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The Palette turns monochrome 3D printers into multi-colour, multi-material printers

The Palette turns monochrome 3D printers into multi-colour, multi-material printers

By 21 April 2015

Those of you with an older 3D printer or a budget 3D printer will be glad to know there is a project on Kickstarter that can breathe new life into your monochrome machine. It's called The Palette. New 3D printers are continually popping up with more than... >>

Apple Watch straps that don’t cost a wrist and a leg

Apple Watch straps that don’t cost a wrist and a leg

By 10 April 2015

The Apple Watch is finally available along with its myriad straps to personalise the setup. But not only is the Watch pricey, the straps are too. Rather than buy the straps from Apple, which you need to do because of those odd 38mm and 42mm sizings, there... >>

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

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

By 4 April 2015

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

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

By 19 March 2015

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

By 18 March 2015

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

By 16 March 2015

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... >>

Wish you could draw pancake art? Now you can let PancakeBot print it for you

Wish you could draw pancake art? Now you can let PancakeBot print it for you

By 10 March 2015

Pancake art is fast becoming a popular internet phenomenon that, until recently, was reserved for those with artistic flair and a steady hand. Now PancakeBot has arrived, anyone can get involved. PancakeBot is currently on Kickstarter where it's already... >>

Amazon deliveries will get ridiculously fast with 3D printing in vans

Amazon deliveries will get ridiculously fast with 3D printing in vans

By 27 February 2015

Amazon is apparently trying all sorts of new delivery options including its Prime Air drone delivery system. Now it's become apparent that the delivery expert is also looking into 3D printing built right into its delivery vans. The idea behind the 3D... >>

Blacksmith Genesis is the photocopier of the 3D printing world, out now

Blacksmith Genesis is the photocopier of the 3D printing world, out now

By 16 February 2015

Imagine taking an inanimate object, dropping it into a machine and having a copy spat out at you. It's that kind of simple copying that the Blacksmith Genesis 3D printer and scanner offers thanks to its rotary plate. Until now we have been able to access... >>

Builders beware, now you can 3D print a whole house

Builders beware, now you can 3D print a whole house

By 19 January 2015

The future of 3D printing could see homes sprayed out from nozzles if China's latest creation is anything to go by. Both a mansion and a tower block have been 3D printed in Suzhou, eastern China. The 3D printed structures were created as a proof of concept... >>