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Pint Sized Portable Photo Printers

Pint Sized Photo PrintersIs there a printer in your pocket or are you just happy to see me? Just kidding! Although it may not sound like a typical joke, it’s a reality that pint sized printers are a real thing and can be easily slipped into a pocket for on-the-go printing. These mini photo printers are gaining popularity with manufactures like Fuji, Canon and HP stepping up to the plate.

With the ability to print within seconds directly from your phone, in an age where selfies are a common practice (yes, selfie is in the dictionary now); pint sized printing is a relevant need for some. As such, here is a line up of pocket sized printers currently available: 

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Is Your Printing Costing You More Than It Should?

Printer Environment Costing MoreEvery business owner wants to cut down unnecessary expenses but identifying where money is being wasted is the first step to stopping the money bleed.  The printers used daily in your business alongside related supplies account for a significant portion of money spent. While you may not be thinking about how much ink is being bought or how much of your IT staff’s time is being eaten up by support calls related to paper jams, these neglected details add up to a lot and can be costing you much more than is necessary.

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Free Halloween Printables – Decorations & More

free-Halloween-printables-2016Ghosts and ghouls come out to play at the end of this month with Halloween just 2 weeks away.  Whether you’re taking the little ones out to trick-or-treat or are hosting your own adult soiree to play dress up among friends and family, we’ve got you covered when it comes to outfitting your home for Oct. 31, 2016.

So long as you’ve got a printer full of ink and paper ready to go, we’ve got a list of free printable Halloween decorations, labels and more to get you and your home Halloween-ready. 

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A Monthly Subscription for Printer Ink – What?

HP Instant Ink ProgramSubscription services are all the rage - Netflix, Dollar Beard Club, and Bark Box correspondingly deliver entertainment, hygiene and even pet supplies to your home on a regular basis for a simple monthly fee. HP has jumped on the subscription service band wagon and now offers HP Instant Ink – an ink cartridge replacement service where “you pay a monthly fee to print a defined number of pages per month.”

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Choosing a Scanner: What To Consider

Choose the Right ScannerNot all scanners are created equally. Different models have different features which can aide or deter your office productivity. As such, you’ll want to consider a few things before settling on a machine that captures your paperwork of photos into a digital format.

All scanners perform the same process using a combination of mirrors, glass, light, a CCD chip and some combination of motors and rollers to move the document and/or scanner pieces around. But, while the process may be the same, the quality produced and the effort necessary to scan each document varies drastically between models.

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