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HP inkjet printers refuse to accept third-party ink cartridges after stealth firmware update

Posted on 09/20 20:23 in Shows | 0

Multiple models in HP’s OfficeJet, OfficeJet Pro, and OfficeJet Pro X were all affected, even though none of these models had seen a firmware update in the past six months.“The purpose of this update is to protect HP’s innovations and intellectual property,” HP said in a statement.

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HP backtracks on third-party ink cartridges, reserves right to lock them out it in the future

Posted on 09/29 16:13 in Shows | 0

Now, HP is walking back its new firmware — but it won’t promise not to reactivate it at a later time.” Most people who are even passingly familiar with the printer market are well aware companies like HP charge ridiculous premiums for printer ink.

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