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Epson Now Has 105 AirPrint Compatible Printers

From the Printware Blog on 29th January 2013 in Printing Technology, Software, News

Epson has just announced that 105 of its printers will support Apple AirPrint worldwide. As Apple announces increased sales of the iPhone and iPad for the last quarter, compatibility with iOS devices is an important consideration for other manufacturers.


Turn Your iPhone into a 3D Scanner

From the Printware Blog on 4th October 2012 in 3D Printing, Fun Stuff, Software

The home 3D printing revolution takes another step forward with an app that turns your iPhone into a 3D scanner. Previously, 3D modelling software allowed you to upload and print your own designs but 123 Catch goes a step further. Now you can scan, upload and print a 3D object using a simple, free app.


How to Set Up Google Cloud Print

From the Printware Blog on 16th February 2012 in Consumer Advice, Software

Recently, we talked about Google Cloud Print and how it allows you to print from virtually anywhere with a compatible device. There are seemingly more Cloud-enabled printers and cloud printing apps available every day and getting set up may be easier than you think.


FingerPrint Lets You Use Apple AirPrint On Any Printer

From the Printware Blog on 8th February 2012 in Software

When Apple AirPrint was first released about a year ago, there was a certain amount of excitement about being able to print from your iPad or iPhone. However, the number of printers which supported AirPrint was limited but now app is now available which will turn virtually any printer into an AirPrint-enabled device.


HP Launches Cartridge Authentication Software

From the Printware Blog on 22nd December 2011 in Software, Security

HP has launched new software which enables users to verify the authenticity of its cartridges and guard against counterfeit products. The new software uses QR codes, which can be read via a smartphone, to authenticate each product and should make it easier than ever to spot a fake cartridge.


New Software Shows How To Save Money and Print Greener

From the Printware Blog on 8th November 2011 in Software, Environment

A company in Portland, Oregon has developed software which, it says, will help businesses save money on their print costs and reduce environmental impact at the same time. If successful, the savings to businesses and organisations using networked devices could be huge.


Keep Your Head in the Cloud

Not so long ago, a cloud was a fluffy white thing in the sky or, depending on where you live, a great big black thing in the sky with rain coming out of it. However, we live in a world of rapidly evolving technology where it seems to be easier to invent things than make up new words. So now, apparently, a cloud is something to do with computers and you can use one to print things.


New HP Photosmart Lets You Print from your iPhone PDA or PS3

From the Printware Blog on 27th November 2009 in New Products, Printing Technology, Software

Have you ever wanted to print a screen grab from you Playstation 3 but couldn’t? Even if you haven’t we bet you’re now thinking “Hmmm. That’d be good – how do I do that?” Well, HP’s new Photosmart Premium will let you do just that and print from your iPhone or PDA too.


Kodak Launches iPhone App

From the Printware Blog on 20th November 2009 in Software

Kodak has just launched its own printing app for the iPhone, Pic Flick, which is available to download free from the iTunes App Store. Print wirelessly to your Kodak ESP 5250, upload to your W1020 wireless digital frame or do both at once.


Canon Jumps on the iPhone Bandwagon With New Printing App

From the Printware Blog on 10th November 2009 in Software

The Apple iPhone has been hugely popular since its release in 2007 and now Canon has gotten in on the act by launching a new printing app. This free piece of software allows users to print directly to certain Canon printers from their iPhone and follows in the footsteps of HP’s iPrint Photo app. 


Find Out if Your Printer Will Work With Windows 7

From the Printware Blog on 30th October 2009 in Software, Consumer Advice

Microsoft always manages to create a stir when it launches a new operating system and Windows 7 is no exception. After the painful experiences suffered by many Windows Vista users, you'd be forgiven a certain amount of caution if you're thinking of upgrading to Windows 7. We can't tell you whether or not to take the plunge but we can help you work out whether you'll be able to carry on using your old printer.

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