Google's Chromium project released early open source code and documentation for a new cloud-based printing technology for the Linux-based Chrome OS operating system. Google Cloud Print will ultimately enable local or remote printing without requiring printer drivers, says Google....
Google Cloud Print just launched, and we're glad to announce... it works! At least from the Chrome test page.
Google are expected to launch cloud print-enabled Android apps later today, which will mean you can print from your phone direct to your printer -- or indeed any printer that's connected to Google Cloud Print.
The gallery should walk you through each of the steps.
Google CEO Eric Schmidt revealed that the company's cloud-oriented Chrome Operating System for netbooks has been delayed for several months. Google won't say why, but analysts speculate that the Linux-based Chrome OS may have been delayed due to the huge success of both its own Android OS and the Apple iPad....
When Google opened up the source code for its Chrome operating system last month, third-party hardware manufacturers lined up plans to build Chrome-based netbooks, with availability expected in late 2010. Could Google also be cooking up plans to sell its own, Google-branded Chrome netbook at around the same time?
Where is Google heading next with Android and Chrome OS for smart phones, tablets and cloud-enabled devices? And where might Google Apps Authorized Resellers find their next profits? The Google I/O conference (June 27-29, San Francisco) will offer plenty of answers. Here’s the early scoop from The VAR Guy.
Google I/O is designed mainly for software developers.