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Samsung Smart MultiXpress printers come with Android

Samsung Smart MultiXpress printers come with Android

Android 4.4 was launched to add Google Cloud Printing to all devices. But what if you don't have an Android smartphone or tablet to begin with? Samsung is coming to the rescue here at IFA 2014 with 10 new multi-function printers (MFP) that uses Android as its primary interface, removing the need for a middle man in the printing equation.

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DIY makeup could be 3D printing’s killer app

DIY makeup could be 3D printing’s killer app

3D printing could have found its killer feature, with home makeup printer Mink promising to turn any smartphone photo into a new shade for your face. Said to use the same underlying substrates as even the most expensive off-the-shelf brands, the printer can create lip gloss, blush, eye shadow, or other types of makeup, just as easily as printing a document.

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LEGO Mindstorms robot battle inspired by DIY printer

LEGO Mindstorms robot battle inspired by DIY printer

Earlier this year a fellow by the name Shubham Banerjee created a LEGO project that went viral. Banerjee is a 12-year-old inventor - he created the "BRAIGO", a Braille printer made using a LEGO Mindstorms set. This idea inspired LEGO Systems to create a competition in which several Seattle companies were invited to compete, creating a LEGO Mindstorms robot to improve everyday life.

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Micro 3D printer blows past $2.2 million on Kickstarter in a few days

Micro 3D printer blows past $2.2 million on Kickstarter in a few days

We have been following the Micro 3D printer closely since the project turned up on Kickstarter a few days ago. The project is for a very small and compact 3D printer that is also very inexpensive to purchase. The printer will sell for about $299 and will let the user print out all sorts of 3D creations. When the project first hit Kickstarter, it was looking for only $50,000 to come to market.

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Zuta Labs Mini Mobile Robotic Printer roams page trailing ink

Zuta Labs Mini Mobile Robotic Printer roams page trailing ink

It's clearly a week for crowdfunding unusual printers, with multi-million raising home 3D printer The Micro followed by Zuta Labs Mini Mobile Robotic Printer, a shuffling printing puck small enough for your bag. Aiming for $400,000 on Kickstarter, the Zuta Labs printer is an apostrophe-shaped gadget that, rather than move a sheet of paper through it, physically roams across the page laying down ink as it goes.

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HP 3D printers tease super-speed and quality

HP 3D printers tease super-speed and quality

HP is promising to shake up the 3D printer industry with new technology that not only makes the process faster but delivers higher-quality models, with CEO Meg Whitman teasing a reveal in June. Waiting for a current-gen 3D printer to finish is "like watching ice melt" Whitman snarked during HP's shareholder meeting this week, going on to suggest that the company had figured out a better, swifter way.

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MakerBot Replicator Mini 3D desktop printer lands this spring

MakerBot Replicator Mini 3D desktop printer lands this spring

MakerBot is the company behind one of the most popular 3D printers on the market. The printer is called the MakerBot Replicator 2 and it launched in September of 2012. Since that printer launched, we haven't heard much in the way of new products from MakerBot.

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LG’s Pocket Photo, hands-on with pocketed photos

LG’s Pocket Photo, hands-on with pocketed photos

Here at CES 2014, we got our first look at LG’s Pocket Photo. The small handheld camera is a bit like the Polaroid we showed you yesterday, in that it prints on the spot. The Pocket Photo also uses the same ZINK technology as the Polaroid. The differences between the two are subtle, but important.

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Epson’s newest Android label maker introduced at CES 2014

Epson’s newest Android label maker introduced at CES 2014

Epson is known for printing, and at CES they gave us a look at their LabelWorks LW-600P label maker. The latest in a line of Android-capable label makers, the LW-600P brings a lot to the table, and works entirely via your Android device. Label making has never been so fun.

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3D Systems ProJet 5500X multi-material composites 3D printer unveiled

3D Systems ProJet 5500X multi-material composites 3D printer unveiled

I just mentioned the 3D Systems color ProJet 4500 3D printer. The company has also announced another 3D printer today called the ProJet 5500X. This 3D printer doesn't print in color, but it does print using multiple composite materials.

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Epson Expression Premium XP-810 and XP-610 printers offer Wi-Fi Direct

Epson Expression Premium XP-810 and XP-610 printers offer Wi-Fi Direct

Epson has announced two new printers that are aimed at families and photo enthusiasts. The new printers include the Epson Expression Premium XP-810 and XP-610 Small-in-One. Both printers use Epson's MicroPiezo printing technology and Claria Premium ink allowing high-quality photos to be printed at home.

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Samsung speaker-dock printer promised for IFA 2013

Samsung speaker-dock printer promised for IFA 2013

Being able to print out photographs, e-mails, and other documents is something that we take pretty much for granted. This task has been easily accomplished from your computer for decades. However, it can be much more difficult to print out photos and other documents from your smartphone without having to share what you want to print the computer via e-mail or other methods.

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