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Portable Scanning

Tired of exorbitant copy fees in research libraries? You may be carrying a scanner with you already and you didn’t even know it. I’m talking about your smart phone. Take advantage of your phone’s camera and some very inexpensive apps and you’ll be able to make your own copies whenever and wherever you find useful research. You’ll be surprised how easy it is!

Scanner Pro 7 for iOS

Scanner Pro 7 can scan documents within existing photos in your Photos library. Not only that, its OCR capability will turn that scanned document into editable text. Scanner Pro 7 is $3.99 in the app store.

Scanner Apps

There are a growing number of apps that will turn your mobile phone into an impressive scanner. Can they take the place of your current flatbed or document scanner? It’s possible, but not probable. That doesn’t mean they aren’t useful. Here’s a look at several scanner apps.

Flip-Pal Scanner Demo

The ladies at Scrapbook Soup do a great job demonstrating all the things you can do with a portable Flip-Pal scanner.

Mobile Research – Scanner Edition

Your mobile phone is quickly becoming an amazing scanner thanks to some very impressive scanning apps. Not only does it make scanning a breeze, it can save you money too. What makes phone scanning apps so useful? Your phone is with you just about anywhere you go. Scanning with your phone is both quick and […]

A Scanner in Your Pocket

[youtube https://youtu.be/p6HflwNI4u0] Scanner Pro 6 [iOS – $2.99]. This is the sale price to introduce the latest version. It won’t last long.

Scanner Pro Update

Scanner Pro [iOS – $2.99] just received a huge update. It will now automatically find the edges of your document and generate the scan from that. It will even find documents in your Photos library. And, you can save one-tap shortcuts to the apps or cloud storage services you frequently use. Watch this video demonstration for […]

ScanSnap Document Scanner

My ScanSnap S300M still works like a champ, but I’ve started saving my pennies so I can afford an SV600 when it’s time to replace my scanner.   For those you that haven’t seen the latest addition to Fujitsu’s ScanSnap line, the SV600 is a document scanner – a consumer version of the scanners used […]