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ConclusionReviewer Rating: 3 out of 5 possibleShould you buy one? If you need to do a lot of CD/DVD labeling and money isn't an object, yes. However, if you need a new printer anyway, the HP Photosmart C5280 all-in-one gives you a disc and paper printer, copier, scanner, and more, all in one box tha...

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Software (continued)Likewise, trying to pick the "TUAW Green" for the text on the label, I thoroughly expected to see the standard Apple color picker so I could use the little magnifier tool to go for the green. No such luck. I finally figured out that I could option-click one of the custom colors t...

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Size, Installation, and Setup (continued)The DiscPainter comes with a Mac OS X / Windows installation CD that installs drivers and Discus for Dymo, an application that helps you to the design the disc image. After plugging in the USB cable and restarting your Mac, the instructions take you through m...

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I have a mountain of CDs and DVDs in my office. Some of them are in sleeves, others are stacked on spindles. For the most part, my disc labeling consists of grabbing a Sharpie ultra-fine-point marker and scrawling something right on the top of the disc. I've tried sticky labels before, but stopped a...

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Those fed up with printing out circular labels and hoping to get things lined up when customizing a CD can finally look forward to a (relatively) cost effective alternative. Dymo's DiscPainter, which is slated to land sometime this fall, reportedly inks your designs directly to the disc in around 6...

September 24th 2007 at 11:42am 0 Comments