+ Sunday September 22nd, 2019

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Android 4.4 KitKat introduced a fairly cool new feature for people who simply must have some things on paper, allowing direct printing from your Android device to a supported printer.

Unfortunately, most printers weren’t supported to begin with, with primarily HP printers on the list. Epson have now released an enabler app to the Play Store which will allow users to print through KitKat’s native print function. Epson says more than 60 new and legacy Epson Connect-enabled printers are compatible with the plugin, including some that were released as far back as 2008.

That’s quite a number! Of course, to make use of this function with your Epson device, you’ll need to be running Android 4.4 or higher.

Chris Rowland   Managing Editor

Chris Rowland

Chris has been at the forefront of smartphone reporting in Australia since smartphones were a thing, and has used mobile phones since they came with giant lead-acid batteries that were "transportable" and were carried in a shoulder bag.

Today, Chris publishes one of Australia's most popular technology websites, Ausdroid. His interests include mobile (of course), as well as connected technology and how it can make all our lives easier.

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