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Printer Updates May Prevent Ink Cartridg...

Printer Updates May Prevent Ink Cartridges from Working

Every so often, HP releases a wireless firmware update for printers that interrupts the use of compatible ink cartridges. When you allow your printer to automatically update to the latest firmware version, you take a chance that it may prompt a cartridge problem message on your printer’s display and prevent you from using the current […]

How Your Printer Knows it is Low on Tone...

How Your Printer Knows it is Low on Toner

Once upon a time, a laser printer had no way of communicating that a cartridge was nearly out of toner until it simply began spitting out blank pages.  Today, most laser printers monitor toner levels through different means and give low-toner warnings before running out completely.  Following are three varying methods utilized for detecting low […]