It looks like you will need an Air Print capable printer for right now. Printer sharing will not work as had been reported earlier. Perhaps it will come in the 10.6 build that has already been seeded to developers.
If the phone cannot even sync - ya expect it to wirelessly (Print) <-- which I think thats the problem or a patent issue.
Wrong to both. How can wireless sync be a patent issue when pretty much every other phone made for the last 10 years can do it?
From what I have read it's supposedly a security issue concern as to why Apple doesn't allow wireless syncing. I can also transfer my pics and video via bluetooth, the whole filesystem can be accessed. It doesn't seem to be real problem though as probably every phone made now can sync and we don't hear of wireless hacking being rampant.
I feel the security issue is just a bunch of whitewash. One reason I suspect is, for example, many of my customers have im-MobileMe just for the syncing capabilities. If the iPhone was made like every other phone, Apple would lose all the revenue from that kind of user.
But the reliability of that MM syncing is a whole other topic. When it works it's great. When it doesn't, I'd say over 90% of what I've seen is on Apple's end, the problem just magically fixes itself. I don't waste my time trying to fix it because what usually fixes it is waiting a few hours/days.
Coming back to this topic, I am happy to report that the little app, AirPrint Hacktivator, has allowed me to print to my 3+ year old HP All In One Printer (C5100 series I believe). I've had no issues whatsoever, and it works perfectly.
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