BlackBerry's Barcode Scanner helps you make new friends

BlackBerry users will be able to scan a 2D barcode found in each individual’s contacts page with the aid of their camera.” By scanning a person’s unique bar code, that person will receive valuable contact information that will add them to the list of contacts. Users can access this new service now if they have a handset that operates on Blackerry Device Software v4.5 or higher.  

Also, “another new addition to RIM's instant messaging service is the ability to alert all your contacts to your location in live time even when abroad”

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