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Stack Printer Needs No Trays

From the Printware Blog on 20th August 2013 in Printing Technology

We’re not ashamed to admit it and we’ve said it before – printers aren’t very exciting. With so much emphasis on speed, running costs and functionality, printer design usually gets overlooked and we end up with armies of identical grey boxes. Fortunately, there are designers and engineers out there striving to get printers the attention they deserve and make them interesting again.


NASA to Send 3D Printer to ISS

From the Printware Blog on 19th August 2013 in 3D Printing

"Tea. Earl Grey. Hot." If you’ve ever watched Star Trek: The Next Generation, you’ll be familiar with the scenario of Captain Picard ordering his favourite hot beverage. The matter replicator has long been a dream of science fiction but, like so many science fiction ideas, it’s on its way to becoming reality. Find out how 3D printing technology will affect life aboard the International Space Station.


10 Fascinating Facts About Printers and Printing

From the Printware Blog on 15th August 2013 in Fun Stuff

Printer. What other words does your mind conjure up when you think of printers? Fun, exciting, interesting? Probably not. Boring, functional and uninspiring would probably be closer to the mark but we’ve put together this little list to show that printers can, sometimes, be more than just grey boxes.


Samsung Unveils Cardboard Printer

From the Printware Blog on 13th August 2013 in News, Printing Technology

Printer design hasn’t changed much over the years; while there have been huge strides in things like wireless technology, printers look pretty much the same as they always have. The manufacturing process hasn’t changed much, either and is still complex, inefficient and expensive. Samsung is looking to change this, with three new printer designs which it says will be cheaper, easier and more environmentally friendly to produce.


Kyocera Enhances AirPrint and Cloud Support

From the Printware Blog on 7th August 2013 in News, Printing Technology

Kyocera has just made wireless and cloud printing easier on its ECOSYS range. As of August 1st, four additional printers in its mono range now support Apple AirPrint and Kyocera has just launched Cloud Connect, which allows cloud printing and scanning from compatible MFPs.


Get Your Business Ready for BYOD

From the Printware Blog on 26th July 2013 in Printing Technology

BYOD is here to stay. 76% of enterprise businesses already support BYOD and companies that have embraced it are seeing tangible benefits. Improved productivity and flexible working practices have led to greater employee satisfaction and increased sales. If you want to take advantage and reap the benefits of enabling BYOD, Printware can help you get your print infrastructure ready for the change.


Konica Switches Focus to Bizhub

From the Printware Blog on 26th July 2013 in News, Managed Print

From 2011 to 2012, sales of colour printers fell by 22%. Manufacturers can no longer rely on shifting huge numbers of printers to make a profit. Similarly, taking control of your print budget is essential if you want to stay competitive in today’s recession-hit economy. Konica Minolta has responded to these changes by withdrawing its magicolor and pagepro models and focusing on its bizhub range.


OKI White Toner LED Printers

From the Printware Blog on 16th July 2013 in Printing Technology

Creating unique and memorable design means having the freedom to go wherever your creativity takes you. There’s nothing more frustrating than being held back by technology or lack of budget, so OKI’s new white toner LED printers will come as welcome news to anyone trying to create stunning designs with limited resources.


New Samsung Printers Take Wireless Printing to the Next Level

From the Printware Blog on 5th July 2013 in New Products, News

Wireless printing just got a lot easier. Samsung has taken simplicity and ease of use to another level with three new devices which are due for imminent release. Soon, you’ll be able to print a huge variety of content just by tapping your phone against the printer. Read on to find out more about the Samsung Xpress C410W, C460W and C460FW.


Three Peaks Challenge Completed

From the Printware Blog on 5th July 2013 in Charity

They did it! Hats off to The Wrong Way Ramblers, who completed the mighty Three Peaks Challenge and scaled Britain’s highest peaks in under 24 hours. In a challenge that was described as "wet" and "mountainous", the team braved tough conditions to conquer Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon. Despite the inclement weather, the team managed to complete the challenge in an impressive 22 hours.


The Rise of BYOD

From the Printware Blog on 1st July 2013 in Printing Technology

BYOD is set to transform the way we do business and revolutionise workplace practices. If you’re not already familiar with BYOD, the chances are that you soon will be. It stands for Bring Your Own Device and refers to the growing practice of employees using personal computing devices at work. 60% of companies say that most of their employees now bring their own devices - is your business ready?


The Printware Guide to Buying a Laser Printer

From the Printware Blog on 1st July 2013 in Consumer Advice

Buying a new laser printer can be confusing, even bewildering at times and, with ever-changing technology and seemingly endless options, where do you start? Fortunately, we’ve put together a handy little guide to help you and give you an idea of what to look out for.


Printware Buying Guide - Single or Multifunction

From the Printware Blog on 1st July 2013 in Consumer Advice

Single function or multifunction? A simple enough question but before, you make a decision, it’s work taking a look at just what a multifunction printer can do for you. An MFP isn’t just a device for making copies and sending faxes; it can streamline, or even transform your document management processes. Here’s how…


Printware Buying Guide - Colour or Mono

From the Printware Blog on 28th June 2013 in Consumer Advice

Do you need a colour printer or a mono printer? It’s such a fundamental question that the answer may seem obvious but there are some important things to consider when you’re looking for a printer. The benefits of colour printing are well documented but it’s worth talking about the impact of using colour in your printed materials.


A Quick Guide to Cloud Printing

From the Printware Blog on 21st June 2013 in Consumer Advice

You may have noticed an increasing number of printers on the Printware website described as Google Cloud Print ready but are you familiar with cloud printing and are you aware of the benefits? Cloud printing has been around for a few years but now it's really starting to take off and it's no longer just for printing your holiday snaps before you get home.


A Quick Guide to Wireless Printing

From the Printware Blog on 21st June 2013 in Consumer Advice

Wireless printing is on the rise, with an ever-expanding range of WiFi printers on the market. Most homes and businesses now have access to a wireless network but, if you're feeling left behind, or you haven't yet embraced the benefits that wireless printing can bring, we've put together a quick introduction for you. Read on to find out how wireless printing can help make your life easier.


A Quick Guide to AirPrint

From the Printware Blog on 21st June 2013 in Consumer Advice

You’ve probably already heard of Apple AirPrint but, unless you’re already using it, you may be wondering exactly what it is and what it does. We've put together this quick little guide, which gives you a brief introduction to Apple's wireless printing app. Read on to find out more about AirPrint and whether you need to get yourself hooked up with an AirPrint printer.


Why Your Printer Cost More Than You Think

From the Printware Blog on 19th June 2013 in Consumer Advice

How much did you printer cost you? Wrong. Chances are, the number you said was the purchase price of the printer and didn’t include the cost of actually owning and running it. If you did include those things, reward yourself with a nice cup of tea and don’t bother reading the rest of the article.


New Samsung ProXpress Printers

From the Printware Blog on 17th June 2013 in New Products

Following the release of its Xpress printers, Samsung has just released three new business mono printers, the ProXpress range.The range, so far, consists of the 38 page per minute M3820ND single function device and two MFPs, the 33ppm M3370FD and the 38ppm M3870FW.


Printware Takes On Three Peaks Challenge

From the Printware Blog on 5th June 2013 in Charity

Printware is once again pulling together for a good cause as a team of adventurous souls is preparing to scale the heights for Dreams Come True. Last year, a group from Printware raised £2000 for Dreams Come True by walking the South Downs. This year, the stakes are considerably higher as the team takes on the daunting Three Peaks Challenge.


Kyocera Celebrates 25 Years in the UK

From the Printware Blog on 29th May 2013 in News

What does an amoeba have in common with ceramic knives and laser printers? The answer can be found in the tale of Kyocera Document Solutions, the Japanese company that’s now celebrating 25 years in the UK. Read on to find out how single-celled organisms and the world’s second hardest substance combine in a recession-proof success story.


New Brother Laser Printers and MFPs

From the Printware Blog on 23rd May 2013 in New Products

It might not feel like it but Spring is in the air and, as is traditional, the printer manufacturers have been busy updating their ranges. Brother has been busier than most, launching no fewer than twelve models in the last few weeks. Here, we take a look at a few of them and pick out some of the important things you need to know.


OKI MC700 Series Means Business

From the Printware Blog on 17th May 2013 in New Products

OKI has just launched its new range of A4 colour laser MFPs, the MC700 series. Aimed at businesses and workgroups that need enterprise-level functionality, the new devices are heavy hitters that boast speed, flexiblity and reliability, with class-leading security and convenient finishing options as standard. Read on to find out how an OKI MC700 series printer can help drive your business forward.


Why You Need a Managed Print Solution

From the Printware Blog on 9th May 2013 in Consumer Advice, Managed Print

Do you know how much your company spends on printing? There's a good chance that you don't and that you're spending far more on supplies, servicing and hardware than you realise. You probably think that your business and your printer fleet are too small for you to even think about a managed print service. You're wrong. Here's why...


Free Printer Friday

From the Printware Blog on 2nd May 2013 in News

In April we ran a very successful Twitter competition in which we gave away a free printer to one lucky winner. We're pleased to announce that we'll be running a similar contest each month, with the winner picked at random on the last Friday of the month. Read on to find out more, then get yourself over to Twitter and get tweeting. Good luck!


How to Recycle Your Printer

From the Printware Blog on 1st May 2013 in Environment, Consumer Advice

When you buy a new printer what do you do with the old one? Disposing of used electrical equipment can be a bit of a headache, especially if your conscience (quite rightly) prevents you from just chucking it in the nearest skip when no-one’s looking. If you want to ensure that your old printer doesn’t end up in a landfill site but don’t know what to do, then read on.


How to Recycle Your Toner Cartridges

From the Printware Blog on 24th April 2013 in Environment, Consumer Advice

Continuing with our green theme, we move on to recycling and look at some easy ways to recycle your empty toner cartridges. You might be surprised to learn just how few toner cartridges are recycled and how many end up in landfill. We're committed to doing our bit to redress this balance so, if you'd like to know how you can make a real difference whilst barely lifting a finger, read on...


10 Easy Tips for Greener Printing

From the Printware Blog on 17th April 2013 in Environment, Consumer Advice

Last month we looked at choosing the right printer if you want to reduce your carbon footprint and highlighted some machines which are easier on your pocket as well as the environment. Choosing the right printer is only part of the story, though, as there are plenty of steps you can take to lessen the impact of your printing on the environment. The good new is that they'll also save you money.


Supporting the Mission for Sam

From the Printware Blog on 22nd March 2013 in Charity

Printware has always prided itself on being a generous company, willing to support worthy causes both globally and locally. This was certainly the case this week as Printware employees threw their weight behind Mission for Sam, a campaign to fund life-saving treatment for 16 year old Sam John, who urgently needs £100,000 to fight an inoperable brain tumour.


Printware Donates to South Parade Pier Campaign

From the Printware Blog on 19th March 2013 in Charity

Printware has pledged its support to a local cause by donating some much needed software to The People’s Pier. Run by local businessman, Leon Reis, The People’s Pier is aiming to buy and renovate South Parade Pier in Southsea, Portsmouth and re-open it to the public.

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