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07
DEC
2012

handyPrint v4.0.0 alpha 13

We just posted a copy of handyPrint v4.0.0a13. This is the alpha version of our next major release of handyPrint. Remember, this is alpha so it is still a little buggy and may crash as a result. It really is more for testing the new engine and provide us with feedback on how well...
25
NOV
2012

handyPrint v4.0.0 alpha 6

We have not been idle over the last few months. A major piece of development if currently underway to totally redo how we handle Print Jobs from iOS devices. In the past we simply made sure the iOS devices were seeing the printer advertisements. After that all communications...
02
NOV
2012

Windows Surface RT is Surprisingly Good – Review

It has been a few days now that I got my Windows Surface RT tablet and I want to report on how it has been so far. To set things into context you need to know that I pretty much moved away from Microsoft Windows PC to Mac OS X 5 years ago. The only Windows products left in my...
27
OCT
2012

New version of VPNActivator v0.4.5

It had been a while since I touched VPNActivator. Today I decided to give it a fresh compile under OSX 10.8. I code signed the application so it should run fine under Mountain Lion security settings. Nothing changed under the hood. As usual you can grab a copy from the main...
17
OCT
2012

Just ordered the Windows RT Tablet

That is right. I just ordered the 32GB Windows Rt Tablet with the white type cover. And I am reporting on that by using an iPad to type this post. Odd. I am curious to compare the two tablets. I think that Windows RT will be the tablet to give the iPad a good challenge. i tried...
23
SEP
2012

Get ready for handyPrint

We have decided to rename the AirPrint Activator application to avoid using the Apple trademark ‘AirPrint™’.  With the 3.1.1 release, we will simply renamed the application handyPrint™. What will happen to “AirPrint Activator”? Do I need a new license? Don’t worry,...
22
SEP
2012

AirPrint Activator 3.1.0 resolve issues with OSX 10.6

We have been tracking an issue that prevented some users of OSX Snow Leopard 10.6 (and some OSX Lion 10.7 that upgraded from 10.6) from printing when using iOS6. It was not easy to reproduce but we manage to pull it off. We also added the ability to disable the automatic check...
13
SEP
2012

iOS6 GM, 10.8 and AirPrint Activator Happily Living Together

We are happy to report that we have completed the testing of AirPrint Activator under the final release of iOS6. All is working as expected and you should be fine to keep printing under iOS6. Simple make sure to grab a copy of the latest build v3.0.6 from the main application...
12
SEP
2012

AirPrint Activator is not forgetting Windows users

Windows users, you have been looking to print to your iPad, iPod, iPhone just like Mac users. We have not forgotten you. We are in the process of starting to write a version of AirPrint Activator for Windows. What exact shape will it take? We don’t know yet. But we hope to...
11
SEP
2012

iOS6, iPhone 5, AirPrint Activator and legacy printers

OK, so tomorrow is the big event where Apple will announce the new iPhone 5. They will also most likely also announce new iPod Touch and who know what else. (Don’t bet on the iPad mini). This will also announce the release of iOS6, the new version that will run on the...