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Montana Educator Uses Robo 3D Printers to Teach Her Fifth Grade Students How to Succeed

Teachers in classrooms all around the world are always on the lookout for new ways to inspire their students that will also mesh well with their traditional teaching methods and…

Hackaday Blogger Upgrades Printrbot Play 3D Printer With OctoPrint and Raspberry Pi Zero

There are many ways for companies to upgrade a 3D printer: adding a power boost, the ability to 3D print with multiple materials, a vat made of stainless steel rather…

Prusa Releases Latest Firmware Update, Unveils Multiple New 3D Printing Features

The Prusa i3 MK2S is undeniably popular, and had that popularity reaffirmed when 3D Hubs named it the Best Workhorse 3D Printer for 2018 in its latest 3D Printer Guide. There’s…

Prusa Introduces New Original Prusa i3 MK3 3D Printer with Lots of New Features

In the summer of 2016, the new Original Prusa i3 MK2 Kit was released, with a multi-material upgrade option and calibrate XYZ function announced just a few months later. Now,…

OctoPrint Forges Ahead with New Release 1.3.0 for Popular 3D Printer Interface

It’s a thrill to see OctoPrint back in the news with release 1.3.0 after the challenges they’ve experienced in the past year.  They took a big hit with the loss…

Put OctoPrint in Your Pocket with Printoid, a New Mobile App for Android

3D printer controller OctoPrint already has plenty of fans. The free, open source software, which offers a web interface so that users can control and monitor their printers from anywhere at any…

Robo’s R2/C2 3D Printer Kickstarter is a Success, Launches Robo App Beta Program

Recently, we reported that Robo, the company previously known as Robo3D, was launching a Kickstarter for their soon to be released R2 and C2 3D printers. The printers are a…

Project ALAN: Using a 3D Printed Robotic Arm to Assist With Stroke Rehabilitation

Among the population of the United Kingdom, the stroke is the second highest cause of death, and is also the leading cause of chronic adult disability. For those who survive the…

OctoPrint Startup Soon to Lose Funding from Sponsor BQ, Launches Patreon Campaign—Users Rally Behind Founder

One thing is for sure in the world of business: nothing is ever for sure. No matter how hard you work, there are no guarantees for success—and especially not in…

3D Printing Revitalizes Montessori School’s Hands-On Alphabet Set

Danish expat, Washington, D.C.-area resident, and maker Mathias Hansen put his many tech-related skills to work in the interest of making learning the alphabet more fun for young Montessori school…

The AON is a Massive Industrial 3D Printing Beast with Two Independent Printing Heads

The AON Industrial 3D printer currently being crowdfunded on Kickstarter is a big, beefy and robust machine that was built to be highly adaptable and durable enough for extremely high-volume use….

Upgrade Your Inexpensive 3D Printer with this Instructables Hack

Instructables contributor “Deividmaxx”–real name, David–wanted a high-precision 3D printer but he didn’t want to pay an equally high price, so he decided to buy an inexpensive, build-it-yourself 3D printer kit…

OctoPrint 1.2.3 Offers New List of Upgrades & Bug Fixes

OctoPrint is open source, cutting edge “host software” for 3D printers. While there are other solutions to control your 3D printer and send commands such as Printrun, Repetier Host and Cura,…

Dumpster-Diving DIYer Uses Salvaged Wi-Fi Router to Control His 3D Printer

When Floridian Matt Defenthaler bought a home 3D printer, he went with a kit rather than purchasing a fully assembled one. He ordered his Makerfarm i3v printer (I’m pretty sure…