How to scan a document on your iPhone or iPad via the Notes app

The Notes app is a handy way to scan a document, especially one you want to associate with a specific note. Learn how to use this feature.

You need to scan a paper document on the go and your trusty iPhone or iPad is available. You can use a variety of scanning apps on your mobile device, but one handy option is to use the built-in Notes app. By creating a new note, or editing an existing one, you can scan a document relevant to the note itself. Your scanned image can appear in color, grayscale, or black and white. You can set the scan to go off manually or automatically. After you’ve taken the scan, you can crop and resize the image and then rotate it. Here are the steps.

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On your iPhone or iPad, open the Notes app. Create a new note or open an existing note that you want to associate with the scanned document. Tap the camera icon on the toolbar and select the option to Scan Documents (Figure A).

Figure A

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At the top of the screen, tap the flash icon and set

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2020 Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid review: Practical PHEV

The Niro gets a small visual upgrade, including chevron LED running lights.


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The Kia Niro range is actually quite interesting. It’s a trio of hatchbacks, all of which are electrified. There’s the conventional hybrid for folks just dipping their toes in the green space, or the full EV, for those who are taking the plunge. For me, though, I think the best of all worlds is found here, in the Niro plug-in hybrid.

Like

  • Affordable price
  • Lots of features
  • Plenty of cargo space

Don’t Like

  • No all-wheel drive available
  • Not super fun to drive

For 2020 the Niro gets a small mid-cycle refresh, with a new front fascia with a redesigned grille and LED running lights. The rear lighting also gets an update and there’s a new Horizon Blue color on offer, too. Otherwise, the Niro is the same as it ever was, but that isn’t a bad thing.

Plug-in power

The Niro PHEV is motivated by a 1.6-liter inline four-cylinder engine and a 44.5-kilowatt electric motor. Together they make 139 horsepower and a healthy 195 pound-feet of torque. An 8.9-kilowatt-hour lithium-ion polymer battery stores enough electrons for 26 miles of electric driving range. And when the

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Second stimulus check: How soon might the IRS send more money to you? We’ve mapped it out

How soon could your second stimulus check come? We lay out some possible dates from the time the bill is passed to when your money could actually arrive.


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The Internal Revenue Service might still send a second stimulus check to eligible Americans by the end of 2020 and if it does, the paper check, direct deposit or EIP card could arrive faster than the first round of stimulus payments.

Both sides of the aisle have publicly stated they want to reach a deal but have made no movement on compromising on the size and scope of the package — they’re still trillions of dollars apart in their thinking.

“It’s critically important that we find some solutions,” White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows said Friday.

However stimulus check legislation happens, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the IRS could start issuing checks within one week of negotiators striking a deal. We’ve worked out some plausible dates those first checks could arrive. Read on for a possible payment schedule, as well as details on which group of people would likely be first in line for a new payment. This story updates often.

How

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Stimulus check qualifications: Are you eligible to collect another payment from the IRS?

Congress hasn’t yet agreed who’ll be eligible to receive a second stimulus check, but it’s expected that more people will be included the second time around.


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If the IRS sends a second stimulus check for up to $1,200, will you be eligible to receive it? How about your children? And what if you don’t typically file taxes? We won’t know anything for certain until negotiations resume and a another stimulus package is passed — or a standalone bill. But we can draw from the first stimulus check’s requirements to sketch an idea of who may or may not get a second check based on income limits and a range of other qualifications.

If the rules shift, it’s possible you might not receive another round of stimulus money, even if you got the last stimulus check. However, there is one new demographic expected to make the cut for a second direct payment, which could result in more relief money for your household. But first, talks must restart.

“Democrats are willing to resume negotiations,” Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi said in a statement ThursdayWhite House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows said Wednesday that he was hopeful

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OnePlus 8 review: Fits into a budget without sacrificing hardware

Of the two flagship phones OnePlus announced in April, the OnePlus 8 isn’t just more affordable than the OnePlus 8 Pro, it’s also the phone I prefer. At $699 (£599) for 128GB of storage and $799 (£699) for 256GB, the OnePlus 8 is available to buy in the US at T-Mobile and, for the first time ever, Verizon; and it will work on other carriers (OnePlus and Amazon will sell it unlocked, as well). Note that Verizon is selling it at a higher price of $799 (128GB). (The newer OnePlus Nord is an even cheaper option, but it’s not available in the US.)

Like

  • Charges quickly
  • 90Hz display
  • Relatively more affordable high-end phone

Don’t Like

  • Macro zoom lens is unimpressive
  • No wireless charging

On specs alone, the OnePlus 8 Pro is objectively the better phone. It has more features, like a 120Hz display and a telephoto camera (you can see the list of other main differences below). But the cheaper OnePlus 8 still maintains enough other specs like 5G, a 90Hz display, an enduring battery life and a top-of-the-line processor to deliver a premium Android experience.

While it’s true that the OnePlus phones aren’t cheap as they used

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Party on, dudes! Bill & Ted Face the Music is now available for streaming. Here’s how to watch

Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter return in Bill & Ted Face the Music.


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Bill & Ted Face the Music is now available for streaming — and the new movie is bodacious! CNET’s Bonnie Burton calls the hotly anticipated comedy starring Keanu Reeves and Alex Winters in their iconic roles a “joyous, fun, charming adventure, and a great reminder of how music can bring us together in times of chaos.” Read her Bill & Ted 3 review here, but note that there’s a spoiler.

The third film in this classic slacker series hits theaters today (Friday, August 28th), but due to the ongoing pandemic, you can also view the film from the comfort of your own home. Here’s everything you need to know about your most excellent comedy-viewing options. Party on, dudes!

Rent Bill & Ted Face the Music for $20

Buy it for $25

A few things to keep in mind:

  • The prices seem the same across the board: $20 for a rental, $25 to purchase. If you plan on watching the movie more than once outside of that initial 48-hour window, the purchase option is the way to go.
  • The Amazon rental is HD, though all
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