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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.[Read more...]
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.[Read more...]
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. In part 3 of our history of printing, we take a look at lithography and its offshoots, chromolithography and offset lithography, and how they made the reproduction of images practical and worthwhile.[Read more...]
In part 4 of our history of printing we take a look at the invention of photocopying and laser printers.[Read more...]
A technology website has confirmed something we have always held as true: that remanufactured printer cartridges are just as good as the originals.[Read more...]
We all know the frustration of trying to print in black and white but your printer won't let you because you're out of yellow. While this may seem like your printer is trying to make printing difficult, there is a reason for this. Our technical team takes a look at why you can't print when your yellow ink is low.[Read more...]
The Rugby World Cup is almost on our doorstep and to celebrate and show our support for our boys in green and gold, we’ve found 3 fun printables to help your track your team’s progress or to liven up your game watching area.[Read more...]