Although 3-D printing has been around for decades, practical uses for the technology have blossomed as the devices have become smaller and cheaper. One manufacturer, Stratasys, has announced a new desk-top 3-dimensional printer that makes digital...
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A gun made from a high-tech 3D printer has sparked a whole new debate about gun regulations.
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CNN's Emily Schmidt explains how a 3-D printer was used to make a plastic gun that fires real bullets.
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3D printing enthusiasts will get a lot of laser-like precision for their buck from Formlabs. The Formlabs Form 1 3D desktop printer is in full production, and that is big news for tinkerers and creative tech types. That’s because the printer employs a process that is significantly different than that used by other 3D printers on the market today. Most 3D printers use a...
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Welcome to the world of the sub-$1,000 3D printer. Manufacturer Pirate3D has promised that their Buccaneer printer will cost a mere $347, about $1,700 less than the cheapest extrusion-based printer available. The printer can print at a maximum of 100 microns - the same as the Makerbot's - and prints at 50mm/s. It connects to your computer or mobile device via Wi-Fi and is...
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For the first time, a 3-D printer has combined tissue and electronics to make a true bionic ear. Continue reading →
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The tech mogul blames the film industry for the deceleration of the tech sector, saying that movies like 'Avatar' and 'The Matrix' wrongly portray technology as "destructive and dysfunctional."
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These aren’t your old dot matrix printers. Advances and dramatic price drops in 3D printing have enabled almost anyone to “print” out almost anything they can think of.
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Last week's news wasn't generous to PCs. In fact, half the Internet was ready to eulogize our beloved black boxes after market research showed that computer shipments fell by double-digit percentages in the first quarter. Stick a fork in 'em, the common wisdom declared. PCs are done. But nothing could be further from the truth. PCs aren't dead—they're microwaves. But not...
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Sometimes it seems like the office printer takes on a life of its own. And then other times it's obvious the printer has become self-aware and is working with the file cabinet on an evil plot. Via Tastefully Offensive
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