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New OKI Colour Multifunction Printer for Small Workgroups

From the Printware Blog on 23rd December 2009 in New Products

Just like Santa, the printer manufacturers have been busy this Christmas – well, not that busy but OKI has just launched its second new printer this month (fourth if you count the MB400 series separately). The MC160n colour multifunction printer is out now and has been designed to meet the needs of small workgroups on a budget.


Samsung Refreshes CLP Range with Two New Machines

From the Printware Blog on 21st December 2009 in New Products

Samsung is on a mission to become the world's largest laser printer manufacturer and after its successes elsewhere, you wouldn't bet against it. With its latest offerings, Samsung has focused on print quality rather than headline-grabbing page per minute speeds…


Worlds First Zero Ink 6x4 Photo Printer Announced

From the Printware Blog on 15th December 2009 in Printing Technology, Fun Stuff

If you've ever wanted to print 6x4 photos on the go without the need for ink cartridges or a PC - good news! The Pandigital Portable Photo Printer lets you do just that and it's coming soon. The new printer will be widely available early in 2010 and promises to make photo printing, easier, quicker and more fun.


Even More New Brother Printers

From the Printware Blog on 1st December 2009 in New Products

The new printers just keep on coming! Brother has been keeping us on our toes with a glut of new devices lately and we’ve got two more to tell you about. Following the launch of its colour multifunction range, Brother has added two mono multifunction printers, the MFC-8370DN and MFC-8380DN.


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.


Being Green Might Not be Easy but Being Blue is Harder

From the Printware Blog on 27th November 2009 in Environment

We all like to think that we’re environmentally aware these days but sometimes it can be easier said than done. For instance, when you’re buying a new printer, it’s pretty easy to find out the speed and running costs but how do you know how green it is? The answer’s simple – if you really want to go green, you need to go blue.


Brother Launches Even More New Printers

From the Printware Blog on 26th November 2009 in New Products

Hot on the heels of their new colour multifunction printers come Brother’s new single function colour printers. Once again, a couple of useful bits of software and built-in wireless connectivity could help attract customers looking to print in colour on a budget.


Brother MFC-9120CN and MFC-9320CW Make Their Debut

From the Printware Blog on 25th November 2009 in New Products

Brother has just launched two new colour multifunction printers, the MFC-9120CN and the MFC-9320CW. Hooray! Ok, we know it’s not as exciting as I’m a Strictly Celebrity X-Factor but, if you’re after a multifunction device for a small workgroup, they could be worth a look.


Canon Announces Plan to Buy Oce

From the Printware Blog on 23rd November 2009 in News

Canon, one of the world’s largest printing and imaging companies, has had a bid accepted for Oce, Europe’s largest printer manufacturer. Oce’s management and shareholders have accepted an offer of 730 million euros in a deal which Canon hopes will make it the largest copier company in the world.


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.


Beat the VAT Increase

From the Printware Blog on 20th November 2009 in Consumer Advice, News

All good things must come to an end and, as of January 1st, the rate of VAT will return to its previous level. If you pay VAT on your print related goods, get your orders in now to avoid giving more of your hard-earned to Gordon Brown and Alistair Darling.


OKI MB400 Series Arriving in Time for Christmas

From the Printware Blog on 19th November 2009 in New Products

Following its new colour multifunction printers in the summer, OKI has now launched a range of mono multifunction devices. Packed with features, great value low running costs and a three year warranty – the new machines look like a good buy…. as long as you’re a PC user.


Worlds First Metallic and White Ink Printer Unveiled

From the Printware Blog on 12th November 2009 in Printing Technology

Every now and then we get a call from a customer asking if they can get hold of white ink and we tell them as nicely as possible that, of course, there is no such thing. At least, until now.


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. 


UK Businesses Could Save Over 2 Billion Pounds a Year by Printing Smarter

From the Printware Blog on 9th November 2009 in Consumer Advice

As a nation, we could be spending up to two billion pounds a year too much in printing costs. Despite the current trend for streamlining and downsizing, most businesses are unaware of how much they actually spend on print. If you'd like to take control of your printing budget and spend less money, read on and we'll tell you how...


Printware First in World to Sell New HP Quick Page Contract

From the Printware Blog on 2nd November 2009 in News, Managed Print

Printware has pulled off a world first by being the first company to sign a customer to HP's new Quick Page service. HP recognised Printware's commitment to first class service by awarding it Gold Partner status earlier in 2009 and, since then, the partnership has gone from strength to strength. Customers can now benefit from even greater control of their print costs. Find out how...


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.


Fake Samsung Toners Nearly Make it to the UK

From the Printware Blog on 30th October 2009 in News

Manufacturing and selling counterfeit goods has always been big business and, with everyone looking for ways to manage spiralling costs and save money, the potential opportunites for the counterfeiters are huge. A quantity of counterfeit Samsung cartridges was recently found in the warehouse of a supplier in The Netherlands, highlighting the extent of the problem and the need to be vigilant. Read on to see why counterfeit goods are problem and what you can do about it...


Clever Little Mono Printers from Samsung

From the Printware Blog on 9th October 2009 in New Products

It’s not often that a new printer makes us go “ooo!” and even then it’s not usually a bottom-end mono laser printer but Samsung has managed it with the ML-2525 and ML-1915. The new machines, which have just gone on sale, include a unique feature that allows you to print whatever’s on your computer screen at the touch of a button. They also allow you to drag and drop content from several web pages and print it off as one document.


Shop Safely Online with Printware

From the Printware Blog on 9th October 2009 in Consumer Advice

Despite the recent explosion in internet usage and the proliferation of social networking sites, many internet users are still sceptical about making purchases online. We look at why some customers are reluctant to do business over the web and what can be done to overcome their fears. We also look at what Printware is doing to make online shopping easier and safer.


Its Not Easy Being Green

From the Printware Blog on 8th October 2009 in Environment

Carbon emissions, climate change and environmental responsibility are all big news at the moment and most of us like to feel like we’re doing our bit. It may come as a surprise, then, that Britain is lagging behind the rest of Europe when it comes to the recycling of electrical goods. Why do we find it so hard to do something that our European neighbours take for granted and what can we do about it?


Xerox Unveils Replacement for Phaser 6130

From the Printware Blog on 8th October 2009 in New Products

Xerox has unveiled its successor to the popular Phaser 6130 – the Phaser 6140, which is faster, greener and comes with more options than its older sibling. On the downside, it also costs a great deal more than the printer it’s supposedly replacing. In a world where everything seems to be getting bigger, better and more expensive, we’re left wondering if there’s still room for cheap and cheerful.


HP Boldly Goes with the Enterprise

From the Printware Blog on 6th October 2009 in New Products

HP is boldly going where many have gone before with the launch of its new mid-range mono laser printer, the Enterprise P3015. The forty page per minute mono laser printer is designed for small, busy departments in security conscious organisations and for users who need speed and quality as well as security. HP have given it a flashy name, possibly to make it seem more interesting than it actually is, but all we're worried about is how it performs.


Two New Printer Ranges from OKI

From the Printware Blog on 2nd October 2009 in New Products

OKI has launched two new printer ranges, the MC300 colour multifunction series and the C100 colour printer series, both of which are on sale now. At first glance, the new machines look like a good buy, especially as the multifunction devices are cheaper to buy and run than their predecessors. However, there is a fly in the ointment – Mac users beware!


Kyocera and Canon Take On the Big Guns With New Colour Laser Printers

From the Printware Blog on 23rd September 2009 in New Products

If you want to buy an A4 colour laser printer that can print up to thirty pages per minute, there is a lot of choice these days. Buyers are no longer faced with a straight choice between Xerox and HP as more and more manufacturers try and crack this lucrative market. Here we take a look at the latest offerings from Kyocera and Canon.


Canon Releases New Inkjet Multifunction Printers

From the Printware Blog on 18th September 2009 in New Products

Not wanting to be left out of all the recent excitement, Canon has released six new inkjet multifunction printers with one more to be launched in November. With Lexmark and Epson also releasing their new ranges, things are getting busy in the world of inkjet all-in-ones.


Lexmark Web Printers Now Available

From the Printware Blog on 18th September 2009 in New Products

Lexmark has just released its new range of all-in-one inkjet printers, first announced by Printware back in July. The oddly-named machines are the first to include wireless capability across the entire range and three of the models feature web connectivity. Now we can give you a few more details about the new printers.


New Xerox A3 Colour LED Printer

From the Printware Blog on 26th August 2009 in New Products

The Xerox Phaser 7500 has been released on to the market with very little fuss or fanfare but is available to buy now and is set to replace the Phaser 7400. Xerox has made a few changes but there is one clever little bit of software that has caught our attention.


Replacement for Xerox Phaser 6110MFP Arriving in September

From the Printware Blog on 18th August 2009 in New Products

Xerox has announced its replacement for the Phaser 6110MFP, which will be available from September. We take a look at the new 6121MFP to see what, if anything, is different or better about the new printer.


New Epson Printer Aimed at Photo Enthusiasts

From the Printware Blog on 7th August 2009 in New Products

The new Stylus Photo PX650 from Epson is being hailed, by Epson, as the perfect printer for digital photography enthusiasts, combining speed, quality and value for money. Whether they are right remains to be seen.

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