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Top 10 Countdown: Most Popular 3D Printing Stories in August 2012

3D Printing Gartner Hype Cycle

Here are the top 10 most popular stories On 3D Printing brought you in August 2012.

10. 3D Printed Meat for Dinner: Peter Thiel Backs Bioprinting Startup

9. TangiBot has a Kickstarter Project for a Much Cheaper MakerBot

8. Google Employees Treated to 3D Printed Pasta by Renowned Chef

7. Stratasys and HP Part Ways on 3D Printer Manufacturing

6. Open-Source 3D Printer Pwdr Takes on MakerBot, Offers New Materials

5. Finally, an iPhone Case That Does Something Useful (Opens Beers)

4. Video: Beauty and the Beak; a Bald Eagle’s 3D Printing Story

3. Team Great Britain Olympic Cyclists Fitted with 3D Printed Helmets

2. Infographic: How 3D Printing Works, Industry Growth, Stocks, and More

1. 3D Printing at Top of “Hype Cycle”, Gartner Reports


Thanks for reading in August!


Top 3D Printing Headlines Last Week: Beef, Bald Eagles, New Zealand, Australia

Bald Eagle 3D Printed Beak

A roundup of the top news On 3D Printing brought you from August 14 to August 19.

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TangiBot has a Kickstarter Project for a Much Cheaper MakerBot

TangiBot Kickstarter 3D Printer

We have continued to review Kickstarter projects on 3D printing.

Here’s a new contenter. The TangiBot is a Makerbot Replicator clone. The same performance and features of The Replicator at a roughly 33% discount.

Why should you buy a TangiBot? Here’s what the Kickstarter page says:

Quite simply, because the TangiBot is a Makerbot Replicator clone, the TangiBot is the best 3D printer on the market with a very active community of owners.  Here is a quick list of the benefits of buying a TangiBot:

  • 2/3 the price of the Makerbot Replicator (discount of $550-700)
  • The highest quality 3D printer
  • The best features
  • You can get it fully assembled and tested in Acrylic
  • 100% compatible with all MakerBot Replicator Parts
  • A very active community of owners
  • Thousands of designs available to download online
  • Design your own parts, toys, games, and models

TangiBot has raised $14,112 of  its $500,000 goal with 24 days to go. Want to see TangiBot succeed? Visit the TangiBot Kickstarter project.