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FedEx Office Adds Cloud Printing for Google Docs Accounts

FedEx has introduced a Google Docs cloud-printing solution, called FedEx Office Print Online, which enables customers to submit Google Docs documents for printing at a FedEx Office location, and then pick up their prints or have them delivered by FedEx. Google Docs is online, Web-based document storage and sharing site; users can set up both […]

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Ricoh Talks A4 Color MFPs

Fresh off its introduction of two new color A4 MFPs, the Aficio MP C400 and MP C300, Ricoh executives discussed the  firm’s new A4 strategy via an online Web seminar. Steven Burger, Vice President of Product Marketing at Ricoh Americas, noted that the two A4 color MFPs are the first in a new class of […]

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Google Launches Beta for Mobile Cloud Printing from Gmail and Google Docs

In April 2010, Google introduced its Google Cloud Print, a mobile printing service that enables users to print from any application, operating system and Web browser without needing to install software, so that, for instance, users can print from smartphones.  Monday, the company announced the beta launch of Google Cloud Print for printing documents from […]

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MakerBot Rolls Out $1,225.00 3D Printer At CES

At the Consumer Electronics Show last week last week in Las Vegas, MakerBot Industries demonstrated one of the most affordable three-dimensional object printers on the market, the new MakerBot Thing-O-Matic 3D Printer which lists at $1,225.00 and can be purchased at http://store.makerbot.com/makerbot-thing-o-matic.html.  There’s one caveat:  you’ll have to assemble the Thing-O-Matic yourself.    The Thing-O-Matic […]

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Gartner Reports Sales Of Printers, MFPs Doubled In India’s Third Quarter

Market-research firm Gartner has reported that sales of printers, copiers and MFPs more than doubled in India in 2010’s third quarter.  According to Gartner, sales grew 57.3 per cent to nearly 0.8 million units in the third quarter, versus sales of 497,700 units in third-quarter 2009.  “Due to the festive season and some government purchases, […]

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InfoTrends Study Says MPS Programs Will Reduce U.S. Supplies Consumption 10 Percent By 2014

Considering that many vendors’ promise enterprises they’ll be able to reduce their supplies and paper consumption with a managed print services (MPS) program, the results of a new study conducted by market-research firm InfoTrends probably shouldn’t come as a surprise.  According to the InfoTrends’ study, MPS in the office will reduce the consumption of supplies […]

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Equitrac Introduces Print Management For Small And Mid-Size Business

Equitrac is bringing its print-management solutions to small and mid-size businesses with its new Equitrac Office for Small and Medium Business (SMB). The new print-management solution is designed to help SMBs reduce print costs, improve document workflows, provide document security, and promote environmentally sustainable practices.  Equitrac says it’s designed the new solution for SMBs by […]

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Canon Inc.’s Net Profits Triple In 1st Quarter, Sales Of Laser Printers Double

In yet another sign of recovery among digital-imaging vendors (see Xerox’s first-quarter results here), Japanese copier maker Canon Inc. reported that net profit more than tripled for 2010’s first quarter, from 17.75 billion yen in first-quarter 2009, to 56.81 billion yen in first-quarter 2010.  Canon executive Masahiro Haga noted, "The market for office equipment has […]

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Xerox Reports 18 Cents Earnings Per Share For 1st Quarter, Exceeds Estimates

Xerox Corporation has announced first-quarter earnings per share of 18 cents, exceeding analyst expectations, with first-quarter revenue up 33% to $4.7 billion, including revenue from recently acquired Associated Computer Systems (ACS).  Xerox equipment Installations were up 17%, while revenue from services was up 3 percent.  Read more here.

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HP Announces Cloud Printing For BlackBerry Users, Enhanced MPS Solution

Hewlett-Packard’s Imaging and Printing Group announced its latest offering for managed print services, Smart Decision Suite, which includes printing from Blackberry smartphones using HP cloud-based printing services, and enhanced management of enterprise print fleets. The new printing solution for BlackBerrys, called ePrint, is the result of an HP partnership with Research in Motion (maker of […]

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New Mid-Volume A3 Office WorkCentres From Xerox Start At $6,999

Xerox has updated its WorkCentre office-imaging family with new A3 workgroup color and monochrome systems for small and mid-size businesses.  The WorkCentre 7120 color MFP is rated at up 20 (B/W and color) ppm, and starts at $6,999, while the monochrome WorkCentre 5700 prints at up to 55 ppm and starts at $7,476.  All will […]

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Konica Minolta, Canon, Xerox Deliver New Hardware At On Demand

While traditionally a "big iron" show, this year’s Demand Conference & Exposition focused on workflow, with cut-sheet digital production systems dominating the floor (gone are the behemoth Heidelberg’s).  The show, which targets commercial printers and print-service providers, many of which have been hard-hit by the recession, was held again at the Philadelphia Convention Center, and […]

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Google Cloud Print Would Enables Users To Send Print Jobs Via The Internet, No Print Drivers Needed

In an interesting blog post, Mike Jazayeri, group product manager at Google, previewed a new Google project, Google Cloud Print, that would enable users to print to devices without having to install print drivers.  Instead, Google Cloud Print would enable any application (Web, desktop, or mobile) on any device, including smartphones, tablets, and notebooks, to […]

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