Print without wires for $38 shipped
What's better than a bargain inkjet printer? A bargain inkjet printer that's wireless.
Would you pay $38 to cut the (printer) cord? You should--if you're in the market for a new printer anyway. Circuit City has the Lexmark Z1480 color inkjet on sale for $37.96 shipped (plus tax in most states). This is a fairly basic printer, but its Wi-Fi acumen means you can stick it anywhere and have one less cable mucking up your office.
The Z1480 includes both USB and 802.11g interfaces and runs on Windows and Mac systems. It's a dual-cartridge printer that promises color output at resolutions up to 4800x1200 dpi. A set of replacement cartridges will run you about $40 if purchased at Circuit City, and I didn't find much better prices online. (Hey, I don't make the rules. That's what ink cartridges cost. Take it up with the manufacturers.)
As I've said many times before, once you've experienced the thrill of printing wirelessly, you'll never go back to those accursed USB cables. Die, cables, die!