3D Printing

3D Upcycling: The Answer to All Your Home Junk?

By | Aug 16, 2016 at 3:06 pm

Have you ever turned an old 2 Liter bottle of soda into a terrarium? Does your workshop have glass jars that are full of nuts, bolts, screws, and other tiny bits of hardware? What about your garden? Maybe you are growing your summer tomatoes…

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3 Important Lessons to Learn from 3D Printing Startups

By | Aug 15, 2016 at 1:20 pm

Starting a 3D printing company is a huge challenge. While many companies succeed, there is no guaranteed road map for the high achievement rate. Fortunately, it’s not too difficult to navigate your startup to success as long as you follow a certain set of rules. The key:…

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Check Out These 9 Incredibly Unique Uses for 3D Printing

By | Apr 12, 2016 at 3:44 pm

3D printing has been the technological breakthrough of the new millennium. It has saved people from heart failure with new organs and it has provided military personnel with reusable and recyclable weapons to make life in the field a little easier. But with essentially unlimited…

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Stockholm

Skriware: The One Stop Shop 3D Printer

By | Dec 2, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Despite the popularity surrounding 3D printing, a lot of people claim that it’s struggling. In fact, MakerBot recently announced that they’ll be having some major layoffs while countless other 3D printing crowdfunders weren’t able to deliver their final products. However, there’s no doubt that…

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Somebody Made 3D Printed Cat Armor!

By | Nov 4, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Print That Thing maker, and designer, Jwall recently showed us that the boundaries of what we can 3D-print are only limited by our imaginations. You see, he wanted to do something special for his cat on Halloween this year, so he got to designing a…

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3D Print Your Own Jewelry With Trove

By | Oct 8, 2015 at 10:00 am

3D printing is one of the most exciting technologies in recent years. The concept behind it is truly brilliant: if you can imagine it, you can make it, regardless of your location, and the applications are virtually endless: organs to save lives, pieces for…

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5 Incredible Ways People Are Using 3D Printers For Good

By | Sep 9, 2015 at 8:00 pm

3D printing is a huge buzzword right now, and for good reason – the technology is advancing at a crazy pace. However, when most people think of 3D printing, it conjures up thoughts of small plastic trinkets or toys. Why? That’s all that we’ve…

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“You Kick Ass” Got Funded by Mark Cuban on Shark Tank

By | May 18, 2015 at 12:30 pm

You Kick Ass, a tech company that turns you into an action figure, walked away with a tidy $100,000 from Mark Cuban on a recent episode of Shark Tank. Cofounders Alesia Glidewell and Keri Andrews, whose alter egos are Creatrix and Transformagirl, came onto…

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San Francisco

Ease of Use is the Biggest Barrier to Entry for 3D Printing

By | May 14, 2015 at 10:00 am

What do you think the biggest problem for mass adoption of 3D printers is these days? Surprisingly, it’s not cost. Rather, the biggest issue is ease of use. And, according to John Dogru CEO of 3DPrinterOS, the 3D printer market is facing the same…

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Las Vegas

Building a Simple 3D Print Experience via Partnerships

By | May 6, 2015 at 11:00 am

We’ve seen some buzz around big things happening at this year’s Collision Conference in Las Vegas, running from May 5 to 6. It’s a massive conference, America’s counterpart to Europe’s largest tech conference and it promises plenty of excitement. Pinshape, a next generation 3D…

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Kwambio’s Unique One is One Sexy 3D Printer

By | Apr 30, 2015 at 10:00 am

Is “sexy” usually a word to describe 3D printers? Okay, I suppose in some circles it might be, but it’s not usually the first descriptor that pops in my head when I see them. However, it is definitely a word I would use to…

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Hot off the Press: 3 Printers to Watch in 2015

By | Apr 28, 2015 at 9:00 pm

Although it seems that nearly everything is going digital in this day and age, the printing business isn’t prepared to cut its losses just yet. From innovations in packaging design capabilities to printing breakthroughs in biotech and philanthropic advancements, we’re now in an era…

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Toronto

Voovo Marketplace Makes 3D Printing Accessible

By | Apr 11, 2015 at 10:00 pm

Toronto-based startup Voovo has created the world’s first crowdsourced platform for 3D printing services. With only slightly over 100,000 3D printers sold in 2014, a major problem facing the industry today is that most people don’t even own 3D printers. Voovo provides an outlet for entrepreneurs,…

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NYC

SOLS gets $11.1 Million for Custom, 3D Printed Orthotics

By | Feb 27, 2015 at 9:00 pm

We’ve long heard that the advent of the 3D printer will help people solve everyday problems right in their living rooms, but there haven’t been too many companies that open these doors for us. SOLS, however, is a pioneer in the 3D printing and…