Microsoft Office Lens for Android Review. We also evaluated how the apps managed handwritten pages, photos, a crumpled newspaper story with a photo, and signatures. You'll need to save or discard a scan once you've captured it in order to save or share a new one. Amazon is probably the easiest place online to blow money.
That's because the app uses optical character recognition OCR , which can detect the letters and numbers on whatever you scan so that you can search for words or phrases within the scanned digital document. The app's OCR feature works automatically, analyzing documents for words and characters as you make the scan.
It also uses this feature to pull information from a business card, like emails and phone numbers, so you can save it to your phone. It's one of the best solutions I've found for digitizing business cards. What makes Scannable so great is that it's foolproof to use.
All you need to do is open the app and point your camera at what you want to scan. The app does the rest of the work by searching the camera's field of view for a sheet of paper, automatically focusing the shot and taking a photo.
Move on to another piece of paper if you have a multipage document and Scannable will combine them together and let you delete scanned pages you don't want to or need. It then quickly edits the scan to improve the contrast and brightness to make it as clear and readable as possible. If you'd rather not have it automatically scan anything in the camera's field of view, there's a manual capture mode too. You can set the app to automatically save any scans directly to your Evernote account or manually export them to your iCloud storage or the Camera Roll in the Photos app.
You can also choose to share scans in a message, email or other apps on your phone. The biggest downside of Scannable is that it doesn't really keep a list of previous scans.
You'll need to save or discard a scan once you've captured it in order to save or share a new one. For scanning documents with your phone, it's very hard to beat CamScanner. This free app covers all the basics, plus much more. The app uses your phone's camera to scan printed documents, receipts, business cards and even words and doodles on a whiteboard. I went to use it and every time I scanned something it always shown up as no matches. Even though they were brand new stuff.
I was very disappointed because I wanted to see what I got in the mail without opening it. This app doesn't work. Please do not waste your money on it. This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices. Description Quick Scan — Scan. Sep 18, Version 1. Isebellashadow Feb 19, Available on iOS , Android Buying a tech gift this holiday season?
It compares prices at national and local outlets and lets you set up alerts including location-based for products. At a store and unsure if the price on the shelf is the lowest you can find? Use the UPC barcode scanner to get an answer on the spot.
BuyVia also simplifies the tech jargon for gift buyers and quotes reviews including PCMag's in its product descriptions, recommending who it would make a good gift for and how they can use it. ScanLife also has real-life user reviews of products, can share your finds on Facebook, and lets you earn rewards in the form of gift cards.
Available on iOS , Android Toy stores are chaotic and harrowing in any season, but around the holidays, they're guaranteed to turn you into a Grinch. Use TTPM instead and save your sanity as well as your cash.
The app puts toys, electronics, sporting goods, and more gifts for kids in one spot and compares prices across stores. You can search, browse, or scan a barcode to find gifts and prices and watch video reviews to help find the perfect gift. Available on iOS , Android Price.
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Oct 29, · Free! Easily Scan ANY Barcode / QR Code or search to quickly find the BEST price and coupons. Download NOW. New larger database of products with barcodes. Products from Walmart, Target, Kohls, Home Depot, Best Buy and more.. Thank you for downloading the Free BuyVia Price Scanner. If you Like our App, please give us a quick Rating on the App Store/5(K). Sep 12, · Scan barcodes on products, or Data Matrix and QR Codes containing URLs, contact info, etc. Almost every question and negative review comment is addressed by one of the following. Please save everyone time by reading these first: Nobody is stealing your information. The app allows you to share contacts, apps, and bookmarks in a QR Code/5(K). • Price Check by Amazon: Good for a quick barcode scan and ballpark price comparison, but the fact that it's limited to Amazon and its associated sellers limits utility. • eBay: This is an eBay app with a scanner widget, not the other way around.