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As good old-fashioned girly men, we're always looking for excuses to get our nails done, so our heartfelt thanks go out to Guangzhou Taiji Electronics and their ArtPro Nail Printer line. You put a couple of white base coats on, stick your hand inside, align the desired image to your nail, and hit p...

January 10th 2011 at 5:07am 0 Comments
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Remember yesterday, when one illustrious modder whipped up a head-mounted computer that featured a printed circuit board of his own design? The fabrication method he used was called direct-to-PCB Inkjet printing. An economical (if laborious) alternative to professional production, the process inclu...

October 30th 2009 at 5:39pm 0 Comments
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We know it's been burning on your mind everyday since December 6th, 2007: "What on Earth are those guys and gals over at Seiko Epson doing now that they've killed production of RPTVs?" At long last, we've located an answer. According to a prideful new release from the outfit, it has developed a new...

May 26th 2009 at 10:34am 0 Comments
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We know it's been burning on your mind everyday since December 6th, 2007: "What on Earth are those guys and gals over at Seiko Epson doing now that they've killed production of RPTVs?" At long last, we've located an answer. According to a prideful new release from the outfit, it has developed a new...

May 26th 2009 at 10:34am 0 Comments
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We've seen some impressive applications for the humble inkjet over the years, from printing solar cells to printing living ones. You might think it could be time to move on to something new, but if this latest use is any indicator your dusty old DeskJet still has some legs yet. Home Dialysis Plus ha...

October 16th 2008 at 11:01am 0 Comments
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Printed solar cell tech keeps getting closer and closer to reality, with a Massachusetts company called Konarka Technologies today announcing that it's now able to manufacture solar cells using inkjet printing. There's not a ton of information available about the process, but Konarka's already demon...

March 5th 2008 at 4:25am 0 Comments
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One brave, intelligent, and super-cool Boston man has taken the law into his own hands -- vis-à-vis a bunch of attorneys -- and is taking HP and Staples to task for an alleged antitrust scheme. According to Ranjit Bedi, the two companies have been in cahoots in an attempt to stop the sale of...

December 18th 2007 at 9:52pm 0 Comments
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Inkjet printers have long been used to print out all sorts of unusual goods, and while we've heard of scientists utilizing said technology to print stem cells, engineers are now exploring ways "to print 3D structures of cells." According to Paul Calvert, a materials scientist at the University of Ma...

October 15th 2007 at 8:10am 0 Comments