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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.


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.


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.


Printing Through The Ages

From the Printware Blog on 12th June 2015 in News

There's no doubt that at some stage during their younger years, everyone went through a phase of finger painting and potato printing before they realised exactly what paint brushes were for and how a printer was supposed to work. But alas, those years refined our skills with Microsoft Paint, preparing today's top designers for InDesign and Photoshop


3D Printing With NASA

From the Printware Blog on 7th June 2015 in 3D Printing, News, Printing Technology

NASA has announced its intentions to move into using 3D printing in space, so they can create spare parts as and when they need them. The 3D hardware builds objects layer by layer with the use of polymers and other materials was first used in space on the 25th November 2014. So, with all this talk of 3D printers creating food and tools in the depths of the universe, it has left us wondering what limits 3D printing has.

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Green Alternatives to Summer Predicaments

From the Printware Blog on 5th June 2015 in Environment, News

Here in the UK, we tend to have a love-hate relationship with the summer heat. However, for those that work in offices, you will know all too well how uncomfortable it can make us. If this summer, you’re concerned about how green your employees are being, as well as wanting to ensure the office is kept cool and calm, read on.


Xerox Combats Counterfeit Printing Supplies

From the Printware Blog on 17th November 2014 in News

Recently Xerox, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of printers and printing technologies, made moves to combat the supply of counterfeit and poor quality printing materials. Counterfeit printer cartridges produce inferior quality output and can lead to damaged equipment, costing manufacturers and consumers billions of dollars.


Now is the Time to Switch to Solid Ink

From the Printware Blog on 11th November 2014 in New Products, News

We need to stop using fossil fuels by 2100. That’s the view of the IPCC, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. It sounds like a monumental challenge but if we all make a few small adjustments, we can make a real difference.This means putting more thought into buying decisions and making eco-friendly choices. If you want to reduce your energy consumption, buying the right printer can help.


Android Powered Samsung Printers

From the Printware Blog on 23rd October 2014 in New Products, News

Samsung has unveiled the world's first ever Android-powered printers, the Smart MultiXpress MFP series. Launched at IFA 2014 in Berlin, the ten business multifunction printers signal Samsung's intent to drive innovation in the printer market. Android was key to Samsung Mobile's huge success and Samsung will be hoping it can do the same for its print division.


Samsung Wins Seven BLI Pick Awards

From the Printware Blog on 20th August 2014 in News

Samsung has won seven Outstanding Achievement awards for its printers and multifunction printers at the Buyers Laboratory 2014 Summer Pick Awards. The Korean company has tasked itself with becoming the world’s leading printer manufacturer and driving printer innovation. Seven Buyers Laboratory (BLI) awards would suggest that things are moving the right way.


The World in 1989

From the Printware Blog on 5th August 2014 in News

What where you doing 25 years ago? 1989 was a historic and turbulent year: it saw the fall of the Berlin Wall and the end of the Cold War, the protests in Tiananmen Square, and the last days of apartheid in South Africa. It was also the year that a small company called Printware embarked on a journey which would re-define the office printer market.


Printware Celebrates 25 Years

From the Printware Blog on 31st July 2014 in News

Printware celebrates its 25th Anniversary this year. In an era when 70% of businesses fail within ten years and the printer market has declined, Printware has thrived and grown. To be successful for so long and through such difficult times, it’s vital to keep sight of what’s important: commitment, value and working together. Far from resting on our laurels, we're embarking on a phase of rapid expansion. 


New MD for Kyocera UK Operations

From the Printware Blog on 25th June 2014 in News

Here at Printware, in addition to providing advice and information on all the latest printing innovations, we like to keep a close eye on the people behind the brands, as this can have lasting effects on the industry at large and on any future technology or developments. One notable change came recently, when Kyocera Document Solutions UK Ltd appointed Hironao Katsukura as its Managing Director.


Samsung NFC Printers for Business Now Available

From the Printware Blog on 13th May 2014 in New Products, News

Last year, Samsung announced its range of NFC-ready consumer printers. Now, it's launched a range of business printers with on-board NFC capability. The new printers, announced at CeBIT 2014, will make mobile printing even easier and allow SMBs to benefit from a slick, professional print infrastructure.


HP Delays 3D Printer Announcement Until October

From the Printware Blog on 27th March 2014 in 3D Printing, News

Did HP jump the gun when it announced that it would be releasing a 3D printer in June 2014? It would seem so. CEO Meg Whitman 'inadvertently' stated that there would be a big announcement about HP's entry to the 3D printer market in June. This announcement has now been pushed back to the end of HP’s fiscal year in October.


Pay with PayPal for Printware Purchases

From the Printware Blog on 26th March 2014 in News

We are delighted to announce that you can now pay for your Printware purchases online using PayPal. Our philosophy has always been to put our customers first and make it as easy as possible to do business with us. Using PayPal allows us to do exactly that, as anyone with an e-mail address can send online payments securely and quickly.


Printware Goes Social

From the Printware Blog on 4th December 2013 in News

Printware has expanded its social media presence, adding Facebook and Google+ pages to complement its successful ventures on Twitter and LinkedIn.Our goal is to make it as easy as possible for you to contact Printware in whichever way is most convenient for you. We also want to ensure that you can access our unique, high quality content through whichever medium suits you best.


Evolution at Work

From the Printware Blog on 2nd December 2013 in News

With an increasingly unpredictable economy and a declining printer market, the ability to adapt and evolve is crucial. Even more important is the ability to co-operate and Printware’s success is built on helping you, our customers, to achieve your goals. If you want to build a business that’s light on its feet and flexible enough to move quickly when it needs to, let us help you – it’s what we do best.


3 More Concept Printers from Samsung

From the Printware Blog on 3rd September 2013 in News, Printing Technology

After cleaning up at the International Design Excellence Awards, Samsung is set to unveil three new concept printers at the IFA in Berlin. The consumer electronics show takes place between September 6th and 11th and will showcase the very latest in design and technology.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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!


Meet the HP Officejet Pro X

From the Printware Blog on 26th February 2013 in New Products, News

Cheaper, smaller and more eco-friendly than a laser printer, the HP Officejet Pro X is now officially the world’s fastest desktop printer. Guinness World Records has officially confirmed the X551dw and X576dw as the world’s fastest desktop printer and MFP at 70 pages per minute. Impressive, but there’s more to a good printer than just speed, so what else does the Pro X series have to offer?


Print Smarter and Train Smarter

From the Printware Blog on 25th February 2013 in Consumer Advice, News, Managed Print

With the recession marching inexorably on, it’s becoming more and more important for businesses to manage resources effectively and keep costs down. As budgets are slashed, there’s a temptation to cut back on training to save money. How has the training sector fared? What challenges lay ahead? And where does printing come in?

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