codes enhance “Return of the Native” art exhibit

QR codes enhance “Return of the Native” art exhibit

Troy Kinney Kelley’s sculptures and paintings use quick response codes to inform and educate. Artist Troy Kinney Kelley from Wichita has brought a number of his sculptures as well as his paintings to the Kemp Center for the Arts’s NorthLight Gallery and QR codes have come along with the “Return of the Native” exhibit that will be running right through May 14. The sculptor and painter is hoping to use several styles and methods to bring a … Read entire article »

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