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Xambox Allows You To Retrieve Your Documents From Anywhere!

For those of you who have a hard time dealing with physical papers, it’s time for you to start using a service like Xambox, which stores your documents securely in cloud and to be retrieved anywhere.

Of course, you probably want to know how I do it too, I just e-mail myself the important PDF documents via GMail.  

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Neat Receipts Scanner Hands-on Review/Video!

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For those of you who are doing taxes or still haven’t done taxes, AND you have a bunch of receipts like me, you might want to consider getting one of these nifty NeatReceipts scanners.

Ever since I have been using one, it’s save me a whole lot of time and a whole lot of space as I don’t have to manually copy over numbers to my speadsheet nor

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PDF Hack – How to Open Every PDF File with GoogleDocs!

Recently, I’ve stopped using Adobe reader simply because it’s slow and for GoogleDocs does a great job of letting you view PDF files much quicker than Adobe reader.

So, how do you open every PDF file you find online with GoogleDocs?

So long as the PDF file exists online, you can simply use GoogleDocs viewer and paste in the URL of the PDF you want to view.

Another great way to do this automatically is to get the

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Tax DIY – How to File 1099/W-2/940/941/944 Forms Electronically!

Last time I showed you how to order 1099 tax forms for free for IRS.  But that means you need to actually wait, wait, and also mail things.  In this and age of digital technology, there’s absolutely no need for you to file things manually anymore.

Quick Employer Forms from Intuit allows you to quickly send your 1099/W-2/940/941/944 forms digitally.  Besides that, you can even send them as a PDF e-mail attac

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Book DIY – How to Build Your Own Book Scanner!

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Daniel Reetz has perfected the art of making a DIY book scanner using a regular Canon digital camera, wood, acrylic, and lots of creativity.

…over three days, and for about $300, he lashed together two lights, two Canon Powershot A590 cameras, a few pieces of acrylic and some chunks of wood to create a book scanner that’s fast enough to scan a 400-page book in about 20 minutes. To use it, he simply loads in a book and presses a button, then turns the page and presses the button again. Each press of the button captures two pages, and when he’s done, software on Reetz

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Paper DIY – How to Make Cool Notepads!

Even with the creation of new gadgets such as touchscreen laptops and smartphones, I can still appreciate the use of physical notepads and I usually will opt to use them over my electronic counterparts as they give me more creative powers with out all the electromagnetic radiation from LCD displays.  When I make new business plans for new blogs, I make sure to use my trusty, physical notepad, not my computer.

Anyways, I am always looking for cool notepads but here’s a great guide on how to make co

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iPhone Notebook – Notepods!

Here’s something new for you iPhone lovers, an iPhone notebook/notepad called Notepods! (@notepods) – via make, swissmiss

Three 60 x 110mm, 100pp Notepods printed on both sides. 80gsm laser throughout with a stiff black strawboard back.

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Documents DIY – How to Convert Your Scanned Documents for FREE using OCR!

Most scanners comes with an OCR(Optical Character Recognition) software that will convert your scanned documents into text.  Of course, if you happened to scan a document somewhere sometime but wanted to quickly convert it to digitized text, you might want to learn that there’s a FREE OCR conversion site called Free-OCR.com.

In a test conducted by Lifehacker, this OCR was just as effective as a commercial OCR software:

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Label DIY – How to Make Awesome Laser Labels!

One of my friends Russell has been making a blog over at WorldLabel.com with some awesome posts on various different things you can do with laser labels, here’s some of my favorite DIY/HOWTO guides from WorldLabel Blog:

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Just for Laughs – Paper E-Mail!

Yes, just for laughs, I will NEVER use paper e-mail.  E-mail is getting old anyways, about to die with Twitter.

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