1. RobertInCypress's Avatar
    Does Google Goggles function like a barcode scanner or are they 2 different apps?
    08-13-2010 09:04 PM
  2. Gekko's Avatar
    two different animals for me -

    Barcode Scanner = Barcode Scan and Search

    Goggles = Camera Photograph Search
    08-13-2010 09:07 PM
  3. kj11's Avatar
    Goggles didn't work at all for me...never was able to find what I searched and was a constant drain on my battery
    08-13-2010 09:32 PM
  4. RobertInCypress's Avatar
    Goggles didn't work at all for me...never was able to find what I searched and was a constant drain on my battery
    im pretty much thinking the same. half the time it doesn't return any result and the only time it works well is on a well known logo - like Coca-Cola. i've tried QR codes & regular barcodes with it & got nothing.
    08-13-2010 09:44 PM
  5. MowDownJoe's Avatar
    I've been using Goggles as a barcode scanner as of late. It's usually a bit quicker, but not as reliable. Just remember to use the cropping tool.
    08-14-2010 01:03 AM
  6. Aspiring Developer's Avatar
    I've used Goggles on paintings and gotten artist info either on that painting or similar ones (about 35-40 % of the time). Very impressive.
    08-14-2010 07:05 AM
  7. capnhowdy18's Avatar
    If Im scanning a barcode, barcode scanner. It doesn't actually have to take a picture or anything. Just hold it up.

    If I wanna have fun and show off my phone. Goggles.
    08-14-2010 07:59 AM
  8. JoshH1's Avatar
    I've scanned QR codes with goggles....never ever had a problem returning results.
    08-14-2010 10:36 AM
  9. sparhawke2000's Avatar
    I generally use the barcode scanner. However, goggles has potential, and is very cool.
    08-14-2010 11:38 AM
  10. gabbott's Avatar
    goggles is great for taking a pic of a business card and then the ability to import directly into contacts.
    08-14-2010 02:52 PM
  11. levelm's Avatar
    To be honest I can't stand Goggles. It rarely ever finds anything I scan but Googles Shopper App works perfectly for scanning barcodes. I predict Goggles becoming a scrapped project within the next 18 months.
    08-16-2010 11:16 PM
  12. Cobravision's Avatar
    goggles is great for taking a pic of a business card and then the ability to import directly into contacts.
    I just did that today. And just as I was about to uninstall it for being worthless...
    08-17-2010 01:04 AM
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