Last year, I bought a 3D printer. The first six months or so were pretty much spent churning out multiple Pokemon designs for my son, but we’ve branched out into more practical prints. Recently I’ve tried my hand at making lithophanes, 3D photograph prints, and the results have been so impressive that everyone in my family is getting lithophane photo gifts for the holidays!
When it comes to having a printer at home, I am a firm believer that every home deserves one. There have been plenty of times I’ve had to print a boarding pass, or just a document I needed a physical copy of and wished I had one. But not all printers are created equally, and this is proven by the Epson WorkForce ET-4750.
Polaroid has fully embraced instant photography at CES 2019 by announcing a host of different cameras, film, 3D printers and even televisions at their Polaroid booth. One that truly intrigued us was the Mint Camera and Pocket Printer.
Let’s face it, as paperless as we’re going, you still need a printer regularly. School forms, medical forms, random reports, all kinds of things still sometimes need to be printed physically. So you need a printer, and you might as well have one that’s compact and can handle everything from basic printing to photos. Enter the Epson XP-6000.
Wedding planning takes a lot of patience and can be even more expensive. So when Jess and I had the opportunity to review Epson’s XP-5100, we instantly knew that we could save a bit of money simply doing what we could to from home.
Over the last five years, I don’t think I’ve gone longer than a week without hearing about how 3D printing is changing everything. Manufacturing, medicine, gaming, food, you name it.
Going paperless always sounds like a great idea, but the reality is that you can’t ditch paper entirely, no matter how hard you try. There are always forms that need printing, places that won’t take emailed documents, and sometimes it’s just easier to read a physical printout.
When’s the last time you purchased a printer? Were you as surprised as I was by how inexpensive they’ve become? Here’s the thing, though: the printers themselves are inexpensive, but when purchasing ink cartridges, you’ll learn that great deal wasn’t so great. That’s why I’m so intrigued by the Epson Expression ET-3600 EcoTank All-in-One Supertank Printer.
I’m in the market for a 3D printer for many reasons, so when Monoprice offered to loan me their Maker Ultimate 3D Printer to review I jumped at the chance. It was easy to set up and use, but it is not quite ready for people who just want to press print. So, what makes it great? Let’s find out.
“Hey, wanna see a vacation picture?” he said, just as the iPhone he was handing to her slipped from his hands and smashed into the floor. Let’s face it, having pictures on electronic devices is great but it will never fully replace physical photographic prints. The SereneLife PicKit20 lets you print from your smartphone wirelessly. And it really works!
XYZprinting has announced an abundance of low-cost and adaptable 3D printers at their booth at CES 2017 in Las Vegas. Starting at $229.95, XYZprinting’s new offerings include the da Vinci Nano, da Vinci Junior 2.0 Mix, the Nobel 1.0A, and the Nobel Superfine. These new 3D printers run the gamut from beginner-friendly to professional-grade will be available starting January, 2017.
The Robo3D R1 Plus has been a ton of fun at our house. We found a bunch of models to print on Thingiverse before venturing out and designing our own models. Below is a showcase of the models we chose, some details regarding each print, and how they came out using the Robo3D R1 Plus 3D Printer.
The Robo3D R1 Plus is a 3D printer that’s simple enough for beginners, but capable enough to keep hobbyists happy. At $799.99, the R1 Plus comes with everything you’ll need to start printing right out of the box, except for a computer. 3D printing is a great way to get kids, or anybody, interested in STEM, so join the revolution!
At some point in the mid-2000s, except for rare situations, I stopped getting prints made from my digital pictures. I have thousands upon thousands of pictures I’ve taken stored on my phone as well as in the cloud, but with the Epson Expression Premium XP-640 Small-in-One Printer, they are now on my walls, too.
I’m finishing a review of an amazing Robo 3D printer, an impressive device and I’m having fun. The company just announced two new additions to their product line, the Robo C2 and Robo R2 smart 3D printers. With Wi-Fi and a new Robo app, they make 3D printing smarter, faster and more convenient.
Your computer is now thin, powerful, and gets great battery life. Your tablet is even thinner, often just as powerful, and gets even better battery life. Your workflow is truly mobile. And yet, if you want to print a document, you need to go into the office. Thanks to the HP OfficeJet 200 Mobile Printer, that’s no longer the case!
I’ve been intrigued by HP’s new line of connected printers that anticipate when you’ll need ink refills — and they send them to you before you run out! The service is called HP Instant Ink, and to try it I was sent the new HP OfficeJet 4650 MultiFunction Printer.
One of the newer pieces of tech that I’ve had a hard time getting too excited about is 3D printers. It’s probably because most of them look pretty complicated, and they aren’t cheap! Dremel, makers of the tool every hobbyist is familiar with, has their own 3D printer; it’s affordable, and it’s supposed to be easy to use.
It can be a lot of pressure to get that perfect diamond ring or jewelry piece right for that special someone, especially around the holidays. Now there is an app for that – The Brilliance.com 3D Printing Diamond Engagement Ring Program uses their own “diamond finder” app to let customers try 3D versions of the final rings/jewelry before final purchase.
It is nothing short of awesome when new technology is used to create traditional religious objects. Case in point, the 3D Printed Kippah that was given to me as a present last night. Members of my congregation saw this Kippah and knew I would love it. I do; it’s cool tech I can wear on Shabbat.
This holiday season, you will be using your phone, tablet, and (shockingly) your camera to take dozens if not hundreds of photos. Some will go up on Facebook or Instagram, but many will sit on the device waiting. Well, with the Epson Expression Photo XP-860 Small-in-One All-in-One Printer the wait is over. Use it to print pictures now and your memoirs later. This printer looks similar to the Epson All-In-One we reviewed last year. It is but the updates Epson packed into this next-generation printer are impressive. That is especially the case with its ability to let you print wirelessly…