Category Archives: NEWS


MarkForged Unveils the All-New Mark Two Industrial Strength Desktop 3D Printer

2 days ago

When they first unveiled their Mark One carbon fiber 3D printer in San Diego at SolidWorks World in 2014, the MarkForged team – led by former aerospace engineer Greg Mark…


Allow Me to Rant: Why Is there a Perception that Design Is Easy?

3 weeks ago

Non-designers have the misconception that design is easy. Any designer will tell you the polar opposite is true. Design is going up against a master ninja and his army of…


Tetra4D Enrich Will Make You Totally Rethink What’s Possible with 3D PDFs

1 month ago

I think you all know what a 3D PDF is–your 3D model and all of its views right within a PDF document. They’ve been around for YEARS. Quite convenient for…


Hour of Code Turns to Minecraft and Star Wars to Teach Kids to Code

2 months ago has enlisted Minecraft to help kids learn to code by dragging and dropping blocks to generate computer code. Are “they” trying to make the programming workers of tomorrow?…


Lenovo Cracks Open the Whoopass, Unveils The ThinkPad P40 Yoga Workstation Tablet

2 months ago

There’s a face people make when they’re overwhelmed with excess awesome. It’s somewhere between a wide-eyed pucker and explosive, jowl-shaking laughter. I saw some people making that face today when…


The SolidSmack Weekend Reader | Week 47.15

2 months ago

Don your favorite bathrobe, cream that coffee and get comfortable with this weekend’s SolidSmack Weekend Reader. This week we saw everything from a multi-angled review of the new iPad Pro…


A Designer’s Breakdown: iPad Pro vs. Surface Pro vs. Wacom Cintiq Companion

2 months ago

It’s been awhile since we’ve heard from our favorite ID sketching master Spencer Nugent, but the one-man sketch machine hasn’t slowed down his hustle. Although he normally posts videos on…

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Awaken the Force Within: Starting Today, Star Wars Will Take over Your Google Account

2 months ago

Like most kids of the Betamax generation, Google’s VP of Product Management, Clay Bavor, never ceased to be amazed by the Star Wars universe – even after dozens of viewings…


Hyundai Set to Launch Augmented Reality Owner’s Manual

3 months ago

By now, we’re well aware of the promises that augmented reality holds for professionals – whether it is used for showing a client a scale model through an iPad or…