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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

By 23 June 2014

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... >>

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... >>

Print The Legend film on 3D printing premieres at SXSW, from makers of The King of Kong

Print The Legend film on 3D printing premieres at SXSW, from makers of The King of Kong

By 10 March 2014

The producers of The King of Kong and Freakonomics have premiered a documentary all about 3D-printing startups and the explosion of the technology. It's called Print the Legend, and the trailer for that film is now available. According to Directors Luis... >>

Stratasys 3D printer first to create multicoloured, flexible materials

Stratasys 3D printer first to create multicoloured, flexible materials

By 27 January 2014

The world's first 3D printer capable of multi-material, full-colour 3D printing has been unveiled by MakerBot owner Stratasys. The Objet500 Connex3 Color Multi-material 3D Printer is a $330,000 manufacture-level printer that's aimed at designers and manufacturers... >>

MakerBot Replicator Mini, fifth-gen Replicator and Replicator Z18 shown off at CES 2014

MakerBot Replicator Mini, fifth-gen Replicator and Replicator Z18 shown off at CES 2014

By 7 January 2014

MakerBot has used CES 2014 to announce the MakerBot Replicator 3D Printing platform, which includes the new MakerBot Replicator Mini, fifth-generation Replicator printer, and MakerBot Replicator Z18. The smallest Replicator is the Mini. It's like a... >>

3D printing: Everything you need to know and when it'll be affordable

3D printing: Everything you need to know and when it'll be affordable

By 15 November 2013

The hyperbole around 3D printing, with talk of revolution and a new age, is getting ridiculous. Will 3D printing really impact our world more than the internet? If so, when will we be able to afford it? And more importantly how will 3D printing make such... >>

MakerBot Digitizer Desktop 3D Scanner coming to the UK, creates 3D printer file from any object

MakerBot Digitizer Desktop 3D Scanner coming to the UK, creates 3D printer file from any object

By 23 October 2013

The MakerBot Digitizer Desktop 3D Scanner is heading to the UK, care of tech retailer Dynamism. Previously announced for a US launch, the scanner will cost £1,190 over here. Its purpose is to link to a 3D printer or create 3D files of objects for others... >>

MakerBot Digitizer goes on sale: 3D scan objects to share virtually

MakerBot Digitizer goes on sale: 3D scan objects to share virtually

By 23 August 2013

Ok the MakerBot Digitizer 3D scanner won't transport objects into the virtual world like in Tron, but it will scan them accurately and quickly for you to share and clone with a 3D printer. Scan any object up to eight inches in height or diameter in just... >>