With new printers, new user-friendly software, and a new retail store, MakerBot shows that it's serious about attracting the average consumer to 3D printing.
The Brooklyn-based 3D printing company introduces new models, including the Makerbot Replicator Mini and Z18.
Specifications for a 3D-printed prosthetic hand for a young boy born without a set of fingers is available as a free download on Thingiverse.
What happens when a prime example of the open-source hardware movement locks down its products?
No 3D printer is perfect yet, but the Afinia H-Series H479 3D printer is the most approachable model we've reviewed, and we'd recommend it to anyone serious about getting started with 3D printing.