The IBM spinoff will close an inkjet manufacturing facility in the Philippines and cease development as it eyes high-end imaging.
The two companies will share intellectual property on a "broad range of products and services," including those for certain digital imaging and mobile consumer products.
Apple has released updates for its Lexmark and Brother printer driver sets.
Lexmark's latest all-purpose office machine introduces a new set of inks with a separate print head that outputs higher-quality photos than the previous model, but competing devices give you convenient features like cloud printing and a larger touch-screen display for the same price.
Apple has released updated drivers for Epson and Lexmark printers, but you likely will not need to install these updates.
The Lexmark Interpret S405 is a capable multifunction printer with respectable output speed and quality, but it's overshadowed by competing printers that offer more features for less.
The Prevail Pro705 is Lexmark's all-purpose office machine and we recommend it for home offices or small workgroups; just don't expect it to print out high-quality graphics or high-resolution photos.
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Additional patches for the most recent versions OS X are available, as well as printer driver updates.