If you take a look at the right sidebar on my blog you will see that I have added a QR code there - which has a link to this blog embedded in it.
What's a QR code you ask?
A QR code (short for Quick Response code) is a 2D barcode that is readable by Smartphones, which has information embedded in it like text or other information - even contact info, but it can also direct the phone to open a specific URL (website) using your browser, send a text, make a phone call, etc. Marketers are using these more and more to provide information and offers to their customers - they are like paper-based hyperlinks.
To read a QR code, your Smartphone needs to have an app (like ScanLife or other) that uses the phone's camera to read the code or Blackberry messenger V5.0 which has a built in reader in it.
So, now if you want to pass my blog information on to a friend without having to type out the URL - just "right click" and save the QR picture and then forward it to a friend. Or you can scan it yourself to access my blog while you are on-the-go! Fun!
Until next time, have a great day!