Ottawa Considers New QR Code Flag for Canada

Ottawa, October 21, 2011 Newswire Press Ottawa has been presented with a private member’s bill to establish a new flag for Canada, replacing the traditional Maple Leaf with a QR Code which links to the federal government website.  Mr. Harper, in an interview today, explained the reasoning. “USA is already looking at doing the same […]

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QR Codes on Ottawa Rooftops

  QR codes are starting to appear on rooftops in large billboard or sign format.  Why in God’s name would someone do that?  Do you think someone is going to scan it from an airplane as they fly over?  Well maybe but doubtful.  Do you think someone might scan it from a highrise in the […]

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QR Code Pacman

Hey I thought this as soon as I saw a QR code but as usual, somebody beat me to it. Kudos to QR Arts http://qrarts.com/2011/08/animated-pacman-qrcode/

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QR Codes on the streets and QR Graffiti

So far, QR codes have been used primarily by businesses and politicians.  But there’s a whole other spin that’s hot on those guys’ heels.  QR Graffiti.  The oldest form of mass written communication is taking on a whole new twist.  Yup, taggers will soon be leaving their QRs to mark their territory.  How?  Simple, stencil […]

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Google Chrome QR Code extension

This a utility that will create a QR Code for any webpage that you are looking at in the top right corner of your screen.  How to use it?  Probably tons of ways but here’s some ideas… find a Google map location on your regular computer then scan the QR Code with your smartphone before […]

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Video of a QR code made by humans for Audi commercial

Hey Canada, we have some catching up to do.  This QR Code thing is getting huge.  Check out this cute commercial for Audi in Japan. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=64in_yApB2Q

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Best QR code scanner app for Iphones

I suppose BEST is always a matter of opinion but IMHO the BEST QR Code Scanner app for the IPhone is QRafter QRafter Information Why?  It scans faster and easier than other similar apps, it makes a cute harp sound when it recognizes, it can show the code in perfect format, go to the URL […]

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Use QR Codes in free classifieds

Small business owners are always looking for an inexpensive way to advertise.  Many resort to online classifieds such as Kijiji or Craigslist.  There are many sites that will allow free ads and JPEG pictures are almost always allowed as well.  But if you want a hot, clickable link to your website forget it.  You need […]

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QR Code Paintball

With alternative paintball, QR kill was first seen in Barcelona shopping centre back in January 2008. Before the game begins, the players decide a scenario, a modality and a meeting point. Each player has a QR Code fixed to his or her back which contains their name and telephone number. Instead of a projectile heading their […]

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QR code to web link URL

If you haven’t caught the drift on QR codes yet, one of the biggest uses right now is to take the user who scans the code to a web site or specific web page.  There are a number of naysayers that claim it’s faster and easier to just type the URL address straight into your […]

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