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Hershey's helps develop chocolate 3D printer

The Hershey Company and 3D Systems showed off the CocoJet at CES 2015, which promises to print just about anything you want in white, dark, or milk chocolate. 3D Systems was also demoing other 3D printers built for culinary professionals. The ChefJet series will be able to produce full-...
FLUX Modular 3D Printer

FLUX is a modular device that combines 3D printing, 3D scanning, laser engraving and more

It seems that 3D printers are becoming more and more popular now, and with more inexpensive models hitting the market, it's not uncommon to see them put to use at home. While many people have specific uses for a 3D printer in the office, most of us can't really justify it beyond the "novelty"...

Printearth is making the 3D printer revolution biodegradable

Printearth is an Ottawa based startup which specializes in manufacturing 100% biodegradable plastic filaments for 3D printers. Plastic filament is essentially the ink for 3D printers since it's melted and applied in thin layers by the printer to produce physical objects. The current industry...

Solidoodle aims for the mainstream with Press 3D printer

Solidoodle will soon launch a new set 3D printers, including one aimed at first-time users. The Workbench Apprentice, Press, and Workbench printers wall all take the place of Solidoodle's second and third generation devices, which are being discontinued, and the Solidoodle 4 will be...
Makerfaire

Are makerspaces the answer to western manufacturing?

This week, the White House hosted its first Maker Faire and announced that Americans need "to be makers of things, not just consumers of things." While we have always had engineers, hobbyists and tinkers, the maker movement is taking off. Reasons for the recent maker community growth is likely...
Discov3ry

This 3D printer accessory lets you print with Nutella

If you hadn't been able to justify the need for a 3D printer before, this one's for you. Discov3ry, a new "Universal Paste Extruder" for 3D printers just hit Kickstarter yesterday and the campaign has already exceeded its $30,000 goal. Discov3ry works with nearly all existing 3D printers and...
Makerbot Mobile brings wireless 3D printing to your iPhone

Makerbot Mobile brings wireless 3D printing to your iPhone

Just like wireless printing on a standard home inkjet printer, Makerbot Mobile's new iOS app gives you the capability to wirelessly print 3D projects from your iPhone to a networked Makerbot printer. The free iPhone app works with a fifth generation Makerbot Replicator 3D Printer and allows you...
Monoprice introduces affordable 3D printer

Monoprice's printer makes 3D printing more affordable

Monoprice is entering the 3D printing market in a big way with a printer that's small on price. Dubbed the Product 1161, Monoprice's printer costs just $1199 and comes with two spools of PLA filaments. In fact, the printer can print using ABS, PLA, and PVA filaments. "This 3D printer...

New Matter aims to bring professional design and affordable 3D printing into your home

An easy-to-use, affordable 3D printer named MOD-t has hit Indiegogo for crowdfunding today, and is already enjoying a ton of popularity. The current early bird special offers the full kit for $149, while the final retail price will sit at $249. Though a low pricetag goes a long way to bringing...

Micro becomes highest funded 3D printer in the history of Kickstarter!

Micro has just wrapped up a hugely successful Kickstarter campaign for an accessible 3D printer. The M3D managed to raise a whopping $3.2 million by offering the device to early bird backers at the $199 tier and thousands more at the $299 tier. 11,855 3D printing enthusiasts backed this project...
Lix Pen

LIX Pen is a portable, professional 3D printing pen

A Kickstarter campaign has recently kicked off to huge success for a 3D printing pen called Lix. Basically, it melts plastic so you can draw and sculpt objects in mid-air, much like the 3Doodler. The main difference here is that the Lix is much more ergonomic and it can be powered by a standard...