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Even as the world digitizes more and every day, paper products--receipts, business cards, bills, and so on--are still an ever-present reality, which is why Fujitsu has its handy family of portable ScanSnap scanners. The latest member is the ScanSnap S1300i, which boasts some new productivity features, the ability to scan to mobile devices, and support for scanning directly to cloud services such as Dropbox. The device is compatible with both Macs and PCs, can run on USB power, and is rated for 12 double-sided color pages per minute. It features automatic quality selection, Mark Text to turn highlighted... Read more...
Is there such thing as an affordable laser printer? Well sure, even ones that print in color. What about a 3D scanner? Those tend to run several hundred dollars, and can easily creep into four-digit territory. So imagine what a color laser printer with 3D scanning functionality baked in would run. Conventional wisdom says such a device would cost and arm and a leg, but Hewlett Packard has something else in mind. HP recently unveiled its TopShot LaserJet Pro M275, the company's very first color multi-function printer (MFP) with TopShot scanning that lets you scan, copy, and print from a single device.... Read more...
You go ahead and decide whether LG's LSM-100 device is a mouse or a scanner. Did you pick one? Great, you're wrong. What's that, you want to change your answer? You're more than welcome to do that, and you're still wrong. That's because the LSM-100 is not a mouse or scanner, it's a mouse and scanner, all rolled into one. Huh? Someone at LG thought it would a good idea to combine the two, like a peanut butter and banana sandwich. Why? Well, LG says it's about convenience. The way it works is you press the Smart Scan button on the left side of the mouse and then swipe the device over whatever it... Read more...
Pandigital is making it easy for consumers and business professionals to scan photos and documents as large as 8 ½ x 11-inches directly to an SD card with its new Pandigital Personal Photo Scanner/Converter. The scanner doesn't require a PC—users simply plug it in, insert their photo, and scan photos onto an included SD card with the touch of a button. The Pandigital Personal Photo Scanner/Converter can also be connected to a Mac or PC via miniUSB. The scanner supports other popular memory card formats including MS, MS Pro, MMS, and XD as well. The scanner is quite portable, weighing... Read more...
Imagine being able to keep track of everything in your pantry, in your CD collection and in your DVD cabinet.For just (just?) $250, you can. The Portable Barcode Scanner holds up to 250 (ironically) barcodes at a time and fits right in your hand.If you're one of those folks who's always lending out books or movies or games to friends and have trouble keeping track of who has what, this just might be the solution, hmm? The Intelliscanner Mini has a rechargable internal battery, a USB interface for downloading your information, software to help manage wine collections, inventory, groceries, books,... Read more...
Many techs will agree: antivirus programs can be a hassle. Mostly, the issues tend to stem from slower performance and similar issues that result from using an antivirus program. Still, it’s a bit of a lesser of two evils deal: you can risk getting a virus, or you can deal with lags in performance. Usually, you can count on well-known antivirus programs to only touch malicious files, but this isn’t always the case.AVG, a free antivirus scanner, recently created problems for some of its users when it mistook user32.dll, a critical Windows component, for a container for the Trojan Horses PSW.Banker4.APSA... Read more...
Obviously all the extra searches and scans at airports which have followed 9/11 mean that getting through an airport has become a marathon process.  One such part of an airport visit may be reduced in duration, thanks to technology.It all began with Richard Reid.  Reid was arrested on December 22, 2001 for attempting to destroy a Boeing 767 on American Airlines Flight 63, a flight from Paris, Charles De Gaulle International Airport to Miami International Airport, USA, by igniting explosives hidden in his shoes.  And since then, examining shoes has become a constant at not just airports,... Read more...
Panasonic System Solutions Company has created the so called “Walkthrough Iris Identification System,” which is a device that can scan a person’s iris while he/she walks through. As we may have already seen in the movies, iris identification is a highly advanced type of biometric authentication technology that does not use ID cards or passwords, which users could lose or forget. A drawback to biometric authentication technologies is that they are not always accurate. Nevertheless, at a verification failure rate of less than 1/1,200,000, the Walkthrough Iris Identification System is quite formidable.... Read more...
NVIDIA has yet to respond to the lawsuit filed by Scanner Technologies, in which they claim NVIDIA sold products based on a 3D BGA inspection system, used to ensure product reliability. Along with seeking undisclosed damages, Scanner Technologies is also going after preliminary and permanent injunctions, as well legal fees and court fees. "The complaint alleges that nVidia has sold and/or is presently selling throughout the United States infringing BGA devices that are covered by one or more claims of the Scanner Patents. The complaint also alleges... Read more...