Category Archives: Printers & Scanners

What to Do When Your Printer Won’t Print a Document

Sometimes, your computer’s print queue can get jammed up with old documents that failed to print for one reason or another, holding up the document you need right now. Right-click on the printer icon in Windows’ notification area, then choose Open All Printers to see a list of currently queued items. In macOS, you can […]

HP Sprocket 2nd Edition Review & Rating

Get Dieter and Helmut out of your head: You’re thinking of the wrong Sprockets. The HP Sprocket 2nd Edition ($129.99), a pocket-size portable snapshot printer, is the company’s third by that name, replacing the popular original Sprocket reviewed in December 2016. Since then, we’ve tested similar models from Canon, Kodak, and Lifeprint, but we didn’t […]

Save $30 on Canon IVY Mobile Mini Photo Printer | News & Opinion

Have a bunch of great photos on your Instagram and Facebook profiles, but no physical copies? It’s time to change that. The Canon IVY mobile mini photo printer, which lets you print 2-by-3-inch photos from your phone and social media, is 22 percent, or almost $30 off at Amazon. Grab it now for just $99.99. […]

Epson WorkForce ES-300WR Wireless Document Scanner — Accounting Edition Review & Rating

The highly portable Epson WorkForce ES-300WR Wireless Document Scanner — Accounting Edition ($399.99) is an enhanced version of the Editors’ Choice WorkForce ES-300W we reviewed last year. This latest iteration of Epson’s flagship portable document scanner lists for only $100 more, but its business-centric software, as well an overhauled and renamed document-capture interface, make it […]

Brother RuggedJet 2″ Portable Printer (RJ-2050) Review & Rating

The Brother RJ-2050 ($695) is a strictly business label maker, designed primarily for highly mobile on-demand applications. As part of Brother’s RuggedJet series, it’s built to a high set of durability standards. In many settings, such as your showroom, warehouse, or order fulfillment desk, staff can carry it around with them, printing receipts, markdown tags, […]

Epson WorkForce ES-500WR Wireless Document Scanner—Accounting Edition Review & Rating

The Epson WorkForce ES-500WR Wireless Document Scanner—Accounting Edition ($499.99), is a light-to-medium-duty sheet-feed desktop document scanner appropriate for use in small offices and work groups. It’s a variation on the WorkForce ES-500W, packing in Epson’s upgraded scanning and document-processing utility, ScanSmart, and the ScanSmart Accounting Edition bookkeeping-friendly add-on. If your business requires the recurring manual […]

Brother ADS-1700W Review & Rating

The Brother ADS-1700W ($269.99) is a portable sheet-feed scanner designed for relatively high-volume document digitizing on the road. It’s the first portable scanner with a touch screen control panel we’ve seen. It also offers several excellent perks, including the ability to scan directly to USB drives and a high daily duty cycle. There’s no battery […]

Canon CanoScan LiDE 400 Review & Rating

Aside from an interface redesign and a significant software upgrade, the Canon CanoScan LiDE 400 ($89.99) looks and performs a lot like its predecessor, the Editors’ Choice CanoScan LiDE 220. In addition to doing a terrific job of scanning photos, though, the LiDE 400 focuses a lot more on text document scanning and processing than […]