“One of the features pulled from the iOS 4.2 update at the last minute was the ability to print to any printer connected to your Mac (more correctly, the functionality was not added in OS X 10.6.5),” Charlie Sorrel reports for Wired.
“You can still print from an iPad to a purpose-made AirPrint printer, but who wants to buy a printer these days?” Sorrel asks. “Printopia [US$9.95, free 7-day trial] is a preference-pane that lists any printers you have installed on your Mac, and when you choose the print option in any compatible iOS app, (Safari, for instance), the printer shows up right in the menu.”
“But what if you don’t have, or want, a printer? Printopia has you covered,” Sorrel reports. “You can choose to print to a PDF, which is then saved on the Mac.”
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