Category Archives: NEWS


The SolidSmack Weekend Reader | Week 47.15

3 days 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

1 week 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

1 week 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 weeks 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…


PSA | Microsoft Will Give You $200 for Your Old Laptop (Bonus: $300 if it’s a Mac)

2 months ago

There’s been a lot of excitement surrounding Microsoft’s new Windows 10 machines and for good reason – the experience of seamlessly blending Windows with multiple pieces of hardware kit within…


Autodesk Makes Everything Open Source for Their Ember 3D Printer

2 months ago

Most everything in the maker community is becoming more open source. It’s almost a requirement–allowing modification of the original hardware or software design, through a free license, to suit the…


3D Hubs HD Brings You Local Sources For Professional Grade 3D Printing

2 months ago

Ever since we first saw how 3D Hubs sources local 3D printers, bringing the 3D printer to you, we’ve had a different perspective about the direction of 3D Printing. 1)…


Onshape Shifts Into Overdrive, Announces $80M in New Funding

2 months ago

Just six months after they announced $30M in Series C funding, Onshape has announced $80M in new funding, led by Silicon Valley firm Andreessen Horowitz, known for their investment in…


Hardware Hijacking | Lock Pickers 3D Print TSA Master Keys from Leaked Smartphone Photos

3 months ago

For all of the conveniences and wonder that additive manufacturing has provided within the past few years thanks to the desktop 3D printer revolution, the variety of processes used to…