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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

Aug 6, 2018
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Caution All Cosplayers
3D Printed Gun Hysteria Gone Too Far? Australian Man Faces Jail Over “Costume Props”

A man from Sydney is facing a serious jail sentence after advertising one of his 3D printed imitation weapons in a private Facebook group. He claims that the replica firearms were made as costume props, blurring the lines between dangerous DIY guns and cosplay items.

Aug 5, 2018
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Wash and Learn
Weekend Project: Amaze Your Friends with a 3D Printed Magic Faucet

A floating faucet? Sounds interesting, doesn't it? This 3D printed Magic Faucet is a wonderful project for those who love optical illusions. It's relatively easy to make and simply amazing to look at. 

Aug 4, 2018
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Make a Splash!
Weekend Project: Have a Pool Party with this 3D Printed Cricket Paddle Wheel Boat

The Ruiz Brothers of Adafruit are at it again with another fascinating 3D printing project: the 3D printed Crickit Paddle Wheel Boat. This water rover even has an underwater camera mount, so you can capture footage at your end of the summer pool party!

Aug 2, 2018
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Gettin' Paid for SLA
Formlabs Secures Unicorn Status After $15 Million Investment Round

Massachusetts 3D printing startup Formlabs has raised $15 million in its latest funding round. The investment brings the company's total funding up to $100 million and places it valuation in excess of $1 billion, making it one of the few hardware startups to become a unicorn.

Aug 1, 2018
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Shots (Not) Fired
Federal Judge Blocks Release of 3D Gun Models, But Defense Distributed Defies Court Ruling

Following a controversial court settlement that allowed Defense Distributed to share 3D printable gun blueprints online this week, a federal judge in Seattle has stepped in to issue a temporary restraining order and stop the release. But the pro-gun rights organization seems to have other plans...

Jul 29, 2018
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Review the Facts!
2018 Fusion3 F410 – Review the Specs of this 3D Printer

The Fusion3 F410 is a professional 3D printer with a large build volume, superb print quality and reliable speed, making it an interesting option for small businesses and educational purposes. Review the facts of this 3D printer here.

Jul 29, 2018
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Science Time
3D Printed Lab – Get Scientific with this Open Source Laboratory Rocker

Need some affordable scientific equipment to experiment and make a breakthrough discovery? This 3D printed open source laboratory rocker is a terrific tool for biological and molecular mixing applications.

Jul 27, 2018
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Out of this World!
NASA-Awarded MARSHA Project Aims to 3D Print Egg-Shaped Structures on Mars

New York architecture and technology company AI SpaceFactory has been awarded by NASA for its MARS HAbitat (MARSHA) project. The concept includes using in-situ resource utilization to 3D print egg-shaped habitats on Mars that are optimized to deal with internal atmospheric pressure and structural stresses.

Jul 26, 2018
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Raise the Roof
2018 Raise3D Pro2 – Review the Facts of This 3D Printer

The Raise3D Pro2 is a professional-grade desktop 3D printer that has dual extrusion capabilities, a sizable 305x305x300mm build volume, full-color touchscreen and more. Review the facts here!

Jul 23, 2018
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New Horizons
Ultimaker Expands Global Operations with New APAC Offices in Singapore

Ultimaker has announced that it is opening new offices in Singapore to better serve the growing demand for Ultimaker 3D printers in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region.

Jul 22, 2018
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WiFi for Sail
Weekend Project: Make a Summer Splash with this 3D Printed WiFi Paddle Boat

Summertime is here, and what better way to spend it then by lounging outside by the pool. Take your enjoyment of the outdoors a step further by becoming the captain of your own 3D printed WiFi Paddle Boat, designed by Greg Zumwalt.

Jul 21, 2018
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Float On
Weekend Project: 3D Print Your Own Magnetic Levitation Device!

Instructables user and designer 3DSage has unveiled an amazing 3D printed Levitation Device that you can make at home. It's a crazy contraption that uses a magnet to make objects float before your very eyes! 

Jul 16, 2018
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$10,000 Toilet Seat?! U.S. Air Force Uses 3D Printing to Flush Away Excessive Spending

The U.S. Air Force has announced that it will begin 3D printing toilet seat covers for cargo airlift planes after receiving criticism for spending $10,000 on replacements.

Jul 12, 2018
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Ready, Aim, Print
3D Printed Gun Models to Return Online as Defense Distributed Wins Court Settlement

After a lengthy legal battle, Cody Wilson and his organization Defense Distributed have settled a lawsuit against the U.S. State Department that will allow them to put 3D printable gun models back online.

Jul 11, 2018
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New and Improved
Sinterit Unveils New and Improved Version of the Lisa SLS 3D Printer

Following the recent release of the Lisa 2 PRO, the Polish 3D printer manufacturer Sinterit has now upgraded its flagship Sinterit Lisa SLS 3D printer to offer more reliability and a larger print area.