A 3D Printer That Turns Coke Bottles Into Whatever You Can Imagine

Star Trek's replicators were not only able to produce any food or products our far-off descendants wanted, they were also able to make it from any kind of waste products. It was the ultimate recycling scenario, one that the new Ekocycle Cube 3D Printer hopes to emulate by using a new filament made in part from… » 7/01/14 9:40am 7/01/14 9:40am

Full-Color 3D Printing Is Here, and It's Marvelous

Everything from photography, to television, to printers made the eventual evolution from black and white to full color. And following in those technological footsteps is the 3D printer, with 3D Systems recently announcing what it's claiming is the world's first continuous-tone full color plastic printer called the … » 12/02/13 9:20am 12/02/13 9:20am

Windows 8.1 Is Getting Native 3D Printer Support

Microsoft is adding native support for 3D printers to Windows 8.1. That means you don't have to jump through any hoops to 3D print an item—if your computer is hooked up to a 3D printer, you can just hit print. » 6/26/13 11:35am 6/26/13 11:35am

9 Incredible Objects That Prove 3D Printers Are Totally Worth it

If you've got a 3D printer and a little bit of imagination, you can make pretty much anything. While these machines are still too expensive to be completely ubiquitous, early adopters are making some really amazing things. We got a look at a few of these objects at the 3D Printing Expo in New York this week. Here are… » 4/23/13 4:20pm 4/23/13 4:20pm

This 3D Printer Churns Out 3-Color Objects as Big as a Basketball

We all know size matters. As, seemingly, does 3D Systems, because its latest desktop 3D printer is a whopper, with a build platform that can handle designs of up to 1,030 cubic inches. Yes, that is big enough to recreate a basketball. » 1/07/13 9:31am 1/07/13 9:31am