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Printer Buying Guide: Shopping tips

If you're about to go shopping for a printer, whether in person or online, keep the following tips in mind.

Printer Buying Guide: Major printer types explained

In this article, we'll describe the major types of printers available, so you know what your options are.

Printer Buying Guide: Features you need to know

Ready to buy a printer? These are the specs you need to understand to make an informed choice.

Create CD and DVD labels with your Mac

Do you back up files on CD or DVD? Adam Berenstain gives you some tips on how to label your discs.

Choose the best photo-printing paper

Using the right paper is an easy way to upgrade the quality of your photo prints. Find out how to pick the best finish, brand, and type of paper for your images.

Font tips: Printing type samples

If you have to choose and compare fonts, the best way is to print a type specimen book. Here are some resources you can use for the best results.

Six unusual ways to use your photos

Don't limit your photo prints to plain old paper. There are some great customizable products you can put your mark on, including clothes, home decor, and even food.

From digital to print and back

The journey of an electronic scrapbook page to printer and back.

Last-minute photo cards

With your own printer and professional templates, it's not too late to get photo cards in the mail in time for Christmas.

Printing font samples from Font Book

There are many ways you can preview your fonts in Leopard or Snow Leopard. But sometimes nothing beats printed versions of fonts so you can peruse your fonts the way most people will see them: on paper. In this excerpt from Take Control of Fonts in Leopard, Sharon Zardetto walks you through printing font samples from OS X's Font Book.

Simple ways to save when you print

Kirk McElhearn offers some easy ways to print smart and stop ink costs from eating up your budget.

Photo printers buying guide

Online photo processors and drugstore kiosks are fine choices for printing your personal photos, but if you want to take photo printing matters into your own hands, there’s no beating owning your own inkjet printer. We’ll tell you what to look for if a photo printer is on your shopping list.

Eight steps to better holiday cards, books, and calendars in iPhoto

Get a jump start on your holiday projects by using iPhoto to design and print one-of-a-kind cards, books, and more. These tips will help you avoid some of the common pitfalls.

Get better prints

No matter how much you enjoy taking digital photos and sharing them electronically, there’s something special about photos that you hold in your hand. These days, it’s popular to let someone else make prints for you. But there are advantages to printing your photos.

Solve inkjet printer problems

Troubled by blurry prints or strange colors? Try these solutions to common printer frustrations.