Thingy Bot 3D Printer Seeks Funding on Kickstarter

Thingy Bot 3D Printer Seeks Funding on Kickstarter

What I love about Kickstarter, is the fact that nearly anyone can come up with a creative idea for a product, and if enough people think it’s an idea worth pursuing, that person can instantly start up their own company around it. One such man who is looking to entice backers to aid him in […]

What I love about Kickstarter, is the fact that nearly anyone can come up with a creative idea for a product, and if enough people think it’s an idea worth pursuing, that person can instantly start up their own company around it. One such man who is looking to...
Japanese Woman Arrested for Selling 3D Printable Files of Her Genitals

Japanese Woman Arrested for Selling 3D Printable Files of Her Genitals

With the advent of 3D printing, artists have been given the gift to print literally whatever they want. For the most part, as long as it is created with plastic, it can be 3D printed. On the positive end of things, we have seen 3D printed prosthetic hands, as well as 3D printed toys for […]

With the advent of 3D printing, artists have been given the gift to print literally whatever they want. For the most part, as long as it is created with plastic, it can be 3D printed. On the positive end of things, we have seen 3D printed prosthetic hands, as well as...
GE is Giving Away Twelve 3D Printed Jet Engines.... or you can Print Your own Today!

GE is Giving Away Twelve 3D Printed Jet Engines.... or you can Print Your own Today!

General Electric has been known as one of the larger corporations in the world that currently uses 3D printing in the creation of not just prototypes, but of final products as well. They have used different forms of additive manufacturing in the production of airplane jet engines, as well as parts for a variety of […]

General Electric has been known as one of the larger corporations in the world that currently uses 3D printing in the creation of not just prototypes, but of final products as well. They have used different forms of additive manufacturing in the production of airplane...
Sharebot Releases New Kiwi-3D Printer and 3D Printer Kit

Sharebot Releases New Kiwi-3D Printer and 3D Printer Kit

Sharebot, an Italian based 3D printer manufacturer who has previously been known for their ‘Sharebot Next Generation’ 3D printer, announced today the release of a brand new Kiwi-3D Printer, which they are making available both in kit form as well as fully assembled. Sharebot has been known in much of Italy as one of the […]

Sharebot, an Italian based 3D printer manufacturer who has previously been known for their ‘Sharebot Next Generation’ 3D printer, announced today the release of a brand new Kiwi-3D Printer, which they are making available both in kit form as well as fully...
A Kick in the Axis - Crowdfunding a 3D Printing Revolution with $15,748,791.70+

A Kick in the Axis - Crowdfunding a 3D Printing Revolution with $15,748,791.70+

Crowdfunding and 3D printing, they have grown up and matured together over the past few years. Kickstarter, the older brother, and 3D printing his little sister. They have provided great mutual benefit for one another, and it could be said that neither would be where they are today without the other. vozag a home automation, […]

Crowdfunding and 3D printing, they have grown up and matured together over the past few years. Kickstarter, the older brother, and 3D printing his little sister. They have provided great mutual benefit for one another, and it could be said that neither would be where...
World's First Life Sized 3D Printed Humanoid Skeleton, Created with 3Doodler

World's First Life Sized 3D Printed Humanoid Skeleton, Created with 3Doodler

The 3Doodler is probably one of the more successful gadgets to emerge from Kickstarter in the last 18 months. The hand held 3D printing pen, which to those who have no artistic ability, may be viewed more as a glorified hot glue gun, happens to be an awesome artistic tool, for those who learn how to […]

The 3Doodler is probably one of the more successful gadgets to emerge from Kickstarter in the last 18 months. The hand held 3D printing pen, which to those who have no artistic ability, may be viewed more as a glorified hot glue gun, happens to be an awesome artistic...
MakerBot Releases New Photochromatic PLA Filament - Changes Colors in Light

MakerBot Releases New Photochromatic PLA Filament - Changes Colors in Light

Do you remember those days when you could only 3D print objects in one color at a time, using only two different types of plastics? It seems as though we are seeing new 3D printing compatible materials hitting the market on a daily basis. Whether it is the BronzeFill filament from ColorFabb, the Timberfill wood […]

Do you remember those days when you could only 3D print objects in one color at a time, using only two different types of plastics? It seems as though we are seeing new 3D printing compatible materials hitting the market on a daily basis. Whether it is the BronzeFill...
Revolutionary New 3D Printing Filaments? Liquid Plastics, Graphene, and Graphite Conductive Filament, Coming Soon

Revolutionary New 3D Printing Filaments? Liquid Plastics, Graphene, and Graphite Conductive Filament, Coming Soon

If you were to ask most 3D printer users what their largest qualms are with current FDM 3D printing technology, one answer would likely be the large layer widths and heights, while the lack of conductible materials available may frustrate those looking to go above and beyond 3D printing plastic doo-dads.  We all know what 3D printed objects look […]

If you were to ask most 3D printer users what their largest qualms are with current FDM 3D printing technology, one answer would likely be the large layer widths and heights, while the lack of conductible materials available may frustrate those looking to go above and...
BuildersBot: Files & Instructions Released for DIY 3D Printer / CNC Combo Machine

BuildersBot: Files & Instructions Released for DIY 3D Printer / CNC Combo Machine

The 3D printing community is filled with DIY’ers (Do It Yourself’ers), who are fascinated with building 3D printers basically from scratch. The RepRap movement is one that has really caught on, and in fact most of today’s top consumer level 3D printers originated in one way or another from RepRap. This means that the DIY’er […]

The 3D printing community is filled with DIY’ers (Do It Yourself’ers), who are fascinated with building 3D printers basically from scratch. The RepRap movement is one that has really caught on, and in fact most of today’s top consumer level 3D...
Utilizing 3D Printing to Solve Hygiene Problems in Lebanon - Oxfam, MyMiniFactory, And Volunteer 3D Designers

Utilizing 3D Printing to Solve Hygiene Problems in Lebanon - Oxfam, MyMiniFactory, And Volunteer 3D Designers

Back in May, we reported on an incredible initiative that MyMiniFactory and Oxfan had teamed up for. They had decided to utilize the benefits of 3D printing to bring humanitarian aid to those in need. The first humanitarian aid project that was announced was in Labanon, where there have been major concerns over the safety […]

Back in May, we reported on an incredible initiative that MyMiniFactory and Oxfan had teamed up for. They had decided to utilize the benefits of 3D printing to bring humanitarian aid to those in need. The first humanitarian aid project that was announced was in...
New Matter's $249 MOD-t 3D Printer Reaches $500,000 on Indiegogo - Offers Chance to Get a FREE Printer

New Matter's $249 MOD-t 3D Printer Reaches $500,000 on Indiegogo - Offers Chance to Get a FREE Printer

New Matter, launched their Indiegogo campaign last week, looking to raise $375,000. They were offering the cheapest 3D printer ever – priced at only $149 for the first 500 backers, $199 for the next 500, and $249 for the rest of us. They reached their goal within no time, and today they surpased the $500,000 […]

New Matter, launched their Indiegogo campaign last week, looking to raise $375,000. They were offering the cheapest 3D printer ever – priced at only $149 for the first 500 backers, $199 for the next 500, and $249 for the rest of us. They reached their goal...
Akemake Creates the World's First 3D Printed Speaker From Wood - Design is free to download

Akemake Creates the World's First 3D Printed Speaker From Wood - Design is free to download

When most people think about FDM 3D printers, they picture these machines printing in PLA or ABS plastic. Recently, more and more people have begun using other materials like nylon. However, a company called Akemake, with the help of a new 3D printing material from Fillamentum, is trying to change this. Akemake has recently used a […]

When most people think about FDM 3D printers, they picture these machines printing in PLA or ABS plastic. Recently, more and more people have begun using other materials like nylon. However, a company called Akemake, with the help of a new 3D printing material from...
Cloudio2go Iceman 3D Printer Launches Crowdfunding Campaign on Indiegogo

Cloudio2go Iceman 3D Printer Launches Crowdfunding Campaign on Indiegogo

What a week it’s turning out to be for new 3D printing devices. This latest machine, the Cloudio2go Iceman 3D printer is the second printer to launch a crowdfunding campaign in the past 24 hours, There are also a few other companies expected to launch crowdfunding campaigns later this week. Today will also see the […]

What a week it’s turning out to be for new 3D printing devices. This latest machine, the Cloudio2go Iceman 3D printer is the second printer to launch a crowdfunding campaign in the past 24 hours, There are also a few other companies expected to launch...
MakerBot Replicator Mini Compact 3D Printer Begins Shipping Today

MakerBot Replicator Mini Compact 3D Printer Begins Shipping Today

Back in January the MakerBot Replicator Mini 3D Printer was unveiled to the world at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. It immediately won several technology awards, including Popular Mechanic’s coveted ‘CES 2014 Editor’s Choice Award’. It also was selected as the ‘CES 2014 Best in Show’ by Zdnet and Digital Trends. Today, over […]

Back in January the MakerBot Replicator Mini 3D Printer was unveiled to the world at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. It immediately won several technology awards, including Popular Mechanic’s coveted ‘CES 2014 Editor’s Choice...
Australian Man Hopes to Open 30 3D Printing Stores in Next 2 Years

Australian Man Hopes to Open 30 3D Printing Stores in Next 2 Years

3D Printing is becoming a world-wide phenomenon. Just a couple years ago, the average Joe probably hadn’t even heard the term. Now, 3D printing is becoming popular, not only for uses in manufacturing of prototypes, but also for at-home hobbyists, and ‘makers’. An Australian man, by the name of Stuart Grover sees the tremendous growth […]

3D Printing is becoming a world-wide phenomenon. Just a couple years ago, the average Joe probably hadn’t even heard the term. Now, 3D printing is becoming popular, not only for uses in manufacturing of prototypes, but also for at-home hobbyists, and...
Need a Chair?  Now You Can 3D Print One at Home Thanks to Joris Laarman

Need a Chair? Now You Can 3D Print One at Home Thanks to Joris Laarman

Who says that 3D printers are only for making small objects such as toys, spare parts, and chess pieces? Artist Joris Laarman and several others are changing this philosophy. Laarman, who is a world renown artist, uses 3D printing in much of his work. He currently has an exhibition at the Friedman Benda in New […]

Who says that 3D printers are only for making small objects such as toys, spare parts, and chess pieces? Artist Joris Laarman and several others are changing this philosophy. Laarman, who is a world renown artist, uses 3D printing in much of his work. He currently has...
Oxfam Teams with MyMiniFactory to Provide Humanitarian Aid in Syria, Using 3D Printing

Oxfam Teams with MyMiniFactory to Provide Humanitarian Aid in Syria, Using 3D Printing

Over the past year or so, there have been a lot of people suggesting that one day we may use 3D printing in order to bring humanitarian aid to countries in need. It seems like a perfect solution. You simply bring 3D printers to the area in need, along with the raw material needed to […]

Over the past year or so, there have been a lot of people suggesting that one day we may use 3D printing in order to bring humanitarian aid to countries in need. It seems like a perfect solution. You simply bring 3D printers to the area in need, along with the raw...
Partially 3D Printed Rezvani Beast Is the Ultimate American Made, Affordable, Sports Car

Partially 3D Printed Rezvani Beast Is the Ultimate American Made, Affordable, Sports Car

Light weight, aerodynamic vehicles are an engineer’s dream, when it comes to designing the ultimate sports car. Power and price are what usually drives sales though. What happens when you combine all four of these aspects into one vehicle? You get the Rezvani Beast. With the help of 3D printing, this has all been made possible. […]

Light weight, aerodynamic vehicles are an engineer’s dream, when it comes to designing the ultimate sports car. Power and price are what usually drives sales though. What happens when you combine all four of these aspects into one vehicle? You get the Rezvani...
Ultimaker Releases the 'Office Golf Set' 3D Printable Files

Ultimaker Releases the 'Office Golf Set' 3D Printable Files

MakerBot has been doing it for a while now. They commonly release interesting, entertaining, and intriguing designs on Thingiverse for people to download and 3D print. It now seems as though Ultimaker, another one of the large at-home 3D printer manufacturers, is starting to do the same thing. Ultimaker just released designs for a really […]

MakerBot has been doing it for a while now. They commonly release interesting, entertaining, and intriguing designs on Thingiverse for people to download and 3D print. It now seems as though Ultimaker, another one of the large at-home 3D printer manufacturers, is...
Authentise and Guardtime Establish Partnership to Secure 3D Printing Intellectual Property

Authentise and Guardtime Establish Partnership to Secure 3D Printing Intellectual Property

There is no doubt that 3D printing is going to change the world as we know it, in a major way over the next decade. Most of these changes will be for the better. We are already seeing hundreds of awesome applications of the technology within the medical field, oftentimes saving lives, or at least […]

There is no doubt that 3D printing is going to change the world as we know it, in a major way over the next decade. Most of these changes will be for the better. We are already seeing hundreds of awesome applications of the technology within the medical field,...
German 3D Printing Company SLM Solutions Provides IPO Details.

German 3D Printing Company SLM Solutions Provides IPO Details.

Germany is quickly becoming a power within the 3D printing space. In October, Augsburg-based Voxeljet launched an initial public offering in the United States, and quickly saw its shares skyrocket close to 250%, before coming back down to reality over the last couple of months. Another German company involved in an additive manufacturing technology, called […]

Germany is quickly becoming a power within the 3D printing space. In October, Augsburg-based Voxeljet launched an initial public offering in the United States, and quickly saw its shares skyrocket close to 250%, before coming back down to reality over the last couple...
ZeGo: Multifunctional 3D Printing Delta Robot Will Launch Monday on Indiegogo

ZeGo: Multifunctional 3D Printing Delta Robot Will Launch Monday on Indiegogo

One of the more intriguing, but less popular FDM/FFF based 3D printing methods is the use of a delta robot setup. A delta robot is a parallel robot which utilizes three arms, all connected by universal joints. The first delta robots were built back in the early 1980’s in Switzerland for packaging, as well as […]

One of the more intriguing, but less popular FDM/FFF based 3D printing methods is the use of a delta robot setup. A delta robot is a parallel robot which utilizes three arms, all connected by universal joints. The first delta robots were built back in the early...
Solidoodle Announces Their "Big Spring Sale," Up to $199 Off Their 3D Printers

Solidoodle Announces Their "Big Spring Sale," Up to $199 Off Their 3D Printers

Solidoodle is apparently clearing room for their latest 4th Generation 3D printers, as they have just announced a major sale on some of their older 3D printer models. The company has marked down three of their models significantly for their “Big Spring Sale”, which will run from now until Sunday, April 27th. The 10 day price […]

Solidoodle is apparently clearing room for their latest 4th Generation 3D printers, as they have just announced a major sale on some of their older 3D printer models. The company has marked down three of their models significantly for their “Big Spring...
Disney's D-Tech Me: 3D Print Yourself As a Star Wars Stormtrooper and More

Disney's D-Tech Me: 3D Print Yourself As a Star Wars Stormtrooper and More

Growing up I was obsessed with Star Wars. I had Star Wars action figures, Star Wars models, and even Star Wars undies, but nothing can compare to what Disney is allowing kids and adults alike to participate in this year.  That is assuming that you have the money. This year at Star Wars Weekend 2014, […]

Growing up I was obsessed with Star Wars. I had Star Wars action figures, Star Wars models, and even Star Wars undies, but nothing can compare to what Disney is allowing kids and adults alike to participate in this year.  That is assuming that you have the money. This...
How 3D Printing Could Easily Eliminate Homelessness In the U.S. Right Now

How 3D Printing Could Easily Eliminate Homelessness In the U.S. Right Now

There has been a tremendous amount of excitement around the 3D printing of homes. New large scale 3D printers which use a concrete material instead of plastics or resins, are being heavily researched in both China and the United States. In the meantime, architects in Amsterdam are constructing the first ever 3D printed plastic homes. […]

There has been a tremendous amount of excitement around the 3D printing of homes. New large scale 3D printers which use a concrete material instead of plastics or resins, are being heavily researched in both China and the United States. In the meantime, architects in...

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