Tag Archives: Printers

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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How ink cartridges work

This is a presentation I gave recently to a business networking group. The slides are a bit rudimentary but provide a basic overview of the process. In a future post I’ll try to go more in-depth about both ink and … Continue reading

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Old printer, new computer

If you’ve recently purchased a new computer you may have noticed that many manufacturers no longer install serial port or parallel port connectors. The hardware that requires these connectors is now several years old and has, in most cases, been … Continue reading

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When you buy a new printer, make sure it’s going to last

Jack Dunning, publisher of ComputorEdge Magazine, has posted an opinion piece intended for those of you who may be in the market for a new printer. He offers some valid points to consider. I encourage you to read the full … Continue reading

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Choosing a new printer

We are frequently asked to recommend a printer by our customers. Here’s what we tell the majority who ask: It all depends on what sort of printing you do the most. Let’s break it down this way: Inkjet printer Pro… … Continue reading

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Using an old printer with a new computer

Do you have a few year old printer, one that you don’t see any need to replace? Have you recently purchased a new computer with Windows Vista pre-installed? Have you noticed that Vista doesn’t like your old printer? One of … Continue reading

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Study: Inkjet printers are filthy, lying thieves

A new study says that on average, more than half of the ink from inkjet cartridges is wasted when users toss them in the garbage. Why is that interesting? According to the study, users are tossing the cartridges when their … Continue reading

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Laser versus Ink

We get asked to recommend a printer by a large number of our customers who are ready to purchase an upgrade.  Being our customers, one of their main concerns is the cost of the printer’s consumables. Our advice is consistent; … Continue reading

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A few ways to avoid wasting ink and toner

Printing efficiently extends the life of the toner cartridges you buy and conserves trees. Print only when you need a hard copy. Save e-mails and other documents on your hard drive or on a diskette, and read on-line or on-screen. … Continue reading

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Installing HP printers

I’ve been reading several complaints from owners of HP printers. They report that the printer either doesn’t install properly, or that every time they restart their system, Windows tries to install the printer again. Be sure you read the installation … Continue reading

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