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Genius Podpad portable scanner is aimed at mobile pros

Genius Podpad portable scanner is aimed at mobile pros

There are a lot of mobile professionals in a number of different industries that could benefit from having a mobile document scanner. Genius has announced a new portable wireless scanner specifically made with the on the go professional in mind called the Podpad. The scanner is intended to be used for creating digital copies of time sensitive documents that can be sent instantly over the Internet.

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AuthenTec to reportedly give non-Apple customers the boot next year

AuthenTec to reportedly give non-Apple customers the boot next year

Earlier this year, we found out that Apple had purchased AuthenTec, a company that provides fingerprint scanning technology to many other companies around the world. At the time, it wasn't clear what Apple was planning to do with AuthenTec, and while its intentions are still unknown for the most part, it seems that Apple isn't willing to let others in on AuthenTec's products. A report from Korean site ETNews claims that AuthenTec will cut off all non-Apple customers sometime next year, which could spell trouble for some of AuthenTec's biggest customers.

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Fujitsu ScanSnap S1300i scanner is almost the road-warrior’s salvation

Fujitsu ScanSnap S1300i scanner is almost the road-warrior’s salvation

Having talked about how you can print from your iPhone yesterday, now how about getting some paper content into your handset thanks to the Fujitsu ScanSnap S1300i. The portable scanner works with PCs and Macs, as per previous models, but also plays nicely with iOS and Android devices thanks to apps for each platform. Unfortunately, it's not quite the roadwarrior dream it could've been.

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HP unveils new office and consumer all-in-one printers

HP unveils new office and consumer all-in-one printers

HP's taken the wraps off of a handful of new printers for the latter half of 2012, in a variety of price ranges, sizes and configurations. This represents a pretty comprehensive refresh of HP's huge printer line,and new models should start showing up on HP's website and retail partners this summer. The focus is on easy operation, as all the new models feature color touchscreens.

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iConvert turns your iPad into a portable scanner

iConvert turns your iPad into a portable scanner

Here's a new gadget that iPad-toting road warriors will appreciate. It's a portable scanner dock called the iConvert and it's ready to tackle your receipts and other business documents without the need to connect to a PC or Mac. Simply dock your iPad on the iConvert and it scans documents directly onto your iPad via an iOS app.

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Full-Body X-ray scanners banned in Europe airports, TSA comments

Full-Body X-ray scanners banned in Europe airports, TSA comments

Airport security has always been an issue since airlines became widely used, but it was the events of 9/11/01 here in the USA that brought on such measures as the full-body x-ray scanners being called unsafe this week by airport authorities across Europe. I'll try not to get too into the theories on how these devices cause cancer and haven't been tested properly outside what's presented in the facts here, but DO know this: European authorities have just this week decided that these X-ray machines form a risk to passenger's health and safety to the point that they cannot be used. USA's TSA is not pleased.

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Canon imageFORMULA P-215 Personal Document Scanner revealed

Canon imageFORMULA P-215 Personal Document Scanner revealed

For those of you that love to digitally scan paper products into your computers but don't have any use for a size larger than 8.5 x 11 inches, but do also want a separate module just for business cards, Canon's got just the product for you! This week Canon announced their imageFORMULA P-215 Personal Document Scanner made specifically for the image capture user on the go. This compact device adds to Canons already successful personal scanner line, one that also includes the just-as-cute P-150 Scan-tini.

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Fujitsu ScanSnap S1500, S1500M, S1300 and S1100 get scan to iPhone and iPad feature

Fujitsu ScanSnap S1500, S1500M, S1300 and S1100 get scan to iPhone and iPad feature

Fujitsu has announced a new feature for its line of ScanSnap document imaging scanners. The new feature allows the ScanSnap S1500, S1500M, S1300 and S1100 to send documents directly to the iPhone or iPad. The uploading to the iOS devices is thanks to a new app called ScanSnap Connect. The scanners also got the ability to scan files directly to Salesforce Chatter and SugarSync as well.

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Doxie Go cuts the cords, scans to Mac, iPad, and iPhone

Doxie Go cuts the cords, scans to Mac, iPad, and iPhone

The Doxie Go was announced today as a new portable scanner that can scan documents without being attached to a computer. Instead, it stores scanned files internally, operates on a rechargeable battery, and only needs to be attached via USB to either another computer or a flash drive when you're ready to transfer the files.

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