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Nintendo NX Controller Was a Fake – Here’s How It Was Done

Earlier this week, a programmer, claiming to be in possession of the Nintendo NX dev kit, revealed photos purporting to be the controller for the new console (above), the design of which certainly matched a patent…

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Ciclop – A 3D Scanner For $99!

These days we keep hearing about 3D printers, the devices that can print everything from railguns and computer cases to bridges and organs. This is all great, but how about the other way around, you see a nice model and…

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Ultimaker 2+ 3D Printer Demoed @ CES 2016

CES 2016: 3D Printing is possibly the most exciting technological development in recent years and has the potential to change the world. This is a bold statement, but the option to scan any custom design and create…

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Scientists Manage to 3D Print “Live” Blood Vessels

The 3D printer is considered by some futurologists, such as Jeremy Rifkin, the beginning of the third industrial revolution. 3D printing has come a long way over the last few years, and it can now be…

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Glass 3D Printing Technique Is Stunning

Recent years have seen the technique of 3D printing evolve from a niche concept to a mainstream phenomenon, which in turn has opened up a whole new horizon for product manufacturing. If you thought this was…

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Disney Fabric 3D Printer – Creations You’ll Want to Cuddle

3D printing isn’t known for creating soft toys that you would want to pick up and hug, nor that you would want to put into the hands of young children. They’re often made from hard plastics…

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Artists Recreate Animation Frame-by-Frame with 3D Printing Technology

Have you ever wondered how beautiful an animation can be? Well, now you can view it at its best, frame-by-frame, in the real world. The MOVE ON…! exhibition in Netherlands is apparently hosting a CGI animation…

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Create Your Own Fully Working 3D Printed Guitar

3D printing may not be a technology we all have at our disposal, but there’s no doubt that it’s still an incredible technology, that is becoming more affordable almost every day. YouTuber Solstie has created a fully…

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Amazon Experimenting With Fitting 3D Printers in Delivery Vehicles

Amazon is pretty much doing everything it can to get goods to you as quickly as possible. From Amazon Prime next day delivery to their conceptual Prime Air drone service. It’s almost like they’re working towards having…

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BS Toy: the Kid-Friendly 3D Printer

Most 3D printers rely on superheating filaments to over 200oC to print objects, making them unsafe for use by children, but Bonsai Labs of Japan has developed a 3D printer, made with kids in mind, that…

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Man Saves Wife’s Sight With 3D Print-Out of Her Tumour

Back in 2013, Californian 3D graphic artist Michael Balzer took it upon himself to intervene in the treatment of his wife’s brain tumour, and saved her sight in the process. Pamela Shavaun Scott, Balzer’s wife, discovered…

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Man Uses 3D Printer to Make His Own Batman Suit

Over the last few months we’ve heard some impressive 3D printer-related stories, like NASA e-mailing a wrench into space, the manufacture of bionic eyes, and even a disabled dog getting new legs. All impressive, but Stevie…

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GP3D Introduces The Simple and Affordable Sprout 3D Printer

GreenProject, or GP3D, will unveil their new Sprout affordable 3D printer at the 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. GP3D is ready for production but will launch it with a Kickstarter crowd-funding program to…

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NASA e-Mail a Wrench into Space

There are no hardware stores in space. That’s the unfortunate reality that Barry Wilmore, Commander of the International Space Station (ISS), faced when he was left needing a wrench. Once staff at NASA became aware that…

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Disabled Dog Gets New 3D-Printed Legs

A disabled dog has been given a new lease of life, thanks to a 3D printer. Derby the dog was born with crippled front legs and abandoned at a shelter. Luckily, Derby found a loving home,…

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3D Printer Helps Create Bionic Eye

An LED 3D printer at Princeton has integrated quantum dot LEDs with a standard contact lens to create a device capable of projecting beams of coloured light. Essentially, an artificial eye. Though not wearable, it is…

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Royal Mail Embracing 3D Printing Technology, Wants to Custom Print Your Items

The Royal Mail has partnered with 3D printing specialist iMakr to install 3D printers at its New Cavendish Street delivery office, hoping to entice the public. Customers can purchase custom designs or ready-to-print objects, and the…

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Flux’s Modular 3D Printer Can Also be a Scanner and a Laser Engraver

With consumer interest in 3D printers waning after early excitement, the latest offering on Kickstarter may reignite its appeal. Flux, with its unique modular design, can also become a 3D scanner, a laser engraver, and even…

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Amazon.com Now Selling Customisable 3D Printed Items

3D printing continues to shake up the world of manufacturing and has begun offering innovative and creative solutions for consumers. The latest to jump on the 3D printing trend is Amazon.com as they begin to offer…

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Solderdoodle, a USB Rechargeable Wireless Soldering Iron

It seems I have to crack out my dusty old soldering iron less and less these days, but the one thing that really bugs me about having to use it is that it has to be…

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BAE: Drones Able to Self-Heal Using 3D Printer Technology to Fly By 2040

BAE Systems thinks 3D printing technology will become extremely powerful, and could be able to print small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) technology by 2040. The idea of a 3D-printed UAV able to conduct surveillance or rescue…

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European Space Agency Studying Potential Benefit of 3D Printing in Space

The lure of 3D printing technology in space is appealing, and the European Space Agency (ESA) is now studying implementing 3D-printed technology. The use of 3D printing could help reduce waste, so the ESA Clean Space initiative wants…

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Will.i.am Partners With Coca-Cola to Create the 3D Systems Ekocycle Cube 3D Printer

Coca-Cola is teaming up with pop star Will.i.am to create the Ekocycle Cube 3D printer, scheduled for release later this year.  The printer from 3D Systems prints with filaments based on recycled plastics and is the…

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3D Printed Moving and Tracking Portal Turret is Full of Win

Got a 3D printer and a few basic electronic components at your disposal? Then good news, you too can build your own motion tracking Portal gun turret, and lets be honest, why wouldn’t you want to…

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NASA Clears 3D Printer For International Space Station

NASA will send a 3D printer to the International Space Station (ISS) in August, utilizing the printer manufactured by Made In Space.  The custom unit was completed and finished testing ahead of schedule, which is why it…

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Cheap 3D Food to Help Bring Delicious Meals in Nursing Homes

People who have been in a nursing home and inside the cafeteria will know that eating is one of the most difficult activities for an elderly person. They are most probably being served food which is…

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3D Printing For Just $250! Latest 3D Printing Crowdfunding Campaign Is Launched

3D Printing has captured the public imagination so it probably isn’t surprising when I tell you that a new $250 3D Printer reached its crowd funding target in less than 2 days. New Matter’s MOD-t 3D…