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OCR - Optical Character Recognition is a very difficult thing to do right. Scanning pages of text can now be done fairly successfully, but business cards have always been a mess. Some are loaded with design elements, weird fonts, and non-standard placement of information. Business Card Reader Free...

October 17th 2014 at 8:30am 0 Comments
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Persistent critters, those little analog cardboard rectangles. Even with the option to scan QR Codes, email vCards or bump phones to swap contact information, the venerable business card keeps on trucking -- and keeps on making it challenging to leap from analog to digital information. If your c...

March 18th 2013 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Sometimes I miss a paper Rolodex. While I'm not really old enough to have used one, the idea of a reliable, semi-permanent repository of contact information -- update it by stapling in a new business card, or with good old correction fluid -- seems comforting. Plus it makes that cool whappity-wha...

December 4th 2012 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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The paper business card may go away someday if innovative apps like Bump and Evernote Hello take over, but for now we're still dealing with these little chunks of cardboard. Of course, in almost all cases it's not the physical object we care about, but rather the data printed on the card. (Some ex...

February 29th 2012 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Known for crafting the pinball machine into what we know it as today, Steve Kordek revolutionized the industry with his two-flipper concept way back in 1948. Sadly, his daughter Catherine Petrash confirmed Kordek's death to the NY Times last week. He was 100 years old.Kordek designed his final arca...

February 27th 2012 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Puzzlejuice is a really great puzzle game (really, a big mishmash of different puzzle games) that's available on the App Store right now. It was put together by developers Greg Wohlwend and Asher Vollmer, and Wohlwend has just published a post on his personal blog that's pretty spectacular: He cal...

February 10th 2012 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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In advance of iOS 5, Apple has released Find My Friends, a location sharing app similar to Glympse. As the name implies, Find My Friends will let you locate your friends on a map. It'll also let you share your location so your friends can find you. For those concerned about privacy, the locat...

October 12th 2011 at 10:11am 0 Comments
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Hey there Massively.com readers! Have you ever wished to meet up with your fellow readers and go on adventures through strange lands? Have you ever wished to have a place where you can talk about MMO news and games with the other commenters on the site? Have you ever wished to yell at me in person...

April 21st 2010 at 6:00pm 0 Comments