5 Places to Recycle Your Printer Cartridges Online

By: Denise Resendez | Apr 18, 2019

Did you know that 100,000 recycled printer cartridges can save 40 tons of plastic and 1,000,000 liters of oil? Individually, it would be hard for anyone to recycle that many cartridges, but toget...

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History of Computer Printing

By: Andrew Yeung | Jul 3, 2018

The history of computer printing began in 1983 when Chester Carlson invented the electrophotographic dry printing process known as a Xerox. It laid out the foundations for laser printers. However, it...

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Dye Sublimation Printing: History and How It Works

By: Andrew Yeung | Jun 24, 2018

Dye sublimation printing requires heat to transfer dye onto paper, card, fabric and other similar materials. Apparel, photos, and even ceramic tiles make use of this method of printing. Dye sublimati...

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Dot Matrix Printing: History, How It Works, and Types of Dot Matrix Printers

By: Andrew Yeung | May 24, 2018

“Dot Matrix Example Text” by Fourohfour is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.5 Dot matrix printing use impact to move the print head horizontally or vertically to print on pages. This impact is ei...

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Daisy Wheel Printers: History and Design

By: Andrew Yeung | May 23, 2018

“Diablo 630, Model 630 without sheet feeder” by Canon650 is licensed under CC BY 3.0 (via Wikimedia Commons) Daisy wheel printers were invented by David S. Lee at Diablo Data Systems in 1969. They use...

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Home Office Essentials: How to Make Work a Sanctuary

By: Stephanie Figy | Apr 22, 2018

Whether you are a full-time freelancer pumping out work emails 9-5, hustling on the side, or pursuing creative passions, the home office serves as a sanctuary. A place where you don’t have to consider...

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How to Write Work Emails: The Dos and Don'ts

By: Jessica Sillers | Mar 25, 2018

It’s tough to remember (or for many workers, even to imagine) what office life was like before email. Checking and sending emails may eat up as much as a third of your typical workday. Mastering email...

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How Do Remote Employees Benefit Employers?

By: Stephanie Figy | Mar 18, 2018

Looking to save some money in the 2018 budget? How about $11,000 worth? That is the average amount of money an employer saves annually by allowing just one worker to telecommute half the time, accordi...

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Our Contributors

By: Katy Smith | Mar 16, 2018

  First, thanks for checking out the ComboInk blog! Since fall 2017, you may have noticed that we have two fantastic guest bloggers writing interesting and informative articles on a range of work...

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