Which? Technology news roundup, 11 OctoberPrinter ink waste, low light photos and more
11 October 2013
Printer ink is expensive at the best if times. If you own an inkjet, it could be wasting ink even when you're not printing. We investigate whether this is the case with laser printers too, and look at whether you could save money by making the switch.
Elsewhere, our camera experts have compiled five handy tips for taking better photos in low light conditions and we've also checked out Apple's updated voice assistant Siri. Could the new version tell us who the British Prime Minister is?
Plus, we've compiled the top five sat nav apps for Android phones.
Also on Which? Tech Daily this week:
- Avast vs AVG - battle of the free antivirus programs
- Tesco Hudl tablet - our hands-on first look
- Wuaki.tv - can it rival Netflix and LoveFilm
- Weird and wonderful tech - our top five roundup
- Get Safe Online - our podcast on internet security
All this and more on Which? Tech Daily.
Laser vs inkjet printers - which waste the most ink?
Which? has discovered that the most wasteful printers use up to 500% more ink if you only print occasionally, compared with printing the same number of pages in one go.
How to do you avoid overspending on printer ink? The answer might be to switch from an inkjet to a laser printer. We've compared which model costs the most in ink.
Top five low light photography tips
With winter drawing in and daylight becoming more and more elusive, it's a challenging time for photographers.
Thankfully, help is at hand from our camera experts who have compiled five low light photography tips so you'll find it easier to take that perfect shot.
Apple's Siri - does it know who's Prime Minister?
With the launch of Apple's iOS 7, the iPhone's voice assistant Siri has been given a refresh. But how does it fare against its Android rival, Google Voice?
We put both to the test, assessing their speed and accuracy when answering a series of routine questions. Find out the results of our Siri vs Google Voice comparison.
Top five Android sat nav apps
Sat nav apps offer turn-by-turn instructions at a knock down price - some are even free. But which Android downloads are worth your time? We've compiled our top five Android sat nav apps for your convenience.
Other technology news
- AVG vs AVG - free antivirus programs compared
- Tesco Hudl tablet - first look video
- Wuaki.tv - the new movie streaming service
- Weird tech - a top five roundup
- Get Safe Online - listen to the podcast