Welcome to the Stinkyink Blog.

As one of the UK's leading online retailers of printer ink cartridges and toner we are in a unique position to offer informative blog posts and printing and ink.Located within our blog you'll find informative articles on a diverse range of printer related topics, helping you research any area of printing. At present these topics encompass factors ranging from page yields, evolutions in printer manufacturers to the different types of inks and toners. If you have want something you'd like to see us write about, get in touch with us on research (at) stinkyink dot com

Win A Free Order Each Month At Stinkyink

Each month we give away a completely free repeat order to one lucky winner who has left a product review or review of Stinkyink’s service. The winner is chosen from random and will have a repeat of their previous order completely free! (please note this excludes reviews through Google Purchase Protection, they’re anonymous so we […] Read more...

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What does 5% page coverage look like?

We’re regularly asked by our customers how many pages a given cartridge should print, to which the answer is however many sheets at a five percent yield. Not many people know what this 5% figure means, so read on to learn where it came from, what it means and the implications for your printing.   […] Read more...

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HP Ink And Toner Price Rise September 2014

HP have announced another price rise on genuine HP cartridges coming into affect today. Covering nearly 200 HP products, the prices are rising between 2-10%. This is a market wide change so unfortunately we will need to reflect this price rise on our website but we’ll continue keeping our prices as low as possible for […] Read more...

Commonwealth Delays

From sunny Brazil with the World Cup… to the not so sunny Glasgow for the Commonwealth Games. The Twentieth games begin on the 23rd of July with the opening ceremony at Celtic Park. Although only a week and a half long the games will cause delays with deliveries in and around Glasgow. Because this may effect […] Read more...

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How Do You Fix The HP Protected Cartridge Error

HP has continued their anti-competitive mission against refilled cartridges with a “protection” system on genuine inks. It’s frustrating, and we’ve got all the details here for you. What is HP Cartridge Protection? Once a cartridge has been installed in a printer it is marked as ‘protected’, so it can only be installed in that machine. This obviously […] Read more...

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3 Easy Gifts For Kids This Mother's Day

Which route do you take for a typical Mother’s day? Buy a gift for your kids to give to Mum? Or do you prefer letting them pick their own gift with some subtle hints? We’ve a particular fondness of the homemade variety, and we’ve found 3 adorable projects that are perfect to keep the kids […] Read more...

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How Printers Work, A Simple Guide

Printers are complicated beasts that are difficult to understand. We’ve put together a clear guide to make sure you know what’s going on inside your printer at all times. Click to enlarge   Read more...

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3 Last Minute Valentine's Ideas You Can Make Yourself

Has February 14th crept up on you like a Cupid Ninja? Delay hanging that “dead man walking” sign on your neck just yet and take advantage of our Valentine’s emergency kit. Use these 3 easy-to-make Valentine’s treats, coupled with a Rose and box of chocolates, and you’ll hopefully live to see another 364 days before […] Read more...

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HP Announce 8% Price Rise on HP 950 and 951 Inks

We have been informed today that HP are increasing the prices of their HP 950 and HP 951 ranges with effect on February 1st. The prices are rising 4% for the black cartridge and a whopping 8% for each of the colours. This is incredibly short notice, so we’re freezing our prices until February 11th. […] Read more...

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The Top Home Printers To Buy This January

Looking to buy a new home printer? You’ve come to the right place. We’ve scoured performance reviews and best selling lists to find the best choices for your home this month.   Budget  Home Printer – Epson XP-312 Available for around £50, this printer is a budgeters dream. The Good: Scan, copy, wireless, print-from-email, Apple […] Read more...

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A Salsa Dancing Tarantula

Never again can someone ask the point of a 3D printer… all those times we’ve sat at home wishing a fake spider would walk in front of us and start doing the salsa, we finally got our wish!     This brilliant rhythmic-arachnid is a product from Robugtix, which you can purchase yourself if you […] Read more...

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Our Top 10 Posts of 2013

We’re not sure how, but 2013 is nearly over… it’s been a hectic year but it sure doesn’t feel like 12 months has passed. We’ve written countless helpful articles and guides, so we’ve picked out the 10 most popular articles from the past year to ensure you didn’t miss any of the big hitters. Enjoy. […] Read more...

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