Tag "barcode"

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New AT&T Barcode App, Services Are “Proprietary System” with Limited Capabilities

For those of you who are unaware, I also write for CNET and their AndroidAtlas/CRAVE brands. Earlier this week I published a post called “AT&T embraces bar code scanning with new app, services” which talked about their 2D/QR efforts. One of my readers, Roger, runs a website called 2d code and decided to give the AT&T features a run through. Suffice it to say, he came away less than pleased with the results.

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Amazon Releases Shopping Application for Android

Shopping behemoth Amazon.com has announced a shopping application for Android handsets.  Available as a free download, users have access to Amazon and thousands of other merchants wherever they are.  One

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Face Off! Which Torrent Client is Best for Android? [VIDEO]

John Walton from over at phonedog.com has put together a video review which pins 4 torrent clients for Android handsets against each other.  Using Torrent Droid, BarTor, Torrent-fu, and Transdroid

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CompareEverywhere Comes Out on Top in First Battle of Barcode Readers

I’ve spent the last 3 days playing with each of the barcode scanning applications from the Android Market. While each has their own unique features, it’s CompareEverywhere that comes with more that I need and want.