Scan the image to the left with a QR code reader. Meta, right? Anyways, for a few years now we have been told how QR codes are going to change everything. Well, like everyone outside of Japan, we are still waiting for QR codes to revolutionize how we shop, interact, and make connections. While we all wait for the QR code revolution, there are some people who have gone the extra mile to use QR codes in fascinating and innovative ways. Here are some of our favorite unconventional uses for QR codes.
Ah, moving day is fast approaching... And before all the tech photos are taken, and everything is neatly packaged, I mainly think about how I will stay in touch with people. Thankfully, in today’s wonderful world of technology, there are several ways to go about doing that. People who should have my phone number already do, so I won't be giving that away to anyone. But there are other methods of communication out there. How do you decide levels of relationships and who gets what piece of contact information? After the jump I’ll let you in on my system and the reasoning behind it.
It seems like more and more people are taking pictures with their iPhone these days, even using their phone as their primary camera. If you’re looking to get a bit more serious with your iPhone pictures, there are some neat attachments out there. Here are some camera add-ons to take your iPhone photos to the next level.
Yeah, your smartphone can do a lot of things. But just because it's able to transform into a GPS navigator or recipe index doesn't mean that it's easy to juggle your iPhone around in the car and kitchen. Until now, you could always buy individual holsters to keep your phone propped up in each room. But instead, we're feeling the Oona stand—a Kickstarter project that moves and displays your phone everywhere from the nightstand to your car windshield.
It always seems the day we take away from the office to take care of personal business is undoubtedly the day when we receive the most emails, texts, phone calls, etc. Yesterday was a perfect example of when we had to go out of town and we were met with a barrage of messages. We simply weren't prepared for the onslaught and were left answering messages well into the night. Thankfully there are a few steps you can take to help prevent this from happening.
It all happens to us at one point or another (some more than others): the dreaded dropped call. You keep talking and talking, and wait for the other end to respond, but are greeted with nothing but the sound of a dropped call. Some of us live in cell phone dead zones, so a signal booster might be your best options for regaining a bar or two of reception...
A few days ago I accidentally cracked the back of my iPhone 4. For a piece of tech that I rely on and use multiple times a day, it’s no fun to use while sharp shards of glass are sticking out of it. Here are a few tips on what you can do if the back of your iPhone 4 breaks.
It doesn't matter if you are hiking thru the wilderness of Australia or simply stuck in a dead zone with your carrier. When you need to get connected, you need a signal…now. Cue in satellite hubs; these devices will not only help your call go thru, but they have the ability to connect to your phone wirelessly via Bluetooth...
Do you remember when the first iPhone came out with a price tag of $599? One thing we all remember was the total outcry about the price of the unit. Times have changed, that's for sure. When you can introduce to the market a $300,000 watchphone, that alone is a sign that the economy might be picking up...or that the rich will continue to get richer.
Struggling with poor cellphone reception is a problem that not only can be frustrating, it can also cause significant issues with work and social life. More damning is the seeming lack of solutions stemming from a small group of national carriers. Below is a guide on how you can boost your cell reception.