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Thermochromic Ink | Color Changing Ink | 1ink.com
Apr 3rd 2017

Thermochromic Ink | Color Changing Ink | 1ink.com

All About Thermochromic Ink Thermochromic inks are compounds that are sensitive to temperature and, as a result, change colors. First developed in the 1970s for different household uses, thermochromic materials are named for the Greek words for heat and color: “thermos” and “chroma”. The original thermochromic inks and dyes only changed color after prolonged exposure to heat. Ther … read more
Mar 31st 2017

Debunking OEM Ink/Toner Myths

If you own a printer, you’ve probably heard or read some pretty scary justifications for exclusively buying original equipment manufacturer (OEM) cartridges. However, many of those statements are misleading, and some of the confusion comes from online forums rather than from anything actually published by the OEM brands themselves. In this week’s blog, we’ll pick apart some of the most c … read more
Best Way to Print Photos at Home | Photo Trends of 2017
Mar 30th 2017

Best Way to Print Photos at Home | Photo Trends of 2017

Best Ways to Print Photos at HomeWith the advent of smartphone technology, the future of photo printing has been questioned. Some people believe that the market for print photography will never rival what it was years before the digital revolution, but it is actually premature to state that the industry is shrinking. In fact, people are still searching for the best way to print photos at home. G … read more
Wireless Printer Not Connecting? | Tips from 1ink.com
Mar 28th 2017

Wireless Printer Not Connecting? | Tips from 1ink.com

Troubleshooting Tips for Wireless Printers Wireless Printer Not Connecting? Wireless printers make a great addition to your personal computer or devices and can provide an invaluable service around the office. Unfortunately, like all electronics, they do come with specific instructions that must be followed specifically, or you may run into some technical difficulty. Even after adhering to all … read more
Mar 27th 2017

Planning a Child’s Birthday Party on a Budget

Party planning can be a stressful activity. On top of the responsibilities of coming up with activities and gifts, there’s also the cost associated with hosting a get-together. You’ll need invitations, activities, decorations, and party favors, to say nothing of the food and beverages your guests will be expecting. While we can’t help you with dessert or punch, we can help you take care … read more
ISO Standards in the Printing Industry | 1ink.com
Mar 24th 2017

ISO Standards in the Printing Industry | 1ink.com

A Guide to Understanding ISO Standards in the Print IndustryISO standards are set by the International Organization for Standardization, also known as ISO. This organization has created over 17,500 ISO standards for the printing industry, with their latest development concerning print speed, or ISO PPM (pages per minute). If you’re interested in printer ISO, read on for more information about the … read more
Mar 23rd 2017

Branding Your Business

If you’re a small business owner, you have so many options when it comes to finding ways to promote your business. Whether you’ve been around for years or are just getting started, you may be looking for ways to customize your space without breaking the bank. We’ve previously written about how to print your own marketing materials like brochures and business cards, but what if you’re looking … read more
Common Printer Problems & Solutions | 1ink.com
Mar 20th 2017

Common Printer Problems & Solutions | 1ink.com

Common Printer Problems and Solutions: Fixing Your Printer We’ve all experienced printer problems and the frustrations that follow. Whether your feeder is jammed with paper or you’ve run out of ink, there’s always something going on with your printer. While there are a number of common printer problems, where do you find the solutions? If you’re wondering how to fix your printer a … read more
History of Xerox | A Brief Guide from 1ink.com
Mar 16th 2017

History of Xerox | A Brief Guide from 1ink.com

A Brief History of XeroxXerox Corporation is a large American conglomerate with services that include consulting, content management, imaging, and document outsourcing services, though it is best known for it photocopying department. In addition to its flagship black-and-white copiers, there were several other noteworthy products offered throughout Xerox's history. The company is also famous for i … read more
History Of Kodak | A Brief Look with 1ink.com
Mar 13th 2017

History Of Kodak | A Brief Look with 1ink.com

A Brief History of KodakThe Eastman Kodak Company, known around the world as Kodak, is an American imaging company that began in the 19th century as an innovator of photography. Incorporated in New Jersey, the corporation was founded in 1888 by George Eastman in Rochester, New York, where its headquarters are located today.The company is known for creating a consumer market for amateur photography … read more
Mar 13th 2017

​Printer Ink and Toner Buyer's Guide

Whether you’re buying ink or toner for your first printer or you’ve been doing your own print work for years, you may have lingering questions about what’s best for your device. Individuals printing at home may have different priorities – and therefore different needs – than someone buying toner for a large office printer. There are many factors to consider when purchasing ink or toner, … read more
How To Save Money On Printer Ink | Shop with 1ink.com
Mar 9th 2017

How To Save Money On Printer Ink | Shop with 1ink.com

Tips For Saving Your Money At HomeMany people feel that there really aren't many great methods for saving money around the house. However, there is actually a never ending list of creative ways that you can put extra cash back into your wallet. Whether you want to learn how to save money on printer ink or how to prepare an economical meal, read on for some of the best tips and tricks to ensure tha … read more