Featured image of [DEAL] ColorFabb Filament – Buy 5, Pay for 4
Pinching Pennies Feb 11, 2018
[DEAL] ColorFabb Filament – Buy 5, Pay for 4

Dutch filament spinner ColorFabb is celebrating its 5th birthday with a special promo -- buy any 5 spools of filament and only pay for 4.

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Design is Now Your Forté Feb 11, 2018
Forté Lets you Draw in 2D, Creates 3D Generative Designs Automatically

Forté is a real-time, 2D design tool which automatically takes your idea and optimizes the properties based on simple parameters that you intuitively map out.

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Check Out This Cheap DIY Kit Feb 11, 2018
Tronxy X1 3D Printer: Review the Specs

The Tronxy X1 is a cheap DIY kit available for under $150. It includes a 150 x 150 x 150 mm build area, aluminum frame, 0.4 mm nozzle, and a simple assembly process. Let's review its specs.

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Glorious Technicolor Feb 11, 2018
New HP Jet Fusion 300 / 500 Series With Full Color 3D Printing

HP introduces new industrial 3D printers capable of full-color engineering-grade parts. Prices for the new HP Jet Fusion 300 / 500 series start from $50,000, making innovation accessible to small to medium-sized businesses and academic institutions.

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One Way Ticket to Hogwarts Feb 10, 2018
[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. 

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Pinching Pennies Feb 9, 2018
[FLASH DEAL] New Matter Filament, 63 -75% Off at $7.49

Sad news this week with the closure of 3D printer manufacturer New Matter. Ahead of shuttering some time this summer, the company is clearing house with a fire sale of filament, now reduced from $29.99 to just $7.49.

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A Matter of Concern Feb 9, 2018
New Matter is Another 3D Printing Company Closing Down

For the second time this month, a 3D printer company is shuttering their doors. New Matter will cease operations at the end of Febuary; providing limited support to owners of the MOD-t 3D printer.

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Take on a new perspective Feb 9, 2018
10 Best GoPro Accessories to 3D Print or Buy

How often have we wished for a GoPro knob tightener... here it is! Plus: 9 best GoPro Accessories to DIY or buy.

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Committed to Learning Feb 9, 2018
Ultimaker Becomes Sponsor and Supplier for GE’s Additive Education Program

Open source 3D printer manufacturer Ultimaker has announced that it is now a sponsor and supplier to the GE Additive Education Program (AEP). Schools can now apply for subsidies from General Electric towards 3D printing.

Featured image of Audio Goes 3D With Brainwavz New Line Of 3D Printed Headphones
3D Printed Earphones Feb 9, 2018
Audio Goes 3D With Brainwavz New Line Of 3D Printed Headphones

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Featured image of Scientists in India are Growing Ears in the Lab using Cartilage and a 3D Printed Scaffold
Hear, Hear Feb 9, 2018
Scientists in India are Growing Ears in the Lab using Cartilage and a 3D Printed Scaffold

Doctors in Chennai, India are working on 3D printing transplantable ears. They've recently been successful in growing ear cartilage in a culture flask and proving it continues to grow once implanted in rabbits.

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Better for the Planet Feb 8, 2018
MasterSpool Could Help Reduce Waste When Buying 3D Printing Filament

3D printing expert Richard Horne is proposing a new way to receive filament which involves one MasterSpool and minimally packaged refills. Already manufacturers such as Das Filament are onboard with this idea.

Featured image of Immortalize Your Pooch: New Startup Offers 3D Printed Pet Figurines
Ruff Print Surface Feb 8, 2018
Immortalize Your Pooch: New Startup Offers 3D Printed Pet Figurines

The Calgary-based company GravityB 3D is using a 60-camera 3D scanning system to create life-like 3D printed figurines of pets and people.

Featured image of 3D Printable Syntactic Foams Could Help Submarines Reach Deeper Depths
Foam Alone Feb 8, 2018
3D Printable Syntactic Foams Could Help Submarines Reach Deeper Depths

A team of researchers from New York University School of Engineering have developed 3D printable syntactic foam materials. These foams are lightweight composites that offer exceptional buoyancy and strength, and are commonly used for submarine components. 

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Download it Now Feb 8, 2018
Ultimaker Cura 3.2 Adds Experimental Supports and Layer Features, Improves UI

Ultimaker is now releasing its stable version of the Cura 3.2 after a few weeks of beta testing. You can now download the optimized software from the company's website.

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Fix It Quick Feb 7, 2018
3D Print a Universal Cable Fix to Repair any Broken Cables

If you're faced with a broken cable, maker Marius Taciuc has a 3D printed enclosure solution. Although it's not perfect, it's a great short-term universal cable fix.

Featured image of Stratasys & Dassault Systèmes Partner to Develop Low-Cost 3D Printed Prosthetics
Partnering for Prosthetics Feb 7, 2018
Stratasys & Dassault Systèmes Partner to Develop Low-Cost 3D Printed Prosthetics

Stratasys is partnering with Dassault Systèmes to supply Unlimited Tomorrow with 3D printing and CAD software dedicated to producing affordable, patient-specific prosthetic devices.  

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Generative Design Time Feb 6, 2018
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. 

Featured image of Solidworks Add-In for DragonFly2020 Pro Makes Creating 3D Printed Electronics Easier
Useful Add-Ins Feb 6, 2018
Solidworks Add-In for DragonFly2020 Pro Makes Creating 3D Printed Electronics Easier

Nano Dimension, known for their circuit boards 3D printers, partnered up with software company Dassault Systèmes and implemented a Solidworks add-in for its DragonFly 2020 Pro 3D printer.

Featured image of Massachusetts Man Develops Braille Toy for Daughter with Usher Syndrome
Educational, Inspirational Feb 5, 2018
Massachusetts Man Develops Braille Toy for Daughter with Usher Syndrome

After learning that his daughter suffers from Usher Syndrome, a degenerative disease that leads to blind- and deafness, Jake Lacourse channeled his anguish into the development of a fun educational toy that would teach 2-year-old Becca braille.

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