I have written several times about the VuPoint Solutions Magic Wand. I find it to be a great tool for genealogists who wish to make digital images of documents and photocopies. This tiny scanner is handheld and powered by batteries. No computer is required to create scanned images that are then stored on a microSD memory card. While the scanner normally sells for $100 or so, may online retailers have offered it at lower prices in recent months.
You can read my earlier articles about the VuPoint Solutions Magic Wand Scanner if you start at http://goo.gl/lR4db
Now PCmag.com has published its own review of the VuPoint Solutions Magic Wand Scanner. Articles on PCmag.com typically are read by hundreds of thousands of computer enthusiasts so I expect the publicity generated will result in increased sales.
The review by M. David Stone is generally favorable. He compares it to the PlanOn DocuPen Xtreme X05 that sells for $369.99 and finds that the VuPoint device does most everything that its much more expensive competitor can do. Stone writes, "It has little to no learning curve, it's easy to use, and its scan quality is up to the task."
You can read M. David Stone's review at http://goo.gl/mrAbG
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