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APP OF THE DAY: QR Reader for iPhone

APP OF THE DAY: QR Reader for iPhone

Snap up QR codes and save the info for later

QR Reader for iPhone
Cost: Free | Developer:TapMedia | Platform:iOS | Version 3.0 | 8.1MB | 4.0+

QR (quick-response) Reader for iPhone allows you to quickly grab and identify QR codes which seem to be popping up all over the place, from business cards to fast food chain posters.

For those who have not yet jumped on board, QR codes are two-dimensional codes with a greater storage capacity than your standard barcode you find at the shops. They are made up of squares, and can store an array of information.

QR Reader for iPhone uses your camera to scan a code, and brings you the stored information. All data is saved in a history list so you can refer to it later.

The app also has a favourites tab, giving you the ability to save the important codes. This is useful when grabbing contact information, or nabbing special offers at a local store.

Additionally, QR Reader for iPhone lets you create your own code, which can then be shared via Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Flickr, and email, or printed.

TapMedia also offers a $0.99 version which removes ads, and automatically loads QR codes in the Safari app.

Pros: Simple, and gets the job done.

Cons: Ads in the free version

Verdict: With the proliferation of QR codes, this reader saves you from having to write stuff down or typing in the Notes app.

Get it here:Apple App Store

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