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Desktop 3D Printer Buying Guide 2020

Competition in desktop 3D Printing continues to be fierce—especially with the least expensive printers. We are seeing leaders emerge now, however, and stabilization is occurring for each segment. On the…

The Maker Movement Unmade? Part 4: Attack of the Clones

Read parts one, two and three of this series.  Determining a definitive cause of the economic misfortunes of some companies in the open source hardware and maker spaces might prove…

3D Printer Buying Guide 2019

What a difference a year makes. Once again we’ve seen some monumental shifts and changes in the 3D printing landscape for desktop 3D printers. At the low-end competition has been…

Works of Art By Tobias Klein Explore the Relationship Between Glass and 3D Printing

Tobias Klein is an artist and architect who, in 2017, spent time as an Artist in Residence at the Pilchuck Glass School. During his time at the school, he developed…

ITL Group and Local Motors Increase Their 3D Printing Capabilities with New Installations

Installations of 3D printing systems are on the rise as adoption increases around the world. New installations allow for increased capabilities in additive manufacturing and showcase a commitment through investment,…

FlashForge Users Now Offered More 3D Printing Options with Simplify3D Partnership

Simplify3D is one of the most popular brands of 3D slicing software, and released its most recent version less than a year ago. It’s compatible with a wide range of…

3D Printer Reviews: July

With so many 3D printers available, first-hand experiences via reviews can lead to informed decisions when in the market for a new machine. This aggregation provides a look into some…

JeeQ Data Reveals Bestselling 3D Printers Online for Q2 2017

While 3D printer guides from the likes of 3D Hubs and Pinshape are useful in terms of giving useful details and tips about the most popular 3D printers available right…

3D Printer Buying Guide 2017

There are a lot of 3D printers available nowadays. Which one do you buy? It really depends a lot on who you are and what you wish to use it…

Six 3D Printer Reviews: June Aggregation

With so many 3D printers available, first-hand experiences via reviews can lead to informed decisions when in the market for a new machine. This aggregation provides a look into some…

3D Printing Spotlight On: Lauren Renee, Abuzz Designs

Lauren Renee has had a presence on Twitter and YouTube and a dedicated following for several years now. Her first tack as a YouTuber was in the area of makeup tutorials,…

JeeQ Data Reveals Best Selling 3D Printers Online for Q1 2017

If you are a new 3D printing manufacturer wondering what it will take to break into the industry, you better have a lot to offer online shoppers, to include unique…

It’s Hard Not to Stare at the Stairs in the Largest 3D Printed Sculpture in Cuba

There are few places in the world that 3D printing technology hasn’t touched in some way. We hear and write about certain areas more than others; for example, Dubai with…

3D Hubs: 3D Printing Trends Q2 Report Reveals Much Has Changed, Yet Much Has Stayed the Same

It’s that time again! 3D Hubs has released their latest quarterly trends report, the second of 2017, and while quite a bit has changed since the Q1 report was released…

Inside 3D Printing New York: Delayed by Winter Storm, the Show Goes On

Attendees of the Inside 3D Printing New York Conference & Expo (I3DP) were in for quite a surprise this week, as winter storm Stella wreaked havoc with travel plans. The…

3D Hubs Releases 3D Printing Industry Trends Report for Q1 2017

It seems as though it was just last week that 3D Hubs released their latest 3D Printing Industry Trends report, so I was startled by the realization that it’s already time…

CONTEXT: Desktop 3D Printer Market Continues to Grow While Industrial 3D Printers Are Down – But Not For Long

You’ve likely heard someone repeat the statement “One day, there will be a 3D printer in every home!” at some point. Whether that’s true or not remains to be seen,…

JeeQ Data Reveals Best Selling 3D Printers Online for 2nd Quarter 2016

Are you thinking about buying your first 3D printer—or perhaps even another? Whether you are shopping for the home, a school lab, or the office, it’s extremely important to have…

3D Printer Buying Guide 2016

So you want to buy a 3D printer, but you don’t know where to start. I don’t blame you, there are a lot of 3D printers out there from a…

Research and Markets Predicts Global 3D Printing Market to Reach $30 Billion by 2022

Market researchers have long been predicting the rapid and exponential growth of the 3D printing industry, and so far they have been proven correct. In fact, many of the early…

AstroPrint Offers the ‘Ultimate’ Cheat-Sheet Buffet of 3D Printing Tips You’ll Want to Save

We’re hard pressed today to find someone, anyone, who doesn’t know at least a little bit about how 3D printing is changing the world in so many areas like manufacturing,…

JeeQ Data Reveals Best Selling 3D Printers Online for 1st Quarter 2016

While it’s been quite exciting to hear of 3D printers for sale, and front and center in retail storefronts around the world, we know that a large number of discerning…

Global 3D Printer Market Up 19% in 2015 as Industrial and Commercial 3D Printer Sales Drop, XYZprinting Remains on Top

As desktop 3D printer sales started to soften at the end of 2014 and into 2015, many in the industry were predicting that the public’s love affair with 3D printing…

Pinshape Announces Batman v Superman 3D Design Contest (Who Will Win??)

So far, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice has gotten mixed reviews, but when superheroes are involved, do the critics really matter? The kids and the nerds are going to go anyway,…