Recent

Apr 30, 2018
Featured image of Anycubic 4Max (Formax) 3D Printer: Review the Facts
Automatic for the People
Anycubic 4Max (Formax) 3D Printer: Review the Facts

With a fully enclosed build space, interesting comfort features, and a very competitive price, the Anycubic 4Max (Formax) soon became a runner-up in the low-cost market. In this "Review the Facts" article we take a look at its specs and features.

Apr 29, 2018
Featured image of Weekend Project: 3D Print Your Own Honeycomb-Designed Card Wallet
Show Me The Money!
Weekend Project: 3D Print Your Own Honeycomb-Designed Card Wallet

Need a safe and sleek place to store your credit cards, gift cards, and your other wallet inhabitants? This fully 3D printed Card Wallet is extremely easy to make, and has a card pusher to give you instant access to your plastic money!  

Apr 29, 2018
Featured image of Best 3D Printer of Spring 2018 (16 Award Categories)
The Best of the Best
Best 3D Printer of Spring 2018 (16 Award Categories)

Looking for the best 3D printer for the home, office, workshop, and classroom? Here’s our Spring 2018 buyer’s guide for the best 3D printers in 16 categories, together with detailed 3D printer reviews, and explanations of terminology.

Apr 29, 2018
Featured image of Skateboard Trucks Optimized for Downhill Racing with Metal 3D Printing
Gleaming the Cube
Skateboard Trucks Optimized for Downhill Racing with Metal 3D Printing

Engineering student Philipp Manger designed a pair of custom skateboard trucks for downhill racing -- combining topological optimization and lattice structures -- and had them 3D printed in metal.

Apr 28, 2018
Featured image of Snapchat Introduces Interactive AR Games Called Snappables
New Games Every Week!
Snapchat Introduces Interactive AR Games Called Snappables

As well as being able to use Snapchat's Lenses for changing your looks and location, you can now play their new AR experience, Snappables, with your friends. 

Apr 28, 2018
Featured image of Weekend Project: Prepare for ‘Avengers: Infinity Wars’ with this 3D Printed Ironman Helmet
A Stark Project
Weekend Project: Prepare for ‘Avengers: Infinity Wars’ with this 3D Printed Ironman Helmet

Looking forward to the release of Avengers: Infinity Wars? Why not 3D print a fully functional Ironman helmet. This wearable looks like it came straight out of the big screen, equipped with light up eyes and a retractable face plate.  

Apr 27, 2018
Featured image of Google Launches New AIY Artificial Intelligence Kits
Hey Google!
Google Launches New AIY Artificial Intelligence Kits

Those itching to get to grips with neural networks are in luck: Google offshoot AIY Projects has recently revamped its Voice and Vision Kits. These project-in-a-pack kits give you all you need to build an intelligent speaker or camera.

Apr 27, 2018
Featured image of Fusion 360 Free Download – Is There a Free Full Version?
To Buy or to not to Buy.
Fusion 360 Free Download – Is There a Free Full Version?

Looking for "Fusion 360 free download" and don't want to commit to buy the full version of the popular 3D modeling software from Autodesk? Here are the best answers to the question: Is there a free full version?

Apr 27, 2018
Featured image of Airbus to Retrofit Cabins with 3D Printed Parts
In-Flight Fabrication
Airbus to Retrofit Cabins with 3D Printed Parts

A partnership between aircraft manufacturer Airbus and additive manufacturing service Materialise is now producing in-cabin parts. A divider with an organic form, it is Airbus' first use of 3D printed parts in plain sight within its commercial aircraft.

Apr 27, 2018
Featured image of Formlabs Launches ROI Calculator to Assess Costs Of Purchasing a 3D Printer
Formlabs ROI calculator makes it easy to assess cost of 3D printer
Formlabs Launches ROI Calculator to Assess Costs Of Purchasing a 3D Printer

Apr 27, 2018
Featured image of Anet A8 MOSFET Upgrade – Does It Help and How to Do It
Safety First!
Anet A8 MOSFET Upgrade – Does It Help and How to Do It

The Anet A8 is one of the most popular budget 3D printers due to its massive community following. However, its control board has a reputation for not being as reliable as it should be. The solution? Add an external MOSFET to help improve the overall safety of your Anet A8.

Apr 27, 2018
Featured image of [DEAL] Print Big with the Creality CR-10 3D Printer, on Sale at GearBest
More for Less
[DEAL] Print Big with the Creality CR-10 3D Printer, on Sale at GearBest

If you act fast you can snag a Creality CR-10 (shipping for free inside the US) from GearBest's LA warehouse for $389.99.

Apr 26, 2018
Featured image of 3D Printed Dentures Filled with Drugs to Fight Infection
False Promises
3D Printed Dentures Filled with Drugs to Fight Infection

Researchers at the University of Buffalo have invented 3D printed dentures which can be used to deliver drugs among those highly susceptible to infection, such as the elderly, hospitalized or disabled patients.

Apr 26, 2018
Featured image of Researchers Develop Thermorph Technique to Print Self-Folding Objects
Pop-Up Prints
Researchers Develop Thermorph Technique to Print Self-Folding Objects

Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University are using a desktop FDM 3D printer, off-the-shelf printing filaments and a design editor to create flat prints which self-fold into different shapes when heat is applied. This technique is called Thermorph.

Apr 25, 2018
Featured image of Tiertime Unveils Three New 3D Printers at Rapid + TCT 2018
Triple Time
Tiertime Unveils Three New 3D Printers at Rapid + TCT 2018

At the Rapid + TCT show in Texas, Tiertime shone a light on not one but three new 3D printers. One sees an upgrade to a familiar face -- the company's popular Up Mini 2 -- while the other two are all-new, including a 12-print-bed toting beast.