Hey faxers, don’t get too excited, but Panasonic will be releasing a paperless fax machine before the end of January. The bad news? For the moment, it’s Japan-only. I’m actually quite surprised that it’s taken the human race this long to develop a machine that sends faxes without actually having to feed in paper.
To send, you can type messages mobile-phone-keypad-style on the big built-in buttons, or alternatively you can send Word docs, as well as docs saved in ‘other formats’. Presumably PDF will be among them. Fax messages can be read on the device’s screen and, sadly, printed out if you absolutely have to.
Panasonic Paperless Fax (via CrunchGear)
Epson has announced the arrival of its Stylus Photo PX700W and PX800FW printers, offering high quality colour images and, on the PX800FW, four-in-one functionality.
Epson claims that the quality of the photos printed by these machines exceeds that of photo labs.
The compact PX700W is fitted with a 6.3-inch colour LCD for easy perusal and selection of images, and features a high printing speed, with photos produced in around 17 seconds, plus integrated Wi-Fi and Ethernet for home networking…