Adobe is kicking off the New Year in grand style with a big Creative Cloud update for designers, adding new creative possibilities to Photoshop CC including 3D printing and Perspective Warp capabilities.
The latest entry in our "cool stuff from CES 2014" file comes from 3D systems, which today announced an iPad version of its unique Sense 3D scanner. Appropriately enough, it's called the "iSense," and it can scan three-dimensional objects and then send the data to your iPad, thus eliminating the need for the large, bulky scanners usually required for such technology.
Roughly 20 years ago on Star Trek: The Next Generation, Captain Picard could order a piping hot Earl Grey tea from the replicator and have it materialize before him within seconds.
We’re not quite there yet (and you’re no Patrick Stewart), but if you’ve got a Mac and a little extra time, you can happily print up a drinking glass, an iPhone case, a cufflink featuring Stephen Colbert’s head, toy starships--just about anything you can create (or download) a three-dimensional model of.