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Heinz in hot sauce after ketchup bottle's QR code links to porn site

Technically Incorrect: Heinz allows a domain for a promotion to lapse and who should slip into it instead? Oh, no.

By 20 June 2015


Yes, QR codes have a future! In holograms?

They could be the most ignored bit of technology in today's society, but their real potential could soon be unlocked, and it's pretty cool.

By 15 November 2014


​QR codes aren't useless after all, study says

Nielsen finds nearly half of the consumers it surveyed like using quick response codes on their phones to buy things in stores.

By 11 July 2014


Visa, Chevron pump up mobile payments

The two companies strike a partnership to bring mobile payments technology to more than 20 Chevron stations in California.

By 6 October 2015


The best scanning apps for Android and iPhone

The days of buying a pricey dedicated scanner are long gone. Today, our high-powered smartphones can do the job faster.

By 9 September 2015


The 404 1,491: Where we QR in peace

Why you should avoid buying a fake thumb extension to access your giant phablet, the 3-wheeled Segway nobody was waiting for, QR codes on gravestones, and does video game music increase workday productivity?

By 23 May 2014


The best game out of E3 and why we're over VR

Bridget Carey is on the 404 to talk about the game we're excited to get next year and we've got your questions from Reddit for Bridget!

By 20 June 2015


Samsung calls selfie stick users 'cave people'

Technically Incorrect: In a new ad for its Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, Samsung mercilessly mocks those who stick their phones on the end of a stick.

By 20 June 2015


I spy a Nest Cam: Leaked photos shed light on smart home security

Leaked security camera photos suggest that Nest is taking its smart home tech in a new direction.

By 11 June 2015


MCX gets new CEO after Apple Pay scores Best Buy

Change of leadership at the mobile-payments effort backed by major merchants comes a day after member Best Buy opted for Apple's competing system.

By 29 April 2015