Brother’s latest portable label printer is a real gem for businesses and sticker fiends, even if its price is a massive eyesore.
Some say that printers were sent from hell to make us miserable. We cowtow to a machine’s anodyne griping about paper jams and ink levels, and still, after reloading the sheets and replacing the blue cartridge, the obstinate piece of machinery refuses to carry out its orders.
Brother Industries has developed an AA battery-sized generator powered by vibration, which can be used to charge another AA battery. Shaking your remote every once in a while could soon be all that’s needed to keep it alive.