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Dell Eliminates Need For Printer Drivers With Free Download

Perhaps one of the biggest problems with having office printers on network is making sure each computer has the correct drivers for the printers. After all, without those drivers people are left staring at their text on the monitor – unable to print the page. And when you're talking about hundreds of people accessing dozens of printers in a corporation, the problem can become epidemic.

Fortunately now Dell is releasing a download for their newest printers that lets people forgo drivers entirely. Instead, anyone connected to the network can print instantly from any Dell-produced printer; there's no need even for printer queue names and other details. The download is called Dell Proximity Printing and – best of all – it's available free starting June 8th. It should save office IT managers a lot of headaches.

For more information visit Dell's website. In the meantime, for Dell ink cartridges at the lowest prices, trust Clickinks.com.

Eco Printer Offers Coffee Scented Printouts

14. May 2010 11:10 by Danielle Bernhard in clickinks, recycle cartridges, ecology, recycle, environment  //  Tags:   //   Comments (0)













The staff here at Clickinks.com find the smell of a freshly produced printout hard to beat – especially the smell of a printout produced using our quality remanufactured cartridges. Recently though, conceptual designer Jeon Hwan Ju has proposed making printing a completely different olfactory experience: his freshly invented RICI printer uses coffee grinds for ink cartridges. The user literally takes their old coffee filters and places them into specially shaped cartridges before inserting into their printer – giving each printout the faint scent of Arabica beans (or whatever blend they enjoyed that morning.)

The RICI printer isn't perfect however. Intending to make his printer environmentally friendly for example, Hwan Ju hasn't included an electricity socket. The user is therefore required to manually feed the coffee grinds into the printer while the page is being produced, which may make printing both time consuming and incredibly tiring. Moreover, though coffee brands like Starbucks may guarantee the quality of their coffee, they probably won't guarantee the quality of their printouts. Clickinks.com on the other hand offers a 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed with every purchase. And who knows – maybe one day we'll begin selling chocolate or hazelnut-scented cartridges, too.

Clickinks needs YOUR eyes, and we pay $45!

11. May 2010 13:22 by Danielle Bernhard in clickinks, free ink  //  Tags:   //   Comments (0)
Clickinks needs YOUR eyes, and we are paying everyone $45!

Go on a "Scavenger Hunt" around Clickinks.com, find any quirks or problems and we will give you $45 of Free Ink.

Come work for us now ...
  • Provide detailed information of where and when the problem was discovered
  • Up to 100 entrants will be rewarded
  • Clickinks reserves the right to select winners
  • Offer ends May 31, 2010
Errors may include, but are not limited to: Dead links, Bad pages, Images, Pricing, Cartridge numbers or Incorrect printers models.

Any "finds" should be emailed to feedback@clickinks.com

Wifi Printing Now Available For Under $100

11. May 2010 10:02 by Danielle Bernhard in clickinks, cheap ink, wireless printing, epson printer  //  Tags:   //   Comments (0)










Whoever first decided to incorporate Wifi connectivity into printers was onto a good thing. The technology enables multiple people to share the printer without complex networking. It's also perfect for notebook owners who can print without getting manacled by USB cables. The only downside to date has been the cost: consumers interested in printer portability had to spend more than $100 for the privilege.

Fortunately, now Epson has corrected this oversight by releasing the NX420: the first ever printer incorporating 802.11n Wifi available for $99.99. The printer also includes Scan and Copy functions, and special features such as Automatic Photo Correction and Red Eye Removal. Perhaps best of all, Epson promises the NX420 will take ink cartridges costing as little as $8.99. In other words, wireless printing suddenly became much more affordable.

The new printer isn't presently in stock at the Epson store. As soon as it becomes available though, expect to find compatible ink cartridges available at discount prices from Clickinks.com.

Printing At A Distance? No Problem With Paintball Printer

5. May 2010 12:31 by Danielle Bernhard in clickinks, hp, ink experts, lexmark  //  Tags:   //   Comments (0)
Here at Clickinks.com we always strive to anticipate your every printing need. Whether it's laser or inkjet printers, we offer high quality cartridges at low prices. However, if like German designers Martin Fussenegger, Michael Sebastian Haas and Julian Adenauer, you're looking to buy ink cartridges for a printer that shoots ink up to 40ft at 100mph, you're probably best off calling our Ink Experts directly. It's not a cartridge type you'll find widely available.

The German design team's novel printer – named the Facadeprinter – creates large-scale works of graffiti by shooting paintballs onto hard surfaces. This differs somewhat from everyday printers: they work by spraying thousands of colored droplets onto paper. Yet like other printers, the Facadeprinter creates both text and complex images. Perhaps the only major difference is that, instead of printing onto letter or legal size paper, the German invention prints onto 100ft concrete walls. Even the touchscreen controls built into recent Lexmark and HP releases can be found on the German device.

The Facadeprinter is not currently available for purchase (though you can hire the designers for custom facadeprints).  Until it is available though, you can trust Clickinks.com to supply the widest range of quality ink cartridges for your existing printer.

Introducing Clickinks Platinum Business Program

15. April 2010 08:47 by Danielle Bernhard in printing supplies, clickinks, corporate account, office supplies, bulk ink  //  Tags:   //   Comments (0)
Have a business? Save time and money with the Clickinks Platinum Business Program Call 1-800-706 INKS (Option 2) or submit your corporate information online.
  • Never on hold. Your business should keep running, you will get a Dedicated Account Manager to save you time.
  • Stock up without worries. You will be backed by an extended 180 Day Warranty.
  • Order as needed. We will supply you with a 30 Days Credit account upon approval.
  • Keep printing. Your business is our priority, we will ship your in stock order the Same Day.
  • Save up to 86% Off other office suppliers.

Cut Your Printing Costs with New Free Software

12. April 2010 08:34 by Danielle Bernhard in printer setting, clickinks, save on ink, savings, ink experts  //  Tags:   //   Comments (0)
Do you want to reduce you printing costs? Then you may be interested in an incredible new software release called: PretonSaver. Designed either for home or the office network, the software slashes an unbelievable 70% from printing costs by removing the unnecessary pixels from printouts. Hence an impeccable standard of printing is maintained while your ink cartridges last much longer! Even better, PretonSaver generates statistical reports about the activity of each printer on your network. You can therefore control their output – preventing needless printouts and saving money!

The Trial version of PretonSaver is available to download FREE from their company website. Try it and discover the savings you could generate!

(Alternately, you could enjoy a tested-and-true method of reducing your printing costs by buying Clickinks.com ink cartridges. These cost substantially less than original cartridges while guaranteeing fantastic quality printouts!)

March Madness Winner Announcement

1. April 2010 12:13 by Danielle Bernhard in clickinks, march madness, canon, facebook, giveaway, free ink  //  Tags:   //   Comments (0)
The March Madness winner has been selected! Congratulations to the winner, Graham Miller, who won a Super Saver 16 Pack of ink for his new Canon iP4700 printer!



Stay tuned for another exciting giveaway for April!

Looking For A New Printer? Consider The Lexmark Pinnacle

22. March 2010 09:27 by Danielle Bernhard in clickinks, print news, new printer, cheap ink, printer buying, lexmark  //  Tags:   //   Comments (0)
People looking to upgrade their printer may find the Lexmark Pinnacle an excellent choice. The printer made waves when Lexmark revealed its ink cartridges cost only $4.99 while printing five hundred pages. In addition, Lexmark offer one of the industry’s longest warranties for the printer: five years. Also, the printer boasts the unique SmartSolutions interface. This enables people to complete any function with a single touch – great for productivity.

Now the Lexmark Pinnacle has received industry recognition for these great features. Last week the printer was awarded a 2010 Hot Tech Demo Award at the Fifth Annual Small Business Summit. The Lexmark Pinnacle was one of only 6 products to be recognized. Editor of Smallbusinesstechnology.com Ramon Ray commented: “It’s refreshing to see Lexmark’s Pinnacle – a real AIO tool with Web solutions that add a much-desired layer of simplicity to business processes."

The Pinnacle might therefore be in the front running when you upgrade your printer!

Spring Cleaning time has sprung, Don’t forget about your printer.

18. March 2010 08:11 by Danielle Bernhard in clickinks, spring cleaning, printer cleaning  //  Tags:   //   Comments (0)
This weekend rings in the beginning of Spring. For most parts of the country, even for us Southerners, it has been a long, cold winter. Everyone is more than ready for the beautiful Spring time.

What does Spring make you think of? Beaches and Flowers? Maybe Rain or Easter bunnies? How about Spring cleaning? Go ahead, open the windows, enjoy the warmer weather and start the cleanse.

While at it, you may want to give that often neglected printer a Spring cleaning of its own. Printers need to cycle through a cleaning process once in a while to retain proper maintenance.
  • Open the printer cover, allow the cartridges to move into place, unplug the printer then remove the cartridges and place them on a towel. Be careful what you touch, as it may be hot.
  • Use a slightly damp Q-tip to wipe off any visible traces of dust, dirt or ink. Use a clean Q-tip for each cartridge.
  • Lightly clean the printer, including buttons and ink cartridge cradle with a damp cloth.
  • Open the back of the printer, spray canned air to blow out all the dust and particles that have accumulated.
  • If you have a scanner, use a damp cloth to lightly clean the platen glass and remove any smudges.
  • Gently tap each cartridge on the towel, and then return the ink cartridges back to the printer immediately, to avoid the ink drying out.
  • Plug the printer back into the wall.
  • Run a self test including nozzle check in the printer maintenance utility section from your computer.
  • Turn the printer off at the power switch (but leave plugged in) and leave turned off until you need to print.