The latest shout about how printers prematurely warn they're out of ink came this week from PC World magazine.
The basic premise isn't news, but the article is nonetheless a useful read.
For one thing, the author calculated the cost of a gallon of black ink at $4,731. No wonder printer manufacturers are motivated to make their customers buy more and more. In some of the tests, PC World found that printers "left more than 40 percent of their ink unused."
The tests were done on multifunction printers from Canon, Epson, Hewlett-Packard, and Kodak. To … Read more