Category Archives: NEWS

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Carvey: New Desktop Manufacturing Machine Shoots Past Kickstarter Funding Goal in Minutes

2 days ago

Inventables, a department store-like supplier for those who invent physical objects has released their first personally-designed product this morning on Kickstarter in the form of Carvey. Billed as a ‘3D…

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Happy Ada Lovelace Day: Women In STEM

7 days ago

For those who missed it, yesterday, 14th October was Ada Lovelace Day. It is a day dedicated to commemorate the achievements of women in STEM, i.e. science, technology, engineering and…

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Weekly App Smack 14: Storehouse, Studio Design, 1Password, Package Tracker and More…

4 weeks ago

Time for another round of apps that cover the spectrum of your beloved mobile device, be it iPhone, Android or Windows! The Weekly App Smack is the best of design…

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Uformia’s New Online App Allows for Personalized Customization of Their Designs

4 weeks ago

3D printers are great for making personalized object designs, but they typically don’t allow for customization while augmenting design parameters on the fly. This becomes a problem for those who…

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World Maker Faire NYC 2014: A Visual Journal

1 month ago

With over 60,000 people in attendance last year, MAKE Magazine’s World Maker Faire NYC is more than just a science fair now; it’s a full-blown circus. The annual gathering of…

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Stratasys Acquires GrabCAD to Further Accelerate Collaboration and Adoption of 3D Printing

1 month ago

We’ve been known to like GrabCAD a whole lot here on SolidSmack. While the list of reasons ‘why’ is quite long, we can sum it up by saying that similar…

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Local Motors Takes Their Single-Print 3D Printed Car for a Test Drive

1 month ago

Whether or not 3D printing an actual car makes absolute sense, somebody had to be the first do it properly. Naturally, that would be Local Motors, the crowdsourced automotive design…

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Make Laser Cut Helical Springs (Increase Your Cool Quotient 100x)

1 month ago

We’ve all grown up to playing with Slinky for endless hours, and if as a zesty DIY-er you think you’ve outgrown them – think again. Adam Watters has upped his…

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Bre Pettis Steps Down as CEO of MakerBot

1 month ago

When MakerBot Industries was founded by Adam Mayer, Bre Pettis and Zach “Hoeken” Smith in early 2009, few (especially Adam, Bre and Zach) could have ever expected that the company…