Printers - Infoworld http://www.infoworld.com/t/2043 en 3D-printed modules for Google's Ara phone coming early next year http://www.infoworld.com/d/mobile-technology/3d-printed-modules-googles-ara-phone-coming-early-next-year-239870?source=rss_printers <p>Lego-like parts that will form the building blocks for <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/mobile-technology/motorolas-project-ara-aims-create-customizable-mobile-platform-229700">Google's Project Ara</a> will be produced on 3D printers and ship in time for the customizable smartphone's release early next year.</p> Mobile Technology Google Printers Smartphones Fri, 04 Apr 2014 12:01:42 +0000 admin 239870 at http://www.infoworld.com HP claims it's solved the two big problems with 3D printing http://www.infoworld.com/d/computer-hardware/hp-claims-its-solved-the-two-big-problems-3d-printing-238752?source=rss_printers <p>Hewlett-Packard claims to have solved the two biggest problems with today's 3D printers and will make its first big technology announcement in that area in June, CEO Meg Whitman said Wednesday.</p> <p>There's a lot of "buzz and hype" around 3D printing, but the systems available now have two big challenges, Whitman said at HP's shareholder meeting. One is that they're deathly slow.</p> Computer Hardware Hewlett-Packard (HP) Printers Thu, 20 Mar 2014 12:34:54 +0000 admin 238752 at http://www.infoworld.com HP makes printing easier, secure in BYOD environments http://www.infoworld.com/d/computer-hardware/hp-makes-printing-easier-secure-in-byod-environments-238474?source=rss_printers <p>Using mobile devices for one-off printing tasks on office printers may not be a big deal, but Hewlett-Packard is trying to mitigate any security risk through direct wireless printing features it is bringing to enterprise printers.</p> Computer Hardware Hewlett-Packard (HP) Wi-Fi BYOD Printers Mobile Security Mon, 17 Mar 2014 15:15:24 +0000 admin 238474 at http://www.infoworld.com First look: xPrintServer for Android, Chrome OS http://www.infoworld.com/d/mobile-technology/first-look-xprintserver-android-chrome-os-236615?source=rss_printers <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/xPrint_Google.jpg" alt="First look: xPrintServer for Android, Chrome OS" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>A couple years ago, Lantronix released its xPrintServer and <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/mobile-technology/need-print-ios-look-no-further-183226">made it supereasy to print to almost any printer from an iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch</a>.</p> Computer Hardware Consumerization of IT Mobile Technology Google Android Chrome OS Consumer Electronics iOS Printers Fri, 28 Feb 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Galen M. Gruman 236615 at http://www.infoworld.com What you need to know about 3D printers for today and tomorrow http://www.infoworld.com/d/consumerization-of-it/what-you-need-know-about-3d-printers-today-and-tomorrow-236090?source=rss_printers <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 226px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/835px-ORDbot_quantum.jpg" alt="What you need to know about 3D printers for today and tomorrow" width="243" height="216" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: Wikimedia</p></em></div> Computer Hardware Consumerization of IT Printers Wed, 26 Feb 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Galen Gruman 236090 at http://www.infoworld.com HP eases printing from Android tablets, smartphones http://www.infoworld.com/d/computer-hardware/hp-eases-printing-android-tablets-smartphones-236515?source=rss_printers <p>Hewlett-Packard wants to make wireless printing of documents from Android mobile devices as easy as tapping one button.</p> <p>The company on Tuesday announced a new wireless laser printer -- the HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M476 -- which takes advantage of native printing support on mobile devices running the Android 4.4 operating system, code-named KitKat.</p> Computer Hardware Hewlett-Packard (HP) Android Printers Tue, 18 Feb 2014 12:48:45 +0000 admin 236515 at http://www.infoworld.com Hands on: Trying a 3D printer -- a beginner's tale http://www.infoworld.com/d/computer-hardware/hands-trying-3d-printer-beginners-tale-236105?source=rss_printers <p>Getting a 3D printer in your office is a little like putting an exotic fish tank on your desk -- just about everyone drops by to find out what it's all about.</p> <p>For some, the curiosity quickly wears off once they come to understand how a 3D printer works. For others, everything you print continues to be an opportunity to marvel at a robotic mechanism that extrudes threads of hot plastic in hair-thin layers until an object emerges from the bottom up.</p> Computer Hardware Printers Tue, 11 Feb 2014 12:59:01 +0000 admin 236105 at http://www.infoworld.com Researchers aim to revolutionize 3D printing, global manufacturing http://www.infoworld.com/d/computer-hardware/researchers-aim-revolutionize-3d-printing-global-manufacturing-234475?source=rss_printers <p>One day a 3D printer, using a mix of materials, will be able to create body armor for U.S. soldiers that is more lightweight and stronger than anything could be made with traditional manufacturing and materials today.</p> <p>That's the word from researchers at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, who are working to revolutionize 3D printing, as well as the way that companies build products ranging from jet engines and satellites to football helmets.</p> Computer Hardware Printers Technology Business Fri, 17 Jan 2014 13:18:37 +0000 admin 234475 at http://www.infoworld.com The coolest 3D printers of CES 2014 http://www.infoworld.com/slideshow/135333/the-coolest-3d-printers-of-ces-2014-233937?source=rss_printers <!--paging_filter-->3D printing hit CES in a big way this year. Here are the standouts<div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-dek"> <div class="field-label">Dek:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 3D printing hit CES in a big way this year. Here are the standouts </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-external-source"> <div class="field-label">External Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> infoworld.com </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-url-redirect"> <div class="field-label">Redirect Unpublished Slideshow to:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> http://www.infoworld.com/slideshow/135333 </div> </div> </div> Consumer Electronics Printers Fri, 10 Jan 2014 11:00:00 +0000 admin 233937 at http://www.infoworld.com 11 great gift ideas for the geek on your list http://www.infoworld.com/slideshow/132655/11-great-gift-ideas-the-geek-your-list-232647?source=rss_printers <!--paging_filter-->Find a little of tech everything, from 3D printing to Legos to DIY gizmos<div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-dek"> <div class="field-label">Dek:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Find a little of tech everything, from 3D printing to Legos to DIY gizmos </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-external-source"> <div class="field-label">External Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> pcworld.com </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-url-redirect"> <div class="field-label">Redirect Unpublished Slideshow to:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> http://www.infoworld.com/slideshow/132655 </div> </div> </div> Consumer Electronics Printers Sat, 14 Dec 2013 11:00:00 +0000 admin 232647 at http://www.infoworld.com Xerox aims to help enterprises curb remote printing costs with new tools, services http://www.infoworld.com/d/mobile-technology/xerox-aims-help-enterprises-curb-remote-printing-costs-new-tools-services-230655?source=rss_printers <p>Xerox is offering managed service tools for enterprises that want to reduce the costs of remote printing.</p> <p>Xerox has added features to its Mobile Print app and bundled more security and audit tools so the app can be easily incorporated within existing managed print services in enterprises, the company said Monday. From PCs or mobile devices, users will be able to print documents at remote locations, but the cost and volume of the printing will be monitored by managed-print service administrators.</p> Mobile Technology Mobile Apps Printers Tue, 12 Nov 2013 13:11:56 +0000 ccraig 230655 at http://www.infoworld.com Xerox aims to help enterprises curb remote printing costs with new tools, services http://www.infoworld.com/t/applications/xerox-aims-help-enterprises-curb-remote-printing-costs-new-tools-services-230614?source=rss_printers <p>Xerox is offering managed service tools for enterprises that want to reduce the costs of remote printing.</p> <p>Xerox has added features to its Mobile Print app and bundled more security and audit tools so the app can be easily incorporated within existing managed print services in enterprises, the company said Monday. From PCs or mobile devices, users will be able to print documents at remote locations, but the cost and volume of the printing will be monitored by managed-print service administrators.</p> Printers Applications Mon, 11 Nov 2013 22:41:58 +0000 admin 230614 at http://www.infoworld.com 3D printing adds new dimension to business innovation http://www.infoworld.com/d/computer-hardware/3d-printing-adds-new-dimension-business-innovation-229619?source=rss_printers <p>3D printing may have an image problem. It's sometimes seen as a hobbyist pursuit -- a fun way to build knickknacks from your living room desktop -- but a growing number of companies are giving serious thought to the technology to help get new ideas off the ground.</p> Computer Hardware Printers Mon, 28 Oct 2013 14:00:52 +0000 admin 229619 at http://www.infoworld.com With 3D printing, HP could go back to its tech roots http://www.infoworld.com/t/printers/3d-printing-hp-could-go-back-its-tech-roots-229534?source=rss_printers <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/hewlett-packard_sunset_hp.jpg" alt="With 3D printing, HP could go back to its tech roots" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>When was the last time we loved HP for making a piece of hardware that wasn't just a notebook? Too long, it seems.</p> Computer Hardware The Industry Standard Hewlett-Packard (HP) Printers Fri, 25 Oct 2013 11:19:30 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 229534 at http://www.infoworld.com Gartner: The Top 10 IT-altering predictions for 2014 http://www.infoworld.com/t/it-management/gartner-the-top-10-it-altering-predictions-2014-228419?source=rss_printers <p>Gartner analysts today whipped out their always interesting and sometimes controversial look at what the consultancy thinks will impact the IT arena in the near future.</p> <p>Some of the technology trends are not new The so-called Internet of Things and cloud computing for example, but there are some hot new areas&nbsp; like 3D printing and software-defined networking that will be making an impact on IT sooner rather than later.</p> Cloud Computing Computer Hardware Consumerization of IT Mobile Technology Networking IT Management Hybrid Cloud Mobile Apps Printers Mobile Device Management (MDM) SDN Wed, 09 Oct 2013 11:46:43 +0000 admin 228419 at http://www.infoworld.com Coming to a business near you: 3D printing http://www.infoworld.com/t/printers/coming-business-near-you-3d-printing-227214?source=rss_printers <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 162px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/img_112911-businessWorld-7.jpg" alt="Coming to a business near you: 3D printing" width="243" height="162" align="right" /></div> <p>Although 3D printing has been around since the 1980s, the technology is getting plenty of attention lately and soon could spread to a multitude of businesses.</p> Computer Hardware Printers Fri, 20 Sep 2013 10:00:00 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 227214 at http://www.infoworld.com Hand over your printers if you know what's good for you http://www.infoworld.com/t/it-jobs/hand-over-your-printers-if-you-know-whats-good-you-226509?source=rss_printers <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/43OPrecord_hp_0.jpg" alt="Hand over your printers if you know what's good for you" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>It's hard work when you can't trust your own department. I would know -- when I was employed at one large company, the corporate IT office was known for its incompetence.</p> your IT tales IT Jobs IT Management IT Training Printers Wed, 11 Sep 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Anonymous 226509 at http://www.infoworld.com New 3D printing DRM copies Netflix's moves to blockade physical pirates http://www.infoworld.com/d/computer-hardware/new-3d-printing-drm-copies-netflixs-moves-blockade-physical-pirates-225788?source=rss_printers <p>Once <a href="http://www.pcworld.com/article/2047328/microsoft-details-3d-printing-in-windows-8-1.html" target="_blank">3D printing becomes mainstream</a>, manufacturing companies fear that open season will basically be declared for piracy of physical goods -- just as digital downloads reshaped the music industry. Why purchase that fancy new iPhone case, after all, when you can just grab the digital CAD file for free from a website and print it at home for just the cost of some plastic filament?</p> Computer Hardware Intellectual Property Printers Wed, 28 Aug 2013 17:56:11 +0000 admin 225788 at http://www.infoworld.com Print at your own risk: 8 printer predicaments http://www.infoworld.com/slideshow/112782/print-your-own-risk-8-printer-predicaments-223751?source=rss_printers <!--paging_filter-->It may seem like an innocent piece of equipment, but the office printer is often the epicenter of workplace troubles<div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-dek"> <div class="field-label">Dek:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> It may seem like an innocent piece of equipment, but the office printer is often the epicenter of workplace troubles </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-external-source"> <div class="field-label">External Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> infoworld.com </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-url-redirect"> <div class="field-label">Redirect Unpublished Slideshow to:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> http://www.infoworld.com/slideshow/112782 </div> </div> </div> Misadventures Printers Wed, 31 Jul 2013 10:00:00 +0000 admin 223751 at http://www.infoworld.com 3D-printed pizza may be delivered soon, thanks to NASA http://www.infoworld.com/d/computer-hardware/3d-printed-pizza-may-be-delivered-soon-thanks-nasa-219201?source=rss_printers <p>NASA recently approved a $125,000 grant for a six-month project to develop 3D-printed food, and the first edible prototype may be pizza, <a href="http://qz.com/86685/the-audacious-plan-to-end-hunger-with-3-d-printed-food/" target="_blank">Quartz reports.</a></p> <p>The grant was issued to Systems &amp; Materials Research Corporation (SMRC), which plans to take on the larger task of making 3D-printed food easier to produce, especially for developing regions with limited access or resources.</p> Computer Hardware Printers Government Thu, 23 May 2013 12:20:41 +0000 admin 219201 at http://www.infoworld.com