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Paperless, or Just Less Paper

The Neat Co.’s NeatDesk desktop scanner processes up to 25 pages per minute, both front and back. Scanned documents are converted to searchable, editable PDF files and can be exported to applications such as Outlook, QuickBooks, and TurboTax. The scanner accepts a range of paper sizes, from receipts to legal documents. NeatDesk costs $399.95.

Contact The Neat Co. at (866) 632-8732 or

Bite-Sized MosKeyto

Named for the summertime pest — and about the same size — LaCie’s MosKeyto USB storage device can hold up to 16 GB of data and has 4 GB of integrated online storage. At .75 inches, the drive lies nearly flush against laptops and other devices. The MosKeyto’s price ranges from $14.99 (2 GB) to $49.99 (16 GB).

For more information, visit or call (503) 844-4500.

Networking Bumps

Fist bumps become networking opportunities with the Bump app for iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, and Android mobile devices. Users can wirelessly exchange contact information, connect on social networks, send invites, and do more by literally bumping their devices together. Thus, overprotective mobile users might be left hanging. Bump is free.

For more information visit

Recovery Strategies

Commercial Real Estate Restructuring Revolution by real estate lawyer Stephen B. Meister offers another take on the causes of the real estate crisis and suggests tips for dodging its ill effects. The book examines rent control laws, banks’ losses, and the Obama administration’s response to the crisis, among other topics, and discusses reforms to prevent future bubbles. The book costs $75.

Visit or call (877) 762-2974.

Keys to the iPhone

Bring back that keyboard feeling with BoxWave’s Keyboard Buddy iPhone 4 Case. The retractable keypad connects to the iPhone via Bluetooth and doubles as a protective case. With typical usage, a full battery charge lasts 45 days. Users can conserve power by toggling the on/off switch and recharge the device with the accompanying USB cable. The device costs $79.95.

For more information visit or call (425) 828-6641.


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