Thread: new Canon printers support printing from cloud applications

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    Default new Canon printers support printing from cloud applications

    This might be of some help while traveling:

    Canon just announced two wireless Photo All-In-One (AIO) inkjet photo printers that support Google Cloud Print. The PIXMA MG8220 and MG6220 printers allow you to print from Gmail and Google Docs on a mobile device, and from the Google Chrome browser running on Mac, Windows, Linux, and Chrome devices.

    http://www.usa.canon.com/cusa/consum...lay/cloudprint

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    I'd be curious to hear from anyone who uses such a service. Given that a 1-2MB PDF document can spool to between 200 and 350MB in a print queue (as an example), this might have some limitations. It generates an immense amount of network traffic when printing across the wire. I do a lot of work with clients doing Windows 7 migrations and Citrix/Virtual Desktop deployments and printing is always one of the most difficult processes to control. If anyone has the money and resources to address these issues, though, it is Google.

    Humphrey

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