Tag Archive for Head-to-Head


On Digital Trends: StandScan ($20) vs. ScanDock ($400): Which smartphone scanner is worth your cash?

standscan vs scandockMost scanner stands are like the $20 StandScan; simple cardboard (or plastic) tents that collapse or fold up in some way for easy porting and storage. And then there’s the ScanDock, which is in a class of it’s own. This study and more permanent-looking model bills itself as the Post-PC Scanner and promises higher quality. It also costs $400.

The ScanDock is clearly a product someone was clamoring for since it exists thanks to a successful KickStarter campaign. But is it so much better than basic scanner stands that it’s worth the high price? We tested the ScanDock and the StandScan head to head to find out.


On Black Enterprise: Review Roundup: Two Ultrabook Picks for Mobile Professionals

Samsung Series 9Road warriors and mobile professionals are attracted to the ultrabook category in part to their slim and light design, powerful performance and relatively affordable price. Many consumer ultrabooks have impressive chops but lack key features that business users need. If you’re stuck trying to decide between a consumer or business model, this one’s for you.