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Global Printer Shortage – Buying Guide

Introduction There is a global printer shortage being driven by a perfect storm of consumer demand. The following factors are driving the shortage: Chip Shortage. A global chip shortage is resulting in product shortages of printers and other consumer electronics. [Learn More] Pandemic. The global pandemic has created a demand for printers to be used… Continue reading Global Printer Shortage – Buying Guide

Brother MFC-J497DW InkJet Printer

If you are looking for a low-cost inkjet printer, you may want to consider the Brother MFC-J497DW InkJet Printer. It is available for about $80 to $150 online. [ Amazon, Best Buy, Staples ] Availability may be limited as explained below. You may see different suggested bundles for this printer that include ink cartridges of… Continue reading Brother MFC-J497DW InkJet Printer

Life without Apple after my Mac Mini computer crashed. (Podcast #52)

In Episode #52, I talk about life without Apple after my Mac Mini computer crashed. This episode coincidentally relates to episode #50 from a week ago where I talk about how we should have other computers available to work on in case a primary computer crashes. (17 Nov 2020) Listen using your favorite podcast service.… Continue reading Life without Apple after my Mac Mini computer crashed. (Podcast #52)

Tech Life: Overcoming the Dependence on Apple Products (Podcast #50)

In Episode #50, I share some thoughts about becoming less dependent on Apple devices and services. (3 Nov 2020) Listen using your favorite podcast service. Anchor [Listen] Apple [Listen] Google [Listen] Spotify [Listen] Listen Using the Anchor Player Below Listen Using Our Website Player You can also download the show. Tap (or right click) the link and save. [Download]

Three unresolved tech industry needs: low cost, ease of use, and end-user upgrades or repairs. (Podcast #49)

In Episode #49, I talk about three unresolved tech industry needs: low cost, ease of use, and end-user upgrades or repairs. (28 Oct 2020) Listen using your favorite podcast service. Anchor [Listen] Apple [Listen] Google [Listen] Spotify [Listen] Listen Using the Anchor Player Below Listen Using Our Website Player You can also download the show. Tap (or right click)… Continue reading Three unresolved tech industry needs: low cost, ease of use, and end-user upgrades or repairs. (Podcast #49)

Printer Buying Guide as of July 2019

Summary This page offers some suggestions and considerations for color printers. Here’s a short list of printers that are available at Staples for pickup in store: Epson WorkForce ET-4750 EcoTank All-in-One Supertank Printer – with 2-years of high capacity ink storage. ($350, normally $500) HP OfficeJet Pro 7740 Color Inkjet All-In-One Printer – with 11×17 scanning and… Continue reading Printer Buying Guide as of July 2019