Meet iConvert: A device that lets you use your iPad as a portable scanner

An iPad is considered the big daddy of tablets out there, in every sense. Here is a device that helps you use it in an even more innovative manner. iConvert is an app that lets you scan your docs via your iPad.

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iConvert is an innovative attempt at creating tablet-friendly products. Its front feeder adjusts from 2 – 8.5-inches, and provides 300 dpi images, which is comparable to any PC scanner out there. Moreover, it also has a customized app, which you can download from the iTunes app store.


While a scanner is no biggie, one that you can use directly from your iPad i.e. a tablet-only scanner is a good start to ensure tablets start becoming more utility-based and not just boys toys. Devices like iConvert are a tablet’s allies in the war between tablets and PCs for market share.
 
The iConvert is available at brookstone at a price of $150 (Rs. 7500) and ships free from February.