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Cornell researchers print 3D audio speaker

The fully-functional speaker is one of the first 3D-printed electronics products.

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3D printed gifts you can buy or make

If you have a 3D printer, you can make a lot of really great gifts yourself, and there are plenty of services that will print them for you as well.

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Luddite magazine questions our relationship with tech

In an exquisite juxtaposition, an eight-page handcrafted, letterpress-printed magazine examines issues of the digital age.

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3D printers find a home in Hollywood, cranking out props

3D printing is not only entering the consumer space these days, but it also is finding application in the filmmaking industry.

Handheld scanner makes it easy to print your own 3D bust

3D printing is all the rage this holiday season. One company wants to make it easier to recreate objects using a 3D scanner.

Handheld scanner makes printing your 3D bust easier

3D printing is all the rage this holiday season. One company wants to make it easier to recreate objects using a 3D scanner.

Finding the best printer for your home or office

We've got some tips on what to look for when you're buying your next printer, including tips on getting the best color inkjet multifunction peripheral.

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3D-printed guns can explode, injure users, tests show

Federal firearms agents testing all-plastic guns made by 3D printers say the weapons can explode in users' hands.

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Rolls-Royce weighs 3D printers to make jet engine parts

Rolls-Royce is evaluating using 3D printing technology to create lighter components for its jet engines, the company's head of technology strategy said.

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Microsoft debuts 3D printing app for Windows 8.1

Microsoft's 3D Builder app will allow users to print 3D objects, either from an included library or elsewhere on the Web. But calling it a "builder" is somewhat of a misnomer.

Xerox offers new tools, services to help businesses curb remote printing costs

Users will be able to print documents at remote locations, but the cost and volume of the printing will be monitored by managed-print service administrators.

World's first 3D printed metal gun blows through 50 rounds

The pistol is a 3D-printed replica of the storied .45-caliber, M1911 semi-automatic that served as the U.S. military’s standard-issue sidearm for more than 70 years.

'Disarming Corruptor' disguises 3D printing designs to fight The Man

A new encryption tool promises to help users skirt some of the legal and copyright taboos of 3D printing.

Beyond the basement, 3D printing evolves into big business

3-D printing may have an image problem. It's sometimes seen as a hobbyist pursuit -- a fun way to build knickknacks from your living room desktop -- but a growing number of companies are giving serious thought to the technology to help get new ideas off the ground.

3D printing comes of age

Boeing, NASA, Lockheed Martin and GE are among the large corporations that for decades have used additive manufacturing, known more popularly as 3-D printing.