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3D printing just got affordable, £299 XYZPrinting wants to help your home

3D printing just got affordable, £299 XYZPrinting wants to help your home

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Affordable 3D printers are starting to appear but most either require partial building or are still on a crowd-funding site. XYZPrinting has announced it will be selling its super affordable 3D printers for the home from 20 April. XYZPrinting is a Taiwanese... >>

Until now 3D printing was just layered 2D, Carbon3D changes everything

Until now 3D printing was just layered 2D, Carbon3D changes everything

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3D printing is being hailed as the future of manufacturing yet it's been around, technically, since 1981. Now Carbon3D is here to shake up the industry with its revolutionary new printer that's faster, more accurate and higher resolution. The Carbon3D... >>

This 3D printer synthesises molecules that normally take chemists years to craft

This 3D printer synthesises molecules that normally take chemists years to craft

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Just when you've thought about all the ways 3D printing could revolutionise industries across the world, something new pops up and pretty much blows your mind, such as a new 3D printer from a chemist at the University of Illinois. Martin Burke has published... >>

OverLord 3D multi-colour printer can make this cool teddy bear and won't break the bank

OverLord 3D multi-colour printer can make this cool teddy bear and won't break the bank

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The OverLord has been funded. Okay, we're simmering with the dramatics now. In all seriousness, there is a cool 3D printer that just launched on Kickstarter and has already reached £68,259. It had a £10,000 goal. It's getting so much attention, even... >>

Flux all-in-one 3D printer and scanner makes over $500,000 on Kickstarter with 37 days left to go

Flux all-in-one 3D printer and scanner makes over $500,000 on Kickstarter with 37 days left to go

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There's another 3D printer on Kickstarter in need of your backing, but this one, called Flux, is unique in that it does much more than print objects. It also scans and engraves and more. Flux 3D chiefly features high-resolution stepper motors and three... >>

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

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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

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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

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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?

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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

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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... >>