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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... >>

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

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

By 10 November 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... >>

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... >>

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,... >>