Sunday, February 8, 2009

Freedom to Live Wirelessly

Congratulations to Lindsey. Comment #74 out of 595 entries! Lindsey just became a mama for the 2nd time, so I think she'll put this fabulous printer to work soon! Thanks for your wonderful entries.


I couldn't hide my giddiness from the delivery man who showed up at my door with one of these:

It's HP's latest and greatest: The Wireless HP Photosmart C6380 All-in-One that I'm reviewing for the fine people over at BlogHer. Never have I owned such a lovely piece of machinery! I could hardly wait to open the box and start to play! Neither could the boys...

Opening and setting up became a family event.

Set-up went off without a hitch and without a wire. It's a toss up on what I love most about this printer - it's wireless feature or it's amazing photo printing quality.

On one hand, the wireless capability is life-changing. I don't know about you, but if printing means transporting my labtop to the printer, hooking up the cords from the printer to the labtop, waiting on it to print, and then disconnecting the messy cords, it's hardly worth the energy. Well, that and the fact that my printer was from 1992 and pretty much lacks any sort of functionality other than dust collecting. Now I can hit "Print" from anywhere in our house, and pick it up at my convieniece. If only groceries could magically appear out the tray, we'd be SET!

As for the photo quality, it's unbelievable. It far exceeded my expectations with it's streak-free, crisp, vivid prints. For those of you who follow my blog at 4tunate, you know how much I adore photography. In the past getting my photos from my computer to printed form was a rare event. I think many of us find this as digital's biggest drawback. However, in a matter of minutes I had a stack of pictures printed and ready for display (while still in my pajamas, I might add). Talk about making life easier!

The Wireless HP Photosmart C6380 All-in-One Printer, also features a scanner. Bonus! Plus, it has it's own photo tray and letter tray, so you don't even have to get up from your comfy spot to switch out the paper. If you need more proof of its convienient features, need I mention that you can edit and print directly from your camera's memory card? Freedom without strings wires!

Check out more specific details over at HP.

HP also has a Creative Studio, where you can make cards, calendars, crafts, scrapbook pages, stationary and even Valentine's Day goodies. I made this calendar for our fridge in 5 minutes tops!

The creative possibilities are endless!

The BEST part of this review is that I get to share this lovely piece of machinery! That's right, HP is generously giving one of these away to a lucky commenter! Here's how you can make your life easier too: (Read carefully 'cuz I want you to WIN!!!)

To enter, leave me a comment w/ your email address and answer the question:

How would the HP Photosmart give you Freedom Without Wires?

You can also leave a link to your post on your own blog in the comments below.

The contest will begin at 12:00 a.m. (PST) on Monday, February 9th, and will end Sunday, February 16th at 11:59 p.m (PST). Make sure that the e-mail address you leave is correct.

~No duplicate comments.
~This giveaway is open to U.S. residents.
~Winners will be selected via random draw, and will notified by e-mail.
~You have 48 hours to get back to me, otherwise a new winner will be selected

Check out the BlogHer Round-up page for an additional chances at winning. There 8 giveaways in all!


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