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April 17, 2017

Dot boom

devadutta @ 8:00 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1492459201 ) Play
2017-04-22

One of the “worst pieces of technology” (according to media) to hit shelves during the .com boom. What is this?

Hint

Cracked by: Dibyo , Sumanth Patlolla , s m muneer ali and Riyaz Usman

Answer:
Cuecat, the barcode reader of sorts that let you scan URLs instead of typing them

Points assigned by AutoRaja. Review by lazy humans pending.

4 Responses to “Dot boom”

  1. Sumanth Patlolla
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    The CueCat barcode reader


  2. s m muneer ali
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    Cue Cat – Bar code reader by Digital Convergence Corporation.


  3. Dibyo
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    The CueCat enabled a user to open a link to an Internet URL by scanning a barcode — called a “cue” by Digital Convergence


  4. Cue Cat, the bar code reader.


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