Printrbot Simple – GadgetyNews at The Gadget Show Live


If you’re looking around for 3D printers that are not way expensive and open source friendly then you should check out the Printrbot Simple Kit. Whilst at The Gadget Show Live I found this Printrbot Simple kit selling for just £300. Yes, it’s a kit and will need you to assemble the laser cut wooden [...]

The M3D Micro – a truly affordable consumer 3D printer

micro cat

Like most of you reading this, I have been following the prgression of 3D printers from expensive industrial tools to gadgets found in high street stores. It’s either the price, the size, or both that has prevented the natty devices finding their place in most homes. That could change with the Micro. The Micro is [...]

LG using its curved OLED panels in stylish lighting

lg oled lamp

LG was one of the first to release a smartphone packing a curved display and now it looks like the tech company is looking where else it can shove its bendy screens. Over at the Light+Building show in Frankfurt, Germany, LG is showing off one of the ideas it has in utilising the curved OLEDS: [...]

e-QBO looks like Tron escaped from The Borg just to charge your phone


If you spot something that looks like it has been left by either The Borg or Tron in the middle of your city, don’t panic as it might be there just to charge your smartphone. Italian design firm T°RED, in collaboration with the energy research institution Ricerca Sistema Energetico, created e-QBO. This customisable, modular cube [...]

MakerBot Digitizer 3D scanner now half-price

MakerBot Digitizer Desktop 3D Scanner angle

If you’re looking to get in on 3D printing then you’ll probably be interested to hear that the MakerBot Digitizer desktop 3D scanner, which launched back in August of last year for $1,400, has now been hugely discounted at a special offer price. The MakerBot Digitizer desktop 3D scanner has been created to provide users [...]