6
This content is rated TV-MA, and is for viewers 18 years or older. Are you of age?
Sorry, you are not old enough to view this content.

CNET News Video: Streamline your business card collection

About Video Transcript

CNET News Video: Streamline your business card collection

1:05 /

Far too often, the business cards we collect from others get lost or simply clog our wallets. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on some handy apps to help you save and manage all that valuable contact information, with no need to shuffle through hundreds of bits of paper.

Whether it's a card from a business associate or your hairstylist, try using a few handy apps to hold on to valuable contact information. All 3 of these free apps rely on your smart phone or tablet's camera to take a picture of the card so it can add the person as a contact in your address book. But each app offers its own set of features. Card Munch, the business card reader from Linked In, works best if you're already a Linked In member. Once the contact is uploaded, the app will automatically connect you and that person, allowing you full access to their profile. Kim Card boasted it can read 12 different languages and offers to sync your contacts with Gmail and Exchange. You can also share the contact information through text. And finally, Scan Biz Cards will automatically send an e-mail to your new contact with all of your contact info. That's great if you're running short of the actual paper cards. In addition, you can organize contacts into groups and add follow-up appointments directly to your calendar from this app. In San Francisco, I'm Kara Tsuboi, cnet.com for CBS News.

New releases

Philips adds a 75W Replacement SlimStyle LED to its lighting lineup
2:17 November 22, 2014
This bigger, brighter version of the original SlimStyle LED looks like a strong value in its class
Play video
2015 Acura TLX V-6 Advance (CNET On Cars, Episode 54)
16:28 November 21, 2014
Acura hopes the TLX is what it will drive into the future, we explore the head-up display coming to your car soon, and check out the...
Play video
Los Angeles Auto Show 2014: CNET's editors choose their favorites
5:55 November 21, 2014
The press days are over here at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show. Before we head off into the Hollywood hills we took a moment to re-cap...
Play video
Watch Tony Hawk do endless 360s on a hoverboard, Ep. 184
5:36 November 21, 2014
This week on Crave, we can see sound waves. We might get to see an unexplored part of the moon. But most of all we get to see Tony...
Play video
The $199 HP Stream 11 wants to be as cloud-friendly as a Chromebook, but with Windows 8
2:18 November 21, 2014
If you keep expectations in check, this bargain-basement Windows 8 laptop has good battery life and a decent design.
Play video
Yamaha SRT-1000 gives good single-speaker surround
1:44 November 21, 2014
The Yamaha SRT-1000 sound base offers discrete looks, an astoundingly wide soundstage and plenty of features in a package that is still...
Play video
Hate ads? Pay Google to block them for you
2:50 November 21, 2014
Google is testing an ad-blocker service, Amazon may be inserting ads into streaming video, and Comcast lets you track the cable gu...
Play video
The 404 Show 1,584: Google Contributor, JFK has a drone problem, San Francisco's poo map (podcast)
30:08 November 21, 2014
We're back in the studio today! Join us for a very special episode complete with a full tour and the start of our Call of Duty: Advanced...
Play video