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  • Google shutting down Cloud Print late next year

    Posted on November 22nd, 2019 at 06:05 woody Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    Don’t know about you, but I use Google Cloud Print every day. In fact it’s the only way I print these days. Google’s killing it at the end of next year.

    Here’s what Google says:

    Beginning January 1, 2021, devices across all operating systems will no longer be able to print using Google Cloud Print. We recommend that over the next year, you identify an alternative solution and execute a migration strategy.

    I’ll probably change to Epson’s cloud-based printing service, but what a pain!

    (Technical note: I have an Epson ET-4750 which connects to my office WiFi system. Works great. I could print directly from every other device on my WiFi network, but it’s a bear setting up direct printing from my LAN-attached main computer, unless I go through the cloud.)

    Martin Brinkmann has more details on Ghacks.net.