This is a Plus Edition article written by and copyright by Dick Eastman.
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I have written often about Evernote, one of my favorite software tools. I use Evernote several times most every day, both for genealogy and for all sorts of non-genealogy tasks. About two weeks ago the Evernote Corporation announced the release of the ScanSnap Evernote Edition, a desktop scanner designed especially for use with Evernote. Insert a stack of documents into the scanner, press a button, and all the documents are digitized, OCR'ed (converted to computer text), and inserted into Evernote automatically. It scans, senses, and autofiles your photos, receipts, business cards, and documents into your designated Evernote notebooks (which work like folders). It works with either Windows or Macintosh systems. The ScanSnap Evernote Edition does this via either wired or wireless wi-fi connections.
I published the announcement in this newsletter a few days ago at http://goo.gl/y4Z6IM and then wrote, "I ordered mine this morning. Maybe I'll write about it after it arrives and I get to use it for a few days." I can now report that the scanner arrived just over a week ago, and I have used it a lot since then. This is the article that I promised.