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The best portable printers of 2017

Written on April 4, 2017

Few people, when packing for a trip, would consider bringing along a printer. Big and bulky printers don’t make good travel mates. But as Bob Dylan’s been known to sing, the times, they are a-changin’. Like so many other technology products, printers have gotten ever smaller and lighter, and plenty of viable choices for portable Read more »

Hacker briefly hijacks insecure printers

Written on March 22, 2017

A hacker has briefly hijacked more than 150,000 printers accidentally left accessible via the web. The attacker made the devices print a warning urging their owners to cut off remote access. Large printers in offices, domestic devices and tiny receipt printers in restaurants were all caught up in the hack. The attack came soon after Read more »

World’s fastest 3D printer just got bigger, faster, gooier

Written on March 16, 2017

Last year, a startup called Carbon did something amazing — it launched the M1 3D printer. The M1 used UV light in a process called stereolithography to “grow” objects from a pool of photopolymer resin. That, in itself, wasn’t new. But Carbon’s CLIP (short for, continuous liquid interface production) technology allowed it to print in Read more »