How to Use AirPrint with Any Printer

With iOS 4.2.1, Apple introduced the brilliant AirPrint. Unfortunately, you need to spend money on a few specific printer models if you want to enjoy AirPrint. Not anymore, thanks to a very simple hack that lets you use AirPrint on any printer, including printers that are not even wifi capabale.

If you’re on a Mac, you can use the hack called AirPrint Hacktivator, which like its name suggests, will enable printing via AirPrint in a matter of seconds…

Canon Easy-PhotoPrint Enables Direct Printing from iPhone [No AirPrint Required]

Recently I scored a new Canon Pixma MG5200 printer. One of the nice things about this printer is that it allows you to wirelessly print photos from your iPhone without the need for Apple’s AirPrint functionality.

With options to queue up a seemingly unlimited amount of photos, this is a quick and dirty way to easily print from your iPhone. Check out the video inside as we show you how the process works.

The First iPhone Dedicated Printer

The “Bolle BP-10” is the world’s first iPhone dedicated photo printer. You may be asking, “Why?” Well, with the release of iOS 4.2, AirPrint, and other options like Printopia, printing has become much more of a reality on iOS devices.

All available methods for printing from an iOS device rely on either another computer to serve the actual files, or a wireless printer. The “Bolle BP-10” lets you dock your iPhone and print directly. I could see iPhone-based printers like this one become a huge hit in the technology consumer market…

iOS 4.2 Available Today with Free Find My iPhone in Tow

Finally, it’s here…almost. ¬†According to a press release ushered in from Apple, the long awaited iOS 4.2 will be released today. Reports point to 10am PST as the time when the download will go live, so set your stopwatches.

The big winners here are iPad owners, who finally receive multitasking capabilities on their tablets. But iPhone owners have a lot to be happy about as well, with features like AirPlay, and AirPrint making their debut…