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Form 2 brings pro 3D printing to your home

Form 2 brings pro 3D printing to your home

The folks at Formlabs have created a 3D printer they think can bust open the market for the everyday citizen. This is the Form 2, a 3D printer made for your desktop. Your actual desk's top, not just your desktop computer. This machine works with a new integrated resin system for top-notch cleanliness, a new peel mechanism and heated resin tank for super detailed printing and bits and pieces of large prints. While this printer may seem small, it's Formlabs' biggest.

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Epson PM-400 personal photo lab is small and wireless

Epson PM-400 personal photo lab is small and wireless

Some printers are big and bulky items that are hard to find a place to store in your home or office. Epson has a new compact photo printer called the PictureMate PM-400 Personal Photo Lab and it is designed to print high quality photos without taking up much space. The PM-400 can print 4x6 and 5x7 photos with no borders using smudge, scratch, and water resistant inks and paper.

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Epson 9900 printer discovered to waste nearly 20% of ink cartridges

Epson 9900 printer discovered to waste nearly 20% of ink cartridges

We've long known that the pricing and value of printer ink cartridges are a scam, but one Seattle print shop has revealed just how bad the situation is, and how evil printer companies can be. One would think that will how expensive cartridges can be, they'd at least get close to being empty before needing replacement. It seems that's not the tactic Epson employs with its professional-grade 9900 printer. Bellevue Fine Art has made a video that show just how much ink is left in a cartridge when it's determined to be empty.

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Canon Pixma lineup expands with seven new printers

Canon Pixma lineup expands with seven new printers

On Tuesday, Canon announced that its Pixma product lineup has been expanded with the addition of seven new printers. The expansion is comprised of the Canon Pixma MG7720, MG6800, and MG5700 series all-in-one inkjets. All of them are wireless and are suitable for multi-purpose use, including printing both documents and photographs. In addition, the wireless printers can be used with tablets and similar mobile devices via the Canon PRINT Inkjet app. The printers include a built-in scanner, and like the last Pixma we saw, these printers can print straight from Instagram.

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Epson EcoTank printer changes everything, ditches ink cartridges

Epson EcoTank printer changes everything, ditches ink cartridges

Whether you buy an expensive printer or a cheap printer, those ink cartridges are going to run out sooner than you'd like and replacing them will -- in some cases -- cost as much as the printer itself. Though we haven't be able to completely do away with printers yet, the need for them has decreased greatly enough that many people, faced with the high cost of ink, elect to run to the nearest library when they do need to print something. Only a shift in how printers work could potentially change this, and it looks like Epson is the one to bring about that change.

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KFC’s new mobile gimmick is a photo-printing bucket

KFC’s new mobile gimmick is a photo-printing bucket

These days, fastfood chains are thinking up of unusual and sometimes bizarre marketing stunts to appeal to today's mobile generation? Remember the Pizza Hut projector box in Hong Kong? Or how about KFC's Bluetooth keyboard food tray? It seems that the latter is at it again. Its Canadian branch will soon be celebrating its 60th anniversary and to honor that memory, it is going to help their devoted customers make their own memories. How? By turning their boring chicken buckets into instant photo printing machine.

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Canon PIXMA MG3620 prints straight from Instagram

Canon PIXMA MG3620 prints straight from Instagram

Canon has a new PIXMA printer and it’s the first one that can print directly from Instagram accounts. This gives mobile photographers with a fondness for printed photographs a way to print out their favorite Instagram shots without having to use their laptop or third-party software. It’s the Canon PIXMA MG3620 Wireless Inkjet all-in-one printer, and it works in conjunction with Canon's mobile PRINT app. If Instagram isn't your cup of tea, the printer and app are also compatible with Facebook, Twitter, Evernote, and a bunch of other services.

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3D light printer creates realistic faces in full color

3D light printer creates realistic faces in full color

Typically, a 3D printer uses some sort of resin or other material to print physical objects that you can hold and touch. An architect from India named Ekaggrat Singh Kalsi has invented a system that combines light art with 3D printing to make a printer that creates virtual objects using light. A camera is required to capture the finished light print.

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Ripple Maker 3D printer makes coffee foam works of art

Ripple Maker 3D printer makes coffee foam works of art

A new bit of coffee tech may one day make it to your favorite coffee shop to bring a bit of caffeine and art to your morning cup of Joe. A new coffee machine has surfaced that takes advantage of 3D printing tech to make works of art in the foam at the top of a cup of coffee. The printer is called the Ripple Maker and it uses birth 3D printing and inkjet tech.

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Primera Trio is a portable all-in-one printer

Primera Trio is a portable all-in-one printer

Business users who are on the go and rarely in the office still need at times to be able to do all the things workers stuck in offices do. You can give a field worker a laptop and they can do all their computing wherever they happen to be. What can be more challenging is being able to print something from the road. Often mobile workers end up emailing items to someone in the office to print and then picking the items up when they are back. A new mobile AIO printer called the Primera Trio would end that method of printing.

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Polaroid Zip Review: the best tiny photo printer on the market today

Polaroid Zip Review: the best tiny photo printer on the market today

The following review will give you a brief overview of what it'll mean to use the Polaroid Zip Instant Photoprinter. This little device can fit in your pocket (if you've got a wallet-sized pocket) and is able to print a collection of photos from your smartphone using NFC to connect and Bluetooth to send data. This device prints 2-inch x 3-inch prints with glossy fronts and instant-dry ink. This device takes the fun of the original Polaroid Instant Camera and jams it in to our modern age, with a sticky back to boot.

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MoonRay desktop 3D printer can print at 100 microns

MoonRay desktop 3D printer can print at 100 microns

A new 3D printer has hit the market called the MoonRay. The printer is designed to sit on a desktop and print out high quality items with resolution as low as 100 microns on the X/Y axis. The printer is also designed to be much faster than other offerings on the market aimed at consumers with print speed of 1-inch an hour.

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