The Surpisingly Old Origins of the Fax Machine

Today, we mostly think of the fax machine as an outdated piece of technology. While there are still some uses for it in an office-setting, technological advances are sending the fax machines to the same pasture as pagers, land-line telephones, and disposable cameras. Even if this is the last we hear of the beeps and… » 11/20/14 8:00am 11/20/14 8:00am

Possio GRETA Combination Printer, Scanner, Fax and Cellphone

Possio used 3GSM to launch the GRETA GSM Fax & Printer. This all-in-one unit combines, you guessed it, a fax machine, printer, copier, scanner... and a cellphone? Well, you can make cellular calls with it, but it's not exactly the size of most cellphones. What Possio was smoking when they came up with that idea we'll… » 2/12/07 9:06am 2/12/07 9:06am

Canon Dolls Up Their First Designer Fax

For those poor souls who still rely on them, Canon is prepping the JX200, their first designer standalone fax machine that's been dolled up with smooth curves, glossy accents, and less junk in the trunk than your current fax box. It'll set you back $79 when it debuts later this quarter, though personally I kinda wish… » 1/18/07 12:31pm 1/18/07 12:31pm