Is the Canon PIXMA iP100 Compatible with the iPad?

One question I get asked a lot is whether the Canon PIXMA iP100 is compatible with the iPad.  People ask me “will my iPad work with the Canon iP100 mobile printer?” or somethimes if they’re smart it’s more along on the lines of “does the Canon PIXMA iP100 support AirPrint Printopia?”.  On this page you’ll find out everything with regards to the iP100’s compatibility with the iPad via AirPrint and ePrint. // // In a nutshell – will the iPad print from the Canon iP100 portable printer   Yes.  Well… sort of.  I know that doesn’t sound [...] Read more...

Utilizing Canon’s wireless Bluetooth technology for mobile travel printers

A lot of people find that adding wireless connectivity to their travel printer is one of the best ways of getting the most out of it as well as increasing its portability. // // The most popular method of wireless data transfer using portable printers by far is Bluetooth; in fact it’s so popular that some products don’t even allow WiFi anymore.  A good example of this is Canon’s iP100 which is Bluetooth only, however it does allow for infrared. One very useful aspect of the iP100 is its ability to allow internal mounting of [...] Read more...

Mobile Photo Printers and PictBridge

For photographers who want to take a photograph on their camera and print it out then and there, a portable photo printer, camera and PictBridge are three vital components. // // What is PictBridge?   PictBridge is software pre-installed on PictBridge-enabled cameras and printers which allows direct-to-printer printing without the need of an immediate, usually a laptop or computer. I personally don’t see the use for having it outside of mobile printing, because surely if you’re at home you can just use the computer anyway? Regardless, I do think that for photographers a portable printer [...] Read more...

Canon’s or HP’s Portable Printer? Find out which is the best

People seem to wonder which is the best for producing mobile printers – Canon or HP?  Then I remember that most people are not printer nerds like me. // // It’s very simple – Canon’s better, let me tell you why. Firstly let’s ignore that Carly Fiorina who led the company was fired for outsourcing most of the workforce tarnishing their once excellent customer support as well as products. Now what people don’t know is that inkjet portable printers are the only type which Canon/HP produce (not thermal ones). Also people don’t know they only [...] Read more...

The Resolution on the Canon PIXMA iP100 is the Best for Mobile Printers

If you want the mobile printer which has the best resolution then the Canon PIXMA iP100 is the definite winner. In terms of maximum specifications you’ll find that it allows for 9600 x 2400 dots per inch at its highest settings for high resolution photo printing. By comparison its rival HP competitor – the OfficeJet 100 only has 4800 x 1200 dpi – in fact all other portable printers by both HP and Canon have no higher than this figure. So what do this mean? It means that if you want the best printing quality [...] Read more...

Canon Mobile Photo Printers with PictBridge and CompactFlash Card Slots

One of the great things about a lot of Canon’s latest portable printers is their use of PictBridge and CompactFlash accessible card slots – especially when it comes to photo printing.  I’ll go over which of the models you should be taking a look at.  Find out more below. // // A lot of people are confused about what exactly PictBridge is, so I’ll very briefly explain it. There are PictBridge enabled printers and cameras – some aren’t as obvious because they may be labeled just as having a ‘printer transfer protocol’ or PTP – [...] Read more...

Small Wireless A4 Portable Printer for Laptops

If you’re looking for a mobile printer for a laptop then you’ll almost certainly want a device which is small, wireless but still able to print A4 sized paper.  I’ll help you find that.  Find out more below. // // If you want something which is compact you need to ask yourself how compact – do you need it so small you can fit into your pocket – or just so it can fit into your car?  A lot of people are confused as to what they want, but the most important thing is to [...] Read more...

Mobile Printers perfect for businessmen – but who else?

A lot of people can see the use in portable printers – but there two sides of the story and I get emails all the time from people telling me that they’re a waste of time.  Wrong.  Why?  Find out below. // // Ok let’s face it these aren’t going to be suited to everyone; certainly not everyone out there is going to be able to utilize these in their daily lives.  Saying this there is most certainly a wide spectrum of people out there that want this type of device – maybe they just [...] Read more...

Canon BJC 85 Review

When it comes to performance the BJC 85 by Canon is hardly the best performing device in the world, but there are definitely some good reasons as to why it may well be the device for you.  Find out more below.// // Looking at this from a date perspective you’ll see that this Canon BubbleJet is relatively old and its technical specifications reflect this.  On the other hand this does inherently have some advantages which you may find pleasing. Before we get started, if you want to view Canon’s latest portable printer, we recommend the [...] Read more...

Canon BJC 80 Reviews – concise information

When it comes to the BJC 80 which is produced by Canon you’re buying an absolute workhorse in terms of reliability and durability.  Find out why below.// // When it comes to core specifications don’t expect to be blown away by what this printer has to offer, because the truth is it’s a somewhat outdated model.  But what it looks in core specifications it makes up by its ridiculously long lasting life and durable construction.  Most mobile printers I review and take a look at myself are absolutely fine for 1-2/3 years but ultimately a [...] Read more...