Scan to Email or Scan to Folder?

Scan to email or to folder

You’re in front of your multi-functional copier and you need to send a document to an individual or a group. You must decide whether you want to scan it to an email account or scan it to a folder. Which option is the best?  What are the advantages and disadvantage of each scanning type available? And how do you evaluate the pros and cons to determine which solution is the best in your present scenario? Scan to email The advantages Scan to email is easy, fast and efficient. In most cases with this technology you can send a document or … Read the full article

Taking care of your camera – Part 2

Taking care of your camera - part 2

Never leave your camera’s batteries in your camera.  Here’s why. Up until a few years ago, camera batteries used to leak acid when left unattended for longer timespans. Nowadays with new battery technology this is no longer a risk. Most camera batteries are either alkaline or lithium-ion. Leaving a battery inside your camera in a moist environment can prove detrimental as it tends to become corrosive. So, if you’re about to shelve your camera for several months; do yourself (and your camera) a favour and take out the battery. Another measure you should consider is to check the battery contacts … Read the full article

Love travel?  Preserve your memories forever

Love Travel?

Like most of Malta’s population, I am a travel fiend. Travelling to new destinations and exploring different cultures gives me life.  As most of you can relate, I gladly spend a good chunk of my free time researching places to visit, and generously adding more to my already-ambitious bucket list. Time flies when you’re having fun, and this rings especially true for when I am on holiday.  My holiday starts off slow as I revel in my surroundings and take in the novelty of it all.  The days roll on, and before I know it, it’s time to say goodbye. … Read the full article

Smartphone copy – Bringing your printer up to speed with your needs

Smartphone copy_PIXMA TS305

For all of us tech fanatics, using cool gadgets with nifty features is something we enjoy and look forward to. I know, Smartphone Copy sounds bland and translates to a mixture of new-age and archaic tech however the name does not do it justice. This is a new feature built into Canon’s Print application which allows you to “make a photocopy” using your smartphone and a printer. How it works All you need to do is take a picture of the document which you would like to copy with your phone. The application will then automatically recognise the document boundary … Read the full article

Essential equipment when traveling – Destination Gibraltar

Essential equipment when travelling

When I was younger travelling aboard was all about finding a hotel with a pool or beach, sunbathing all day long and smothering myself in ‘factor zero’ engine oil. But as time goes by and the family has grown up and moved on, it has given my wife and I time to travel, explore and visit other places. Gibraltar has been one of those places of interest that you see on TV, but you never thought of going. As a lover of the outdoors, photography and history we combined all three. Now, what do I need to take with me… … Read the full article