PrintCentral 1.5 released for iPad, iPhone

PrintCentral 1.5 released for iPad, iPhone

Summary: Developer EuroSmartz on Thursday released a major update to PrintCentral, the company's printing utility for iPads and iPhone/iPod Touch. Version 1.5 better supports Wifi printing and lets users print DropBox documents. In addition, the company offered software to support USB printers.

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Developer EuroSmartz on Thursday released a major update to PrintCentral, the company's printing utility for iPads and iPhone/iPod Touch. Version 1.5 better supports Wifi printing and lets users print DropBox documents. In addition, the company offered software to support USB printers.

By the time the computer reached the 21st Century there was supposed to be no paper. And certainly not for wireless Internet devices such as the iPad and iPhone. However, the real world decides "different," as we say in the Apple community.

WiFi Direct PrintCentral v1.5 also contains leading advancements in the way iPad & iPhone users can print directly to WiFi printers. This major leap in functionality means that a device owner can either be part of, or join a WiFi network and they will see all of the printers available along with the capabilities and quality of each printer. This is ideal for any environment including home or office printing, but it also means that customers who are traveling on business can now easily use Hotel or internet cafes for printing without additional setup.

No WiFi - No problem With all these new features customers with Bluetooth and USB printers are not forgotten, they can still use their printers via the free print server software that is loaded onto their computer. Also iPad & iPhone owners that do not have access to corporate WiFi networks can use the 3G printing capability and still be able to print at their offices.

The app costs $9.99 and Version 1.5 is a free upgrade to owners of previous versions.

Topics: Data Management, Banking, Software, Printers, Networking, Mobility, iPad, iPhone, Hardware, Enterprise Software, Wi-Fi

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  • RE: PrintCentral 1.5 released for iPad, iPhone

    YES! because GOD FORBID apple come up with its' own freakin' print utility for it's toys
    thatroom
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      frank dib
      • RE: PrintCentral 1.5 released for iPad, iPhone

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      • RE: PrintCentral 1.5 released for iPad, iPhone

        Look at the iPod/iPhone iTunes ecosystem, 90% of all third party devices, cars, planes, etc are made for Apple's proprietary dock connector. And if the device does allow another the use of any mp3 player, it's through its headphone jack.
        Linux Love
      • RE: PrintCentral 1.5 released for iPad, iPhone

        Now you have all these 150 million iOS devices printing wirelessly to shared printers and even printer manufacturers will be incorporating their technology (HP's only the first of many, everyone wants to ride the iOS bus as the road is paved with gold) right into the printers. The bigger the iOS ecosystem gets, the less room there is for copycats.
        Linux Love
      • RE: PrintCentral 1.5 released for iPad, iPhone

        iPads are going to be everywhere (they already are) hospitals, schools, hotels. And corporations are going to want to buy the tablet that prints the easiest, has the most apps, etc. and that's only item, the iPad.
        Linux Love
      • RE: PrintCentral 1.5 released for iPad, iPhone

        No other device manufacturer has the software know how or the creative geniuses that Apple has. It's the culture. Creative people that think out of the box and also have an eye for design want to work for Apple and would not work at Microsoft.
        Linux Love
      • RE: PrintCentral 1.5 released for iPad, iPhone

        Microsoft gets the opposite, visionless programmers with not one iota of creativity. Look at their leader Balmer, I can't think of a person less fit for that job. But as an Apple shareholder, I never want to see him leave
        Linux Love
      • RE: PrintCentral 1.5 released for iPad, iPhone

        Can you imagine a tablet with 1,122,000 known viruses (Symantec estimate in 2008)? Who in their right mind is going to buy a Windows tablet; OS not designed for touch, battery life of 5 hours max, blue screen of death, etc.
        Linux Love
      • RE: PrintCentral 1.5 released for iPad, iPhone

        Oh yeah, the Apple haters that would bite their nose to spite their face. And since they've never tried an iOS product (they to pass off picking one up for two seconds as trying one) they'll think their Windows slate is heaven sent. Like the guy that never drove anything better than a go-cart looking at a Ferrari and saying,"That's crap".
        Linux Love
      • RE: PrintCentral 1.5 released for iPad, iPhone

        It's sad actually. To never experience something better than what you have.

        Heck, I was a Windows user once. I'd never go back and neither would all of the clients I've switched. They actually thank me all the time.
        Linux Love
      • RE: PrintCentral 1.5 released for iPad, iPhone

        The iPad does offer VGA and USB through its famous 30 pin connector. And there were wireless printing capabilities way before this through apps in the app store. Plus companies like Epson, HP, Cannon offered their own printing app in the app store. Lets update our talking points please. And most users hardly miss Flash when there are alternatives taking its place on the iDevices.
        Linux Love
      • RE: PrintCentral 1.5 released for iPad, iPhone

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    • RE: PrintCentral 1.5 released for iPad, iPhone

      @thatroom My guess is that as more and more people start using open source based development software stacks, the percentage contributing back will fall. Early adopters are enthusiastic and are more devoted to the cause. Many times the custom code that a programmer develops may designed specifically for their scenario. It takes time to document and deliver code that is consumable for the broader community. It's no surprise that the use of Windows as a desktop operating system is falling in popularity with this group. Linux has become a more viable option, and someone who believes in developing using a open source software stack is more likely to choose an open source desktop OS to work on
      Arabalar
    • RE: PrintCentral 1.5 released for iPad, iPhone

      @thatroom Also, Microsoft has already committed to owning OS updates for WP7. They've adoped a completely new strategy since Windows Mobile. Handset makers and wireless carriers will no longer get to dictate which phones receive OS upgrades. Based on how well Microsoft treated Zune owners over the years.
      Arabalar
    • RE: PrintCentral 1.5 released for iPad, iPhone

      @thatroom That is really a big question. Google's servers are the heart of Google's business. And it has long been a FEATURE, a FEATURE, not a LOOPHOLE, that one could privately modify the GPL code they use to run their business. Of course web applications are obviously SaaS. But where does one draw the line between those applications and the servers that host them? For example, take an insurance company running open source on their back end servers. At some point they decide to put a customer facing front end on those servers so that customers can access their accounts over the Net. Does that suddenly make that whole kaboodle Saas? If so, I am not sure I am comfortable with AGPL. In fact, I am not sure I am comfortable with this concept anyway since it undercuts one of the few provisions that make GPL software highly attractive to businesses that are not engaged in reselling the software itself. It really compromises the spirit of the GPL in some ways.
      arabaoyunlari@...
  • &lt;a href=&quot;http://www.tran33m.com/vb/f81.html&quot;&gt;blackberry&lt;/a&gt;

    certainly not for wireless Internet devices such as the iPad and iPhone.
    frank dib