Showing posts with label data over sound. Show all posts
Showing posts with label data over sound. Show all posts

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Google Tone - sounds like a good idea

Its really a shame that Google is rapidly becoming so unabashedly evil, because they really do have some smart folks on the team. One of the latest useful applications to come from outside of the world-domination division is Google Tone:
Tone can share useful application data using sound; specifically URLs. There are many possible uses for this sort of thing. Advertisers should be more excited about this then they were about those always annoying and once-ubiquitous QR codes. Those interested in human rights work and IT security could I am sure come up with some uses more useful to humanity.

Here is a link to a Tone download from the Chrome web store; Tone is available to start with as a browser extension.


RAT Bastard

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