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MakerBot Replicator Mini is a Luxury Not Everyone Can Afford

MakerBot’s Replicator Mini aims at consumers and seems to live up to the expectations. At our first hands-on review, it shows advantages and disadvantages.

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Improving the Drone
MakerBot Design Series Improves a Micro Drone using 3D Printing

A MakerBot employee reverse engineered a micro drone, using 3D printing to create a new outer shell for the motors, electronic boards and battery.

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Thingiverse Vulnerability Allowed Pages to Mine for Cryptocurrency

A member of the Facebook group 3D Printing has exposed a vulnerability in the design of Thingiverse that allows commenters on Things' pages to embed cryptocurrency miners. Now fixed, the malicious comments hijacked vulnerable computers and used them to mine for digital currency.

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MakerBot Design Series: The Bike Saddle

Learn how Felipe Castañeda, MakerBot Industrial Designer, used CAD and 3D printing to develop his very own custom bike saddle.

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Students in Montclair Public Schools Learn with MakerBot 3D Printers

Montclair Public Schools in New Jersey paired up with MakerBot to provide schools and students from second grade to college with 3D printers.

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What is the MakerBot Labs Experimental Extruder?

The new MakerBot Labs Experimental Extruder opens up the MakerBot Replicator+ 3D printer to third party filaments and experimental settings.

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Local Motors Create Autonomous Bus with Help From MakerBot

Local Motors is an automotive company which developed a talking, autonomous bus with help from MakerBot desktop 3D printers.

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My MakerBot Cloud Platform Connects Classroom With 3D Printing

MakerBot announces My MakerBot cloud-based platform and the MakerBot Educators Guidebook to improve student access to 3D printing. 

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High School Students Make Robot Subs with 3D Printing

The robotics team at Carl Hayden High School -- otherwise known as Falcon Robotics -- are using 3D printing to make super awesome robot subs.

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Latvian School Opens First Makerbot Lab in the Baltics

A high school in Latvia is the first in the Baltic region to open a Makerbot Lab, where students have access to nine desktop 3D printers.

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Thingiverse: An Inside Look At The Leading 3D Printing Marketplace

MakerBot employees share an exclusive look at their pioneering 3D printing marketplace and community: Thingiverse.

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Functional MakerBot Cupcake at Midwest RepRap Festival

At this year's Midwest RepRap Festival, River City Labs showcased an extremely rare MakerBot Cupcake 3D printer.

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MakerBot MinFill Offers Faster Prints With Less Filament

MakerBot has unveiled the new MinFill feature for MakerBot Print, enabling minimized infill for faster prints that use less material.

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Lockheed Martin Uses MakerBot 3D Printing To Design New Space Telescopes

Engineers from the defense company Lockheed Martin are using MakerBot 3D printing to develop new designs for SPIDER imaging technology.

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UFC Fighters Using 3D Printed Mouth Guards by Guardlab

Guardlab is the official mouth guard of the UFC; the company uses 3D scanning and 3D printing to offer cheaper, safer sports guards.

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MakerBot CEO Continues to Tighten Ship by Cutting 30% of Staff

In a sobering statement on the future of MakerBot, CEO Nadav Goshen revealed that they will layoff 30% of their staff. He also discussed the company's narrowing focus on the education and professional sectors.

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MakerBot Replicator+ Wins IF Design Award

Most 3D printers aren‘t exactly design pieces. So you'll be interested to hear that the MakerBot Replicator+ Desktop 3D printer won the iF Award in the Product category.

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3D Prophecy Challenge: Win Prop Replicas from Vikings TV Show

For the History Channel's fourth season of Vikings, fans have the chance to win giveaways from the 3D Prophecy Challenge.

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This Interactive Geodesic LED Dome is Crazy Hypnotic

Maker builds an interactive geodesic LED dome using Arduino, 3D printing, and a bright imagination. Each panel lights up when you touch it.

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New MakerBot Educators Program to Empower Teachers

MakerBot is launching a brand new 'MakerBot Educators program' to promote the use of 3D printing in classrooms.

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