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August 26th, 2008

All-or-Most-in-One

A while back we started shopping around for a copier/scanner/fax/printer. We really wanted the fax part above all else; we’ve got a printer so unless it does something special then we don’t need it.

That device I mentioned? I would call it an “all-in-one”. But! Some people might not, apparently.

As a random example this HP printer is an all-in-one… but it lacks a fax. This HP printer is an all-in-one… with a fax. That’s, uh, clear!

Can I make a suggestion? Devices without a fax could be called Three-in-Ones. It may upset a few people but it’ll make shopping for these things easier. And isn’t that what’s important?

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