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Apr 7th, 2014, 17:56 PM  
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Scanning food products

I know there are a bunch of apps out there to scan the bar-codes of foods but does anyone else run into this issue too? I can scan one thing and it works fine, scan another and it flakes out. It seems like even when the bar-codes are not smuged they still render "unclear" to a (clean) cellphone camera.
Apr 8th, 2014, 18:30 PM  
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What phone do you have?

I have iPhone 4s, and pretty much scan everything and have never had any problems.

Apr 8th, 2014, 19:56 PM  
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I have scanned using myfitnesspal with no problems What app is it you are using?
Apr 8th, 2014, 20:08 PM  
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Same here, works every time for me on MyFitnessPal
Apr 8th, 2014, 20:33 PM  
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I always use MFP too and it always works well
Apr 26th, 2014, 09:01 AM  
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I have an Android and I have found the same thing. I had a few apps with the "scanning" option and they never do seem to work consistently. I wonder if it is a phone thing more than an app thing?
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