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Why you'll never buy a 3D printer

The consumer 3D printer market, which has even tried to connect itself to video gaming, still seeks 'killer app'

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29% off FlashForge Finder 3D Home Printer - Deal Alert

The FlashForge Finder is a user-friendly, home-friendly, and wallet-friendly 3D printer, designed for beginners.


Mingis on Tech: 4D printing arrives -- and so does the mystery gadget guy

You've already heard of 3D printing, but what about 4D? Executive News Editor Ken Mingis gets the details from Senior Writer Lucas Mearian and they both puzzle over the mystery gadget guy's mystery gadget.

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HP begins selling Jet Fusion 3D printer; says it's is 50% cheaper, 10X faster than others

HP’s Jet Fusion technology could revolutionize manufacturing by increasing the speed of parts manufacturing

MakerBot Replicator 3D Printer

Sales of desktop 3D printers explode, growing nearly 70%

The 3D printing industry topped $5.1 billion in sales last year, a 26% uptick over the previous year

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With this new 3D printing technique, robots can 'practically walk right out of the printer'

Researchers at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory announced a technique that can 3D print solid and liquid materials at the same time

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Stratasys' new 3D printer can make virtually any shelf-ready product in a single process

The J750 3D printer's new slicer software can import objects straight from CAD designs


CraftBot 3D Review

While the CraftBot Plus has some drawbacks and is in need of a few operational tweaks, this is among the best small desktop 3D printers around.


Mingis on Tech: Of 3D printers (and Eiffel Towers)

Executive News Editor Ken Mingis goes one-on-one with Senior Reporter Lucas Mearian to get the nitty gritty details about 3D printing, MakerBot printers and about why Mearian is fixated on Eiffel Towers.

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Low-cost 3D printers driving massive growth

3D printer shipments are forecast to more than double every year between 2016 and 2019, with China leading the world


3D printing in cookie dough tastes better than plastic

A food printer that can print cookies and pizzas will go on sale next year for $1,800.

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MIT builds a 3D printer that can use 10 materials at once

Researchers built the printer with off-the-shelf parts for $7K, compared to systems that print with just three materials and can cost $250,000

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Patent trolls may be preparing to target 3D printing

The official owner of intellectual property in 3D printing can be unclear, as the number of 3D printing patents is rising quickly

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How companies will convince you to buy a 3D printer

New Market's MODt printer allows users to message each other with printable designs

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New 3D printer claims to be 25X to 100X faster than the competition

Carbon3D says its Continuous Liquid Interface Production printing process can create objects in minutes versus hours

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