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brings printing to the home

The introduction of the low-cost laser printer in 1984, with the first HP LaserJet, and the addition of PostScript in next year’s Apple LaserWriter set off a revolution in printing known as desktop publishing. By 1990, most simple printing tasks like fliers and brochures were now created on personal computers and then laser printed; expensive offset printing systems were being dumped as scrap. By the 2000s, high-quality printers of this sort had fallen under the $100 price point and became commonplace.

advancements have increased workplace efficiency, improving the speed in which we are able to operate as well as communicate with one another. Among this, is printing technology, which has also evolved over time, giving us the opportunity to manage documents more efficiently, including the ability to print and scan several copies of documents at a time.