Google Cloud Print for Mobile Documents and Gmail for Mobile Now Support HTNL5, iPhone or Android

Google has announced the beta of Google Cloud Print for mobile documents and Gmail for mobile, which'll be rolling out to English speaking users in the US and will work on most phones that support HTML5, such as devices running Android 2.1+ and iOS 3+.Imagine printing an important document from your smartphone on the way […]

Google has announced the beta of Google Cloud Print for mobile documents and Gmail for mobile, which'll be rolling out to English speaking users in the US and will work on most phones that support HTML5, such as devices running Android 2.1+ and iOS 3+.

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Imagine printing an important document from your smartphone on the way to work and finding the printout waiting for you when you walk in the door. Just open a document in Google Docs or an email in Gmail in your mobile browser and choose "Print" from the dropdown menu in the top right corner. You can also print certain kinds of email attachments (such as .pdf or .doc) by clicking "Print" link that appears next to them.

With Gmail for mobile and Google Cloud Print -- a service that allows printing from any app on any device, OS or browser without the need to install drivers -- you can.

To get started, you'll first need to connect your printer to Google Cloud Print. For now, this step requires a Windows PC but Linux and Mac support are coming soon. Once you're set up, just go to gmail.com from your iPhone or Android browser and choose "Print" from the dropdown menu in the top right corner. You can also print eligible email attachments (such as .pdf or .doc) by clicking "Print" link that appears next to them.

Google Cloud printing for mobile

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