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Hammermill Trots Out Free Mobile Print App for Mobile Apple iOS and Google Android Users

Printing from mobile devices can be stressful and difficult for anyone on the go – whether it’s college students on campuses, business people on the road, or workers out in the field, but the makers of the Print Hammermill App say they’ve got the easiest mobile-printing solution available. Print Hammermill, which is a free download, was […]

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Canon Adds Mobile Scan App for imageCLASS Multifunctionals

Canon U.S.A. is launching its Mobile Scanning for Business App for Apple iPhone and iPad mobile devices. The new app enables users to scan jobs from a supported imageCLASS MFP directly to their compatible iPhone or iPad mobile device. The Canon Mobile Scanning for Business app is compatible with select Canon imageCLASS desktop laser MFPs that […]

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What is NFC Touch-to-Print and Why it’s a Big Deal for Mobile Printing

We posted a story yesterday that leads with an announcement that Hewlett-Packard is now offering optional NFC (Near Field Communication) touch-to-print capabilities from NFC-enabled smartphones, tablets, and notebook PCs for new LaserJets and Officejets, as well as an existing installed base of 40 million HP LaserJet and Officejet devices. While this is not groundbreaking news (see […]

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Review: You Need ‘Thumb Keyboard’ for Your New Nexus 7 Tablet (or any other Android mobile device)

Typing on touchscreen devices’ virtual keyboards has always frustrated me. To be sure, it was far better than the T9 tap, tap, tap method using a phone’s numeric keyboard. However, ever since my first tablet (the original iPad), I’ve found that the productivity advantages offered by the larger screen were largely offset by the inability […]

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A Hot Setup for Tablet Couch Surfing Using Re-Purposed Components

I have gladly ditched laptops for the convenience of a tablet. In fact, I am now on my second tablet and admiring the forthcoming ASUS Transformer Prime from afar. In other words, I am a tablet devotee. Granted, tablets are not without minor disadvantages, among them full-blown apps, screen navigation, and a keyboard useful enough […]

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Apple Patents Aimed at Making Mobile Printing Much Easier

Apple has filed two patents that outline methods for making printing from mobile devices much easier, including printing without print drivers. The Apple patents filed with the U.S. Patent Office were first observed by ConceivablyTech. The first patent, which can be accessed here, outlines a system that can identify available wireless printers. Once the system identifies a […]

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Review: Hands-On With Apple’s AirPrint Mobile-Device Printing Solution

We recently evaluated Apple’s AirPrint Printing Solution for Apple iOS 4.2 Mobile Devices.  Alas, we did not have access to an AirPrint compatible printer at the time.  You can read more about it here. We also recently evaluated HP’s ePrint, a firmware-based solution that enables select HP printers to print e-mail attachments sent from any […]

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A Pictorial Review of HP iPrint Photo 3.0 Application for Apple IOS 4.2.1

OK, let’s cut to the chase here.  To make things easier, let’s assume that you’ve already read our companion piece discussing the significance of HP’s iPrint Photo 3.0 app for devices running the Apple iOS 4.2.1 mobile operating system. The key upgrade to HP’s iPrint Photo 3.0 is the ability to print Adobe PDF and […]

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With HP’s ePrint and iPrint, who needs Apple’s AirPrint?

The quick answer is – anybody who does NOT own a network-ready HP printer, MFP or All-in-One that was purchased in the B2B or retail channel.  Ho-hum . . .  However, please stay with me here, since the numbers we are about to present are significant either way. Considering that HP has the leading market […]

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Deflated by AirPrint

I pre-ordered an Apple iPad and have been a happy camper ever since.  I knew going in about the lack of printing and Flash support, but purchased one anyway.  In fact, I never even thought about printing from the iPad until Apple started pumping us up about iOS 4.2 and AirPrint. Since then, I have […]

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iPad Wi-Fi Connection Problems–FIXED! (Updated)

Update – April 5, 2012 – In light of recent reports of iPad 3 WiFi problems, please note that this article was writtent to address problems with the iPad, weeks after its inital launch. That said, there may be something applicable within. Moreover, I have since departed with my iPad and my 4th Gen iPod […]

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