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Gun maker: Printing 3D gun parts a 'step toward liberty'

The co-founder of Defense Distributed, Cody Wilson, discusses the company's distribution of designs for gun parts that can be produced using 3D printers and his plans for expansion, as well as the mixed reaction from the public.

At SXSW, 3D-printed guns get their turn in the spotlight, too

3D printing's capabilities in art, sculpture and toys have generated considerable buzz at South by Southwest Interactive over the past few days. But one Austin, Texas-based group has a more controversial application in mind: guns.

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PARC redesigns printers to produce solar panels, batteries

Researchers at the Xerox-owned Palo Alto Research Center have developed a new manufacturing method that can help make solar panels more efficient and increase the energy density of batteries.

HP's Whitman vows to keep the company intact, 'on track'

Hewlett-Packard's CEO has dismissed persistent rumors that the company might break itself up in a move that could create more value for shareholders.

HP reports drop in profit but says turnaround effort making progress

Hewlett-Packard reported a drop in profit for the last quarter as printer and PC sales both declined, but said cost-cutting measures the company announced last year are starting to pay off.

Formlabs Form 1 3D desktop printer in full production

The printer features stereolithography, which uses a laser to cure liquid resin into microscopic layers, resulting in much more precise creations.

Inside the shadowy underground of 'anything, anywhere' cloud-based printing

Cloud-connected printers are everywhere, but how hard is it to collect your paperwork? We went to a private school and Twitter's corporate office to find out.

Samsung leads a tightly grouped pack in printer satisfaction

Our reader survey indicates that consumers are largely satisfied with their printers, though overall satisfaction levels have declined since 2009.

45,000 PCWorld readers name the brands they love (and love to hate)

Who makes the most reliable computers and gadgets? We asked a small army of PCWorld readers to rate the companies that made their desktops, laptops, smartphones, tablets and printers. The results might change your perceptions of which companies to trust.

The best photo printers you can buy today

Print vivid images on photo-friendly models for home, office, or enthusiast users.

Samsung printers contain hardcoded backdoor account, US-CERT warns

Printers manufactured by Samsung have a backdoor administrator account hard coded in their firmware that could enable attackers to change their configuration, read their network information or stored credentials and access sensitive information passed to them by users.

Many Dell, HP printers won't work with Windows RT

HP and Dell's lists of printers and multifunctions for the upcoming Windows 8 and RT tablets turn up some inconvenient surprises.

Kodak printers are gone, but the ink sells on

Kodak printers may be history, but the ink will be available for at least several more years. That's nice consolation for existing users--and a much-needed revenue stream for a company working hard to exit Chapter 11 bankruptcy.