and the QR Code…

I’m not sure why everybody is surprised that Google’s “new” (not new, been around for a while, just released to the public) url shortener can provide an extra piece of info known as a QR code. This is just Google’s url shortening crew being smart and using existing graphic/image APIs that Google provides to everybody. […]

Oh, Spammers and URL Shorteners

I’ve never really been a big fan of URL shortening services.  My main reason is because you lose a bit of branding and URL recognition from users.  Also the ‘memory’ factor.  Users can’t remember shortened URLs, unless you have an awesome one like  But now my real reason for disliking the shorteners is the […]