Modern technology gives us many things.

Red Laser app is your personal barcode scanner

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Ever noticed those square codes? They’re called QR Codes and when scanned they can link users to information and web links.

They can be read with an app for iPhone and Android devices called Red Laser which uses the smartphone’s camera as the barcode scanner.

Not only can it read QR codes, the app can also scan regular barcodes as well to identify products and even compare prices on the web and other stores.  

There are so many uses for the Red Laser app including checking prices when you’re out shopping and comparing other prices of the same product the app finds on the internet.

Users can also use it to scan and check food products to see allergen information.

The square QR codes are appearing in more and more places including movie posters, on products and in magazines and newspapers.

The Red Laser app can scan products and pull in other prices from the webRed Laser can unveil the information within these QR codes to help users learn more about the particular product or movie.

And the beauty of having the app on your smartphone is that it will be with you wherever you go.

So it’s easy to whip out the app when you’re out and about or in the middle of your shopping.

The Red Laser app is free to download from the iTunes App Store or the Android Market.

Red Laser uses the smartphone's camera to scan all type of barcodes and QR codes