Instagram’s Latest Feature Updates


Instagram has released the newest versions of its app and announcing that it has a “better camera”, scaling / cropping functions and a new filter to boot.

The company described that the update is the company’s biggest since its last major revamp a year ago.
The new update features an Instagram-themed shutter and shutter release button, a preview … Continue reading “Instagram’s Latest Feature Updates”

IKEA Adds Augmented Reality to 2013 Catalog

IKEA has added augmented reality to its 2013 catalog with new features that let consumers access films, interactive experience and photo galleries with their smartphones.
As the video above shows, IKEA has been putting out a catalog since 1951. Since then, it has evolved from a print vehicle to (last year) an iPhone, iPad and Android … Continue reading “IKEA Adds Augmented Reality to 2013 Catalog”

Google study claims 52 per cent of Australians have a smartphone


According to a new study conducted by Google and Ipsos Media CT, Australia’s smartphone penetration is now at 52 per cent, which represents over 40 per cent growth year on year (up from 37% last year).
Due to the growing popularity of the medium, consumers are now using their smartphones to shop more than ever. The … Continue reading “Google study claims 52 per cent of Australians have a smartphone”

QR Codes: What They Are and How to Use Them


What’s a QR code?
A QR code (Quick Response Code) is a specific matrix barcode(or two-dimensional code) that is machine readable and designedto be read by smartphones. The code consists of black modulesarranged in a square pattern on a white background. Theinformation encoded may be text, a URL, or other data.
Common in Japan, where it was … Continue reading “QR Codes: What They Are and How to Use Them”