scanners

The Doxie Flip Is A Tiny Scanner For Photos, Notes And Receipts

The Doxie Flip Is A Tiny Scanner For Photos, Notes And Receipts

Remember when flatbed scanners took up heaps of desk space and had to be connected to a computer? Not anymore: The Doxie Flip is a portable scanner that’s just right for photos, receipts and written notes you’d like to digitise. Best of all, you don’t need to connect it to…

Five Best Document Scanners

Five Best Document Scanners

Not every scanner is equal if you’re thinking about going paperless. You need a model that will handle all the documents, receipts and oddly-shaped papers you need to digitise, and preferably one with great software support to help you keep all that stuff organised. Here’s a look at five of…

Build Google’s Linear Book Scanner Prototype

Build Google’s Linear Book Scanner Prototype

If digitising a historic collection of books is important to you, you can purchase a ridiculously expensive commercial scanner. Or you can make a prototype version from Google Books using a vacuum cleaner, a scanner and other components for a lot less.