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New Memjet-Powered Colordyne CDT 3600 Series Digital Label and Tag Production-Printing System

Memjet reports that partner Colordyne Technologies has launched its CDT 3600 Series of digital print systems as a full-featured process color digital label and tag production system with an enhanced web-handling system, and powered by Memjet page-wide color inkjet technology. Memjet says the new CDT 3600 Series’ web-handling system provides flexibility and modularity, supporting custom […]

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Microsoft Office 365 Revisited – We ‘Rent’ Office 2013 Pro via Office 365 Home Premium

Love it or not, the Microsoft Office software suite is de rigueur for a majority of users, business users and students in particular. Some time ago, we analyzed Microsoft Office 365 and its integration with Office 2013 and questioned “should you upgrade?” For us, it turned out to be a no-brainer. Consider that we needed […]

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Windows 8.1 Update is Welcome Refinement but Microsoft Sucker-Punches Start-Button Whiners

I visited the Windows Store last night and attempted to update our three Windows 8 PCs: Lenovo IdeaPad Lynx Tablet Lenovo C440 All-in-One Gateway GT5082 Desktop A Few Hiccups The 8.1 upgrade process took a bit of time, as Microsoft’s download servers were working hard. The two Lenovo PCs upgraded successfully, but the upgrade was […]

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Windows 8 Gets a Raw Deal and Lenovo (and Others) by Extension

This post has two parts: 1) why Microsoft Windows 8 is being unfairly tarred; and 2) why PC vendors (particularly tablet makers) are being unfairly affected by extension–particularly Lenovo, because we have experience with one of its Windows 8 tablets that we can use as a foundation for our arguments. Before we begin, a little […]

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What is NFC Touch-to-Print and Why it’s a Big Deal for Mobile Printing

We posted a story yesterday that leads with an announcement that Hewlett-Packard is now offering optional NFC (Near Field Communication) touch-to-print capabilities from NFC-enabled smartphones, tablets, and notebook PCs for new LaserJets and Officejets, as well as an existing installed base of 40 million HP LaserJet and Officejet devices. While this is not groundbreaking news (see […]

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Review: Microsoft Office 365 and 2013 – Should You Upgrade?

Background Microsoft Office 365 is a suite of subscription-based software services that requires monthly or periodic payment of fees. Even though it provides cloud integration to the traditional suite of Office 20XX applications, it’s a distinctly different product.  Office 365 largely consists of cloud-based services and the deluxe E3 plan includes a subscription to the new […]

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