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Piracy goes 3D as Physibles eye your 3D printer

Piracy goes 3D as Physibles eye your 3D printer

The next copyright controversies will be over physical replicas of digitally distributed objects, it's suggested, using 3D printers and CNC machines to bypass stores and instead print off your own clothes, gadgets and other items. Although currently far-fetched, the "data objects that are able (and feasible) to become physical" - dubbed Physibles by The Pirate Bay - are tipped to be the next hot online commodity, as users share files and design-owners attempt to limit access.

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xPrintServer handles iOS device printing with no wires

xPrintServer handles iOS device printing with no wires

If you have a home or office full of iOS devices like the iPad or iPhone that receive hoards of emails all day and need to print sans wires you a printer you already have, it can be done. A company called Lantronic has unveiled a new device for iOS gadgets called the xPrintServer. The device is a little box that is roughly the size of an iPhone.

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HP printer loophole permits data harvesting [Update: HP responds]

HP printer loophole permits data harvesting [Update: HP responds]

Certain HP printers could be remotely persuaded to collect confidential information or even cause physical damage, researchers have demonstrated, with a covert reprograming hack causing them to overheat and present a possible fire hazard. The government and industry funded research team at Columbia University were able to tweak an official HP management tool to include malicious programming in with a regular print job, MSNBC reports, allowing them to coax some LaserJet printers into overheating their fuser.

Update: HP has issued us with a statement; you can find it after the cut.

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Little Printer prints digital stuff for you to read

Little Printer prints digital stuff for you to read

The Little Printer is a strange item that seems to be aimed a the person who both likes and loathes digital media. This Little Printer allows you to enter your subscriptions for social networking sites and other places and then each morning it will print that content out for you. Granted that isn’t green, but if you want a printed page to take with you this might be the ticket.

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HP & Intel open Palm sale talks; webOS printers still in pipeline

HP & Intel open Palm sale talks; webOS printers still in pipeline

HP is still quietly shopping webOS around among with other Palm assets, according to sources, but insisting that potential buyers of the platform agree to license it back for use in future HP printers. Intel has just entered discussions with HP, a source close to the negotiations spilled to VentureBeat, while Qualcomm - despite sidestepping any suggestions of interest in webOS - is also said to be still in the running.

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Canon outs new Pixma Pro-1 printer for photographers

Canon outs new Pixma Pro-1 printer for photographers

Canon has announced a new printer that is designed to go along with its pro level DSLR cameras. The new printer is called the Pixma Pro-1 and is the first A3+ printer to use 12 separate inks. The high-end model has a design that was inspired by the EOS cameras and has the highest possible print quality in monochrome and color.

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HP webOS still heading to printer range says insider

HP webOS still heading to printer range says insider

After the fail of the HP tablet that ran webOS, many of us assumed that HP would take a hint and the OS was dead. Apparently, that isn’t the case with a spokesperson telling Pocket-lint that the firm would be putting webOS inside its printer line still. I just don’t see any OS inside a printer taking off and this idea seems as destined to fail as the tablet was. The statement was made to Pocket-lint in Dublin at the HP Impact event.

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DIY toilet paper printer, tweets for your butt

DIY toilet paper printer, tweets for your butt

The 90's ruined me, I find it hard to think about TP today without thinking about The Great Cornholio. I bet had our pal Beavis not been a raving idiot, he would have used this TP printer that writes tweets or content from a RSS feed directly onto your favorite paper. Apparently this printer contraption was invented by a German dude named Mario Lukas to enter some sort of tech competition.

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Canon unveils new Pixma printers that support AirPrint from Apple

Canon unveils new Pixma printers that support AirPrint from Apple

It can be difficult to get the content you want printed from emails or photos on your iPad, iPhone, or iPod printed out to a hard copy. Generally, if you have a printer that lacks printing from mobile devices natively you need an email account you can forward to before you can print them up. Many new printers out there allow printing directly from mobile devices via an app so you don’t have to bother with email or other methods.

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