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Wiki Weapon 3D printed gun might not be realized after all

10/02/2012, At the end of July, we looked at a 3D printed assault rifle, and asked ourselves whether it is time to be afraid or not? The answer proved to be more comforting than worrying, but it seems that not all is hunky dory with the world of 3D printed weapons....

Printrbot wants to offer affordable 3D printing

09/21/2012, 3D printing is said to be the next big thing, but it still remains out of reach for most folks. Well, perhaps the Printrbot might be able to change your persuasion when you read more about it, where the inventor behind the Printrbot wants it to be a quick...

Star Wars 3D remakes of Episode II and Episode III confirmed

08/26/2012, Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace was famous (or should I say, infamous) for the computer generated character known as Jar Jar Binks, although I found that sentiment on the ground tend to lean more on the negative side. Well, George Lucas is a true...

3D map of the universe is the largest to date

08/09/2012, What you see above is part of the largest 3D map of the universe ever created to date in the history of humanity, and you have a bunch of astronomers to thank for this bit of “artwork”, so to speak. The 3D map actually holds the slew of...

Google brings 3D Maps to Google Earth in Seattle and Denver

08/09/2012, Following Google’s announcement in June to bring 3D imagery on Google Maps for mobile devices, the Mountain View-based tech titan is now expanding the coverage to Denver, Colorado and Seattle, Washington. Now, folks in the aforementioned areas can...

3D Printed Arms help give little girl a new lease of life

08/05/2012, Check out the video above that depicts a little girl known as Emma, where this 2-year old girl was born with a rare disease known as arthrogryposis, and this particular condition actually makes it impossible for her to raise her arms without any external...

3D printer does faux blood vessels

07/05/2012, We have seen some pretty cool pairs of 3D printed shoes just earlier this morning, and here we are with more news on what a 3D printer is capable of – researchers who hail from the University of Pennsylvania and MIT have managed to achieve the...

Qualcomm OpenGL driver turns 2D games into 3D

06/28/2012, Taking a page from the “PC development” book, Qualcomm was demonstrating its latest Open GL driver which can turn 2D games into 3D without intervention from the developers. This demo is running with an Adreno 225 GPU, which can now be commonly...

3D printed prototype glasses ‘outgeek’ Project Glass?

05/23/2012, Have you ever wondered what would the world be like if you could, just for the day, record everything that you see with your eyes? I imagine that storage concerns would be at the top of your list, but let us say that storage is not an issue. Enter this...

Naked-eye 3D display has no resolution compromise issues

05/16/2012, NLT Technologies Ltd. of Japan has come up with a prototype of a naked-eye low-temperature polycrystalline silicon (Si) TFT LCD display which boasts of half a dozen viewpoints, carrying a size of 3.1″ (diagonal length of 79mm), while sporting a...

Chocolate brain looks yummy enough to bite into

05/14/2012, Going through a MRI scan is not something one would classify as a “fun day out”, but then again, it is necessary to undergo the MRI scan as and when the situation requires it. Well, Andy Millins decided to take avantage of the situation by...

Qumarion mannequin offers intuitive 3D manipulation

05/07/2012, Ever wondered what it feels like to handle a voodoo doll? Well, I suppose you can get a semblance of that feeling with the Qumarion mannequin which you can view in action in the video above. The Qumarion mannequin is basically an input device that was...

Sega Time Traveler is first holographic video game in the world

05/02/2012, We are all so stoked up about 3D movies and all these days, but have you given a thought about video games taking the 3D route? Sure, Nintendo’s 3DS was launched last year, but it has yet to make quite the impact in revolutionizing mobile gaming to...