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Polaroid launches new 3D printers and modeling pens at CES 2017

Polaroid, the company that many of you still associate with instant photography, has announced several new products at CES 2017 with a very different focus -- 3D printing and modeling.

LifePrint brings photos to life using augmented reality

LifePrint lets you turn printed photographs into augmented reality experiences using a small pocket-sized printer and accompanying smartphone app. The device and app are now available for iOS.

Connecting a printer to Windows 10: Tips and troubleshooting

Setting up a printer is intimidating, especially if you don't know your way around Windows 10. Here's how to do it, and what to do if you're having trouble connecting to your network or computer.

This printer searches Instagram for your #hashtag, then prints out free photos

The next time you hold a big party or attend a cool event, this fun Instagram printer -- which prints out free photos when you use a special hashtag -- could be the center of attention.
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Scientists create first ever inkjet-printed image that changes when you rotate it 1:32

Researchers at the Ecole Polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) have created a 2D inject printing technique that displays one image when the material is held straight and another image when the material is rotated.
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This smartphone-equipped drone breaks into Wi-Fi networks through unsecure printers

Researchers from Singapore University of Technology and Design devised a way of intercepting wireless printer transmissions using smartphones attached to drones.

Mobile printing just got lighter and compact with Epson’s WF-100

Epson's new WF-100 is claimed as the world's smallest and lightest printer, which is great for mobile professionals who need to print at a moment's notice. The device can also print small photos, and supports Wi-Fi printing.
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This robot printer from Fuji Xerox brings your printed documents to your desk

Fuji Xerox has created a prototype robotic printer that will simplify the normal printing process. The robot printer, which has been tested in a lounge in Tokyo, finds its way to you whenever you want to print a document.
Buying Guides

Home Printer Buying Guide: How to choose the best printer

Inkjet or laser? Do I need an all-in-one? What is PictBridge? Do I need a network capable printer? We answer these common questions and help you decide which type of printer suits you best in our home printer buying guide.

The pocket-sized printer that moves across pages

Ever wanted a printer that you can carry around in your pocket? The Mini Mobile Robotic Printer, currently raising funds through a Kickstarter campaign, could be just what you've been looking for.
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This flat, ‘deconstructed’ printer design aims to eliminate paper jams

Designer Mugi Yamamoto has given printers a fresh makeover with the Stack, a device which eliminates all the bulky parts down to one tray that does not need manual paper loads. Librarians everywhere rejoice.