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Fujitsu ScanSnap ix500 review

Fujitsu ScanSnap ix500

Let's face it. Scanners aren't sexy, and are more often than not, an annoyance. Ease of use is typically out the window, paper jams are common, and software compatibility is always a mystery. Fujitsu has been on a mission to change that, and the ScanSnap ix500 is the latest entry in its desktop sheetfeed scanner series. New to the line is remote control support for iOS and Android, USB 3.0, Wi-Fi, and 25 page-per-minute color scanning. If you're looking to go paperless, or simply want to keep digital versions of your hard copies, and want to know if the ScanSnap ix500 is worth your money, we're here to answer that in our full Fujitsu ScanSnap ix500 review.

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Bleeding Edge TV 446: NeatWorks 5, NeatCloud, NeatDesk

We chat with the folks at Neat Company in this episode, a company focused on helping its users go paperless. We get a look at the NeatDesk Desktop Scanner, the new Neat 5 (NeatWorks 5) desktop database software, the Neat iOS and Android apps that access NeatCloud itself. This video was recorded at CES 2012.

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Unboxing Live 077: Fujitsu ScanSnap S1500M

In this episode we open up the Fujitsu ScanSnap S1500M. The ScanSnap S1500M is a digital document scanner that can scan up to 20 pages per minute, and helps you go paperless. The documents get scanned and archived as searchable PDFs or images, and can be saved to any local or network location, as well as directly to a bunch of different cloud services like Evernote and Google Docs. We open it up and give you a look in this episode! Afterwards, be sure to watch our full ScanSnap S1500M review, where I challenge myself to clear off the paper clutter from my desk in 24 hours!

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Bleeding Edge TV 409: Fujitsu ScanSnap review

We review the Fujitsu ScanSnap S1500M in this episode of Bleeding Edge TV. The ScanSnap S1500M allows you to digitally scan your documents, receipts, business cards, and photos so that you can save them all to a searchable archive on your computer. It also includes the ability to upload and store your documents in a cloud storage service like Evernote and Google Docs with just the press of a button.

In this video I challenge myself to clear off my desk in just one day. My desk has thousands of pages of documents, pictures, and a bunch of business cards that have been cluttering things up. If you want to me if I succeed or fail, hit the play button above - and if you want in on the action, check out the Fujitsu ScanSnap S1500M on Amazon.

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ZumBox Paperless Postal Service

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Internet, Misc. Tech

ZumboxTake a look at Zumbox, a startup that is a nationwide paperless postal service. They have one virtual mailbox for every street address which they estimate at 150MM+. To use the service, after signup you type in your street address and view your mail as an envelope. Use it to send mail to any other address, including your bills, statements and personal mail. It costs nothing to receive mail and you can send free a “small amount.” Businesses will pay an introductory price of $.02 per address for large mailings.

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Pay Bills Online and Save .08 Tree

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Internet

PayItGreen logoPayItGreen has produced a study that suggests that if you go paperless and use the Internet for your bills, you would save 6.6 pounds of paper each year, 0.08 trees, and reduce greenhouse gases by 171 lbs. They figure that the average household has about 19 monthly bills and/or statements from utilities, credit cards, and banks. After checking out the site and realizing that Americans alone make 9 billion payments in paper, we figure that takes the concept of saving a tree to a whole ‘nother level. It appears it would be more like saving 9 million of them to go electronic.

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