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Find out about QR codes in Archant Life magazines

PUBLISHED: 22:30 01 December 2011 | UPDATED: 20:23 20 February 2013

Find out about QR codes in Archant Life magazines

Find out about QR codes in Archant Life magazines

You may have seen QR or Quick Reference codes in our magazines within editorial and advertisements, Read on to find out what they do...

Quick reference (QR) codes are a type of barcode that hold a web address that can be read by a smartphone or tablet device.

The code enables the user to access web content, often deep within a website or available only via the code without having to type a web asddress which can often be long and complex.

Free apps are avaiable available for different sorts of smart devices as follows -

Zappit (for download on any Android phone - Google, HTC and Nokia)

Zappit (for download on any iPhone)

QR Code Scanner Pro (for download on Blackberries)

BeeTagg QR Reader (for download on SymbianOS)

Once you have your app try scanning a code and see where it takes you and look out for bonus content and offers coming soon.

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