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Scan Business Cards To Outlook

How do you take the business cards you receive and scan the contacts to Outlook? Here’s one way to do it on Windows using the Fujitsu ScanSnap scanner and its included business card scanning application, CardMinder. I find it faster to start up CardMinder first. Then when you scan business cards, they’ll go right in. […]

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ScanSnap Scanners And Chess

I am not a chess player myself. My then-girlfriend-now-wife tried to teach me once, and it ended up with me storming out of the café. We decided it’s better for our relationship if I stick to FIFA. I recently came across this video that shows a cool project by the Pandatabase to put chess games […]

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The Unofficial ScanSnap Setup Guide Fourth Edition

Back in 2008, I bought my first Fujitsu ScanSnap which at the time was the S300M. There were bits and pieces online about how to most efficiently use the ScanSnap, but nothing that tied everything together. It wasn’t that I wanted to know what each screen, button, and option did – there is a manual […]

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ScanSnap On Yosemite – Your Experience?

So OS X 10.10, called Yosemite, is out. Whenever a new release of an operating system (Mac or Windows) is released, there is always that nervous period where you try to figure out if there are any glitches with the software and hardware that you are currently using. I will probably be installing Yosemite this […]

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ScanSnap Receipt – Initial Overview

I mentioned in my recent ScanSnap iX100 Review that while the scanner is good, what made me fall out of my chair was the under-the-radar inclusion of a new software feature called ScanSnap Receipt. This is something that ScanSnap users have requested for a long time – the ability to scan a receipt and have […]

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ScanSnap iX100 Review – Wireless Battery Powered Scanner

As Mugatu so famously said in Zoolander, “Wireless scanners are so hot right now.” Today Fujitsu America is releasing their second Wi-Fi scanning model – the ScanSnap iX100. Fujitsu has sold a mobile ScanSnap (the S1100) since 2011, but it had one limitation – it needed to be connected to a computer via USB. Over […]

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Fujitsu ScanSnap: Stop Progress Window Popping Up On The Mac

After you press the Scan button on a Fujitsu ScanSnap, a progress window pops up showing you what the scanner is doing. If you, for whatever reason, don’t want that to happen, you can turn that progress window off on the Mac. Over on the ScanSnap Community, they have a helpful tutorial for toggling this […]

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Fujitsu ScanSnap – Automatically Password Protect PDFs

Whether you are storing your documents locally or uploading them to the cloud, more and more people are wanting to password protect or encrypt their sensitive documents. There are ways to do this manually, but with the Fujitsu ScanSnap, it can be done automatically. As usual, how you do it depends on the platform that […]

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Scan To Box With Fujitsu ScanSnap

As far as cloud providers go, Box has carved a niche for itself as a service for business. 97% of the Fortune 500 use it, and from my experience even smaller businesses like bookkeepers, financial planners, and even individuals have started to flock to it. Unfortunately, the Fujitsu ScanSnap does not have Box integration built […]

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Fix For ScanSnap Evernote Failed to start up Evernote for Mac Message

At the moment, a number of people are having problems using the Fujitsu ScanSnap’s built-in “Scan To Evernote (Document)” functionality. I’ve received many emails, the forums have a number of complaints, and the people who are hit by the issue are getting the following error message: Scan To Evernote (Document) Failed to start up Evernote […]

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