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ELEGOO Mars Pro Review – A tiny 3D printing titan

ELEGOO Mars Pro Review – A tiny 3D printing titan

This printer is tiny, but mighty. The printer works with the sort of printing technique that's both messier and far, far more accurate than the most basic sorts of 3D printers on the block. The Mars Pro is a MSLA 3D printer with UV photocuring resin, courtesy of a matrix UV LED array.

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LONGER LK5 Pro Review – 3D printer for prototyping with a little fiddling

LONGER LK5 Pro Review – 3D printer for prototyping with a little fiddling

The LONGER LK5 Pro is the sort of 3D printer you buy when you know how to troubleshoot. This device is a middle-ground between the pre-constructed, high-end, brand-name 3D printers that cost a lot, and the DIY 3D printers that are dirt cheap because you have to know exactly what you're doing right from the get-go.

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Formlabs Fuse 1 3D prints with recycled material at (relatively) low price

Formlabs Fuse 1 3D prints with recycled material at (relatively) low price

Today Formlabs brought a 7-year project to the light, delivering the world's first benchtop industrial selective laser sintering (SLS) 3D printer to the public. This device is called Formlabs Fuse 1, and it'll be launched alongside a post-processing system called Formlabs Fuse Sift, and the Fuse 1's first powder material: Formlabs Nylon 12 Powder. With this setup, Formlabs says they are delivering on their "promise to bring this powerful technology to market at an affordable price point without compromising quality.

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Google Cloud Print goes offline on Friday

Google Cloud Print goes offline on Friday

Another Google product will be biting the device right at the turn of the year. Granted, there are indeed some products and services that are long overdue their retirement, it's still somewhat notable when Google adds another body to its notorious graveyard. This time, it will be Google Cloud Print that will be signing off after the last day of the year, forcing its remaining users, if they do still exist, to connect directly to printers in their network.

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HP Instant Ink subscription printing proves controversial [Updated]

HP Instant Ink subscription printing proves controversial [Updated]

Many probably see the world today as being predominantly digital but the unfortunate fact is that printed documents still occupy a large, not to mention critical, part of the world. Despite that dependence on printers, these devices have never really become the convenient and seamless experiences their manufacturers advertise them to be. Some of these printer makers have tried to adopt modern business trends without really adopting modern mindsets. HP, for example, is starting a new "printer as a service" program, though the subscription approach isn't pleasing everyone.

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3Doodler PRO+ brings metal and wood to 3D printing pen

3Doodler PRO+ brings metal and wood to 3D printing pen

By now, 3D printers have become less of a novelty and more of a common tool in many businesses. They're still, however, not the kind of thing you'd be able to easily buy off shelves, much less use when you need or want to. Access to 3D printers is still limited to makers, modders, and hobbyists, leaving out creatives to simply dream of the future. 3Doodler has just brought the future to the present with its 3Doodler PRO+ pen that boasts support for a wider ranger of materials, including, for the first time, metal and wood.

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Macs label HP printer drivers as malware, breaks printing for some

Macs label HP printer drivers as malware, breaks printing for some

Drivers are pieces of software that some hardware or application use to communicate with an operating system. In other words, a functioning and authorized driver is critical in making sure things like printers, scanners, game controllers, and other peripherals work with a computer's OS. Sometimes, drivers stop working because of bugs, which leaves users with hardware they can't use until it's fixed. The case with Macs and HP printers, however, is rather unusual because the root cause may actually be some miscommunication and oversight.

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Canon IVY CLIQ2 and CLIQ+2 cameras print circle photo stickers

Canon IVY CLIQ2 and CLIQ+2 cameras print circle photo stickers

Canon revealed two new cameras today, both with the ability to instantly print stickers of images they've captured. One goes by the name Canon IVY CLIQ+2, the other is called IVY CLIQ2. That's not confusing at all, is it? These "instant camera printer" devices will work with a new sort of pre-cut circle sticker paper, too.

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Amazon Alexa Print lets you easily print out your shopping list

Amazon Alexa Print lets you easily print out your shopping list

Despite living in a mostly digital age, there always comes a time when we end up having to print something. It isn't always a smooth and uneventful experience, especially when you discover only then and there that you don't have enough ink left in the first place. If would definitely be grand if you could simply command your printer to do that for you. If you have an Amazon Echo, you now can, well, sort of.

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Peopoly Phenom XXL is far, far larger than your 3D printer

Peopoly Phenom XXL is far, far larger than your 3D printer

This week's most massive 3D printer made for consumers is the Peopoly Phenom XXL. Much like Phenom printers released in the last few years, this printer is large - but this one's even bigger than the most massive printer Phenom's made before. Peopoly saw that people enjoyed being able to 3D print objects on a large scale... so they dared to go bigger!

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Polaroid Hi-Print revives the retro dream without ink

Polaroid Hi-Print revives the retro dream without ink

There's a tiny pocket-sized printer in the mix this week, made to print your photos in a moment without ink. The device is called the Polaroid Hi-Print and it'll "print" your photos with a dye-sublimation process for ultimate ease of use. What's more - each photo printed doubles as a sticker.

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Windows 10 June 2020 breaks printing even to PDFs

Windows 10 June 2020 breaks printing even to PDFs

The big May 2020 update for Windows 10 seemed to be relatively uneventful, aside from a few issues Microsoft was at least upfront about. Lo and behold a month later, a cumulative update undoes that almost spotless record. Microsoft's support forums are now filled with complaints from users suddenly unable to print on any brand of printer. Curiously enough, it even affects printers that are "printing" a document into a PDF file.

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