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BMW Offers 3D Printed Thumbs To Its Assembly Line Workers

07/03/2014, Different companies have different ways of ensuring that their employees aren’t overworked or that they have the proper assistance whenever they might encounter something health-related during the course of work, although we have to wonder if any of...

3D Printer Modified, Can Now “Print” Permanent Tattoos

06/16/2014, Being an artist can be a tough journey, but we can only imagine that journey being a lot harder as a tattoo artist. Why? Well it’s because their canvas is human skin, and not only are skin types different in terms of how well they hold ink, what colors...

UK Company Uses 3D Printer To Print “Fruits”

05/26/2014, In the past we have seen how 3D printers can be used to print certain types of food, such as chocolates and candies, but now according to a company based in the UK, Dovetailed, they claim to have used a 3D printer to create fruit. Now that seems a little...

Now You Can 3D Print iPhone 6 Mockups Of Your Own

05/09/2014, Over the past couple of weeks, we have started seeing various mockups of the iPhone 6. These mockups are supposedly based on leaked schematics that we saw a while ago, although there’s no way of proving if the schematic is the real deal in the first...

The LIX Pen Lets You Print In 3D On The Go

05/01/2014, Over the past year or so, we’ve come across our fair share of 3D printing pens. Unlike 3D printers, these pens can print while on the go, allowing the user to draw out various objects on the spot. They’re great for designers and artists who are...

Chinese Company Constructs 10 Houses Per Day With 3D Printer

04/23/2014, They say that one can be considered fortunate already if one has a roof over one’s head, but I suppose that our human instinct to want something better and bigger will easily overshadow what we have. Well, a Chinese company known as Winsun certainly...

Man Compares $50 3D Printed Hand To $42,000 Prosthetic Limb

04/20/2014, So we have been hearing a fair amount about 3D printers recently and how they might be used in the medical industry. Now as far as prosthetic limbs are concerned, they do get pretty expensive especially when it involves movable parts, like in the case of...

3D Printed Cast With Ultrasonic Vibrations Helps Speed Up Recovery

04/20/2014, So we’ve seen how 3D printers can be used to print medical-related gadgets, such as a portion of a skull, and while those are great and serve as viable alternatives compared to current implants and whatnot, wouldn’t it be better if those 3D printed...

Mobile Fab Bicycle Delivers 3D Printing On Taiwan’s Streets

04/13/2014, Going green is a theme that I am quite sure many of us are more than familiar with these days, and hence, we have these cute trash bins that let us know how to sort our trash, and which ones can be recycled. Here is an interesting sight in the streets of...

Micro 3D Printer Kickstarter Hits The $2 Million Mark In 3 Days

04/11/2014, About a few days ago we reported on the Micro 3D printer that begun as a Kickstarter project. The project, according to its creators, managed to hit its original goal in about 11 minutes and if you thought that was impressive, the folks behind the printer...

Micro 3D Printer Reaches Kickstarter Goal In 11 Minutes

04/07/2014, 3D printers come in all shapes and sizes. We’ve seen some that can apparently be used to print a house, and we’ve also seen how 3D printers can be used to print skull implants, so safe to say there are many uses for such gadgets. Now if you’re not...

Robot Exoskeleton Allows 4-Year Old Girl Work Her Arms

04/04/2014, Exoskeletons used to be the stuff of dreams, where my first exposure to an exoskeleton was when Ellen Ripley went mano a mano with the Alien Queen. Over the years, however, technology has advanced to such a degree that it might feature in our day-to-day...

Woman Gets 3D Printed Skull Implant

03/27/2014, We’ve seen how 3D printing can be incredibly useful not just for making products or creating novelty items, but how it can also be used in the medical community. Back in 2013 we talked about how 3D printers have managed to 3D print skull implants and it...

HP 3D Printers Expected In June

03/20/2014, Even though 3D printing has become popular over the years, the technology isn’t widespread in the market. When they first materialized, 3D printers were quite expensive. Over the years costs have come down significantly, but there’s a lot more...