Author image of Tyler Koslow

Tyler Koslow

Tyler Koslow is a tech journalist hailing from Brooklyn, New York. His specialties include 3D printing technology, music, and anything else that happens to be shaking up everyday life. When he’s not pounding away at his computer keys, you can find Tyler riding his bicycle, playing guitar, and eating pasta. Follow @tykoslow

By Tyler Koslow

Feb 24, 2018
Featured image of Weekend Project: 3D Print Your Own NERF Thirst Zapper Gun From Fallout 4
Not Your Average Soda Gun
Weekend Project: 3D Print Your Own NERF Thirst Zapper Gun From Fallout 4

With just a spring and a 3D printer, Croatian digital artist and maker Vedran Marjanovic Wekster shows you how to create a NERF-ified version of the Thirst Zapper gun from the video game series Fallout. 

Feb 16, 2018
Featured image of Carbon Takes a Bigger Bite of the Dental Market with New Materials and Partnerships
Smile!
Carbon Takes a Bigger Bite of the Dental Market with New Materials and Partnerships

The Silicon Valley startup Carbon announces new partnerships with DENTCA and DREVE, fortifying its position in the dental market. Through these collaborations, Carbon will introduce resins for customized dental products, including 3D printed dentures, gingiva masks, and trays.

Feb 13, 2018
Featured image of adidas and Carbon Announce 3D Printed AlphaEDGE 4D LTD Footwear
Hit the Ground Running
adidas and Carbon Announce 3D Printed AlphaEDGE 4D LTD Footwear

After the successful release of the Futurecraft 4D footwear, adidas and Carbon are collaborating once again on the newly announced AlphaEDGE 4D LTD shoe. This high-performance footwear is partially 3D printed with Carbon's groundbreaking Digital Light Synthesis technology. 

Feb 11, 2018
Featured image of Tronxy X1 3D Printer: Review the Facts Here!
Check Out This Cheap DIY Kit
Tronxy X1 3D Printer: Review the Facts Here!

In this Tronxy X1 3D Printer: Review the Facts, we take a look at the cheap DIY kit available for under $150. This 3D printer includes a 150 x 150 x 150 mm build area, aluminum frame, 0.4 mm nozzle, and a simple assembly process.

Feb 10, 2018
Featured image of Weekend Project: 3D Printed Harry Potter Spectrespecs with LED Lights
One Way Ticket to Hogwarts
Weekend Project: 3D Printed Harry Potter Spectrespecs with LED Lights

Eight-year-old maker Purple Oranji turns Adafruit NeoPixel goggles into a pair of 3D printed Spectrespecs, the zany light-up shades featured in the Harry Potter movies. This weekend project is the perfect way to show your kids that a 3D printer is just as extraordinary as a magic wand. 

Feb 6, 2018
Featured image of Desktop Metal Unveils Live Parts Generative Design Tool for SOLIDWORKS
Generative Design Time
Desktop Metal Unveils Live Parts Generative Design Tool for SOLIDWORKS

Desktop Metal is partnering with Dassault Systèmes to develop Live Parts, a new generative design tool. This new experimental technology is exclusive to SOLIDWORKS users, and aims to simplify generative design for 3D printing. 

Feb 5, 2018
Featured image of Danish Engineering Students Use BigRep ONE 3D Printer to Create Functional Bicycle Design
Pedaling Toward a Functional Future
Danish Engineering Students Use BigRep ONE 3D Printer to Create Functional Bicycle Design

Mechanical engineering students from the Aalborg University Esbjerg have used a BigRep ONE to 3D print a functional bike frame in one piece. PhD doctorate Peter Riddersholm Lauridsen shares an inside look at this project, and explains how 3D printing enables students to hone their engineering skills. 

Feb 4, 2018
Featured image of Weekend Project: A $20 DIY Heated DryBox for 3D Printing Filament Storage
Weekend Project!
Weekend Project: A $20 DIY Heated DryBox for 3D Printing Filament Storage

Want to keep your filament in tip-top shape? Engineer and 3D printing enthusiast RichRap shows us how to create DIY Heated DryBox for 3D Printing filament for under $20.  

Jan 30, 2018
Featured image of NFL Uses HP 3D Scanning Technology to Create Customized Cleats for Players
Super Bowl Scan
NFL Uses HP 3D Scanning Technology to Create Customized Cleats for Players

This week, HP revealed a new partnership with the National Football League, stating that all 32 teams will adopt its FitStation 3D scanning platform to create customized cleats next season.

Jan 27, 2018
Featured image of Weekend Project: 3D Print An Actual Earthquake Map
Weekend Project!
Weekend Project: 3D Print An Actual Earthquake Map

Oakland artist and Instructables user Doug McCune shares a project that shows how you can turn data generated from an earthquake into a 3D printed topographical map. Shake up your weekend with this great DIY project! 

Jan 27, 2018
Featured image of 3D Printing on Trial: Just 3D Print Brings New Lawsuit Against 3DR Holdings
Creative Commons Court
3D Printing on Trial: Just 3D Print Brings New Lawsuit Against 3DR Holdings

After losing the initial legal battle against 3DR Holdings over defamation allegations, Just 3D Print is taking the media company back to court in a new appeal. The controversy started after publications reported that the startup downloaded various 3D models from Thingiverse and was selling them on eBay.  

Jan 14, 2018
Featured image of Shining 3D Upgrades EinScan Scanning System, Partners With TechMed 3D
Scan-tastic
Shining 3D Upgrades EinScan Scanning System, Partners With TechMed 3D

This past week at CES 2018, Shining 3D unveiled new accessories and software for its EinScan 3D scanning system. The company also announced a partnership with TechMed 3D, a leader in human body scanning technology. 

Jan 12, 2018
Featured image of CEAD Launches Industrial-Scale 3D Printer Tailored for Shipbuilding
Smooth Sailing
CEAD Launches Industrial-Scale 3D Printer Tailored for Shipbuilding

The Netherlands-based additive manufacturing company CEAD is creating an industrial-scale 3D printer that is specifically engineered to help produce parts for ships and other maritime vessels. 

Jan 8, 2018
Featured image of “Black Panther” Costume Designer Explains Use of 3D Printing in New Superhero Movie
3D Printing in Wakanda
“Black Panther” Costume Designer Explains Use of 3D Printing in New Superhero Movie

In a recent interview with Afropunk, costume designer Ruth E. Carter describes how her team used 3D printing technology to help create the outfits for Marvel Studios' upcoming superhero film "Black Panther". 

Jan 8, 2018
Featured image of Carbon Partners With Incase to Push the Boundaries of Mobile Device Protection
Case in Print
Carbon Partners With Incase to Push the Boundaries of Mobile Device Protection

The design-driven device protection solutions producer Incase is partnering with Carbon, using the 3D printing company's Digital Light Synthesis to manufacture protective device solutions with complex lattice structures that are both lightweight and impact-resistant.