Individuals looking to purchase a new printer and ink supplies may find there are several options on the market that can offer a range of functions allowing users to do more than just produce photos and documents.

The Calgary Herald noted: "Some of today's new models spice up form and function and bring stunning innovations to the segment".

It highlighted machines such as the Lexmark Genesis S815, which it noted offers a stylish and striking design, as well as a range of useful features and connectivity options.

Recently, Kat Orphanides of Expert Reviews observed the large touch screen that is the centrepiece of the device allows users to perform tasks with ease and makes the gadget "a pleasure to interact with".

Home office users may also find the Brother HL-3070CW colour laser device is useful, as it comes with wireless connectivity and fast printing speeds in addition to high output quality, the Calgary Herald continued, while it also observed the HP Officejet H470 offers portability and a sleek design.