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Get 100-plus pages of tips to fire up your system and supercharge your other tech essentials.

New Personal 3D Printer Challenges MakerBot to a Fab-Off

Get it? A fabrication-off? Uh, never mind. Ultimaker, a Dutch 3D printer, is now available for preorder in the US.

HP Photosmart Premium e-All-in-One Printer, $115

Pay only $115 for HP's Photosmart Premium e-All-in-One inkjet multifunction printer at Adorama.

Black Hat: Embedded Web Servers Open Printer, Scanner Security Holes

It's fairly simple to find corporate or consumer printers and scanners online and, without breaking into them, get a hold of documents that these devices...

G&G Ink Refill Kit: Maximum Hassle, Poor Printouts

An ink explosion, so-so output, and a balky printer mar this DIY ink-refill experiment.

Chocolate Printer Is Here; Foodies of the World Celebrate

It's a 3D printer that prints chocolate confections. Need we say more?


HP Announces 'most Compact' All-in-one Laser Printer

Hewlett-Packard announced its "most compact" multifunction laser printer, which prints documents from smartphones and tablets, the company said Tuesday.

SolarSinter Takes 3D-Printing to the Desert

Markus Kayser’s solar-powered fabrication machines adapt high-tech science to low-tech settings.


Getting Started With Document Management

Time is money, and time spent searching for lost paperwork is money down the drain, as is money spent making unnecessary copies.

MakerBot 3D Prints Stephen Colbert's Head: Stephen Has Wings and Tentacles--Who Knew?

Bre Pettis from MakerBot prints Stephen Colbert's head in plastic--even giving him wings! Plus: Some more fun stuff from the Thingverse community.


HP Officejet 4500 Multifunction Inkjet, $90 has the wireless HP Officejet 4500 multifunction inkjet printer for $90, with free shipping.

Why You Can't Print Counterfeit Money on Your Color Laser

A subtle background pattern generated by color laser printers helps authorities track counterfeit money or other documents back to the printer--and to the person who pressed the Print button.

DIY Inkjet Printer Prints On Almost Any Surface

Students from the University of Washington made their inkjet printer--and now you can, too!


Mobile OS Showdown: Android, BlackBerry, iOS, and Windows Phone 7

The heavyweights in the arena of mobile operating systems engage in a bloody battle. Which will emerge with the championship?

5 Fixes for the Biggest iPhone and iPad Headaches

Bugged about a lousy app buy? Grappling with Game Center? Here are five fixes for the worst annoyances you're likely to encounter on your iPhone or iPad.