Prizmo 1.1 uses your digital camera to scan text and apply OCR

What if you could scan documents using a digital camera instead of a flatbed scanner? What if you could "scan" all sorts of documents, including billboards, rare and antiquated letters, treaties on parchment, and even rare books, without ever touching the surface? If you could do that, you would be a reprographic photographer. Reprography is …

Plantronics Voyager Pro does not win on elegance but on sound

Plantronics has released better looking headsets than the Voyager Pro in the past --especially the range of smaller Bluetooth headsets included some really nice designs. Unfortunately, when it's small, I tend to lose the little buggers because I don't feel them. That's a compliment from an ergonomic point of view, but it's no less a …

Style Master 5.0 CSS Editor

Style Master used to be the most powerful, feature rich and standards abiding CSS editor available. Then came CSSEdit and it more or less blew Style Master away. CSSEdit had a refreshingly simple approach, and a slew of features that made Style Master look like old cake. Earlier this year, WestCiv released Style Master 5 and it looks like CSSEdit is biting the dust this time around.

Verbatim Quad Interface External Hard Drive Test

Verbatim is positioning itself as a hard drive vendor. Its latest acquisition of Freecom again makes that crystal clear. But even without Freecom's award-winning external hard drive designs, Verbatim external disks are good quality-wise. The Quad-Interface external hard drive even looks good.Verbatim has two versions of the Quad Interface offering: one formatted for Windows and …

Yojimbo 2.0: more tags, more functionality to add and find relevant information on your system

A Personal Information Manager (PIM) is the desktop equivalent of a knowledge management or enterprise content management (ECM) system. A PIM that has many rich and relevant items can help you with writing a report, or preparing a presentation. PIMs --as do their enterprise counterparts-- have major problems: how easy is it to add content, …

SymmetryWorks 5 and LP create patterns for projects ranging from Web to stained glass

SymmetryWorks 5 and LP are important upgrades to Artlandia's product portfolio for creating patterns in Adobe Illustrator CS3 and CS4. The products guarantee Artlandia's market leadership --there's no denying. The first and most obvious new feature is insertion mode. When the SymmetryWorks plug-in is in insertion mode, you can add lines, bezier curves, rectangles, etc …