Recent industry reports stated that an Iranian company has recently finalised a formula for making Invisible ink. Apparently this has been developed for military purposes but in what capacity? Using Invisible ink to create secret documents for anti-espionage has been done for years long before the days of James Bond in fact it’s so old [...]
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Posted on December 20, 2012 by Michael
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Posted on December 10, 2012 by Michael
The last few months has seen HP bring two new ink tanks to the Officejet and Officejet Pro range of printers with additions to its HP 6000 and 8000 series of printers.
The new range of ink tanks utilises the separate colours and print head system. The HP 932XL (CN053AE) is the Black Ink tank, the [...]
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Posted on November 15, 2012 by Michael
HP now operate the industry’s first and only closed loop recycling scheme for all their used HP ink cartridges. With the HP Planet Partners initiative both business and home users alike can send their empty cartridges back to HP for zero landfill recycling, the scheme is widely available in 50 countries around the world.
So what is a 'Closed [...]
Posted on November 2, 2012 by Michael
For the last few years I have been happy with my HTC Android phone, until recently I have managed to resist the many offers from our service provider to upgrade to a newer phone as my little ‘droid’ did everything I asked of it plus more. Admittedly it had got a little rough looking recently [...]
Posted on August 17, 2012 by Michael
There has been a lot of talk within our industry in the last few weeks; rumours have been floating around about HP’s latest patents and some printer cartridge refilling/remanufacturing companies I have spoken to are actually getting quite concerned about the impact these patents could possibly have on the industry as a whole.
For those who [...]
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Posted on August 3, 2012 by Michael
Have HP invented a magic ink that somehow goes a lot further? Over the last few years the physical size of most ink cartridges has gotten smaller, HP and other manufacturers have taken quite a lot of stick in the industry media and on forums etc. with accusing fingers being pointed at them over this [...]
Posted on July 26, 2012 by Michael
Recently an empty HP 21B ink cartridge landed on my desk, not literally as cartridges don’t actually fly do they.…well not unless you throw them at someone, which…. when I think about it I could quite easily manage sometimes, actually I could think of 1 or 2 people working here that could do with the [...]
Posted on May 29, 2012 by Michael
It seems that our recent post on HP’s sponges has caused quite a stir amongst our readers, judging by the comments we have received on our website and other social media sites there is mixed opinion and what seems like a valid argument for both sides. Some of you feel that the reason the sponges [...]
Posted on May 25, 2012 by Michael
If you own an HP printer or have ever purchased their cartridges you may have noticed that like food some have expiry dates, some cartridges and print-heads also have Warranty and Install By dates but what do they mean and what is the difference?
Expiry dates: Ink Expiration date, as the OEM call it is a date [...]
Posted on May 22, 2012 by Michael
It’s not often in life that you get more than what you ask for....., usually you get what you pay for and that’s it, when buying ink cartridges it’s not so much that you get more than you ask for but you get more than you realise..........
What most of people don’t realise is that when [...]
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