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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... >>

Amazon will 3D print files for you and deliver them to your door

Amazon will 3D print files for you and deliver them to your door

By 28 July 2014

Amazon.com has launched a new store that will 3D print goods for delivery. The Printed Products store allows users to change size, colour, material and even aspect of the design. The store itself has products already present including jewellery, electronics,... >>

Want an Apple iWatch early? Just 3D print one in your colour now

Want an Apple iWatch early? Just 3D print one in your colour now

By 23 July 2014

Apple's iWatch is eagerly anticipated for a September unveiling. But since it’s all rumour for now, one designer has taken matters into his own hands, allowing anyone to 3D print an iWatch, of sorts. University of Edinburgh design graduate Stewart Davies,... >>

Hasbro okays artists to design and sell 3D printed toy art for fans on Shapeways

Hasbro okays artists to design and sell 3D printed toy art for fans on Shapeways

By 21 July 2014

Hasbro has embraced 3D printing. It announced 3D printing marketplace Shapeways is now selling fan art inspired by Hasbro brands like My Little Pony. In an interview with The New York Times, John Frascott, chief marketing officer at Hasbro, revealed that... >>

Vinyl records are far from dead, now you can 3D-print your own

Vinyl records are far from dead, now you can 3D-print your own

By 18 July 2014

You can use 3D printers and custom software to make everything from houses to pizzas, but did you know you could also 3D-print vinyl records? Developer Amanda Ghassaei from Instructables is known for her alogorithm that converts audio data into 3D geometry... >>

Need a hammer? Mcor Iris can 3D-print your tools in full colour using glue and office paper

Need a hammer? Mcor Iris can 3D-print your tools in full colour using glue and office paper

By 10 July 2014

The 3D-printing boom is rapidly advancing, but it's still an expensive technology and the printed goods aren't that realistic looking. Most companies can only print pricey, bland forms made of plastic and other chemicals. But Irish company Mcor has developed... >>

3D printed human organs are finally possible after vascular printing breakthrough

3D printed human organs are finally possible after vascular printing breakthrough

By 1 July 2014

3D printing human organs has been done with a human liver that survived for 40 days. The problem was an inability to print veins and arteries that keep it alive. This has now been done making way for a future of 3D printed organs. Currently anyone who... >>

Makies, world's first 3D printed dolls launch in Hamleys, this is what they look like

Makies, world's first 3D printed dolls launch in Hamleys, this is what they look like

By 27 June 2014

During Hamleys' Christmas in July showcase held technically in June (and nowhere near Christmas but such is the nature of these things), Pocket-lint's eye was attracted to a new range of dolls coming to the store the very next day. Makies, a British brand... >>

3D print your own ‘Jimmy’ walking, face recognising bot from Intel, the Rasberry Pi of robots

3D print your own ‘Jimmy’ walking, face recognising bot from Intel, the Rasberry Pi of robots

By 26 June 2014

The day has come where 3D printer owners can now print their own robot slaves to do their bidding. Intel has released the details for its "Jimmy" robot which is due out this September. The 45cm tall robot will cost $1,500 which is a smaller version of... >>

3D printing takes over the Tech Tavern: Having fun with Makerbot Replicator and Replicator Mini

3D printing takes over the Tech Tavern: Having fun with Makerbot Replicator and Replicator Mini

By 20 June 2014

There's something extremely alluring about building something from scratch, using the power of your mind and basic materials. That, in a nutshell, is 3D printing. At it's heart it is simple. But in action, it's magical. On the last day of the Pocket-lint... >>