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Maker Uses 3D Printing and Raspberry Pi to Build a Mini NES with Working Mini Game Cartridges

While it wasn’t the first home video game system, the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) is unarguably the most iconic and important in the history of the video game industry. When…

More 3D Printing Projects From Wevolver: Make Your Own Smartphone, Security System, and Film Equipment

For those makers who like challenging 3D printing projects that result in useful and out of the ordinary items, one of the best sites to check out is Wevolver. The…

Kudo3D Releases Their Latest PSP Technology Driven 3D Printer, The Titan 2

It’s been just about two years since the San Francisco, California-based startup Kudo3D launched a Kickstarter in support of the Titan 1, a lightning fast SLA 3D printer that uses…

Microsoft to Integrate Materialise Cloud-Based 3D Printing Service into 3D Builder and Other MS 3D Printing Apps

For years 3D printing was often derided as a fad, or a niche market and pretty roundly ignored by all of the major tech companies. Despite that, soon businesses started…

New Windows 10 IoT Core App Allows Users to Easily Network Their 3D Printer Using a Raspberry Pi

Microsoft Windows has always been an early supporter of 3D printing, not only developing their own 3D printing app, but offering native 3D printer support for a bunch of 3D…

Introducing the Pirakeet: A Tiny DIY and Low-Budget 3D Printed Gaming Console

As video game consoles and graphics seem to get more and more sophisticated, for some reason handheld games also seem to grow more popular. This is especially the case for people of…

3D Print a Half-Life 2 Turret/Sentry Gun That Can Shoot Mini Marshmallows

If you’re even a casual gamer, you’re likely at least somewhat familiar with Half-Life 2, even if you haven’t played it yourself. The first-person shooter game was released in 2004 to…

3D Printed Swarms of Robot Boats Can Think for Themselves…But They’re Only Here to Help

A swarm of robots that can think for themselves – it sounds like a terrifying sci-fi robot apocalypse film scenario, but it’s not – it’s reality. Feeling a bit anxious?…

Barnes & Noble is Celebrating Educator Appreciation Days by Giving Away a Free MakerSpace

Bookseller Barnes & Noble, the country’s largest book and media retailer, which hosted the first retail Mini Maker Faire in October, is celebrating its annual Educator Appreciation Days in honor…

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….

3D Slash Now Offers User-Friendly 3D Modeling App for Raspberry Pi

French company 3D Slash describes its modeling software as ‘a 3D piece of cake.’ Though I was slightly disappointed to learn that they have not, in fact, 3D printed any cake…

Giving Ei Chi the Hand She Needs Through 3D Printing

Most people have a hand that they heavily favor. For about ninety percent of the world, the right hand is dominant. It can sometimes seem that the weaker hand is hardly…

3D Print Your Own Raspberry Pi Powered Mini Nintendo Entertainment System

While it certainly wasn’t the first home game console, the Nintendo Entertainment System is probably the most recognizable, even 30 years after it was first released in the United States. In…

Teen Clock Maker Receives 3D Printer & More in Techno Goody Bag as Support from Microsoft

You never know what a Monday morning will bring–as in the case last week when one rather precocious kid took his basement-built clock into a Texas classroom to impress a teacher. His…

Back to 1984: 3D Print Your Own Retro Mini Apple Computer, or Purchase One on Etsy

Charles Mangin is too cool for school, taking us back to the computer science lab of the ’80s when Apple was infiltrating secondary schools and higher learning institutions, much like…

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — August 29

There’s lots of 3D printing business news this week. Gartner Inc., the world’s largest research and advisory company for information technology, reports that medicine is the sector most influenced by 3D printing…

3D Printed MrRobot Gives You Voice, Touch & Shake Control of Open Source Rapiro Robot

Previously, it would have been hard imagining devices like the topic of this article–useful products being printed layer by layer, brought into existence at the desktop, and controlled wirelessly by…

3D Printed, Automated Medication Dispenser Provides Patients & Caregivers Peace of Mind

Thanks to 3D printing some radical changes in contemporary health care are taking place. From enabling life-changing technologies like bioprinting to making day-to-day health maintenance easier than ever, 3D printing…

Better Than Polaroid? Swedish Student 3D Prints a Raspberry Pi Thermal Instant Camera

I remember when I was a child, my grandfather had a Polaroid camera. For some reason it fascinated me to no end that he could take a photo, and within…

He Walks, Talks, Follows: DIY 3D Printed Home Robot, Complete with Drink & Plate Holder, Hits Indiegogo

While robotics has been one of the technologies ‘of the future’ ever since I can remember, the field is finally coming into its own led by demands in manufacturing, along…

3D Print This Case For Your Raspberry Pi 2

It was originally conceived back in 2006 as a tiny – and very affordable – computer for kids. When Eben Upton, Rob Mullins, Jack Lang and Alan Mycroft took on…

BBC’s Micro Bits Computer For Kids, Featuring 3D Printable Cover, Given to 1 Million UK Students

While many are quick to jump on the bandwagon against giving children access to technology despite their obvious wishes to grab on to as much of it as possible, that’s…

Naturebytes’ 3D Printable Stealth Cam for Wildlife Enthusiasts & Citizen Scientists Launches on Kickstarter

Stephen Mowat, Alasdair Davies, and Jon Fidler are the team behind the Naturebytes project, a Raspberry Pi-powered wildlife camera they hope will help inspire a community of digital makers monitor…

Adafruit Creates Small but Powerful 3D Printed Raspberry Pi-based Home Computer

Buying a computer used to be something you had to plan and save money for, at least if you wanted one that would last for a while and have the…