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3D printing: Everything you need to know and when it'll be affordable

3D printing: Everything you need to know and when it'll be affordable

By 29 October 2014

The hyperbole around 3D printing, with talk of revolution and a new age, is getting ridiculous. Will 3D printing really impact our world more than the internet? If so, when will we be able to afford it? And more importantly how will 3D printing make such... >>

HP Multi Jet Fusion could change 3D printing forever: Faster, higher res and multi-coloured

HP Multi Jet Fusion could change 3D printing forever: Faster, higher res and multi-coloured

By 29 October 2014

HP has revealed its own 3D printer that it believes will revolutionise the market. The Multi Jet Fusion is based on the company's thermal ink jet technology and can print objects at a higher resolution than conventional 3D printers, while attaining ten... >>

Candy is the food 3D printer that makes anything for only £299

Candy is the food 3D printer that makes anything for only £299

By 3 September 2014

3D printing is an expensive prospect that is fast becoming affordable as makers create different printer options. Food printing is still a pioneering 3D printing front and has been even more pricey, until now. Candy has just launched on Kickstarter to... >>

Want to 3D-print objects but don't own a 3D printer? No worries, here's how

Want to 3D-print objects but don't own a 3D printer? No worries, here's how

By 8 August 2014

There are numerous ways you can print objects in 3D starting today, without having to buy a 3D printer or use fancy 3D modeling software. When reading about 3D printers, there's usually an asterisk about how you must first convert any object you want... >>

Early adopters beware: These are the best new gadgets, but is it the right time to buy?

Early adopters beware: These are the best new gadgets, but is it the right time to buy?

By 4 July 2014

Are you an early adopter? Are you the sort of person who's willing to take a punt on technology that's only just come out and costs an arm, a leg and half a kidney? Do you still have a Betamax, Laser Disc, and/or HD-DVD player gathering dust in the loft?... >>

Forget Tiffany, MakerBot Paintshop app lets you print an engagement ring at home

Forget Tiffany, MakerBot Paintshop app lets you print an engagement ring at home

By 23 June 2014

The days of having to pluck up enough courage to go into a jeweller to get an engagement ring are over. MakerBot has released a new app that will allow you to create and print a ring from an iPad app before wirelessly sending it to a MakerBot printer... >>

Made in Space NASA-approved 3D printer will let astronauts build tools in space

Made in Space NASA-approved 3D printer will let astronauts build tools in space

By 16 June 2014

Printers that output 3D objects are all the rage. And now astronauts in space plan to use them for on-board repairs. A new 3D printer by California-based startup Made in Space, in cooperation with NASA, has just passed a round of in-depth trials. It is... >>

Printeer, the 3D printer for children

Printeer, the 3D printer for children

By 16 June 2014

3D printing can be about speeding up the design process, or home printing of parts, but it can also be so much more. No, we're not talking about printing food or human body parts, but toys. Printeer brings 3D printing to children, for fun. Currently still... >>

Mink 3D printer lets you print makeup at home in any colour shade found on the web

Mink 3D printer lets you print makeup at home in any colour shade found on the web

By 8 May 2014

Sometime in the near future you won't need to visit a store to test and buy makeup, you'll be able to pull out the Mink and 3D-print all the cosmetics you desire in any shade imaginable. An eyeshadow palette from Urban Decay costs $60. A foundation from... >>

Airline lost your luggage? Never fear, just 3D-print new gear

Airline lost your luggage? Never fear, just 3D-print new gear

By 11 April 2014

We've seen 3D-printed pizza. We've seen 3D-printed guns. But now there's 3D-printed luggage...and wardrobe to boot. Conceptual artist Janne Kyttanen, who studied industrial design at the Escola De Disseny in Barcelona and serves as the creative director... >>