Apple could be on a quest to eliminate our dependency on printer drivers, according to two recently published patent applications.
Filed on September 14, 2010, the two patent applications were published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office late last week.
As described by tech news site ConceivablyTech, the first patent application suggests a number of ways to cut out traditional printer drivers as the middleman. One method would use a "driverless printing technique" that would grab the necessary information from the printer itself. Another method would send the printer data to the cloud, where servers would … Read more