Amazing Artwork with Recycled Printer Cartridges

August 13, 2010

We gave artist Faith Pearson some empty ink cartridges that were going to be thrown away and asked if she could do anything with them. We were blown away when she came back with these scenes and models including famous Sci Fi movies! It just shows that we all throw too much away that could [...]

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Understanding the Difference Between Dye and Pigment-Based Inks

August 6, 2010

Dye- and pigment-based inks are two common types of inks that make a big difference in how your printer performs. The type of ink your printer uses will tell you whether it’s designed to print photos, black and white text, or colour graphics. Compared to industrial oil-based inks and those based on alcohols, they’re considered [...]

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Jet Tec HP300XL Black & HP300XL Colour Now Available

July 21, 2010

Jet Tec, the UK’s largest supplier of compatible ink cartridges, are now supplying compatible versions of the HP300XL Black & HP300XL Colour cartridges. As you would expect from a Jet Tec product, they produce outstanding quality prints as well as their genuine HP counterparts would and come fully covered by Jet Tec’s guarantee. And as [...]

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Philips Crystal 650/660 Fax Machine Will Not Recognise Card

July 14, 2010

Several years ago, we posted an article on this blog in response to a number of people experiencing problems with the Philips Crystal Fax Machine. Due to a sudden resurgence of this problem, we have decided to repost it. The following is a step by step guide on how to update your machine’s firmware to [...]

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Printer Hard Drives Can Be Security Threats

June 24, 2010

Have you sold, traded or thrown out a used printer in the last few years? If so, it’s possible you may also have given someone an opportunity to access personal and business information stored on the machine. A recent CBS News investigation showed that the hard drives in copiers built since 2002 store document images [...]

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A Printer Made out of Legos?

June 8, 2010

If the old printer in your office were this much fun, you might not ever want to replace it. Unless, of course, you wanted to actually get some work done. This amazing device is built out of Legos and uses a felt-tip pen. According to the designer, it prints about one page per minute at [...]

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Tiger Pens is now open!

May 28, 2010

After much waiting, the Tiger Pens online store has been launched. With a huge, ever increasing range of pens and pencils from all the major brands, Tiger Pens is your one stop shop for your writing needs. Every product has a discount price, so you’ll always be saving money compared to the RRP. UK delivery is free [...]

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How To Earn Money for a Cause—With Your Used Cartridges

April 19, 2010

Whether you’re helping your third grade class raise money for its next field trip or organizing your big nonprofit’s yearly fundraising drive, you can earn more money for your organization—by collecting used ink cartridges. Here’s how it works. Who Pays for Your Used Cartridges? Some recycling companies collect your used cartridges—and will pay you for [...]

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The Canon MP270 Printer is Great for Students

April 16, 2010

Looking for a printer suitable for sending with your son or daughter to school? The Canon Pixma MP270 may be the right printer for you. It features all of the basics a student will need and it is an all-in-one printer, which means they can print their photos right in their dorm room. The PictBridge [...]

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Choosing a Copier for Your Home Business

April 15, 2010

Home businesses have special requirements when it comes to choosing the right copier. You may need a machine that can copy high volumes of text on an ongoing basis or copy beautiful graphics for your next direct mail campaign—but you also need a machine that doesn’t take up a lot of space and doesn’t cost [...]

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