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Microsoft’s scanning app Office Lens now available on Android

With a lot of people trying to go for a paperless lifestyle, scanning documents is becoming second nature for us, and we're not talking about those huge flatbed scanners or even the 3-in-1 kind of printer/scanner, which you obviously can't lug around. We're now into the age of apps that can scan documents and then readjust them so they won't look just like another picture. One of the more popular ones (well, at least for Windows phone users) is Microsoft's Office Lens and it is now available for Android devices.

Adobe Fill & Sign lets you sign and digitize docs

Facsimile may be a thing of the past but believe it or not, there are still businesses who use it. Not that I'm totally against it but there are several modern and techie ways to make things digital. There's a big need now to turn documents into digital files. This way, you can easily save, store, and send them electronically to whoever. You don't need to print or fax documents with the Adobe Fill & Sign.

SimplyScan app offers real scanned paper effect

After the Smart Document Scanner, here's another app that can turn your phone into a mobile scanner: the SimplyScan PDF Camera Scanner. This is said to be the lightest PDF mobile document scanning app today, at least for Android, because it's very simply and easy to use. The app scans documents and automatically organizes the scanned files. It's a camera scanner, meaning you can scan any document simply by taking a photo. It can even convert an existing image already saved on your phone or tablet into PDF.

Smart Document Scanner turns mobile device into a pro scanner

There are a lot of document scanner apps available for mobile but only a few are highly recommended by experts in the tech industry. The CES Mobile recently awarded the Smart Document Scanner developed by Softxpert Inc. as part of the top 5 apps by SAP's pick and the People's Choice. The app turns your tablet or smartphone into a portable scanner. Not that desktop scanners are considered passé but a mobile scanner is much more convenient today.

WorldPenScan X scans, converts, translates documents into digital form

Have you ever been in a restaurant in a foreign country and were too shy to ask for help in translating the menu? Are you reading an actual, physical book, and would like to highlight a particularly long passage, but you're too lazy to write it down? A new Kickstarter project aims to be the solution to problems like these with the world's first pen scanner that can both digitize and translate the text for you if need be.

OfficeDrop app lets users scan docs to the cloud

If you are an on the go pro that needs to keep track of anything from receipts to business cards a new app is available that will upload whatever you need to track and save to the cloud. The app will also be a great way to upload things for students and anyone else that you want to save. The app is called OfficeDrop and it is sort of like a cloud-based filing cabinet. All the user needs to do to scan and upload something is snap a photo of it with the camera.

Norton Security app arrives for Android

Norton has just released an security app for Android. I know what you think, what’s the point? This app is surely not needed but it will definitely make a few people feel more secure when browsing the web on their Android device. It does have a few good features that most of us might find useful.
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