MAKERS: A movement in the Making

What makes “making”–the next generation of inventing and do-it-yourself–worth paying attention to. “Making”–the next generation of inventing and do-it-yourself–is creeping into everyday discourse, with the emerging maker movement referenced in connection with topics ranging from the rebirth of manufacturing to job skills development to reconnecting with our roots. As maker communities spring up around the…

Mobile Devices & Printing

Here’s an infographic on the most popular feature that mobile users are asking for … Printing! History of printing, the rise of mobile devices and the options today Printing has been an essential part of business and will continue to be as mobile devices become a more integral part of the workday.. This infographic provides…

High Resolution Color 3D Printing

The Objet500 Connex3 lets you incorporate as many as 46 colors into one prototype, from true jet black to sunny yellow to shocking magenta and hundreds of beautiful blended hues. Pick from tencolor palettes — including rich opaque and stained-glass-like translucent — for vibrant, repeatable color that will wow your colleagues and impress your toughest…

Meet the ‘Most Connected Man’ in the World

And you thought managing a smartphone and an inbox was exhausting. 45-year-old Chris Dancy is known as the most connected man in the world. He has between 300 and 700 systems running at any given time, systems that capture real-time data about his life. His wrists are covered with a variety of wearable technology, including…

Sapphire Glass: “I Use My Phone To Lift Brick Walls”

Well, maybe not a brick. Rubbing it against concrete without a scratch is manly enough for me. Video featuring a sapphire-covered iPhone screen shows that the material set to go into production at Apple’s Arizona plant can take a beating. Contact between concrete and sapphire ensues, concrete loses. Sapphire has been the latest loaded buzzword…

Inside app uses your phone’s sensors for indoor navigation

The Inside app doesn’t require the installation of any hardware in the building Due to those pesky roofs that block access to satellites, smartphone-based GPS systems don’t work for navigating indoor environments such as shopping malls. Some non-GPS alternatives are in development, including ones that incorporate rapidly-blinking LED lights or Wi-Fi signals. The just-announced Inside…