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04.04.14
Amazon's Dash lets you refill your pantry using your voice and LEDs (updated)
04.04.14

Amazon's Dash lets you refill your pantry using your voice and LEDs (updated)

Let's be real: Amazon isn't going to stop until you can go your entire life without setting foot i...

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02.05.14
Shopping app lets you beam payments to old-fashioned cash registers
02.05.14

Shopping app lets you beam payments to old-fashioned cash registers

Remember Mobeam's barcode scanning trick? It looks like it just found a new home: the Clutch app....

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08.19.13
Microsoft Tag closing on August 19th 2015, reminds us all crappy things must end
08.19.13

Microsoft Tag closing on August 19th 2015, reminds us all crappy things must end

You know how QR Codes still aren't really a thing? Just imagine how popular Microsoft's proprietar...

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06.10.13
New iOS SDK features for developers
06.10.13

New iOS SDK features for developers

Some of the iOS SDK features that were quickly touched on by Craig Federighi today sound fascinati...

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12.14.12
Co-inventor of the barcode, Norman Joseph Woodland, dies at 91
12.14.12

Co-inventor of the barcode, Norman Joseph Woodland, dies at 91

Last year saw the death of the man largely responsible for bringing the barcode into the mainstrea...

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10.13.12
Acoustic barcodes store data in sound, go on just about anything (video)
10.13.12

Acoustic barcodes store data in sound, go on just about anything (video)

Technologies like NFC, RFID and QR codes are quickly becoming a normal part of everyday life, and...

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09.02.12
Three handy Mac tools for working with QR Codes
09.02.12

Three handy Mac tools for working with QR Codes

You might not think about them much. When you do, it might be to decry the invasion of robot vomi...

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08.07.12
Supermarket launches trial virtual stores in UK airport, readies fresh milk for your return
08.07.12

Supermarket launches trial virtual stores in UK airport, readies fresh milk for your return

UK supermarket Tesco has decided to bring its virtual supermarket screens (successfully trialled i...

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07.27.12
Tokyo bakery's visual recognition checkout sorts the sandwiches from the croissants (video)
07.27.12

Tokyo bakery's visual recognition checkout sorts the sandwiches from the croissants (video)

We've seen food recognition tools in the past, but none as slick as this one being trialed at a To...

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