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Yay for the Droid.
« on: January 26, 2010, 07:57:11 PM »
Got a new Droid Eris today. I downloaded an app that lets me scan a bar code on a bottle of beer, using the camera lense. The phone will then give me a description of the beer, IBU, SRM, etc, and tell a little about the brewer. It also tells me what food to pair the beer with. Is that totally unnecessary on a phone or what?  I LOVE it!!!!
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Re: Yay for the Droid.
« Reply #1 on: January 26, 2010, 07:59:15 PM »
Only in America.  8)
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Re: Yay for the Droid.
« Reply #2 on: January 26, 2010, 08:12:01 PM »
Yeah, i had a thread about that a few days ago, the BeerCloud app.  I love it also.  I guess that iPhone folks are salty that the barcode reader doesn't work on their phones!

Have you downloaded any of the brewing app yet?  I haven't, just becuase they cost $$ and I'm not really comfortable putting my credit card info into my cell phone....

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Re: Yay for the Droid.
« Reply #3 on: January 26, 2010, 09:54:34 PM »
I guess that iPhone folks are salty that the barcode reader doesn't work on their phones!

There is barcode app on iPhone.
Kind a worthless app if you ask me but it was there.
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Re: Yay for the Droid.
« Reply #4 on: January 26, 2010, 10:21:05 PM »
I guess that iPhone folks are salty that the barcode reader doesn't work on their phones!

There is barcode app on iPhone.
Kind a worthless app if you ask me but it was there.
It's pretty sweet when you're are the store looking at buying something, scan the barcode, and realize you can get that item for $20 less somewhere else.

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« Reply #5 on: January 27, 2010, 09:09:31 AM »
I guess that iPhone folks are salty that the barcode reader doesn't work on their phones!

There is barcode app on iPhone.
Kind a worthless app if you ask me but it was there.
It's pretty sweet when you're are the store looking at buying something, scan the barcode, and realize you can get that item for $20 less somewhere else.

Drive 20 miles, spend 30 min and save $0.99.
Let me think about it...
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Re: Yay for the Droid.
« Reply #6 on: January 27, 2010, 09:56:33 AM »
I guess that iPhone folks are salty that the barcode reader doesn't work on their phones!

There is barcode app on iPhone.
Kind a worthless app if you ask me but it was there.
It's pretty sweet when you're are the store looking at buying something, scan the barcode, and realize you can get that item for $20 less somewhere else.

Drive 20 miles, spend 30 min and save $0.99.
Let me think about it...
Order it on-line, (say a brewing book from Amazon) free shipping save $.  Pretty easy decision for me!  ;D

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Re: Yay for the Droid.
« Reply #7 on: January 27, 2010, 11:39:42 AM »
You can determine the necessary amount of acid malt by using a

There's Kai for ya, always going off topic!  ::)
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Re: Yay for the Droid.
« Reply #8 on: January 27, 2010, 11:42:55 AM »


Drive 20 miles, spend 30 min and save $0.99.
Let me think about it...

Obviously an iPhone user......

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Re: Yay for the Droid.
« Reply #9 on: January 27, 2010, 11:43:07 AM »
There's Kai for ya, always going off topic!  ::)

That keeps happening for me, doesn't it. :)

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Re: Yay for the Droid.
« Reply #10 on: January 27, 2010, 02:20:25 PM »

Have you downloaded any of the brewing app yet?  I haven't, just becuase they cost $$ and I'm not really comfortable putting my credit card info into my cell phone....

Have not seen these yet. I'll have to keep looking.
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Re: Yay for the Droid.
« Reply #11 on: January 27, 2010, 08:22:05 PM »


Drive 20 miles, spend 30 min and save $0.99.
Let me think about it...

Obviously an iPhone user......

I just value my time :)
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« Reply #12 on: January 28, 2010, 08:41:15 AM »


Drive 20 miles, spend 30 min and save $0.99.
Let me think about it...

Obviously an iPhone user......

I just value my time :)

Do you really think that anyone was talking about driving 20 miles to save $.99?  My dogs are smarter than that.