How Wireless Technology Changed Printing

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I can remember the days — long ago — when it took several hours to print 40 or 50 pages of double-spaced text on a dot-matrix printer. Not only were the printers themselves slow, but the multi-pin cables didn't transfer data fast enough, either. Contrast that with today, when we can print full-color glossy prints from our phones without leaving the couch. Although wireless printers sometime take more babysitting, their benefits and speed far outpace the limitations of the past.

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