Children’s Book About 3D Printing Exists

Hey kid, wanna play God? We’ve got just the book for you! LEO the Maker Prince: Journeys in 3D Printing is a new storybook from the makers of Maker magazine that extols the virtues and potential of 3D printing.

Office Depot Gives You a Firsthand Look at 3D Printing

Office Depot is one of those places where you don’t necessarily expect your mind to be blown by technology. The name conjures up images of binders, staplers, pens, office furniture. Today, however, the company announced that it just might be the coolest hangout at the shopping center for tech enthusiasts.


Zeepro Zim – The First Personal Dual-Head 3D Printer

3D printing has been making waves in the minds of creative consumers and companies. It seems that the prices of hardware continually drop each quarter, making it that much more affordable and accessible to the masses. With all the available options right now, does the 3D printer market really need another one? Well, with all more »

Intel Working on a Camera that Could Rival Microsoft’s Kinect

Microsoft’s Kinect camera is no doubt revolutionary. I find it impressive that it’s used in a number of different projects and mods already. It’s not just for the Xbox. The software giant isn’t the only one interested in the camera technology. For one, Intel is looking to enter the 3D camera technology perhaps to rival more »


3D Printing: The Future is Now at CE Week 2013

Remember the Replicator on the Star Trek: The Next Generation TV series? The crew of the Enterprise could tell the machine what they wanted, and pretty much anything—food, useful items, you name it—would pop out. That seemed like the stuff of fantasy at the time, but the idea of a household machine that can make more »

Introducing the Photon by Matterform, an Affordable 3D Scanner on Indiegogo

I wrote about the CADScan 3D Scanner a couple months back, an easy-to-use 3D modeler coming from the UK offered on Kickstarter for £650 ($990 USD) but an alternative, cheaper 3D Scanner just came into town.  Canadian start-up Matterform is now crowd-funding their Photon 3D Scanner on Indiegogo, and you can get your own for more »

IRIScan Mouse Controls Cursor and Scans Documents

There are lots of different document scanners out there and there even more different types of mice as well. But what about a mouse that scans? If this idea sounds like it can help streamline your daily computing duties, then look no further than the IRIScan Mouse & Scanner All-in-one from IRIS. This new type more »


CADScan Wants to Bring Low-Cost, Easy 3D Scanning to Your Home

UK-based CADScan has designed a cheap, easy-to-use desktop 3D scanner and has launched a Kickstarter to help fund their project. Currently available means of 3D scanning require inordinately expensive and/or complicated machines demanding a certain expertise to use.  CADScan’s desktop 3D scanner aims to fix all that by making 3D scanning as simple as using more »

PrintStik Mobile Printer is Like an Office in Your Pocket

There is a certain satisfaction with having big power in small packages and having a mobile office that fits on your person is no different. The Planon PrintStik is the world’s smallest full page portable Bluetooth printer. The PrintStik works with your Windows PC, but also connects with your Android, Blackberry, WinMobile, and the newly-added more »

Hammacher Schlemmer Introduces the Pen Sized Scanner

If you need a new gadget, Hammacher Schlemmer has one fit for your pocket. The Pen Sized Scanner is a ballpoint pen that has a built-in laser scanner for scanning documents. With the 5 MP sensor in the pen, scanning really means taking a photograph. The pen can scan any image, document, or letter at more »

Canon’s Teeny Scan-Tini Lets You Scan Docs On-the-Go

Despite the advances in digital, well, everything, much of our personal and business lives are still full of physical-format information and paper. Canon U.S.A., a leader in digital imaging solutions, has known this and just last week they announced a new addition to its Scan-tini lineup. Canon’s new imageFORMULA P-208 Scan-tini is a compact yet powerful more »

Hammacher Schlemmer unveils the Wireless Smartphone Photo Printer, will be available on October 15th

If you are looking for a way to easily and wirelessly print images from your smartphone there may soon be a solution available. Well, that is assuming you don’t mind spending $219.95 for the privilege of doing so. The solution is a wireless photo printer, the product is called the Wireless Smartphone Photo Printer and more »