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Printing from Macbook, iPad, iPhone : a printer with Wifi or with SD card slot?

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http://www.courts.com.sg/search/go?w=Brother%20printer
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I'm contemplating to get either a

a)Brother MFC-J220 (which does not have Wifi but has a USB cable
   connection & an SD card slot ;  it has a nice-to-have phone jack
   for standalone receiving & sending of fax)
           OR a
b)Brother DCP-J315W (which has Wifi with a certain apple software
   to do this; it has SD slot but no standalone fax function)

I got a couple of iPhones, 1 iPad & one upcoming Macbook, so which
of the two would be most convenient for printing?  I'll only do faxing
once in a blue moon (say 6 month), so I guess I can use PC-Fax ?
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Check this article on the best printers for iPad compatibility

http://www.squidoo.com/best-wireless-printer-for-ipad
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The easiest way to print from an iPad is to make sure your printer has "AirPrint" and use an app called "Print Utility".

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/print-utility/id422858586?mt=8

The iPad can print directly to the printer and not have to have the printer connected to another computer and have that computer on.
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The wifi may make things easier for you, and I believe there is some printing software for brother and the ipad - but it can be tricky.
PC-fax wont  necessarily be a good solution for you - but there are a lot of fax providers out there you could consider - typically just scan to email will help you.
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