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Lulzbot surprised us this week with the announcement of their new iteration of their flagship printer, the Taz 5. Lulzbot claims that explosive growth has allowed them to release their new printer ahead of schedule. Our review of the Taz 4 was released as part of Make 42 in November, its high... Read more »
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“Honestly, if I had to pick one bug to find in Pi 2 at this stage, an excessive sensitivity to paparazzi would probably be it” — Raspberry Pi CEO Eben Upton From the editors of Make:, the Maker Pro Newsletter is about the impact of Makers on business and technology. Our... Read more »
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Maker marketplace Tindie, an online store where Makers can buy and sell homemade gadgets, launched a beta service called Tindie Biz this week for finding and reviewing suppliers and manufacturers. “We hear stories of makers paying $20k for introductions to manufacturers or a startup losing $100k to middlemen that never produce,”... Read more »
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In today’s connected world, cellular service is often more ubiquitous than the power needed to charge the phones. A few years ago, a post here at Make pointed me to a story about the creation of a simple hydroelectric generator to help residents of small village in Guatemala charge their phones so that they could sell... Read more »
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Have you ever wondered how the filament for your 3D printer was made? We got a chance to go frolic in a warehouse where that exact thing was being done. While pretty much anyone who is familiar with 3D printing may know the basics, there are probably a point or... Read more »
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It’s always great to hear about young people doing good things for humanity. Easton LaChappelle not only blows my mind but is a huge inspiration. The 19 year old recently accepted a job with NASA after creating a 3D printed prosthetic arm that is controlled by your mind. LaChappelle become interested in robotics and technology at... Read more »
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Yesterday news broke that Katy Perry* (among other things, the intended star of the 2015 Super Bowl Halftime Show) demanded that the 3D printing website Shapeways stop selling a model of Left Shark (perhaps the actual star of the Super Bowl Halftime Show). The letter to Shapeways came on fancy... Read more »
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