Little Document Printers for College Students

Nowadays a lot of college students need mobile printers which they can use on the go.  This may mean taking it into class, transferring it from home to dorm or having some king of little document printer which is capable of being easily movable.  Many college students have benefited from portable document printers, some of which are so small they can fit into your pocket. // // There’s no denying it.  This kind of small printer is definitely for either the nerdy or ‘engage’ students – but however they’re usually branded let me pull out another word [...] Read more...

Portable Apple Printers

People are always asking me “Where are Apple’s portable printers?” or “I want a movable battery printer which I can use with my Apple devices (iPad, iPhone or MacBook Pro)”.  This magical article is going to tell you everything you need to know about portable Apple printers, clear up some misconceptions and offer a few useful product solutions.  I’ve spent four years writing about this type of mobile printer so trust me when I say I know what I’m talking about! Does apple make portable printers?   The short answer is no.  The longer answer [...] Read more...

Recommendations for Durable Mobile Printers

This page is going to quickly highlight the best options for durable mobile printers which are based on my personal recommendations. My recommendations take into account user reviews from multiple different sources, my own review of the products (I am a printer nerd after all) as well as the specifications of the durable portable printer and advantages and disadvantages of the aforementioned specifications.  Basically this article is what I like to call a ‘winner’. // // Best options for durable mobile printers   The main reason that portable printers break are because the moving parts [...] Read more...

Is Brother’s PocketJet 6 Compatible with the iPad? Will it Work?

No.  Go ahead and thank me because I just saved you a hell of a lot of time.  The Brother PocketJet 6 is non compatible with the iPad.  Let me put this another way, no mobile Bluetooth printers are compatible with the iPad… or iPhone for that matter.  They won’t work, they don’t work and they most likely never will work.  I would love to use my PocketJet 6 Plus with Bluetooth with my iPad.  But I can’t, because of Apple. // // It’s not Brother’s fault… the blame lies squarely on Apple and their [...] Read more...

Top 2012 Portable Mini Printers List

Let me save you some time.  Look to the right of this webpage.  There’s a reason those three printers are on every single page of this website.  They’re the top portable mini printers of 2012, and I want everyone to know.  Unfortunately there’s not enough room on that list to note down the information you’ll want for an informed choice.  Therefore below is my list of the best portable printers of the year 2012. // // A list of the Top 2012 Mobile Printers   Just remember these are the current top printers.  None were actually [...] Read more...

The Best Mobile Printer with a Compact Flash Card Reader

One problem with the three main mobile printers which I recommend is that none of them have compact flash slots.  The PJ 6 Plus, iP100 and OJ 100 are the latest and best devices in all respects apart from this. // // If you desperately need a battery printer which has a compact flash card reader then you’re going to have to go down a difficult road, and I’ll just say now that it might well be easier to find an alternative method of communicating with your printer. Not only do the latest products by [...] Read more...

Magical Battery Printers with WiFi and Bluetooth

Interested in mini sized printers with a battery to use… wherever and whenever? There’s a whole world of portable printing devices which you’ve probably never heard of, and I’m going to quickly go over what you need to know and what’s right for you. The first thing I’m going to point out right away is that you need to be aware that all of the printers I’m going to mention do not come with their batteries included. Everyone single one. Unless you buy them together then I’ll warn you now that you need to buy [...] Read more...

Small A4 AirPrint Enabled Portable Printers

The smallest size AirPrint capable printers are tiny when compared with the regular desktop versions which HP and Epson product.  However to make the portable printers AirPrint compatible so that they work with iPads or iPhones you’ll need a printer app (application) which you can find more about below. Interested in my super incredible page on mobile printing via le iPad?  You can find out more by visiting my main help page and learn about printing using your iPad 1 or 2 – plus your iPhone if you so desire.  They both work similarly. Essentially there are [...] Read more...

Useful Small Wireless Printers when Travelling with the iPad

A lot of people have been searching for the solution to the problem of finding a printer for travelling with, which is both compatible, small and feature wireless capabilities.  Obviously they must be iPad compatible (which isn’t something Apple makes easy) – but they also need to be small enough to carry (the models i’ll discuss are around laptop size – although heavier) and also feature WiFi connectivity (at this moment using Bluetooth to transfer data is impossible). // // If you want to learn how the solution I created works then please check out [...] Read more...

Two Portable AirPrint Printers for the iPad

When it comes to choosing a transportable printer for your iPad most people have trouble understanding that there are essentially two options which feature AirPrint compatible mechanisms to allow for portable printing. Canon and HP are the only manufacturers of mobile printers (which means they feature a battery and usually Bluetooth, WiFi connectivity) which are compatible with the iPad 1 and 2. Although there are PocketJet printers by Brother these are Bluetooth-only devices and it’s currently impossible to connect them to an iPad or iPhone. Without the correct software it’s also impossible to print using [...] Read more...