Biological Software

Darwin Can't Connect Your iPod to a Printer

In the burgeoning world of hi-tech handheld gadgets, nothing comes close to Apple's iPod Touch. Like some of its competitor products, the iPod1 plays music and video files, takes photographs, stores all kinds of personal scheduling and calendar information, and connects to the internet via wireless remote.

But you cannot print files directly from an iPod. You can send and receive email with it, and store data on it, but you cannot hook it up to a printer and print the data out.

Why not?, you may ask. After all, the current model iPods have USB connectors, which physically can connect to printer cables. So why can't you just plug in a printer and go?

Well, you can try it, but nothing...

 

Richard W. Stevens, an appellate lawyer, holds degrees in both computer science and law, and has authored four books and numerous articles on various subjects, including legal topics, the Bill of Rights, and intelligent design.

This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #19, Winter 2011 Copyright © 2020 Salvo | www.salvomag.com https://salvomag.com/article/salvo19/biological-software

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