Lexmark has made two social-networking apps available for its range of internet-connected printers.
The Twitter SmartSolution lets users to view their Twitter feed directly on the touch screen of their Lexmark printer. While using the Facebook Smartsolution, users can can view posts and comments on their Facebook wall and also print out photos in which they are tagged without the need for a computer.
The Twitter Smartsolution is available to download now from Lexmark's dedicated web page while the Facebook Smartsolution will be made available next month.
"With our new Twitter and Facebook SmartSolutions it’s now possible to keep up to date with your personal and business contacts, follow public opinion about your business, stay connected with the world around you and keep an eye on the competition from your Lexmark Web-connected touch screen all-in-one printer – all without interrupting the important work you’re doing on your computer," said Tony Lomax, product marketing manager at Lexmark.