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PhoneDrone – The $99 3D Printed Smartphone Drone

May 23, 2015

The convenience of modern technology gadgets has made many tech enthusiasts eager to acquire their own iPhones, laptops and tablets. This is especially since these devices can today be used to improve both one’s social and career life. Could you imagine a world without a smartphone or laptop? Good, you get the picture – unbearable! Now […]

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Clear Your Driveway with a 3D Printed RC Snow Blower

March 7, 2015

Flakes of snow falling from a white sky can appear beautiful and poetic. But once on the ground, snow can prove to be quite inconvenient. As roads get covered in feet of snow, transport is severely affected. It becomes impossible to drive; even walking becomes a challenge. Life comes to a halt until large expensive machines […]

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Book Review: 3D Printing – The Next Industrial Revolution

April 27, 2014

In the past few years I’ve read 30+ books about business and written reviews for other websites about quite a few of them. However, this book by Christopher Barnatt is the first book about 3D printing I’ve ever read. This is partly because there’s not a great deal of 3D printing books out there (although […]

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The RepRap: A Printer That Can Almost Print Itself

March 29, 2014

Ever since the 3D printing technology was developed, we’ve seen it achieve all sorts of amazing things. Additive manufacturing has been used to make Body Parts, Prosthetics, Clothes, Guns and amazingly; even food (Pizza, Chocolate and Sugar). Have you ever found yourself wondering what else the technology can do? Well with the recent advancements of the RepRap […]

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Poppy: An Open Source 3D Printed Robot

December 10, 2013

Could you imagine 3D printing your own robot? If having a robot buddy at home has been one of your exciting imaginations, you could actually make your dream come true thanks to the open source project going by the name “Poppy”. Poppy is a 3D printed humanoid robot that was designed by French scientists at […]

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Maplin Sells the UK’s First Commercial 3D Printer

July 11, 2013

The cost of 3D printers has dropped significantly over the past few years. However, we’ve been waiting for a long time for the mainstream high street stores to start stocking them. A little while ago we saw the opening of Amazon’s new 3D Printing and Supplies Store. That was an encouraging move and one which finally […]

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