Disney MagicMobile launches for MagicBand function on Apple Watch and iPhone

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The entertainment giant has announced the digital pass and wallet support for Apple devices. MagicBand support is now available through Disney MagicMobile on iPhone and the Apple Watch for theme park guests using those devices. The technology can be used by guests to Disney World and who use compatible Apple devices. The Disney MagicMobile service uses the Wallet app in Apple Watch and iPhones, allowing them to function like the brand’s MagicBands. The MagicBand is a colorful plastic wristband with tech components, allowing Walt Disney World guests to use it…

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QR code Easter egg hunt lets American city kids enjoy contactless celebration

QR code Easter egg hunt - child collecting Easter eggs

Kids simply need to scan all the barcodes they find so that they can gain a chance to win a grand prize. Children living Texarcana – located on the boarder between the states of Texas and Arkansas – have the chance to enjoy a unique QR code Easter egg hunt this year. The kids will be able to enjoy hunting for the eggs but in a safe and contactless way this year. Kids who wish to participate in the QR code Easter egg hunt will need their parents’ phones to…

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QR code take-out containers could help reduce litter

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A trash-busting concept is taking off that would use quick response codes to track down litterers. A new idea that would use QR code take-out containers is gaining traction as this trash is becoming an increasingly problematic issue in littering. A man living in Cavan, Ireland suggested the idea, and it has been taking off ever since. According to Eugene Smith, from Laragh Community Alert in County Cavan, Ireland, said that the volunteers in his community that pick up litter have noticed a worsening trend in the amount of trash.…

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CU Boulder develop new biological battery that turns you into a power source

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Researchers have come up with a low-cost wearable device turning the body into an electricity generator. University of Colorado, Boulder, researchers have developed a new form of biological battery technology. This tech converts the human body into a low-cost power source. The researchers published the details about their new device in the Science Advances journal. The biological battery device is stretchy so that it can be worn as virtually any type of accessory that comes in contact with the skin. This includes as a bracelet, ring, or other kind of…

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