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Alternatives to Printing

This may sound strange coming from someone who makes a living from selling printer cartridges, but there are times when printing isn’t the best storage solution. That’s all printing really is, a means of storing text or images on a … Continue reading

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4th and 5th of July store hours

As noted on the sidebar under “Store Information & Hours” we will be closed this coming Sunday, the 4th of July. However, since all of our suppliers will be closed on Monday, the 5th, we will be working a shorter … Continue reading

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HP 920XL

I mentioned recently that we can now provide you with an alternative to paying full price for the HP 920 cartridges. We can also offer the XL version of these, but we need your help. We currently do not have … Continue reading

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Do you get crashes when printing in Leopard (OS X 10.5)?

Image via Wikipedia If so, here’s one possible cause and solution from the excellent macosxhints.com website, posted by Tom Neale: Several models of HP LaserJet printer are known to crash or hang when certain documents are printed from 10.5/Leopard machines. … Continue reading

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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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