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January, 2012

10 Tips in Designing Effective Business Cards

1.Know your goal. Before making you card, try to determine your goal. Do you merely want to introduce yourself and your business? Or do you want to stand out from your business market? 2.Include all important information. Sometimes, maybe due to too much excitement, other people fail to include some necessary information in their business cards. […]

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In Digital Age, Print Ads Still Rule

Anatomy of a print ad A print ad is a piece of advertising you see in a newspaper or magazine. It is a primary medium (above-the-line) and has several sub-categories (below-the-line): Out-of-home (billboard, transit ads, ambient, etc.), merchandising collaterals (brochures, leaflets, menus, annual reports, direct marketing, etc.). Print ads come in different sizes: from small […]

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CES 2012: 3D printer makers’ rival visions of future

With a whir and a click the job is done. In the space of 20 minutes a plastic bottle opener has been constructed by the Replicator – a 3D printing machine capable of making objects up to the size of a loaf of bread. The device is made by the New York start-up Makerbot Industries […]

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Check out this fresh video: It shows a man using a Kinect to make a 3D replica of his own head!

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Using a New Booklet Printer

Los Angeles, CA – The Los Angeles printing company of Mir Print & Graphics has recently added a new high-end booklet making machine to its line-up of printers. The machine is a Horizon Booklet Maker which has added impressively to the Los Angeles print company’s booklet capacity. “This machine allows us to turn our booklet […]

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Top 10 Printer Tips and Tricks

1. Prevent clogs with a humidifier 2. Fix smeary printouts 3. Print in the right order 4. Reduce bloatware 5. Test out formatting 6. Check which is the default printer 7. Maintain consistency with PostScript 8. Print monochrome documents as black-only 9. Improve quality with the right paper setting 10. And speaking of the right […]

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3D Systems Completes Acquisition Of Z Corp & Vidar

3D Systems Corporation (www.3DSystems.com) has completed the acquisition of Z Corporation and Vidar Systems from Contex Group, a subsidiary of Ratos AB, a listed private equity company located in Stockholm, Sweden. The deal was for $135.5 million in cash and  integrates Z Corp and Vidar products and services with 3D Systems’ extensive portfolio. The move […]

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