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3D Printing: A look at the market according to Google Trends

Way back in May, we did a story in which we used Google Trends to diagnose the growth rates within the 3D printing market. Since that time the market has…

Project Bigbronze Presented at CES: Life-Sized Bust of Fuel3D’s CEO Created Using bronzeFill

Different varieties of filament lead, obviously, to different capabilities for 3D printed creations. While some people still associate 3D printing with choppy, layered looking plastic creations that proclaim “prototype” more…

Ultimaker2 Go & Ultimaker2 Extended 3D Printers to be Unveiled at 2015 CES

When it comes to consumer-level 3D printers,  two companies seem to rule the road. The first is US-based MakerBot, which was acquired by Stratasys in the middle of 2013, and…

Man 3D Prints and Paints Incredible Replicas of Star Wars’ X-Wing & TIE Fighter

Earlier this month we covered what was probably the most detailed 3D printed Star Trek model I have ever seen. YouTube user ‘Printing the Revolution‘ printed and painted an intricate model…

Dizingof’s Random Infinite Pattern and Klein Bottle Highlight 3D Printing’s Creative Explosion

Does anyone know any artists not hip to the 3D printing scene yet?  I do.  Several, in fact.  I just love getting to be the one to describe to an…

Italian Startup Creates Dual Extruder Upgrade for Ultimaker 3D Printers

What do you do when you need a customized feature for your 3D printer? Do you wait until the company that made it comes up the solution you need? Email…

3D Printed Panzer Tank Prints Without Supports & Features Fully Movable Parts

My favorite things to 3D print are objects that come off the printer with fully movable parts and don’t require a huge amount of assembly or any messy glue. As time goes…

Man 3D Prints and Paints Incredible Replica of Star Trek’s Starship Enterprise

I remember growing up as a kid, whenever my father was home, it seemed as though our television was always tuned to whatever station was playing Star Trek. My Dad…

Today’s Toy Marketplace: Blokko Weaves Storytelling, 3D Printing & Digital Design into One Platform

‘We are Blokko. We are the toy company that doesn’t make toys.’ Blokko makes it clear right away that they aren’t your conventional toy shop. They are, however, champions of…

Make: Magazine Shootout Names Top 10 3D Printers

3D printers are everywhere! They’ve been around for a little while now, of course, with favorites from MakerBot, Formlabs, and others for home use, but now they’re also popping up…

iGo3D Brings First 3D Printing Retail Store to Stuttgart & Frankfurt; Franchising in Future

The doors to 3D printing have been opened, Stuttgart consumers! iGo3D is now in business in the heart of the city, with Stuttgart’s first retail 3D printing store in the…

Adobe Announces New 3D Printing Features for Photoshop CC

Attention 3D printing enthusiasts! Adobe marks their conference today with a special announcement regarding updates to Photoshop CC, Lightroom Mobile, Lightroom Web, Photoshop Sketch and Photoshop Mix. This includes some new 3D…

Ultimaker 3D Printer + Laser Microfabrication + Stem Cells = Biodegradable Hard Tissue Implants

Currently FFF-based 3D printers are used for fabricating objects, and femtosecond (ultrashort pulsed) laser induced ablation (selective material removal by instant evaporation) is employed for precise material microfabrication. What if we…

Bhold Teams with Ultimaker to Allow People to 3D Print Their Product Prototypes at Home

3D printing is changing the way we do a lot of things lately, whether it is building homes, constructing cars, providing us better medical technology, or one of the thousands…

Amazing Self-balancing 3D Printed Raspberry Pi Robot

As of late, there has been quite an interesting intersection between 3D printing and the Raspberry Pi, credit card-sized single-board computer. When the two are combined, the number of applicable…

Ultimaker Announces the Ultimaker Original+ 3D Printer & Heated Bed Upgrade Kit

It was only last week that Ultimaker took the plunge, jumped in the pond, and swam across. That pond of course is known by many as the Atlantic Ocean, and…

3D Printer Manufacturer Ultimaker is Going Global! Official Announcement Coming Tomorrow

Founded in Geldermaisen, Netherlands in 2011 by Martjin Elserman, Siert Wijnia, and Erik de Bruijn, Ultimaker has quickly established themselves as the leading consumer level FDM 3D printer manufacturer in…

Incredible Scaled Model of Ducati 1199 Superbike 3D Printed on Ultimaker in 40 Pieces

If you are a sports bike or superbike enthusiast, then you have likely heard of the Ducati 1199. The Italian made machine weighs just 362 pounds, and packs a whopping…

Ultimaker Donates $10,000 in 3D Printers to e-NABLE the Creation of 3D Printed Prosthetics

Over the past year, we have covered more stories about an organization called e-NABLE than we can count. It seems as though each and every day, there is yet another…

Ultimaker Teams With XYZ Workshop to Bring Free 3D Printable Fashion to the Masses

When most people think of 3D printing, one of the last things they probably imagine it being used for is the creation of fashion accessories and clothing, especially when using…

3D Printing Insects & Arachnids – Sergey Kolesnik Creates Astonishing 3D Printed Scorpion

There are plenty of places to go online, when you want to 3D print toys. There are sites like Thingiverse, and other 3D model repositories, which allow you to download…

Animal Organization is 3D Printing a Life-size Elephant Using Uniquely Modified Ultimaker 3D Printers

We have seen 3D printing used for many great causes, including the creation of unique devices, braces, and aids for animals around the world. Whether it was the printing of…

The Ultimaker Original 3D Printer & Free Doodle3D On Sale Now for €995

Ultimaker has announced today that they are offering their original Ultimaker 3D printer, packaged with Free Doodle3D & UltiController for only €995,00 (approximately $1360). The normal price is €1.356,00 ($1,851)….