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A homemade machine from Boston area Mebotics can do both additive and subtractive manufacturing with 3D printing and milling capabilities. Follow reporter Nick Barber on Twitter @nickjb
If you can't make or design your own 3D printed stuff you can now customize a reseller's designs on Amazon.
The future of portable printing may be contained in Zuta's Pocket Printer, a four-wheeled robot that's a little smaller than a CD case. But that's only if its makers can improve on a crowd-funded prototype.
The MakerBot PrintShop app might not technically be the first 3D printing app for the iPad, but it's one specifically designed to make it simple to use with the MakerBot line.
The company is developing 3D-printed robots that mimic humans
Cheap color lasers have more inkjets to worry about. The PrecisionCore printheads on Epson's new WorkForce printers promise faster printing and crisp-looking output. We're testing one right now to learn more.
The company will also be offering its own 3-D printer
The ink costs $500 a bottle, but only a few cents are needed to make a circuit
3D printer prices have fallen to less than $500, but basic models can print only limited objects and colors.
Whatever you thought about inkjets, these are different. The new HP Officejet Enterprise Color MFP X585 and HP Officejet Enterprise Color X555 are faster and cheaper to operate than their color-laser competition.
There are two big problems with 3D printers, HP CEO Meg Whitman says, and the company will reveal how they've solved them in a few months.
HP is adding NFC and Wi-Fi Direct printing features to new office printers
HP announces Color LaserJet Pro MFP M476, which can take in-app mobile print commands
Legions of users are still clinging to these analog relics (for some surprisingly good reasons). But here's how to cut the cord.