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Staples is selling a color laser printer for $75

Dell's single function laser printer won't do photos well, but if your printing needs focus on text and simple graphics, this model is a great choice.

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When life gives you a 3D printer, make a house

Russia's first 3D-printed house was completed in 24 hours using a portable 3D printer

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Hacker hijacks thousands of publicly exposed printers to warn owners

A hacker forced thousands of publicly exposed printers to spew out rogue messages in order to warn their owners about the risks of printer hacking.

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Your car's parts could one day be made by a 3D printer

Vader Systems uses molten metal and magnets to make 3D shapes. Parts makers have expressed interest.

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HP shutting down default FTP, Telnet access to network printers

The aging FTP and Telnet protocols are considered unsafe, and HP has decided to clamp down on access to network printers via those protocols.

HP rethinks its ink policy, allowing third-party ink again

Responding to customer outrage, HP will offer an optional firmware update reinstating customers' ability to use third-party ink cartridges.

Firmware update for HP printers bans third-party ink

The long-standing tradition of getting cheaper ink by buying "off brand" cartridges just hit a snag for HP printer owners after a DRM-infused firmware update.