Archives for Blackberry

Smart Phone Adoption and Usage Patterns

Over the next few weeks we are going to look at smartphone adoption rates among various populations. We are starting that discussion by looking generally at the latest data around smartphone adoption and usage patterns as well as recent moves in the market.

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Dr. Barcode Review: BlackBerry Messenger 5.0

One of the primary goals of BarcodePublicity.com is to educate consumers in the United States of QR scanning “apps” available for their phone.

We focus on this aspect for three primary reasons:

1. The majority of mobile phone subscribers in the United States still do not realize that their phones can be used as mobile barcode readers.
2. Some apps available may work for some types of 2D barcodes (UPC codes), but are not intended for the reading more detailed QR codes.
3. Some apps are available only through overseas carriers. I’ve downloaded a couple of programs that appeared to be for the Blackberry Curve, only to see them fail because they are not intended for use on US mobile devices. Continue reading “Dr. Barcode Review: BlackBerry Messenger 5.0” »