A team of entrepreneurs from Israel started up this new concept of printer. Kind of a mini “Roomba” robot that prints in any paper size. Another clever idea that is looking for funds at Kickstater. You can still back the project if you like it. (200 US$)
Samsung comes out with the first NFC-capable printer
Here’s a newsflash. Smartphones are super popular.
In the United States, for example, more than half the cell phone users have some sort of smartphone. (Which makes the rest of the segment stupid, I guess.) Worldwide about one in five people use a smart phone, meaning more than 1.4 billion of these gadgets are out there.
It was only a matter of time before a print company decided to smarten up as well.
Tapping is the way the two communicate. According to Samsung, you get an image up on your smartphone, tap the back of it to the icon resembling the smartphone and boom, out pops the image. The unit makes use of Near Field Communication, the newest, and some might say revolutionary, technical gadget to hit the printing market.
Reviewers of the Samsung printer are going gaga over the new use of NFC technology. Samsung is the first printer manufacturer to add it to their printers and reviewers say it adds a sense of simplicity to wireless printing. More info
3 major printer manufacturers have set an alliance with Samsung, also a printer manufacturer and the second largest mobile manufacturer in the world to allow mobile phones and tablets Print easily without previous settings.
Users around the world will hopefully benefit from simplicity as well as the whole printing industry.
Let’s see if Apple makes a movement to make their mobile devices compatible with the new standard.
The Samsung iPad app is clear, simple and does what it says.
You can print pictures direct from your camera or also from your roll. Just make sure you allow the app to use your location information, otherways you will not see any picture. Why? I dont knbow. More info