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Free AirPrint upgrade for Xerox ColorQube Printers

Xerox ColorQube Solid Ink Printers are some of the best devices around for those businesses wanting exceptional quality, cost-effective prints that are easy on the environment.

Using innovative Xerox Solid Ink technology, Xerox’s ColorQube devices really are the ideal office machine.  However, they have been improved even further still, with Xerox releasing a free firmware upgrade, which gives the printers built-in Apple AirPrint compatibility.

The firmware upgrade is available for both the Xerox ColorQube 8580 and the Xerox ColorQube 8880, adding the flexibility of simple mobile printing.

With Apple AirPrint, it’s easy to print documents and images from your iOS and OS X apps.  All you have to do is select your Xerox ColorQube printer on your network to print straight from your iPhone or iPad.

You can download the firmware upgrade for the Xerox ColorQube 8580 and Xerox ColorQube 8880 here.

 

If you want to know more about Apple AirPrint, check out our video below:

Amazon to patent 3D Printing delivery trucks?

3d printing delivery truckIt’s no secret that large companies across the world are considering how they can successfully enter the world of 3D printing – and Amazon are no different after they filed a patent, which outlined their plan to offer 3D printing on demand via mobile manufacturing hubs.

The United States Patent and Trademark Office published Amazon’s patent filing, which will allow the online retailer to offer 3D-printed products on demand to their customer.

The potential service will see customers order items to be printed and shipped, with some orders printed by a 3D printing delivery truck that will take it straight to the customer.

Amazon have said that the addition of 3D printers would save money, as it would negate the need for the company to import items and store them in warehouses.  Not only that, but it would also result in orders getting to the customer much faster.

“Increased space to store additional inventory may raise costs for the electronic marketplace. Additionally, time delays between receiving an order and shipping the item to the customer may reduce customer satisfaction and affect revenues generated,” Amazon explained in their patent application.

“Accordingly, an electronic marketplace may find it desirable to decrease the amount of warehouse or inventory storage space needed, to reduce the amount of time consumed between receiving an order and delivering the item to the customer, or both.”

It seems that Amazon could well be offering 3D printing on delivery trucks – would this be a service you would use?

VIDEO: Review of the OKI B401d Mono LED Printer

oki b401dA reliable workhorse of a printer is a vital part part of any office, though they are particularly valued by small or home businesses that need a consistent, affordable device.  The OKI B401d Mono LED Printer is one printer that comes under this category, so why not check out our video review?

The OKI B401d is a fast, compact mono LED printer that delivers a performance you can rely on, which explains why it is such a popular choice with small businesses.

Coming network-ready, the OKI B401d packs impressive speeds of 29 pages per minute, with a first page out coming in just 5.5 seconds, making it ideal for printing both small and large jobs.

The print quality on the OKI B401d is outstanding, too, with sharp, accurate prints delivered consistently on a wide range of media.  This OKI printer is very flexible when it comes to different types of paper, with sizes from A6 to A4 and card stock up to 163gsm.

As well as an impressive performance and print quality, the OKI B401d is cost-effective and eco-friendly.  There’s optional high-yield toners to bring print costs down, while the Auto Power Off function automatically switches off the device when it’s not being used for extended periods.  Energy consumption is reduced significantly with the built-in Eco mode, too.

If you want to know what you get with the OKI B401d, check out our unboxing video here.

Check out our OKI B401d review below:

VIDEO: Unboxing the OKI B401d Mono LED Printer

A basic mono printer that simply gets the job done is always welcome in any office – every business needs a reliable workhorse.  The OKI B401d Mono LED Printer is one device that fits the description, which is why we’ve put together a short unboxing video.

In the video, we show you exactly what to expect in the box with the OKI B401d Mono LED Printer.  While we’re on this topic, it’s worth bearing in mind that the device does not come with a USB cable, however, there’s no need to worry as we stock USB cables of various lengths at Printerbase – check out the product page here.

We also let you know where you can find the all-important serial number for the OKI B401d Mono LED Printer, so make sure you take note of this as it’ll allow you to register your machine.

Check out our OKI B401d Mono LED Printer unboxing video below:

VIDEO: Review of the Samsung M2675FN Mono Laser MFP

samsung m2675fn

Every office needs a reliable printer that can cover a variety of jobs and functions; in fact, they are a vital part of a business.  We have taken a look at a device that can do all that – the Samsung M2675FN Mono Laser Multifunction Printer

The Samsung M2675FN gives businesses print, copy, scan and fax capabilities within one compact device.

However, you shouldn’t let the size of the Samsung M2675FN deceive you – this all-in-one packs a 600MHz Cortex A5 core processor and impressive speeds of 26 pages per minute to give you a fast, powerful performance.

The quality of print from the Samsung 2675FN is outstanding, too, with Samsung’s ReCP Technology delivering sharp, accurate prints of the highest quality, meaning your business is sure to stand out from the crowd.

Other features on the Samsung M2675FN include the ability to print, scan and fax from mobiles and tablet using the Samsung Mobile Print app and a handy multipurpose tray for printing on a wide range of media up to 220gsm.

As well as all the impressive features and speeds, the M2675FN also offers a truly cost-effective performance, with high-yield toner replacements and the One Touch Eco Button helping you save when it comes to printing.

If you want to know what comes with the Samsung M2675FN, check out our unboxing video here.

Check out our Samsung M2675FN review below:

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