One of the really cool features in BlackBerry Messenger 5 is the ability to add new contacts by scanning a barcode (QR Code, Mobile Tag) using the camera in your BlackBerry. As many of you that have downloaded the leaked version of BlackBerry Messenger 5 know, scanning a new contacts information is significantly less cumbersome than manually entering it in. What you may not have known is that the barcode scanner in BBM 5 scans more than just contact information.
QR Code Reader
I am not quite sure why, but, in the last 12 hours I’ve had half a dozen or so people have asked me about QR Code readers for BlackBerry so I figured that I would write a post about them.
If you know what QR Codes are and you just want to download a reader for your BlackBerry, I’ve found two that seem to work well:
If you are asking yourself what the heck is a QR Code and why would you need a QR Code Reader on your BlackBerry, you may want to read here…
If you know of any other good QR Code reader for BlackBerry, leave us a comment and tell us about it. Something tells me that QR Codes are going to become more and more popular as do mobile devices that can easily connect to the web.