Technology News Round-Up: Microsoft Mods and iPad Printing, Snapchat, and NASA

Posted Thursday, May 15th, 2014 by .

To print or not to print – some of the newest technology allows you to ponder that question even on the go with wireless iPad printing. Other technology from Snapchat won’t even leave an electronic trail, much less a paper one. Finally, when NASA comes out with something new, you know it’s worth checking out, right? We’ve gathered a few articles that will fill you in on all of this and a bit more.

We just printed all of this

Microsoft’s Modifications

With iPads and notebooks in everyone’s grasp no matter where you are, is paper becoming irrelevant? Not according to customer feedback that Microsoft Office is receiving. Shortly after its initial launch, Microsoft came out with updates to the program that included the ability to print documents from your iPad. Though printer sales are down, Microsoft claimed that printer support was the assistance most widely sought after by customers. Documents can be printed wirelessly from a Word document, Excel spreadsheets or PowerPoint presentations. Read more about additional updates to Microsoft’s Office suite.

Snapchat Makes Improvements

Forget about getting words down in writing. Snapchat allows information exchanges that better resemble a face-to-face conversation by allowing users to share photos and videos that disappear after they are viewed. They have also now added text messaging and video chats rivaling programs such as Skype and Apple FaceTime. Get more details in this article from the Los Angeles Times.

NASA Shares a View From Space

Sun Rise from Space

If you’ve got the time and the patience, then this is well worth checking out. Watch the live HD footage of a sunrise from space with NASA’s addition of webcams on the International Space Station. Tune in for at least 45 minutes and you are sure to catch a sunrise or sunset like only astronauts have witnessed before. Read more about it or start watching right away.

The world of technology is moving and changing fast! Will you try to keep up or sit back and watch the world turn?

Greg Gladman

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Greg Gladman has two degrees from the University of Cincinnati and prides himself on managing the operations and customer service at Ink Technologies. With a mind like a vault, he is full of useful and useless information, making him an asset to the company and to his Tuesday night trivia team. When he is not working, he spends his time bowling and playing golf. Greg dedicates much of his free time to raising money and awareness in support of the fight against blood cancers. You can find him on .

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