This Printer Spits Out 10 Meters of Solar Panel Every Minute

Australia is on the cusp of a solar energy revolution. First, a recent study suggests that the country could power its entire national domestic infrastructure using only solar (while slashing the price of home electricity by 70 percent). Now, the University of Melbourne has introduced a new organic PV cell printer… » 5/21/13 11:30am 5/21/13 11:30am

What Would You Most Like to See Printed in 3D?

Right now, strange and spectacular 3D-printed objects are proliferating in the tech and design worlds. Butt plugs, cakes, brains, scaled models of Fenway Park. There is seemingly no object that a 3D printer won't try. What would you, our readers, like to see printed in 3D? Please, share your answers and ideas in the… » 5/15/12 2:20am 5/15/12 2:20am

HP Wants You to Print Magazines with Your Home Printer So You Can…

Two wrongs don't make a right. I think I learned that as a 4-year-old. Apparently, HP and Condé Nast skipped out on that life lesson because they're combining two dying things—print media and printers—to create the unholiest of unions: your HP printer at home will print out Condé Nast magazines for you to read. » 10/12/11 10:45am 10/12/11 10:45am

The First of Lady Gaga's Polaroid Range is Up For Pre-Order

Club-goers and porn-pushers are still awaiting the glasses Lady Gaga modelled at CES (and supposedly designed), but one product from her Grey Label collaboration with Polaroid is available for pre-ordering, for $170/£120. » 5/30/11 4:30am 5/30/11 4:30am

The World's Smallest 3D Printer Is Only a Little Bigger Than a Milk…

3D printers are typically behemoth-type machines that can spit out crazy things like houses, cars and titanium balls. The world's smallest 3D printer is too puny to do any of that but it could be more useful than any other 3D printer. » 5/17/11 10:20pm 5/17/11 10:20pm

Mold Sculptures On an iPad App, Then Print Them With a 3D Printer

We've already ascertained that 3D printers are cool. But when connected to an iPad, running the Beautiful Modeler app? Consider our collective minds blown. You can mold digital clay into whatever you want, then print it with a 3D printer. » 11/04/10 3:20pm 11/04/10 3:20pm