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Memorial Day- store hours

Image via Wikipedia We will be open on Monday, May 31st, for at least 5 hours, 9AM to 2PM. Most of our vendors will be closed Monday and quite a few of our customers have indicated they will be enjoying … Continue reading

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HP 920 & 564 cartridges

We are now able to provide you with HP 920 and 564 replacement cartridges. We cannot yet get the XL versions of these. Our pricing is: HP 920 black $12.99 HP 920 color $7.99 each HP 564 black $8.99 (this … Continue reading

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Printing skin

Image by The U.S. Army via Flickr Technology is advancing so fast there doesn’t seem to be a day that goes by without a weird-but-true story making headlines. Like this one; scientists using inkjet printers to print skin for wounded … Continue reading

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How men and women perceive color

OK, this is a joke. Still, in a business like ours that deals extensively with colors and color names you’d be amazed at some of the suggestions we hear for the standard magenta, cyan and yellow (nearly everyone gets yellow … Continue reading

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Phil McArtridge says: “Backups are important.”

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Ink-saving tips

Image by The Library of Congress via Flickr Even though our customers are already saving money buy shopping at CW San Diego for their ink and toner needs, there’s always more we all could be doing to reduce our use … Continue reading

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5 things to keep in mind when buying a new printer

Image via Wikipedia There is no fixed season for new printer purchasing. Printer manufacturers don’t have any particular time of year set aside to introduce their new models. Some manufacturers introduce a new printer once a year, others bring out … Continue reading

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Digital copiers put personal information at risk

We’ve mentioned on our blog how fax machines that use a film roll, primarily Brother and Panasonic fax machines that use film in place of a laser or ink cartridge, keep what is essentially a carbon copy of every fax … Continue reading

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Intoducing the CW San Diego Community

CW San Diego is pleased to announce the grand opening of our forum, The CW San Diego Community. We are providing the forum as a place for our customers and others who may be interested in learning more about ink and … Continue reading

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Solving hardware issues with software (drivers)

Image by bpende via Flickr One practice we frequently employed on help desks was to insist that the caller first go and download and install the latest driver for their hardware before we attempted to troubleshoot their issue. This wasn’t … Continue reading

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