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I was told in an O2 (UK)shop that I couldn't link my blackberry up wirelessly to a printer and a monitor-when is this going to happen? I have bluetooth, Thanks in advance
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Never heard that was possible, at least the monitor part...don't see the need for it
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basically it is for my family member who doesn't want to learn how to use a computer(he only got a mobile phone when everyone was bugging him!). Things are going well wuth the blackberry, emails are working fine, but he now wants to print things out. I recommended a printer with wireless connection(I've seen a lot of them around) and also a monitor so he could browse properly as no website appears to have blackberry/mobile style sheets. The idea is that you can connect to the web with the blackberry and display the page on a monitor. Printing can be done directly from the blackberry wirelessly as well. Or maybe I just need a usb to connect to the monitor or printer? Any ideas guys?! Thanks

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Check Planon for the Printstik battery-portable Bluetooth thermal printer - intended for Windows but they have some primitive BlackBerry printer drivers and are working to improve those.
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Also Impatica Virtual Dock can put the BB screen/keys in a window on Windows
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Thak I checked out those printers-the printstik looks quite cool-that is all blackberry which is great no cables to worry about. My next question is: I was wondering if you can connect a printer by cable to a blackberry? Is that possible? Thank you
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I've just read some other posts so it seems that you can't connect a printer directly into the bb in the USB. Well that is a bit sad I am surprised that wasn't thought of.
Anyway the other way seems to be by bluetooth so I can just do that then. Thanks
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