A better photo scanner in your hand

Google’s new PhotoScan app (available for iOS or Android) is so cool that it actually got me to post my first entry since moving my site to WordPress.

With the app, you can grab an old picture off the wall and quickly create a high quality scan with your phone, free of glare and the frame. It’s a great way to safeguard prints by sending them to the cloud, and makes them easy to share.

This amusing video shows how:

Here are my first few quick efforts from framed photos sitting nearby: