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Windows 8.1 3D Builder app updated with lots of new features
Make 3D printed objects without a printer

Windows 8.1 3D Builder app updated with lots of new features

John Callaham 28

Microsoft has just released a new and major update for its 3D Builder app for Windows 8.1 that adds a number of new features and improvements, including a way to make 3D printed objects without the need to actually own a 3D printer. Basically, the app has a new button, "Buy Print" that allows users to buy a object they can customize in the app from 3D Systems. Microsoft says: "...

Microsoft releases 3D Builder so you can view, prepare, and print your 3D models on Windows 8

Microsoft releases 3D Builder so you can view, prepare, and print your 3D models on Windows 8

Sam Sabri 24

Everyone wishes they had a 3D printer. It’s a relatively new field that’s beginning to see mainstream appeal. To help push 3D printing, Microsoft has released an app for Windows 8 that will let you manage your prints. Makerbot also pushed out some driver updates for Windows 8.1. One way or another, today’s a good day if you’re into 3D printing on Windows 8. Microsoft just released a...

Microsoft's latest episode of "On the Whiteboard" talks about 3D Printing in Windows 8.1

Microsoft's latest episode of "On the Whiteboard" talks about 3D Printing in Windows 8.1

Michael Archambault 9

This week Pamela Woon, editor and host of Microsoft’s On the Whiteboard, takes us on an adventure of Maker Haus to see the future of 3D printing. Mike Kemery describes the location as a “gym… allowing users to access tools that usually aren’t accessible”. He discusses the future of 3D printing evolving from a hobby idea to a mainstream focus over the last few years. Microsoft has added...

Have your own 3D printer? Now you can create your own wireless charging stand

Have your own 3D printer? Now you can create your own wireless charging stand

Rich Edmonds 22

Do you own your own 3D printer or have access to one? You'll now be able to take a pre-made, tested design and create your own stand for charging your Windows Phones wirelessly. Supporting the Nokia charging plates, Windows Phone Central forum member SomethingSomethingDarkSide has managed to create the above result with the design, providing a template for refinement and personalisation...

Quality control issues bench Gibbage 3D cases, there's no joy in Mudville tonight

Quality control issues bench Gibbage 3D cases, there's no joy in Mudville tonight

George Ponder 12

Gibbage Cases were supposed to be a new 3D printed cases for the HTC 8X Windows Phone and eventually for the Nokia Lumia 920. The cases were uniquely designed mainly to offer surface protection to the 8X and 920 from scratches. Plus they are kinda cool looking. We were slated to receive a review unit here shortly but just got the news from the Gibbage Case creator that he's having to...