If you’re anything like us, you likely have thousands of photos on your phone that you’d love to have printed copies of, but it seems like a lot of effort. One solution is this Strategist-approved mini printer that’s currently on sale. The HP Sprocket instant photo printer links up to your smartphone via Bluetooth and makes it easy to print pictures either from your camera roll or directly from social media. On the Sprocket app, you can add frames, stickers, or even your own doodles to your photos before printing. The credit-card-sized photos print on sticky-backed paper so they’re ready to add to any craft project, an old-school letter to a friend, or to frame.
Strategist writer Karen Iorio Adelson owns a Sprocket and uses it to add photos of everyday life to her journal. “It’s compact and easy to use and has worked seamlessly for me,” she says. Unlike a full-size printer, you can take the pocket-size, USB-rechargeable Sprocket with you anywhere and it doesn’t require replacement ink cartridges. For today only, you can get your own Sprocket for just $70 — 30 percent off the regular price — on Amazon. It’d also make a great gift for an amateur photographer or phone-obsessed teen.
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