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Best 3D prints: The crazy and coolest things people have printed

Best 3D prints: The crazy and coolest things people have printed

By 10 December 2014

The world of 3D printing is well and truly here with printers in homes, online stores and even supermarkets offering 3D printing services. The result is all manner of weird and wonderful 3D printed objects. In the home people can download or design files... >>

3D LED printer makes Google Glass-like contact lens with built-in display possible

3D LED printer makes Google Glass-like contact lens with built-in display possible

By 28 November 2014

Researchers at the University of Washington just announced something new they have been developing: a contact lens with a built-in LED display. Consider this contact lens a prototype, because it can only display one pixel of information at the moment,... >>

How Pocket-lint embraced 3D printing for its Gadget Awards trophies this year

How Pocket-lint embraced 3D printing for its Gadget Awards trophies this year

By 28 November 2014

Pocket-lint is all about the latest technology so it seemed fitting to award the best gadgets in their fields with a cutting-edge award. So we enlisted the help of 3D printing specialist MakerBot to help us create totally original designs for the Pocket-lint... >>

Metal 3D printing at home is here at last thanks to the 3D Welder

Metal 3D printing at home is here at last thanks to the 3D Welder

By 18 November 2014

3D printing is exciting and will change the world, but not in its current state where only plastic can be printed at home. That's why the 3D Welder is an exciting project, able to 3D print metal. A team of students from the Delft University of Technology... >>

Would you let a 3D printer tattoo you? That’s now an option

Would you let a 3D printer tattoo you? That’s now an option

By 6 November 2014

If the thought of robots permanently marking your body is too much to imagine stop reading now. A 3D printer has been hacked to ink tattoos onto people and it was done using a printer you can buy. Appropriate Audiences is a French company which hacked... >>

MakerBot 3D printers coming to more UK schools to enhance education

MakerBot 3D printers coming to more UK schools to enhance education

By 30 September 2014

MakerBot, the 3D printing company that was bought by Stratasys for $403 million last year, is going big on 3D printing in UK schools. In an interview with company CEO, Jenny Lawton, Pocket-lint was exclusively told that next year MakerBot would have... >>

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... >>

These new technologies will shape our future

These new technologies will shape our future

By 26 August 2014

The expected future of technology, where everyone zips about in flying cars or lives on the Moon, might not turn out quite like that. Instead disruptive new technologies are changing the way we live now and will change our lives in the future entirely.... >>

First 3D-printed vertebrae is here, and it's been implanted into a 12-year-old boy

First 3D-printed vertebrae is here, and it's been implanted into a 12-year-old boy

By 26 August 2014

Peking University has implanted the first 3D-printed vertebrae into a 12-year-old boy who had a malignant tumor in his spinal cord. According to Forbes, Peking University began a 3D-printed program in 2009 and moved to animal trials in 2010, followed... >>

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... >>


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