A new and novel way to use a bar code ---
"The barcode task is the best and worst feature of this app. It will not let you rest until you have scanned the barcode it asks for. You get to enter your own barcodes, so you can pick the book on your bedside table, or the shampoo bottle in your shower, or the cereal box in your kitchen. You could also cut a barcode out of any label, and... "
Read the whole story here -- http://lifehacker.com/this-evil-alarm-clock-app-is-the-only-reason-i-m-awake-1793682623