Android users now can print photos, documents, and other files directly to certain printers with Google's Cloud Print app.
Landing in Google Play on Wednesday, the app allows you to print from any compatible Android phone or tablet to any Google Cloud Print connected printer. You can also share photos and documents from the built-in Gallery and other Android apps to Cloud Print and check on the status of your print jobs.
You can see if your printer is compatible with Google's cloud printing through the Cloud Print Web site.
Printing a file from your device used to be quite cumbersome, but with this app those days are over. Cloud Print allows you to simply and effectively print any file from your Android-powered phone or tablet on virtually any printer.
Downloading and setting up Cloud Print is very easy. However, there is some setup required on the printer side using your PC and Google's Chrome browser. We found this setup fairly straightforward, and the tutorial was very helpful. Once the app is set up properly, it works great. The clean white layout is friendly to your eyes and exhibits … Read more
So, you received your Nexus 7. You have it all set up, you've answering some e-mails, you've watched a movie or two, and now you need to print something. But, how?
Unlike Apple's iPad, the Nexus 7 doesn't have an "AirPrint"-like feature built into the operating system. Google does have Google Cloud Print, but it still requires you to use the mobile Web version of Gmail (and the like) to print.
Wouldn't it be great if there was a way to add Cloud Print as a share action? There is, and it'… Read more
Convenience and versatility are the focus of the four new printers Canon announced today. Taking advantage of all the ways that consumers connect to a printer (cloud, Wi-Fi, smartphones), the Pixma MG4220 Wireless, Pixma MG3220 Wireless, Pixma MG2220, and the Selphy CP900 compact photo printer all entertain new features that encourage creative projects and photo sharing.… Read more
Google's Cloud Print in Chrome might not be for everybody, but if you're on the go and must print something in a hurry -- and in the United States -- it could be exactly the service you want thanks to a new partnership with FedEx Office.
Cloud Print will now offer a "Print to FedEx Office" option so that you can print from Chrome directly to a FedEx Office location (formerly known as Kinko's). When you use it, Google says that you'll receive a retrieval code for use on any FedEx Print and Go … Read more
HP is also continuing its push for expanded cloud-printing solutions, so all four models are compatible with Google Cloud Print and Apple AirPrint, as well as HP's own ePrint, which lets users send jobs from any connected device over the air using a uniquely assigned e-mail address.
Kodak continues to innovate in its printing division despite an announcement today that the company is shuttering the camera division.
I just finished reviewing its $200 Office Hero 6.1 All-in-One, a midprice imaging device that can print, scan, fax, and copy, and as long as you don't mind waiting a few extra seconds for your prints, this competent multifunctional printer deserves your attention.… Read more
Google's remote printing feature called Cloud Print got a big boost with Chrome 16, the company announced today. Cloud Print now comes directly integrated into the browser, along with a host of useful changes to the service.
The update expands Cloud Print into a more robust tool, which Google said has more than 6 million connected printers and numerous Android and iOS apps to support it since its debut in April. Along with the Chrome integration, the new Cloud Print update gives Chromebook users a full, traditional Print Preview option, and the service now lets you save Web pages … Read more
Back-to-school shoppers looking for a space-saving printer to fit in a dorm room may find a match in Epson's newest desktop printer, the Stylus NX430. The company is so proud of its ultracompact chassis that it's inventing a new category for it, along the same lines as the Ultrabook, except the printer version is being touted as the Small-in-One. Get it?
Despite its small stature, the NX430 competes with larger models with an ample 2.5-inch touch panel and a vibrant screen for light-duty photo editing directly on the machine, superquiet operation, and the mobile benefits of Epson Connect, another proprietary way to print from the cloud by sending jobs to a unique e-mail address assigned to each printer.… Read more