If you're thinking of getting rid of all that nasty paper clutter in your life, Fujitsu makes some of the better document scanners, including the new ScanSnap S1300i, which is compatible with both Windows and Mac PCs. It's available now for $295 list.
A while back I reviewed Fujitsu's bigger and more expensive S1500 and gave it high marks. Fujitsu touts this compact, relatively lightweight model (it weighs 3.1 pounds) as 1.5 times faster than the S1100 -- you can scan up to 12 double-sided color pages per minute -- and talks up its ability to scan to Android and Apple iOS devices and cloud-based services such as Dropbox, Evernote, Google Docs, SugarSync and Salesforce Chatter.
Fujitsu has beefed up its scanning and document-management desktop software suite (a few of the new features seem to be available only to Windows users), and after earlier this year releasing the ScanSnap Connect app for iOS devices. An Android app has been added more recently.
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