Individuals on a budget who are looking for a new multifunction machine may like to consider the Photosmart 5510 from ink cartridges maker HP.

The manufacturer notes the device offers a range of connectivity features, including Wi-Fi and compatibility with the firm's ePrint service, which enables people to email documents directly to the gadget.

As well as print, copy and scan functionalities, users can access a range of free apps to use via the 2.36-inch touchscreen that allows individuals to print out greetings cards, recipes and games without the need for a PC.

Examining the Photosmart for Computer Active, Simon Williams praised its "neat, low-profile design", as well as the fast speeds and good quality output.

He observed the device is an "excellent all-in-one printer" and awarded it the maximum rating of five stars, as well as a Computer Active Buy It! Award.

Recently, HP has teamed up with film studio Universal to use upcoming animated film The Lorax to encourage people to make environmentally-friendly printing choices.