Okay, so it’s happening everywhere; my favourite brand of toothpaste now comes in a 75ml tube where it once boasted 100ml. Chocolate manufacturers want us to forget that the 100g bar ever existed. Anywhere you look, there’s someone asking more for less. There’s all sorts of reasons given, “The economy’s tough”, “The markets have changed”, “Costs are higher”. There is some truth to these claims of course, but it is interesting to note...

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We’re not printing as much as we used to. With the rising costs of printer ink and toner cartridges, environmental concerns and the easy sharing on Facebook, having a photographic record of your holiday that you can hold in your hands doesn’t seem all that important anymore.

When it comes to buying a home printer, you have to ask...

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Last time we took a brief look at generic printer cartridges as a solution to the high cost and worry of keeping your printer stocked with toner and ink. It goes without saying that here at Inksaver, we pride ourselves on stocking the highest quality generic cartridges in South Africa and want to be part of that solution for you, so I thought it might be worth going over what Inksaver has to offer.

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Nothing is more annoying than the low ink warning. That little flashing light or the dialogue box that keeps on popping up is enough to make you cause serious harm to your printer, especially when you’re in a hurry or you know that the ink cartridge you just installed is brand new and full.

Never fear though, the Inksaver technical team has put together a guide on how to get rid of the low ink warning on your printer and get you back to printing.
 

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A technology website has confirmed something we have always held as true: that remanufactured printer cartridges are just as good as the originals.

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Printing has been around for many years and has formed an integral part of the way in which people communicate with each other, spread news and tell stories. In our 5 part series on the history of printing, we’ll explore how we got from woodcuts and woodblock printing to modern laser and inkjet printers. In part 1 we take a look at woodblock printing in Asia and Europe.

Woodblock printing involves carving the image or text to be printed in relief on a piece of semi-soft wood....

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Printing has played a major role in advancing the way people communicate with and describe their world and nothing has had more of an influence than the printing press, moveable type and engraving. In part 2 of our history of printing, we take a look at how the introduction of the printing press and moveable type in Europe changed the world.

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Last week we had a look at how the printing press changed the nature of communication forever and how it was the biggest innovation in printing. However, the next big invention in printing would not happen for another 300 years.

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From woodblock printing to the printing press, from engraving to lithography, the advances we have made in the technology of printing have allowed us to change the way we communicate with each other and no other printing technology has made this easier than the modern printer.

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We’ve all known the frustration of trying to print something in black and white, because you know your colour ink cartridges are low, and the error message cannot print, Yellow ink low pops up. When this happens, we’ve all thought “I know my yellow ink is low, printer, that’s why I want to print in black and white!”

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