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How tequila and weed could make Ford cars sustainable

Ford's sustainability efforts include reducing the amount and weight of petroleum-based plastics by incorporating waste materials including agave fiber and hemp fiber.

Written by Melissa Riofrio21 Aug. 16 17:05

Five printer nightmares and how to avoid them

The printer ate your TPS reports, but no excuse matters when you're rushing off to meet clients empty-handed. No wonder everybody loves to hate printers. When you need them most, they'll display a stupefying error message and create a hot mess of jammed paper and spilled ink.

Written by Melissa Riofrio16 Nov. 10 02:04

Konica Minolta Magicolor 2590MF colour laser multifunction printer

Konica Minolta's biggest problem with its Magicolor 2590MF colour laser multifunction is that better-designed machines (such as the Brother MFC-9440CN) can be had for around the same price. While this model works reasonably well, its design and scan quality could be better.

Written by Melissa Riofrio14 Sept. 09 12:10

Ricoh Aficio SP 4210N monochrome laser printer

Ricoh's Aficio SP 4210N monochrome laser printer is a decent performer with a somewhat high price ($649 as of May 25, 2009). The Xerox Phaser 3600/N, which carries the same sticker price, is better designed and easier to use, but the Aficio laser's extra-cheap toner could make it a better buy for high-volume offices.

Written by Melissa Riofrio03 July 09 11:50

Lexmark T652n mono laser printer

Lexmark's T652n monochrome laser printer combines a speedy engine, lots of paper capacity, and a vast array of paper-handling options. But in view of its high price, it seems a bit skimpily configured. (We have the same complaint about its similarly priced competitor, the HP LaserJet P4014n.)

Written by Melissa Riofrio01 July 09 11:30

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