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This is the archive for April, 2010

The datamatrix and the iPhone……

Apr 28

Mikedeveloper's data matrixHaving tried out a few free apps in the past couple of weeks on my iphone and liking some, finding some even useful and thinking others just didn’t deserve the developement time, Apple have written a cool app!. The i-nigma barcode scanning application. It is now available free, from Apple’s App Store and iTunes Store (simply search for i-nigma in iTunes). iPhone & Android users can now decode QR, Data Matrix and Aztec Codes from one application with one click. Here is the iTunes store application description:

“Scan a Mobile barcode, Quick Response barcode or Data Matrix barcode by placing the handset’s camera 10 – 15 cm above the barcode. i-nigma will automatically detect and read the code when selected, and instantly present the code’s contents on-screen”. continue reading…

Current - Apple iPhone 3GSI’ve just received my upgraded mobile phone and was in the market for a smart phone and after enquiring about the Motorola Droid (Milestone as it’s known in the UK) purely for it’s multi tasking abilities and finding it difficult to get (only available on T-Mobile and some deals are rubbish), I rather reluctantly opted for the ever popular iPhone through 02. I knew I would it was enevitable. It’s Apple’s third phone in the series. I’ve heard recently whilst hunting deals for the iPhone there is an upgraded version on the way, including an upgraded O/S (V4) which will allow multi tasking. Hmm it’ll be interesting to see but sounds very appealing to me. I’m sure I’ll be able to upgrade the O/S on mine when the time comes regardless.I have the 3GS model. continue reading…