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My (Mostly) Paperless Reading System

I started writing this article about my reading system for my Paper Cuts newsletter, but it started getting too long for an email and turned into a blog post. Growing up, I was one of those kids that would go to the library every week and walk out with a bag full of books so heavy that I could ...

Use Evernote Templates To Make Your Life Easier

Evernote does a (relatively) good job creating a service and creating software, but I have always felt that the company could do a better job helping people put things into Evernote. For example, did you know there is an Evernote templates feature? OK, before you call me on it, thats ...

Reduce PDF File Size With Ghostscript

I’m going to be honest. I don’t worry too much about PDF file size. Storage (both local and online) is relatively cheap. However, sometimes people will ask me how to reduce PDF file size, so it’s clearly a topic of interest. There are many solutions out there, but over on the Asian Efficie...

ScanSnap’s new partner is… Neat?

In the consumer paperless space, there were two main players for going paperless. There’s the ScanSnap, the scanner that I have been using since 2008, and there was their main rival (at least from my perspective), the Neat line of scanners. It was funny when I would go to tech conference...

How I Manage My Life Without Paper

A while ago, there was a great suggestion from an awesome reader: I'm interested in how you and other people manage their lives, their tasks, priorities, documents, to-do lists, and everything that goes with it. I first came to DocumentSnap for help on making my world paperless. Wit...

CrashPlan Alternatives – I’m Changing My Online Backup

In late August 2017, I received a nasty birthday present. I learned that CrashPlan, my beloved online backup service, was shutting down its Home plan. I have been a CrashPlan user since 2011, so needless to say I was not happy about this. I knew I needed to look at CrashPlan alternatives, ...

ScanSnap Cloud Now Makes Searchable PDFs And Adds Cloud Services

When ScanSnap Cloud launched a year ago, I was excited — here was a way to scan using a modern ScanSnap without needing to go through a computer. Since the launch, I’ve used ScanSnap Cloud a lot for scanning one-off documents to Evernote and receipts to Expensify, but I haven’t used it much to...