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Smartphones aren't tiny PCs, but that's how we use them in the West


I don't scan them too often, because I use WP and my phone doesn't run most of the apps that the codes I see point to.

But when I do scan a code, it usually has the URL displayed before I even get to point the camera properly.

I think the only issue of non-uptake is the fact that we have so many competing systems.

Fortunately, having a wireless CC means that most payments are swift and painless anyway, so I don't really care.

Now, if I could only get my scammy bank to stop charging a fee for *every* foreign transaction, making all but enormous purchases equivalent to theft, I could have used it here outside the UK.

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