Editor’s Pick 3D printed guns may be dangerous and controversial, but they also get to the heart of why 3D printing is such a powerful technology.
While some have taken the “make anything” power of 3D printing and created firearms, others are using the technology to help people in a major way.
The first 3D printed gun may only be days old, but it’s already attracted the attention of politicians looking to ban it.
With a little over 24 hours left on its fundraising campaign on crowdfunding site Indiegogo, Canadian startup Matterform has substantially surpassed its goal for its low cost 3D scanner called the Photon.
While most 3D printers create objects using different varieties of plastics, Mcor’s tech is all about the magic of plain old paper.
Editor’s Pick Andreessen Horowitz says that 3D is reaching its tipping point — and the VC firm is putting its money where its mouth is.
3D-printed space technology is no longer science fiction, as NASA and other space companies are making it a reality.
A group of Harvard kids is using the power of 3D printing to help the blind “see” art. And, yes — it’s as interesting as it sounds.
Still looking for a case for your dinky old Nexus S? 3D printing and UCreate3D could be the fix.
If you’re working in 3D printing today and not paying attention to patents, the EFF is giving a strong case for why you should start.
3D-printed gun site Defense Distributed has obtained a federal license to manufacture and sell firearms,
MakerBot is moving into new turf with the Digitizer, a 3D scanner that will let you bring your physical objects into the digital world.
When it comes to 3D imaging cameras, such as those used in video games and for 3D printers, your options are kind of limited unless you want to spend tens of thousands of dollars on multiple pieces of equipment. This fact alone makes the $1,800 Lynx A Camera from Austin-based startup Lynx Laboratories all the more impressive.
Editor’s Pick 3D printing is moving fast, and existing copyright law is having a rough time keeping up.
Nike has discovered the rapid prototyping power of 3D printing, and it could change sneakers forever.
Like Airbnb for 3D printers, Makexyz links the 3D printer owners of the world with the designers that need them
3D-printed gun host DEFCAD is pulling in some major traffic. The age of 3D printed guns is clearly here.
An enterprising pair of toy designers have managed to cram a 3D printer into a pen. And it’s pretty amazing.
Thanks to Canadian engineers, it won’t be long until 3D-printed cars are a reality.
In the future, any new product designs will be instantly copied, 3D scanned, and re-sold as 3D printing instructions, meaning that anyone will be able to own just about anything, almost for free.
Forget creating the future — researchers are using 3D printing to recreate the past.
Sure, 3D printing is cool and wonderful, and even can make awesome three-dimensional business cards. But can it save your life?
CallingCubes sit squarely at the nexus of 3D printing and professional networking. But are they too cute a gimmick to live in the cynical modern world?
Guest Post Companies all over the world are becoming increasingly worried about their ability to innovate and compete in the fast-changing technology world. That’s according to GE’s third annual “Global Innovation Barometer” released Jan 17.
Using 3D printers, Nokia wants to give Lumia 820 the greatest gift of all: unhampered customization.
In case you were curious about what Glenn Beck thought of 3D printing.
The bigger brother to MakerBot’s Replicator 2 is all about inconsistency and experimentation.
WIth its two newest 3D printers, 3D Systems is pushing 3D printing technology a bit further.
What does the future hold for 3D printing? Integration, disruption, and expansion, says Sculpteo.
Editor’s Pick 3D printing exploded into the mainstream this year with a bunch of company news and unlikely new applications, from sex toys to guns.
It’s the holiday season, which means houses will be filled with the smell of fresh-baked cookies everywhere. Sadly, they won’t be as cool as these cookies.
With MakerBot giving the boot to 3D-printed gun designs, users have already created a new site to host the files.
3D printing has created a lot of awesome items in its short history, and soon enough it could revolutionize traditional games and puzzles.
Guest Post The 3D printing revolution may start at Staples, but it won’t reach its full potential until it reaches your home.
Editor’s Pick Though still in their infancy, consumer 3D printers are already been used to create just about everything — including sex toys.
Future astronauts could one day find a lot of use in 3D printing.
With the announcement of Staple Easy 3D, Staples is introducing the future of 3D printing that we knew was coming.
At $500, the Portabee aims to solve one of the biggest problems with 3D printers today: price.
With its new 3D photoboth MakerBot’s bringing its 3D printing revolution to your face.
Yes, it will be possible to print your own weapon.