A Sprocket in your pocket: Hands-on with HP's tiny photo printer

A Sprocket in your pocket: Hands-on with HP's tiny photo printer

Back when I was growing up in the 60s and 70s, taking selfies wasn't done with an iPhone. Instead, we usually had at least one friend who owned a Polaroid camera -- usually the Polaroid Swinger that was popular with teens. There's something really engaging about having a hands-on printed picture that you can keep or give to someone, and that's the idea behind the $129.99 HP Sprocket Portable Photo Printer (affiliate link).

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Epson announces a pair of new EcoTank cartridgeless printers

Epson announces a pair of new EcoTank cartridgeless printers

You know how every time you need to print something important, your printer gives you that "out of ink" message? That was the impetus behind Epson's EcoTank printers, which use large refillable tanks on the printer instead of those obnoxious and pricy cartridges. The company today announced two new additions to the Supertank category of EcoTank printers, the WorkForce ET-16500 wide-format printer and the Expression ET-3600.

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Epson EcoTank printers want to save you from the dreaded "replace ink cartridge" message

Epson EcoTank printers want to save you from the dreaded "replace ink cartridge" message

Almost everyone who owns an inkjet printer has run into this scenario; you're trying to get something important printed, and the printer tells you that a cartridge is out of ink. It happens frequently, and usually at the most inopportune time. Printer manufacturer Epson has taken a bold step with a new line of five new EcoTank inkjet printers that get rid of the pesky cartridges, replacing them with high volume ink tanks that are designed to keep your printer happy for two or more years of usage.

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AWT News Update: April 9, 2015

AWT News Update: April 9, 2015

It's the Thursday before pre-orders begin for the Apple Watch, and here's some of the news of the day:

  • Reviews are in for the 12-inch MacBook with Retina Display, and they're overwhelmingly positive, although not everyone thinks getting a first-generation device is a good idea
  • A UK company releases a video in which a brick, keys, coins, and a power drill couldn't scratch the sapphire display that is used on the midrange and high-end Apple Watches ... and there's more news!
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