Product Review: Fujitsu ScanSnap S1500

I must confess that I never knew it existed, though I had fantasized about such a technology in the past. Recently, I was saddled with the task of scanning a huge pile of papers at my workplace, over 200 pages! Just the thought of using the traditional scanners filled me with so much apprehension. There […]

How To Create Ebooks from Wikipedia Articles

Reading your favourite articles on Wikipedia, offline, is now very easy to do, thanks to the Book Creator feature that Wikipedia has added to its website. What this does is very simple, it allows you to compile your favourite articles and export them to PDF, OpenOffice and my favourite, Epub. To get started, open any […]

Find Digital Copies of Your User Guides

NEED THE INSTRUCTION guide for your laptop? Unless you’re one of those freakishly organized types, I’ll bet you have no idea where it is. And even if you do know its location, fetching it probably involves a visit to the attic or basement, digging through boxes, and so on. What a hassle. Why not keep […]

Looking for the Perfect iPad Note-Taking App

When I got my iPad, I started looking for an app to replace my legal pad. Not only would I have it with me whenever I needed it, but it would provide me with a way to permanently store my notes and never fear losing them again. The built-in Notes app on the iPad provided […]

Absolutely Loving It …

I have watched with keen interest the activities in the tablet market. My interest in this form factor sector was particularly pricked by the kindle, way back 2009. As I type this write up on my Apple iPad, my interest has been further deepened and i now “see” the reasons for the fanatical followership for […]

Ebook Readers

Ebooks and ebook readers are becoming increasingly popular these days, so much that only very few books or magazines are published without consideration for an ebook format version. Ebook readers come on different software platforms and devices. Many come in form of  dedicated devices like Amazon’s KINDLE and Barnes & Nobles (B&N)’s NOOK. These happen […]