Samsung launches new eco-friendly laser printers

Samsung has just announced a new lineup of monochrome laser, multifunction, eco-friendly printers that are suitable for small-to-midsize businesses. Touted to increase productivity (by getting print jobs done quicker), these high-speed devices can print at speeds of up to 29 pages per minute. Not that uncommon when it comes to monochrome laser printers but if your job requires you to print a lot of pages of text or just in […]


3D chocolate printer hails from the UK

Can you say that the world is divided into two groups – those who love chocolates, and those who don’t? For our readers who fall under the former, here is some delicious news – UK scientists from the University of Exeter have managed to churn out a 3D chocolate printer, letting you print layers of chocolate instead of ink or plastic. This is one household appliance that I would definitely […]


LG Machjet LPP6010N: “World’s Fastest Printer”

LG has just announced what the company calls the “fastest desktop printer in the world”. I’m not 100% sure that it’s the case, but it’s the first commercial printer that I’ve seen using the Memjet technology, so this claim may be true. If you are not familiar with Memjet, it’s a company that has developed a high-end printing technology that is ultra-fast.


Samsung printer might make paper jams a thing of the past

We’ve surely covered a bunch of interesting devices and consumer electronics over the years, and right now, a printer might not pique your interest very much. That is, unless you hear of what Samsung has to offer in their latest release – a printer that boasts a dual core processor (yes, even printers are no longer exempt from peer pressure) as well as anti-jam technology. The latter would certainly make […]


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Cheaper 3D printer from Vienna University of Technology

A research team over at the Vienna University of Technology have managed to achieve what could very well usher in the age of cheap 3D printers in homes across America. This device is touted to reproducetiny, tailor-made 3D-objects at home, using nothing but blueprints that are downloaded from the Internet. The Vienna prototype will be different from current 3D printers, as this prototype is smaller than a carton of milk, […]


Kodak announces ESP Office 2170 All-in-One printer

Kodak has just announced the addition of a new printer to their All-in-One (AiO) Inkjet Printer lineup designed for the home office market. The ESP Office 2170 AiO printer is designed to handle printing, scanning, faxing and photocopying. Eliminating the need for wires, the ESP Office 2170 makes use of WiFi to communicate with your computer. It also supports direct printing from BlackBerry and even iOS devices like the iPhone, […]


Researchers discover a way to print skin cells

The researchers at the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine have come up with a way to do replace skin grafting as a method for helping patients get skin back from serious injuries. They’ve developed a special method that uses an inkjet printer to print skin. Well it’s not to say that they can now print out skin that you can just place over a wound to heal it – […]


Polaroid rolling out new GL10 Instant Mobile Printer

[CES 2011] We do know about the inkless Polaroid Pogo printer that is already available in select markets, but at Showstoppers yesterday evening, we managed to catch Polaroid sporting one – just one, inkless printer that has yet to be named. The Voldemort of portable printers, perhaps? Still using the 4” x 3” inkless paper known as Zink (Zero Ink just in case you do not get the reference), this […]


Eco Printer concept offers ink that can be erased

Since everybody out there is trying to go green, we can understand that the use of paper is a sensitive subject to many, especially if you’ve got wasteful habits. Perhaps a concept printer such as this Eco Printer might be the solution that many folks are dreaming about. This printer is designed to use special ink that is composed of photographic materials that disappear when exposed to UV radiation. This […]


New Samsung Wireless Printers Coming Next Month

Samsung has announced that its two new wireless printers will be coming next month with new polymerized chemical toner technologies. The CLP-325P and CLX-318FW will both support printing up to 17 pages per minute in black and white and 4 pages per minute in color mode. Users can choose either 1K or 1.5K yield toner cartridge, which supports the company’s polymerized chemical toner that’s said to offer a 35 percent […]


HP Updates LaserJet Printers With Mobile Printing

HP has released a new firmware update for six of its business LaserJet printers, enabling mobile printing and additional built-in printing options with the promise that more models will be supported in the future. Thanks to the update, HP ePrint-compatible printers can now have print jobs sent to them via email. The firmware update also offers additional printing options, dubbed “business apps” by HP. The models that will receive the firmware […]


Wax-on Concept Wax Printer

The Wax-on solid ink printer looks like a printer sent back from the future. The concept printer removes the need for creating plastic waste associated with the use of (the dreaded) ink cartridges. The design of the printer itself is minimal and offers a vertical orientation to ensure that it doesn’t take up too much desktop real estate. The printer allows the wax cartridges to be easily seen at the […]


India receives smallest multi-functional laser printer from Samsung

Hmmm, when we hear of superlatives like “smallest”, “biggest” and “most expensive”, chances are we wouldn’t have third world countries in mind. Well, India can lay claim to having the smallest multi-functional printer in the world thanks to Samsung India’s launch of the SCX-3201. It measures all of a diminutive 388mm × 299mm x 234mm, but bear in mind that this is just a monochrome printer so you won’t be […]


Brother KH-930e knitting machine hacked, gets new lease of life

Who says you can’t have fun with older products? That’s what someone did with the Brother KH-930e knitting machine, toying around with the relic from a 1980s relic to end up as a rather ungainly computerized printer. For those who want to keep their weekends occupied in the coming winter, you might want to savor the steps required to breathe a new lease of life into the Brother KH-930e knitting […]