Sunday, March 6, 2011

Why No Cloud Printing from Picasaweb?

My wife asked me to print off a couple of pictures to our printer and I was excited to try the new cloud printing. I assumed that picasaweb would allow for easy printing through the web browser and that my cr-48 laptop would be up for the task.  The only challenge would be to see how cloud printing works.

Unfortunately, picasaweb only allows for ordering prints from a service. For normal users, I would have liked to see a print icon that would nicely format a webpage for printing at a minimum. If Google was thinking ahead, they should have added Google Cloud printing as a possible print service so that you could pick and choose your list of photos to print and then send them to the cloud.