Google Chrome for iOS now features QR code scanner

Google chrome for ios qr code scanner

The new feature has been included in the update and will scan several types of common barcode. The latest update to Google Chrome for iOS now includes a feature that will scan barcodes such as QR codes. This can be very handy for device users who would like to be able to use quick response codes but who don’t want a dedicated app. QR codes can be very handy in being able to access websites without typing in a URL. That said, in order to be able to use them,…

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QR code scanning comes with Now on Tap

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The feature now offers a range of additional and fascinating improvements from Google. Google has added QR code scanning and a batch of new options to its Now on Tap feature. Users can translate text on any screen simply by tapping a button. This includes translating apps on a screen. The feature also provides additional facts about interests and includes an enhanced search-by-image. According to Google, the updates to Now on Tap “surface useful content and create a more engaging experience.” The Google announcement said users can find more about…

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ShopSavvy unveils SavvyListings for mobile in direct competition with Craigslist

ShopSavvy Mobile App

ShopSavvy, the provider of solutions for mobile commerce, has announced the introduction of its SavvyListings, a service comparable to Craigslist but designed for the mobile marketplace to allow consumers to use their tablets and smartphones to sell products. All sellers need to do to sell their used, unwanted items is to scan the barcode of the product with their smartphone, and enter information about the condition, and the desired selling price. This is a free service and the category, description, and images of the product do not need to be…

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QRganize aims to bring more order to the world of QR codes

QRganize App

As QR codes continue to grow more famous with businesses, the need for adequate sorting and storage mechanisms is becoming more real. QRganize, a new service designed for those using QR codes, aims to help consumers and businesses manage the codes they use. The QRganize app is available for iPhone and doubles as a barcode scanner, which makes scanning and sorting codes easy. Once scanned, the code can be accessed through the QRganize library stored within a smart phone. Using the app, consumers can revisit digital content from codes they…

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Winq makes QR codes a part of the cloud

Winq Mobile App

As news of Apple’s iCloud platform spreads around the world, more developers are making applications that aim to synergize with the system. The iCloud will be an extensive cloud-computing network that will allow for iPhone, iPad and iTouch users to connect and share information wirelessly. A new mobile application for the iPhone seeks to leverage QR codes with the seamless connectivity of iCloud. Known as Winq, the application is the first program from developer iNdevour. Winq is essentially a QR code generator in the palm of your hand. Using the…

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Lions, Tigers and QR Codes?

Advertising has gone to the animals, literally. Actually, in this case it isn’t advertising, it’s education. The Santa Barbara Zoo is utilizing QR Codes to give patrons the opportunity to interact with the animals. This is not only brilliant on their part, but a move that should set a standard for every other business out there. QR Codes are small, square, 2-D boxes similar to barcodes. Smartphone’s can download an application that allows them to scan the code and be taken to a website, information or video that has been…

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