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Canon SELPHY CP1300 Review: 7 Things You Need to Know
Jun 30th 2020

Canon SELPHY CP1300 Review: 7 Things You Need to Know

What's old is new. It seems like there's a decade long nostalgia cycle that goes around in music, fashion, and general aesthetics. What's making a comeback during the emergence of 2020? Flared denim, vinyl records, and even polaroids. No, this isn't the 1970's, but you'd be forgiven to thinking it was. With our high tech phones that can store millions of photos, we've seemed to lose touch wit … read more
7 Ways to Stop Junk Fax advertisements on Your Printer
Jun 26th 2020

7 Ways to Stop Junk Fax advertisements on Your Printer

Advertisements seem to follow us everywhere we go. Through radio waves, televisions, targeted cell phone ads, print, and physical media, this form of communication transcend all mediums for a chance at persuading you to open your wallet.Advertising dates back all the way to about 700 BC around ancient China, albeit in a more primitive form. Pipers would play tunes on a flute and recite poetry to p … read more
Is Printer Ink Toxic?
Jun 8th 2020

Is Printer Ink Toxic?

We've all had a nasty ink spillage experience in our lives; we know some can be messier than others. Even that ballpoint pen could wreak havoc on your clothes. Some of that ink inevitably ends up on your hands or skin. But what are the chances of it being toxic? There's a complicated stigma between ink cartridges when it comes to their toxicity level. They cannot even be put in your blue rec … read more
5 Tips for Navigating Your Small Business Through COVID-19
May 29th 2020

5 Tips for Navigating Your Small Business Through COVID-19

The complications caused by this pandemic has changed the landscape of business forever. More and more, we've experienced a shifting dynamic in-person and online shopping. Even physical businesses like grocery stores are making the shift to online purchasing options. With such a great divide between essential and "non-essential" businesses taking place right now, small businesses are taking a mass … read more
The Environmental Impact of Ink Cartridges
May 27th 2020

The Environmental Impact of Ink Cartridges

2020 is the year that we're getting into a more serious era of environmental accountability. You might have noticed how plastic bags and plastic straws are slowly being phased out of commercial businesses. Bringing your own reusable tote bag to the grocery store may seem inconsequential, but it dramatically reduces the amount of plastic waste that goes back into landfills daily. It looks like we'r … read more
Is Walmart Printer Ink Really the Cheapest?
May 22nd 2020

Is Walmart Printer Ink Really the Cheapest?

There are arguably few superstore chains out there that have the reach and demand of Walmart. With over 4,756 stores across the U.S., the presence of this giant is hard to ignore. With such a dominant reign over the market, they succeed in selling everything from produce to electronics. If Walmart were a country, it would be the 28th largest economy in the world. With over $524 billion dollar … read more
3 Easy Ways to Conserve Ink When Printing Photos
May 21st 2020

3 Easy Ways to Conserve Ink When Printing Photos

We've come a long way from printing and developing photos. No longer in need of printing kiosks, we've bypassed the era of needing to leave the house to print. Not to mention that you'd be hard-pressed even to find disposable cameras that aren't being sold for a premium. We've changed the way we take pictures; according to a study done by InfoTrends, we've taken over 1.2 trillion smartpho … read more
3 Things to Consider When Purchasing a Home Printer
May 20th 2020

3 Things to Consider When Purchasing a Home Printer

With these recently turbulent times that the world is faced with, a lot of us are in need of adapting to a new work environment. Separating your home environment with your workspace can be a daunting task for many. That extra “junk room” you have in your house may just have to become your new office. Home offices require plenty of attention to replicate their office counterparts, with a mult … read more
How to Print on Fabric with an Inkjet Printer
May 19th 2020

How to Print on Fabric with an Inkjet Printer

Have you ever wanted to take an ordinary piece of fabric and turn it into something unique? Of course, you could take out your sewing kit and try to sew something onto the fabric, but not everybody is confident in their sewing ability. You also could try a classic iron-on, but those never last as long as we wish. So what else could you do? Well, you could use your inkjet printer and print a logo, … read more
Why Do Printer Cartridges Dry Out?
May 15th 2020

Why Do Printer Cartridges Dry Out?

At one point or another, you likely have had the unfortunate experience of a dry printer cartridge––even if you just bought a new one. By now you are probably asking, why do printer cartridges dry out? There are a few common reasons, so continue reading to learn more. Inconsistent use By far, the most common reason for dry cartridges is infrequent use. If you only use the printer … read more
Why Are There So Many Kinds of Ink Cartridges?
May 14th 2020

Why Are There So Many Kinds of Ink Cartridges?

We've all gone to the store before and forgot what ink we needed. Was it  HP 61 or HP 62? Although only a single number away, the differences between the two ink cartridges couldn't be more immense. It seems like there are so many different printer ink products out there for arbitrarily no reason. There are so many variations of standard HP ink cartridges, for example, HP 61, … read more
A Brief History of Printing Ink
May 13th 2020

A Brief History of Printing Ink

Printing has been around for centuries. In fact, the earliest form of printing dates back to at least 200 AD. Now, of course, that was done differently than how we print today. There is no question that many of us rely on printers at home and work to print documents. But where did the ink come from? Certainly, our ancestors didn't have brands like HP and Epson—let alone printers or … read more