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Print On The Go With Your Bro!

From the Printware Blog on 1st August 2017

A Brother mobile thermal printer is just the thing for mobile or remote workers. They are hassle-free with a simple design, giving flexibility, versatility and operational mobility to be transported and used virtually anywhere. If you need to print on a train, in a cafe or even in a barn in the middle of sprawling farmland, it is no problem - your Bro is there for you!


Prevail in Retail with OKI

From the Printware Blog on 19th July 2017

In retail, if you are not able to keep pace with retail trends and customer expectations you can lose ground to competitors – often only a few doors away. From promotions to signage, staff communication and even cost control, your store must run smoothly, maximising opportunities whenever they present themselves. What if your printer could help you to achieve just this?


Printer Threats: How to Manage Them

From the Printware Blog on 10th July 2017 in Printing Technology, Security

Despite the fact that the majority of organisations have had one or more accidental data breaches through printing, most small businesses still don’t think that document security is a priority. The consequences of a serious data breach can be expensive, and will only become more so when the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force next year.


Are you ready for GDPR?

From the Printware Blog on 4th July 2017 in News, Security

Early in 2018, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) kicks in, introducing much stricter measures on personal data management and processing. And multi-million euro fines for not following them. It is easy to assume this mainly concerns digital data, but if this is the case you are overlooking a significant data medium, leaving you open to expensive risks.


Do The ConnectKey 1-2-3

From the Printware Blog on 27th June 2017 in New Products, Printing Technology

Xerox’s new range of Versalink and Altalink printers and multifunction devices do not just look great, but they also perform with unrivalled usability and versatility. They are workplace assistants that can be adapted to the needs of not only the business, but to individual workers too. Which is why, in more and more workplaces up and down the country, you will find users doing the ‘ConnectKey 1-2-3’.


Avoid Wasting Time in a (Scan)snap!

From the Printware Blog on 23rd June 2017 in Document Management

New research has found that the average UK office worker wastes at least 21 days each year due to slow or outdated technology. 157 hours in total, which is a time-frame longer than the paid annual leave of many UK workers. Could businesses make significant reductions to this by introducing quick, hassle-free and reliable scanning?


OKI Printers Rise to the Healthcare Challenge

From the Printware Blog on 19th June 2017 in Printing Technology

In healthcare, document management challenges are mounting. There is more pressure for providers to deliver quality care and ensure patient safety, improve operations and safeguard privacy. All of this needs to be delivered efficiently despite prevalent funding cuts and increasing pressure to ‘do more with less’. Can OKI offer the solution?


HP Print @ Your Service - Q&A

From the Printware Blog on 16th June 2017 in Managed Print, News

HP Print @ Your Service is a new print subscription service that puts the power of leasing at the disposal of small businesses. For a fixed monthly fee, users receive a new printer, a defined monthly page plan, automatic supply replenishment, onsite servicing and even a warranty. Think of it like a contract lease for a top-of-the-range car; where your petrol is included and they fill up the tank for you!


Amazing Print Savings with Epson Business Inkjets

From the Printware Blog on 8th June 2017 in Printing Technology

There are many businesses that place a lot of faith in laser printers, and have sworn by them for many years because of their low running costs. However, the tide may well be turning. With a new wave of business inkjets that deliver much lower print costs, are the days of laser printers promising cheaper throughlife costs numbered?


Big Changes at Printware!

From the Printware Blog on 23rd May 2017 in News

Over the coming days and weeks, you may notice some changes to the website as we undergo a touch of rebranding. Printware, along with our parent company, Danwood, was acquired by Apogee in March of this year. As such, we will be losing the Danwood Group name and you will start to see Printware brand emerge on its own.


Face The Future With ConnectKey Certainty

From the Printware Blog on 18th May 2017 in Printing Technology

Xerox has a heritage of bringing game-changing technologies to market - a trend set to continue with their new range of ConnectKey devices. These are printers and multi-function devices that are firmly focused on the future - to provide productivity while evolving with the workplace to help overcome challenges - even those that are yet to arise.


What is Epson's Eco Vison 2050?

From the Printware Blog on 11th May 2017 in Printing Technology, Environment

As far back as 2003 every Epson manufacturing site achieved the landmark of recycling 100% of all waste material; not a claim many others can make, even now. But they haven't stopped there. Ambitious long-term targets have been set to ensure that every part of the company is in harmony with the environment. But what are these targets and how in the world will they achieve them?


Work Smarter - Xerox ConnectKey

From the Printware Blog on 4th May 2017

With an upcoming launch involving a new family of products, Xerox has a bold statement of intent. Both the VersaLink and AltaLink series come with an integrated, intuitive new smart workplace assistant called ConnectKey.
But what is it exactly, and what does it do? And how is that different to any other printer with a touchscreen interface?


Switch To Epson and Save Save Save!

From the Printware Blog on 27th April 2017

When compared with equivalent laser printers, Epson business inkjet printers can save power consumption by 96%. It sounds far-fetched, but when you look under the bonnet to discover the ingenuity of the Epson system, it becomes not just feasible but self-evident that making the switch to an Epson business inkjet printer, will save energy. All this, and you don't even have to make a trade-off on speed or quality.


Epson: At the Core of Print Precision

From the Printware Blog on 19th April 2017 in Printing Technology

With new, forward-thinking technology ranges such as RIPS, Workforce and Paperlab, Epson clearly do not just pay lip service to the term ‘innovation’. In fact if anyone is likely to 'change the game' in the print industry, it is them. Yet of all their advanced technologies, the biggest strategic investment they have made - in their history - is in PrecisionCore. So what is this, and why are they so excited about it?


Epson and the Way of Sho Sho Sei

From the Printware Blog on 10th April 2017

Epson have a rich heritage of creating leading products such as the miniature digital printer, the 3LCD Projector and more recently, Precisioncore printers that lead the way in printing quality and speed. This is no coincidence. For at the heart of Epson is a way of working that continually emphasises innovation.


Have You Left a Security Weak Spot?

From the Printware Blog on 5th April 2017 in Security

Many offices, even those that have a significant focus on security, may potentially have a glaring blindspot that is vulnerable to attack. They may even be providing malicious individuals with an entry-point to their whole network. For, while each point in the network will be fully secured against all kinds of malicious activity, some devices can be overlooked and left exposed: Their printers.


Versalinking? Smart Thinking

From the Printware Blog on 29th March 2017 in New Products

Have you ever found yourself thinking: ‘aren’t printers all the same?’ You put paper in one end and it comes out the other; with stuff on.

Well not really, and to prove it Xerox have developed a new range of printers that utilise all of their design pedigree, to keep up with consumer needs as they evolve, pursuing business excellence in the face of mounting challenges.


Epson and the Return of Smart Glasses

From the Printware Blog on 23rd March 2017

When Google were developing their ‘Glass’ augmented reality wearable technology, it seemed that these, and others like them were sure to sweep the world and become the new dominant device. It may not have panned out this way, yet Epson are determined to bring smartglasses back in from the cold and show everyone just how amazing they can be.

When Google were developing their ‘Google Glass’ augmented reality wearable technology, it seemed that these, and others like them, were sure to sweep the world and become the new dominant device. Some even went as far as to predict that they would eventually make phones obsolete.

When Google were developing their ‘Google Glass’ augmented reality wearable technology, it seemed that these, and others like them, were sure to sweep the world and become the new dominant device. Some even went as far as to predict that they would eventually make phones obsolete. But it didn't quite go according to plan...


It's Spring! Time to Optimise The Office?

From the Printware Blog on 11th March 2017

With the arrival of spring, it's a great time to clean up and have an office space refresh. Over time as offices naturally grow and evolve it is easy for them to become inefficient. And whatever type of office you have, over time it is all too easy for clutter to accumulate and grow out of even the dark corners.


Taking a Closer Look at the HP Pagewide Printhead

From the Printware Blog on 3rd March 2017

In case you didn’t know it yet, HP Pagewide printers threaten to disrupt the industry by ensuring faster print speeds, higher colour quality and lower total cost of ownership. All this, just by swapping a moving printhead assembly for a stationary one that spans the entire width of the page. But is the engineering involved as simple as the concept?


Screen Tech is Enough to Send You Dotty

From the Printware Blog on 21st February 2017

Samsung have recently announced significant advances to their Quantum Dot screens that could allow even more colour shades than OLED equivalents – over 1 billion of them. With such a number of colours available could it give Samsung screens the richest viewing experience available?


A (Work)force to be Reckoned With!

From the Printware Blog on 7th February 2017

Inkjets are commonly seen as devices for consumers, which produce higher-quality outputs but tend to take longer and cost more to run. As such they tend to be seen as too expensive and slow for the needs of enterprise. However, is this all about to change?


Retail Success Just Needs ePOS-itivity

From the Printware Blog on 25th January 2017

It is no surprise to see more businesses using mobile devices on a day to day basis - in bars, restaurants and in sectors such as hospitality and leisure. Retail environments are no different, and use of mobile devices on the shop floor are sure to improve not only the customer experience but also the business's bottom line.


Prepare to 'Flip' How You Look At Screens

From the Printware Blog on 17th January 2017

An Interactive whiteboard is like every other screen, except you can interact with it, right? They look the same, similar sizes, landscape orientation… However, when Smart Tech brought a new interactive flat panel display in to give us a demo, we all sat up and took notice. This was a little bit different.


2017 Technology Trends: What Can We Expect?

From the Printware Blog on 21st December 2016

As the unopened windows on our advent calendars begin to dwindle, and sales signs start to pop up all over the high street (yes, let allow ourselves to say it: ‘they get earlier EVERY year!’) it is a great time to look back at what happened in tech last year and what may lie in store for the year ahead.


Do Virtual Reality Enthusiasts Need to Get Real?

From the Printware Blog on 29th November 2016

There may be an attitude among some that virtual reality is more of a gimmick with little practical substance.. Likewise, Augmented Reality, can be seen as a ‘flash in the pan’ that will quickly wane in a similar fashion to Pokémon Go.


The New Xerox 6510 and 6515 Printer Ranges Are Here.

From the Printware Blog on 16th November 2016

Taking over from the 6600 and 6605 models, Xerox have re-engineered two powerful printing solutions for small to medium business. The 6515 and 6510 are designed to support the needs of a small enterprise even as they grow quickly in a quickly-changing digital economy.


Genee - Teaching New Tech to the Old School

From the Printware Blog on 5th October 2016 in Education, New Products

We've been suprised recently to find ourselves betraying one of the trademark tell-tale signs of impending old age, as we find the words ‘well they didn’t have that in my day…’ passing our lips with increasing regularity.


Fareham Fireflys Sponsored by Printware

From the Printware Blog on 15th September 2016 in Printware in the Community

Hot on the heels of backing the Hayling St Andrews Blue Under 10s Football team, we are excited to be entering into another local sponsorship deal. This time it is a netball team: the Fareham Fireflys Senior Team from just up the road in, you guessed it, Fareham!

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