Everywhere I look lately I see these square boxes that are filled with a
bunch of dots and three of the corners have small boxes in them. I had
no idea what they were until eating at Taco Bell, and there was one on
their packaging that said "scan with your smartphone app". HUH?????
I must be too old to understand any of this stuff anymore. My cellphone
makes phone calls and can send texts (if I knew anyone that knew how to
read or respond to a text). There is no scanner, no camera, no
internet, nothing but a basic phone.
Anyhow, what do these square things do? Is there actually some
information inside of it? To me it looks like nothing but a bunch of
ink sprayed in the box randomly. And while I'm asking about this, what
is an "APP"?
About all I can figure is that these are similar to a barcode..... But
for what reason????
I'll probably never own a smart phone, since my standard cellphone is
all I need for emergencies or to make an occasisonal call from my car.
My computer takes care of my internet needs, and my digital camera takes
pictures, so I see no reason to have any need for a smartphone. But
since I am seeing these things everywhere lately, I had to ask what they
The older I get, the more useless all this technology seems to be!!!!
Even the internet is becoming useless as everyone leaves the newsgroups
and websites in favor of Facebook, which (in my opinion) is totally