PaperCut Blog

How the pandemic’s changed printing (for good)

It’s hard to believe it’s been over five months since we made the difficult decision to close our London, Melbourne, and Portland offices.

Here’s what we’ve been up to during the lockdown, and what it means for the future of printing.

How to save 409,927 trees with one PaperCut feature

What if I were to tell you that one PaperCut feature alone saved literally billions of pages from being printed?

Well good, because that’s what I’m here to tell you. I’ll also tell you why and how.

But first, a little about this quiet achieving feature.

What to do after Google Cloud Print end of life

On 21 November 2019, Google announced that Google Cloud Print, their cloud-based printing solution that has been in beta since 2010, will no longer be supported as of December 31, 2020.

Here’s a quick cheat sheet that will help you choose the Google Cloud Print alternative that’s right for you.

Tech geeks, trains, and activists

In November 2019, one of our resident IT geeks, Alec Clews, was invited to speak at the Write the Docs conference in Sydney, Australia.

Business as usual.

But this time, there was a twist. Alec had a particular request.

Embracing the 50th Earth Day as a turning point

What a world we find ourselves in for the 50th anniversary of Earth Day.

One good thing out of this lockdown is the good it’s doing the Earth. Less pollution, lower oil consumption, clearer skies.

But that doesn’t mean the fight is over.

Solving the riddle of BYOD printing in schools

I’ve got a riddle for you

You’re standing in your school’s print room. To your left is one brand of printer. To your right is another. In your hands is any BYOD device you can name.

Which [insert printer] will work better with your [insert device]?

Coworking space prints in the cloud with PaperCut Pocket

The coworking space industry is rapidly growing, but a common frustration in this area is printing.

Platypus Coworking knows this all too well.

We spoke to founder and owner Samantha Davies about how our new product PaperCut Pocket (beta) helped solve her printing woes.

Office wars: paperless vs lesspaper

Science fiction has made a lot of promises that reality has only half fulfilled.

Flying cars, AI capable of interstellar travel, hoverboards.

Perhaps the lowest bar to clear was the “paperless office”.

Yet it’s now 2020 and we’re still printing.

3 boring sysadmin to-dos made easier with PaperCut

Being a sysadmin can be boring.

I’m talking boredom induced by daily tasks that just ooze tedium: validating backups, repairing file systems… You get the picture. It’s a hideous picture…

…but not with PaperCut. See how we make your everyday to-dos a lot more doable.

PaperCut, dating apps, and 5 ways to cut waste in your printing

Dating app Hinge proudly claims to be the one app “designed to be deleted.” Swipe, find love, never use again.

Funnily enough, PaperCut is a little like the Hinge of printing – a tool designed to reduce the very thing it relies on: paper use.

Discover 5 swipe-worthy ways to print sustainably with PaperCut.

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