Canon’s flagship A4 laser, the i-Sensys LBP7780Cx, is one of the more expensive workgroup models on the market – but over time it pays for itself with low running costs. Add in 32ppm colour printing, a fast duplex speed and a beefy recommended duty cycle of 5,000 pages per month, and you have a laser geared up for print-hungry users.
Sunday, 20 September 2015
Dell is shooting for the cloud with the E525w, a colour laser MFP that reaches out to mobile users. It supports Wi-Fi Direct and AirPrint (but not NFC), and has both wired and wireless 802.11n connections as standard – although they can’t be used simultaneously.
Darien Graham-Smith discovers how LinkedIn can help you find high-calibre staff, reach new customers and grow your business
Linkedln is a unique networking site with more than 380 million registered users. The basic functions are free, so if your business isn’t already signed up, you’ve nothing to lose by trying it out.
David Briddock explains why OnHub is no ordinary wireless router
These days Google seems to make technology news headlines almost every week as it continues to diversify from its search and online ad origins. Driverless cars, touch-interactive textiles, green power technology and even smart contact lens for diabetes patients are just a few of its well publicised innovations. This time they’ve teamed up with networking device manufacturer TP-Link to build the Google OnHub router (on.google.com/hub).
We look at the increasing growth of a particularly nasty form of malware
All forms of malware are unwanted, vicious and a pain in the backside. However, ransomware has always been particularly nasty in its execution. There’s a certain level of vindictiveness about ransomware that separates it from the usual splurge of malware. Something a little sinister.
YouTube recently announced the launch of YouTube Gaming. What is it, and what will it mean for other online gaming services? Sarah Dobbs finds out
Ever got stuck on a game and turned to the internet for help? Chances are, you ended up watching a walkthrough on YouTube to help you nail that tricky puzzle in Portal or seemingly impossible quest in Skyrim. Whatever your console of choice, whatever your gaming style, there’s a video of someone else playing your favourite game on YouTube – plus hours upon hours of people showing off weird game glitches, explaining how to cheat or just talking about their high scores.
Microsoft is declaring the first month of Windows 10 a success. But what conclusions can we really draw about the reception of this critical update?
Technology companies can be rather frugal with concrete information from time to time. This is understandable, because hard numbers sometimes misrepresent a good situation as bad. However, they can also represent a bad one as exactly what it is, unfortunately.
Build an Android display PPI calculator app with David Briddock
Over the last few issues we’ve used App Inventor 2 (AI2) to build a useful timer, a motion-activated dice shaker and a fully functional web browser.
This time we’re going to build a display pixel density calculator based on a pixels-per-inch (PPI) formula.
Remember, all you’ll need to play along is a Windows/Mac/Linux PC, a web browser and a Google account. Ideally, you’ll also have an Android smartphone or tablet, but even this isn’t essential.