Tips and Tricks

A quick guide to securing your wireless home network

Home networking has changed a lot over the past ten years; not so long ago, sharing your internet connection with more than one computer meant a mess of wires, snaking throughout the house.  The advent of reliable, consumer grade wireless technology has completely changed the landscape, making things neater and more convenient, but not without […]

By |December 10th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How do remanufactured cartridges differ from other cartridges?

When it comes to remanufactured cartridges, there’s a lot of misinformation flying around. Some is deliberately spread by printer manufacturers, who have seen sales of their original cartridges drop significantly in the face of competition. Some are misconceptions or misunderstandings about what remanufacturing is. We’re going to use today’s blog post to help clear up […]

By |December 1st, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Inkjet not working properly? Here’s some troubleshooting steps for you!

This week, we’re going to arm you with some troubleshooting tips to try if you find your inkjet printer is malfunctioning. While irritating, it’s not uncommon to get an error message telling you that your ink levels are low, even with a newly remanufactured cartridge. Most of the time, you can simply ignore the error […]

By |November 24th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

IMSInkspot offers printing and copying services too!

No one can deny that we are living in a digital age.  But there are limits to what can be done via computer; the need remains, especially in the business sector, for printed products.  Business cards, brochures, cheques…. all of these and more are still in demand.  For now and in the foreseeable future there […]

By |November 10th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How can I improve my computer’s performance – part two: computer startup

Welcome to part two of our series on how to speed up your computer! Last week we looked at defragmentation of your hard drive – when it makes sense and when it doesn’t. This week we’re going to look at another reason computers get slower as they age – programs that add themselves to your […]

By |October 24th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How can I improve my computers’ performance? Part one – hard drive fragmentation

It’s a scenario we see all the time – a relatively new computer (perhaps a year or less in age) that has started to noticeably slow down. Both starting and running programs are affected. What could have gone wrong? Why does the computer do this? The simplest answer is, a computer needs maintenance and upkeep, […]

By |October 17th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Protecting your computer from infection – a primer

Over the past fourteen years I’ve seen a LOT of computers infected with viruses, adware, and malware of all sorts. From pop-ups to a full lockout of the computer system, I’ve seen these unwanted guests affect the lives of a lot of people. The sad truth is, many of these infections could have been prevented […]

By |October 9th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Now offering computer repair services!

Computers, when they’re working properly, are an amazing innovation and can make our lives so much better and easier. But when they’re not working properly – when they’re infected with a virus, for example, or running slowly – then they can be incredibly frustrating.

The good news is, there’s always someone who can help. There’s plenty […]

By |September 28th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How do laser printers work?

Everyone understands the basic principles behind how an inkjet printer works – the printer sprays the page with minute amounts of ink, in the required combination to recreate the desired colour. It does this until your image is recreated on paper. There’s more to it than that, of course, but that is the essence of […]

By |September 17th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Counterfeit cartridges and how they affect you

As with all industries, there is a segment within the ink and toner community which does some pretty unethical things. Specifically, I’m talking about the prevalence of counterfeit ink and toner cartridges which, quite literally, have flooded our market.

Now, counterfeit cartridges are NOT to be confused with legitimate remanufactured cartridges, or even some types of […]

By |September 3rd, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments