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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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10.24.13
Hiku grocery scanner makes remembering to buy the milk an $80 convenience
10.24.13

Hiku grocery scanner makes remembering to buy the milk an $80 convenience

Everything you need to do, you can pretty much handle with the smartphone in your pocket -- it's a...

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07.02.12
Amazon's Flow augmented reality app comes to Android, makes shopping more entertaining
07.02.12

Amazon's Flow augmented reality app comes to Android, makes shopping more entertaining

The iOS crowd's been able to enjoy Flow's AR features since late last year, but fortunately for th...

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12.14.11
Microsoft Tag adds support for QR codes and NFC, seeks barcode dominance
12.14.11

Microsoft Tag adds support for QR codes and NFC, seeks barcode dominance

Last year, Microsoft Tag shed its beta skin and stepped out into the wild world of multi-colore...

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12.07.11
Amazon will give you $5 if you use its Price Check app this weekend
12.07.11

Amazon will give you $5 if you use its Price Check app this weekend

No joke, it really will. All you have to do is walk into a retailer this Saturday, whip out you...

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11.03.11
Amazon Flow strikes low blow to brick and mortar, converts barcode scans to online sales
11.03.11

Amazon Flow strikes low blow to brick and mortar, converts barcode scans to online sales

Remember when you had to "walk" to a "store" to buy things? Our grandkids are gonna weep uncontro...

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04.11.11
StripeSpotter turns wild zebras into trackable barcodes
04.11.11

StripeSpotter turns wild zebras into trackable barcodes

We've heard plenty of stories over the past few years about tagging animals with RFID chips, but we...

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01.11.11
Google Goggles now solves Sudoku, taking an interest in ads, clearly entering middle age
01.11.11

Google Goggles now solves Sudoku, taking an interest in ads, clearly entering middle age

There are no surer signs of the apocalyptic onset of middle age than a preoccupation with puzzle-so...

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