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Webscape on Readdle and 12seconds

Kate Russell gives us her latest selection of the best sites on the World Wide Web.


READDLE (www.readdle.com)

This site offers document management and storage for your iPhone or iTouch, including the paid-for Scanner Pro iPhone application.

It scans documents by taking a photo and the software converts them into PDF so you can e-mail or save them for later.

The app has built-in integration for popular cloud storage devices such as Evernote, Dropbox, Humyo, and it can even be mounted as a shared network driver over wi-fi.

SCANR (www.scanr.com)


This site allows users to scan and send a limited number of documents for free from their mobile phone.

Users can send scans to a fax machine, which effectively turns a handset into a printer.

It does not have the same levels of integration as Scanner Pro, but it does have versions available for the Android, Blackberry and Nokia S60.

12SECONDS (http://12seconds.tv)


This is the quickest self broadcast website I have come across, and as the name suggests videos are limited to 12 seconds.

There are a variety of different ways to record and post, including from your webcam, mobile phone and e-mail.

There is also a free mobile phone app, and depending on your handset, you will be able to share pictures and audio or actual video.



CrisisCommons allows people to offer their help to disasters such as Haiti.

The site uses online crowd sourcing to gather information about the places that need help.

WIKIMEDIA (http://wikimediafoundation.org)


Google is donating $2million to the Wikimedia Foundation, which runs Wikipedia, according to a tweet by its founder Jimmy Wales.

Some bloggers are asking what sinister motive lies beneath the surface, especially as Google's own similar service called Knol failed to gather momentum last year.

But the donation will help Wikipedia to keep up with new technological demands.

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