Although the printing press was revolutionary, most schools used a limited number of textbooks up through the 19th century. While universities had libraries and a range of printed resources, elementary and high schools relied much more heavily on verbal instruction from teachers. Continue reading “How Printing Technology Has Influenced the Classroom”
Printing technology has improved in recent years, and laser printing is better than ever. Although inkjet printing can provide superior results for color printing and detailed black-and-white prints, laser printing is the standard for everyday use.
Like any machine, laser printers have many moving parts. Understanding how a laser printer works is essential for taking proper care of it and extending its life as long as possible. Continue reading “Smart Printing: How Do Laser Printers Work?”
Managing office supplies is tricky enough without worrying about items expiring. Unfortunately, although printer ink can last for a long time, it can eventually dry out and expire.
Printers are the backbone of many large offices, and getting one that meets every department’s needs can be a challenge. A good office printer has to balance cost and quality while providing a range of functions. If employees’ needs aren’t being met, you may end up having to outsource some print jobs. Continue reading “The Ultimate Buyer’s Guide: How to Choose a Printer for a Large Office”
Modern businesses function in a fast-paced, digital world, and your printer must integrate into this environment seamlessly and reliably. It’s essential to invest in a compact, quiet printer with cloud printing capabilities if you have an open workspace or multiple workstations. Investing in printing supplies for your 21st-century printer elevates your modern office space to the next level. Continue reading “4 Printing Supplies That Can Elevate Your Modern Office Space”
Established in 1954 as a premier sewing machine manufacturer, Brother International Corporation began manufacturing printers in the 1960s.
Brother is known for its innovation, such as finding a method for cheaper production of RFI (Radio Frequency Identification) tags, which are the tags used on consumer products and pets. Continue reading “7 Advantages of Owning a Brother Printer”
With high-quality inkjet printers being cheaper than ever, families and individuals are finding it worthwhile to keep a printer at home. In the early 2000s, even basic documents sometimes printed with black streaks on them, and at-home photo printers produced low-quality prints that faded easily. Printing services became popular for everything from family photos to resumes.
The opportunity to present your company’s best face at a trade show can bring in more customers, build brand recognition and network with other organizations in your field. Preparing for a trade show takes time, planning and a meticulous eye–especially when it comes to choosing the right trade show materials to showcase your company and its goals. The right materials can keep your company’s name in potential customers’ minds, which can bring you more business in the weeks and months following the show. Continue reading “6 Ways to Prepare Your Print Material for a Trade Show”
Listening to print design professionals talk can sound intimidating. Yet, for office managers and anyone else who needs to communicate with designers and printers, understanding printing terminology is an important skill that can help you make the most of your printing projects. To make sure your printing projects turn out exactly as you imagined, here are 11 print terms to add to your vocabulary. Continue reading “11 Print Terms All Professionals Should Know”
In the centuries since the invention of the printing press, books and other printed materials have helped spread new ideas around the world. Political and cultural changes have occurred thanks to books becoming more accessible, and generations of scientific contributions have been made possible by science textbooks and other printed material. Continue reading “Homework Help: How Printing Tech Has Evolved the Way We Study”