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The world’s craziest toothbrush cleans your teeth in six seconds and is 3D printed

One of the most promising applications of 3D printing is the customization of everyday objects to the most personal and variable thing we possess—our bodies. A new example of this is the Blizzident toothbrush, which is made possible by two intersecting technologies—3D scanning and 3D printing.<p>The …

It’s about to get easier to 3D print with recycled plastic

3D printers generally print in one of two types of plastic; either ABS, which is used to make Legos, or PLA, typically found in some types of food …

3D: Printing the Future exhibition - in pictures

The Science Museum's new exhibition looks at how 3D printers inspire creativity and features more than 600 3D-printed objects including replacement organs, artworks, aircraft parts and a handgun

Researchers plan to develop a 3D printer that prints graphene

3D printers are becoming compatible with new materials all the time, including metals, paper, resin and even pizza ingredients. So it was only a …

Van Gogh's Flowers Brought To Life With 3D Printer

From canvas to bronze bouquet.<p>Vincent Van Gogh's iconic <i>Sunflowers</i> painting from 1888 is so lurid (and, well, famous) that it's fun to imagine what it would be like to pick the flowers from the frame and put them in a vase in our kitchen.<p>Artist duo Rob and Nick Carter have made that fantasy a …

The art of 3D printing (photos)

From miniatures to medical equipment to meat, 3D printing is changing the way we produce everyday objects. With <i>Out of Hand: Materializing the</i> …

3-D Printing A Masterwork For Your Living Room

You may never be able to get to Italy to see Michelangelo's <i>David</i> — but advances in 3-D printing technology are making it possible for you to create an almost perfect replica.<p>It's an idea that Cosmo Wenman is hoping will catch on. He's pushing the edges of how 3-D printing can be used to make …

6-axis 3D printer can print on irregular surfaces

Yong Chen and his team at USC Engineering have built a six-axis-of-freedom 3D printer that can rotate its build platform and heads to enable it to …

Dozens of apps updated for Windows 8.1 rollout

Microsoft is updating all of its built-in Windows 8.1 apps ahead of the operating system's release later today. Updates are available immediately in the Windows Store for those using the final version of Windows 8.1, and they appear to be largely performance-related changes. Microsoft's Xbox Music …

CSR Racing Makes Way For CSR Classics, Featuring Some Of The Finest Cars Ever Made

NaturalMotion has just released CSR Classics, its follow-up to the popular iOS racing game CSR Racing. If you'll recall, CSR Racing was first shown …

The best car rental apps for iPhone

Renting a car can be a complete pain in the behind sometimes. Besides the price, the process itself can often be convoluted, requiring you to …

BlockPath Pro: Fill up all the blocks in this challenging minimalist puzzle game - App Saga

Invalid data returned from the iTunes Web Service. Check your app ID, and verify that the iTunes is currently up.<p><i>( stars with Ratings)</i> <b><br>Universal</b> …

Microsoft's new iOS and Android Remote Desktop apps let you control a PC from a phone

Microsoft is providing a new way for iOS and Android users to access their Windows PCs today. A new Remote Desktop app is now available for both operating systems, letting you simply connect to a Windows PC and control it. While a number of third-party solutions have existed previously, including …

Simplify Your Getting Things Done System With Daymate

Daymate ($19.99) by Nodhead Software is a powerful getting things done (GTD) app that aims to help you be more productive with your tasks. If you …

Pinterest Update Provides Users with Easier Navigation and a New iOS 7 Look

<i>Pinterest</i> brings in a new update for all of you who can't get enough of pinning all of your favorite things. It's now easier for you to switch …

Photos Are Getting Even More Blurry Thanks To Blurify For iPhone And iPad

We also integrated a small shuffle feature into Blurify. You can just give your device a little shake and bake and Blurify magically creates a …

uHear app review: assess your hearing with three different auditory tests

Introduction<p>The idea that loss of hearing only affects old people and that it is simply a sign of aging is an old myth which is simply not true. With …

Hearing Loss

AppAdvice Game Of The Week For Oct. 18, 2013

Every week, our staff will handpick a game from the past two weeks that we believe is a must-download for your iPhone or iPad. These games will …

SCRABBLE Free app review: test your word skills

Introduction<p>Sometimes you feel like playing a classic game, one that involves easy-to-understand rules and not a whole lot of fuss and muss. If …

Gameplay