Scanner

Keep your grocery list organized with the Hiku Scanner and your iPhone

The Hiku Scanner is a small handheld scanner that recognizes both barcodes and your voice. With a real 1D linear imager like the ones used at grocery store checkouts, the Hiku Scanner instantly adds items to your shopping list without any need for writing or typing. When you finish that last box of Rice Crispies, just press …

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SharpScan Pro iOS app review

Paper. The curse of our record management as 21st century humans. The promise of computers has always been “the paperless office,” but most computer users have produced more paper, rather than less. The need for a piece of paper for giving information to someone else, “sign and return” situations like leases and contracts, and the …

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Epson Expression Home XP-410 Small-in-One All-in-One Printer review

There are so many printers on the market that choosing the right one can be a real chore. For basic home use, I’ve found using a printer/scanner combination fits my needs just fine, so we picked up an Epson XP-400 simply because it was on sale and did not have many bells and whistles that …

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Mustek S400W iScan Air Wireless Scanner – Scanning without a wires

Brando is now offering the Mustek S400W iScan Air Wireless Scanner, which will allow you to scan documents to your Mac and iPad/iPhone photo library via WiFi. My first scanner was a Mustek flatbed scanner, which was HUGE compared to this little sheet-fed desktop model. It offers 300 DPI, scan to JPEG format, and a real-time preview …

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IRIScan Mouse – All-in-one mouse and scanner

If you’re like me, you might not be able to remember the last time you used a fax machine.  I do still need to scan a document every now and then though, so the I.R.I.S. IRIScan Mouse looks like it might be an interesting alternative to a stand alone scanner. First of all, it functions like …

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Simplify notetaking and highlighting books with the Scanmarker

Just scan the Scanmarker from Barnes and Noble across a line in your book, just as if you were using a highlighter pen, and the text will be automatically transferred into a Word or Excel document or into another application.  The scanner has several modes to transfer data to your computer:  “Data Entry (Scan & …

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IRIScan Book 2 mobile scanner review

I’ve been looking for an easy way to solve a growing clutter problem in my home. You might have a similar problem in your place… It’s that towering stack of magazines that have at least one article that you want to save for the future. It might be a recipe or instructions for some project …

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Turn Your Smartphone into a Scanner with the StandScan Pro

We’ve told you about several portable scanners, and readers have said they simply use their phone’s camera to snap a shot.  I’ve tried the photo approach, but I often end up with a crooked image or a dark place that obscures some of the image.  That’s fine for casual use, but it won’t work so …

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Scan Documents Without a Computer with the IRIScan Anywhere 3

You don’t have to be tethered to a computer, or even to a wall power outlet, to scan documents and photos when you’re using the IRIScan Anywhere 3 scanner.  This portable scanner from I.R.I.S. has a built-in rechargeable battery so you can use the IRIScan Anywhere 3 at home, the office, or anywhere else.  Documents …

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I.R.I.S. Announces Availability of IRIScan Book 2 and Readiris 14

Here’s a gadget for those times when you need to capture information from old fashioned sources like magazines and books. It’s the IRIScan Book 2 mobile wireless A4 scanner from I.R.I.S. The IRIScan Book 2 scans images without the need of a computer. It comes in 2 versions. There is a $99 version which is …

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