Thingiverse has a new member , and he’s here to knock the awesome into you. According to his brand new Thingiverse page, FAKEGRIMLOCK is the greatest of all the Giant Robot Startup Dinosaurs in the universe.
Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online 3D printing hasn’t even gotten a chance to get off the ground yet, but there is already a “Pirate Bay” for 3D printers. MakerBot is one of the best-known 3D printing companies out there, and its “ Thingiverse ” site allows its 3D printer users to download files to create objects with their printers. Essentially, 3D printing could one day put toy stores out of business, because instead of heading down to Toys-R-Us to pick up your nephew’s present, you can just print one off on your desktop after downloading the right files.
Defense Distributed is best known as the team behind the 3D printed gun parts that have inspired controversy around the country.
Nokia and MakerBot are in Barcelona this week for the Mobile World Congress. The companies have teamed up to offer what it calls the “first live social 3D printing experience.” In short, MakerBot is creating custom Nokia Lumia 820 cases on the show floor for attendees. As you can imagine, this isn’t the first time 3D printers have been used to make smartphone cases.
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