Ancient art of origami applied to complex fabrication techniques

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/printed-origami.jpg" />I think by now we're all fairly familiar with <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/shapeways">Shapeways</a> and

New customized Christmas gifts available from Shapeways

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/shapeways-punk-angel.jpg" /><a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/shapeways/">Shapeways</a> are at it again, with an assortment of custo

The future of fabrication is here: Shapeways announces stainless steel printing

Sure you’re not going to make a Hatori Hanzo sword – yet – but Shapeways, a 3D fabrication service, has just announced stainless steel printing, allowing you to make steel objects as

Have a custom stylus fabricated! Monogrammed, Zelda-ed, whatever

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/stylus_shield.jpg" />I know, there's not a lot of room in the world for the stylus any more. Resistive touchscreens are on the way out, r

QR Codes: the next step in geek couture

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/buckle-front-small.jpg" /><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/QR_Code">QR codes</a>, or "Quick Response" codes, are a mechanism to codi

Shapeways creates first online market for 3D fabrication models

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/shapeways.jpg" /> You hear about 3D printing here and there, but for the most part it's a bit irrelevant to the average person because f

IBM and AMD: "First to 22nm!" Intel: "Big whoop"

Well! IBM and AMD are certainly proud of themselves today! They’ve been working on a 22nm SRAM cell, two generations ahead of the current 45nm process. The devices developed and manufactured by