New Canon Portable Scanner Lets You Scan Directly to Evernote

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Canon has just released a Mac version of its popular image and document scanner, the imageFORMULA P-150M, complete with built-in support for the popular organizational service Evernote. The small scanner, which Canon calls the “Scan-tini,” lets you quickly scan documents and route them to Evernote automatically. The scanner, which is also available for Windows, uses embedded drivers to start up …

Create Collaborative Photo Books with Group Story

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This post is part of Mashable’s Spark of Genius series, which highlights a unique feature of startups. If you would like to have your startup considered for inclusion, please see the details here. The series is made possible by Microsoft BizSpark. Name: Group Story Quick Pitch: Group Story lets users collaborate with others online to create multifaceted photo books. Genius …

The Answer to Facebook’s Universal “Like” Button: OpenDislike

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Last week, Facebook unveiled its universal “like” button, furthering its goal of world domination in the process. Thus, it was inevitable that someone, somewhere would develop the universal “dislike” button. OpenDislike.org, which is powered by German identity manager yiid.com, is really more proof of concept than something that is ever likely to be largely used or integrated, however. OpenDislike is …

Iceland Volcano Satellite Image Shows Massive Ash Cloud [PIC]

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A volcano in Iceland with probably the coolest and most formidable name ever, Eyjafjallajokull, erupted this Wednesday, April 14. As we wrote earlier, European travelers have since been stranded around the world — including the Norwegian prime minister, whose trusty iPad is thankfully keeping his country’s government afloat. NASA’s Terra satellite captured the above image depicting the enormous ash cloud …

Tumblr Gets a BlackBerry App

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Until recently, blogging clients for the BlackBerry have been pretty limited. But WordPress for BlackBerry was released last month, and today Tumblr released its official BlackBerry app, which lets you post photos, videos, audio, links and text directly from the BlackBerry to your microblog. Mobelux, the guys behind the stellar Tumblr iPhone app are also the masterminds behind Tumblr BlackBerry. …

Flickr Co-founder’s Startup Hunch Raises $10 Million

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Hunch, a New York City-based startup founded by Flickr co-founder Caterina Fake and SiteAdvisor founder/angel investor Chris Dixon, has raised $10 million in funding for its questions and recommendations site. Nearly a year ago, Ms. Fake revealed her new startup to the world. Her goal: to create a service that would help people make decisions via crowdsourced questions and advice …