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Staying Green this Summer

From the Printware Blog on 10th August 2015 in Consumer Advice, Environment, News, Resources

Here at Printware, staying green is important to us. Not only is it vital for the planet, but it can also help you save some pennies along the way. With summer on its way too, what better time to start implementing green practices and get everyone involved in something new and exciting in the office, to banish those summer blues spent indoors.

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Why Choose Kyocera

From the Printware Blog on 5th August 2015 in Consumer Advice, Resources, News

Since 1959, Kyocera have been providing us with innovative solutions in the form of quality technology. Well-known for their line of printers, Kyocera actually specialise in a fair few fields. Here at Printware, we stock an array of Kyocera printers, but if you’re wondering why you should choose this brand, read on. In today's article, we will take a look at just a few reasons Kyocera stand out from the crowd.


Spotlight Special: Big Brands

From the Printware Blog on 29th July 2015 in Consumer Advice, Resources,

As a company, we recognise our partners' achievements and believe everyone, from teens to office workers, should benefit from what these manufacturers have to offer. And what is that exactly? Keep reading for our spotlight special on just three big name brands. Once you know a little more about three big name brands on the printing market, what will your next move be?


Printers: Buy vs. Lease

From the Printware Blog on 27th July 2015 in Consumer Advice, News, Resources, Managed Print

Today, there are many options when it comes to investing in new technology. Two of the most notable alternatives are to buy or lease equipment, including printers. Choosing which method is right for you can be tricky, to support businesses that are torn between buying and leasing, we have compiled a few benefits of each option below.


Top Three Essential Devices for the Office

From the Printware Blog on 24th July 2015 in Resources, Consumer Advice

When it comes to office essentials, things like stationery and coffee tend to take priority, even when it is obvious that your office is lacking a little in the tech department. Of course, we have the typical desktop PCs and perhaps even a Smart TV for a company-wide display, but what other technologies can we make the most of? To find out, read on. 


Three Technologies for your Meeting Room

From the Printware Blog on 21st July 2015 in New Products, Consumer Advice

You may have all the usual office technology like the colour laser printer, but this isn’t stopping you from branching out a little in terms of your tech choices. Upgrading your meeting rroms can be done in a way that doesn’t hurt your pocket too much because here at Printware we offer a range of technologies suitable for any and all meeting rooms.


Innovative Approach to Printing

From the Printware Blog on 8th July 2015 in News, Consumer Advice, Resources

According to The Guardian, after so long of keeping prices low, Epson have a new concept that could change the way families print. Each year, we throw away so many printer cartridges, putting pressure on businesses and households to switch to more eco-friendly practices. However, have Epson found a revolutionary opportunity in the market to help save on all of this waste?

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Looking Back On the Xpress C4XX Series from Samsung

From the Printware Blog on 6th July 2015 in Consumer Advice, News,

With the advent of smartphones, more and more manufacturers are creating devices that are compatible with them.As you can imagine, this has offered many benefits to small business owners and home office workers alike. If, however, you’re unsure how great an impact this technology can have on your work life, read on. In this blog post, we will take a look at the advantages this technology can bring to your home and commercial office.


Offices for Start-Up Businesses

From the Printware Blog on 28th June 2015 in Consumer Advice, News

An office is one of, if not the most prominent feature of a start-up business. Although a home office may suffice for now, having a space to share with your future, and existing employees is a great way to build your business and expand your services. That is why we have put together the below guide of tips and tricks for start-up businesses looking to take their brand to the next level.


How to look after your laser printer

From the Printware Blog on 25th June 2015 in News, Consumer Advice, Resources

Without adequate maintenance and care on a regular basis, the likelihood of your printer failing increases significantly. When you've got a deadline coming up at the office, for work you were supposed to complete three weeks ago, your printer dying on you is the last thing you need. In today's article, we will be taking a look at a few basic tips on how to look after your laser printer.


How do they recycle paper?

From the Printware Blog on 22nd June 2015 in Resources, Environment, Consumer Advice

We often hear a lot about the importance of recycling. No matter where you are, recycling facilities seem to be everywhere. Schools, offices, shopping centres, and local councils - they're all on the recycling bandwagon, and rightly so. Offices are one of the prime hotspots for recycling since so much paper is used, and on a regular basis too, managers are left with a moral obligation to do their bit.


Parlez Vous Paper? Speak Like A Paper Pro

From the Printware Blog on 18th June 2015 in Consumer Advice

As well as there being umpteen different sizes of paper, from old faithful A4 and letter sizes, to A5 and A3 for special projects, there are also all sorts of textures, finishes, thicknesses and colours. With so much choice for the simplest of supplies, where do you actually start? 


Printer Ink: Mythbuster Edition

From the Printware Blog on 16th June 2015 in Consumer Advice, News, Resources

Like anything, there are a lot of myths that have been twisted and told throughout the years about printers. In a bid to dispel the common myths surrounding printer cartridges and ink, we have compiled a short guide -Mythbuster style. Read on to find out more about the truth surrounding this printer accessory and how you can avoid a questionable deal.


Enter: The Pro X Series From HP

HP – Hewlett-Packard Company – started off in a garage, but soon found success in the electronics industry, notably for their range of printers. At first glance, this range may not look too dissimilar to the printer you already have,however, digging a little deeper, you'll be astonished at the bigger picture.

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OKI A3 Printers Can Give Your Business a Boost

From the Printware Blog on 27th February 2015 in Consumer Advice

If you’ve only ever used A4 printers, you could be missing an opportunity to help your business stand out. Research has shown that there are tangible benefits to printing in A3, as opposed to A4 – benefits which can have a direct impact on your bottom line. 


Go Green With Your Printer

From the Printware Blog on 6th August 2014 in Environment, Consumer Advice

Staying eco-friendly can be difficult and it’s easy to get into bad habits, like leaving the computer on at night or only printing on one side of the paper.  However, just a few changes to your printing habits can help give your green credentials a boost. Choosing the right printer, for example, can impact your carbon emissions and reduce waste by as much as 90%.


3 Ways That Your Printer Can Help Your Small Business

From the Printware Blog on 5th August 2014 in Consumer Advice

A successful business has many needs, from communication equipment to marketing material, not to mention a quality product or service. Computing equipment, with the associated accessories and software, can consume a big portion of a company’s budget. In addition, there are maintenance costs, wages, insurance and so on.


Humidity and What it will do to Your Printer

From the Printware Blog on 8th July 2014 in Consumer Advice

For the past few days we have enjoyed some glorious weather on our fair isle, and while the cynics will dismiss it as a temporary privilege, the majority hope it stays for the duration. However, while you should endeavour to make the most of sunny days, it can actually reduce the effectiveness of your printer.


4 Common Printing Problems and Their Solutions

From the Printware Blog on 17th June 2014 in Consumer Advice

Printers have become a staple addition to offices and studies around the world and, as with all technology, there may be the occasional technical hitch. However, the majority of problems associated with printers can be easily remedied. Below are a few of the most common problems that can occur with printers and a few ways to solve them.


10 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a Printer

From the Printware Blog on 27th November 2013 in Consumer Advice

Have you ever bought a printer then ended up regretting it? Perhaps you realised straight away that it wasn't right for you and sent it back. Or maybe your printer seemed perfect at the time but wasn't up to the job when your needs changed. You can avoid these potential pitfalls by ensuring that you don't make one of these common mistakes...


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.


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...


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...

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