Makerbot’s Replicator $6,499

Makerbot’s Replicator Z18 3D printer now on pre-order for

By Doug Olenick, Tech Times | March 12, 10:22 AM

http://www.techtimes.com/articles/4320/20140312/makerbots-z18-3d-printer-now-on-pre-order-for-6-499.htm

“revolutionary” “disruptive” Although more for industrial use  the  “Star Trek level” tech into any office.

Available for pre-order, almost science fiction into the home. Create 3D objects that are 12-inches long by 12-inches wide and 18-inches high. Comparatively the Mini can create objects 3.9-inches long by 3.9-inches wide and 4.9-inches high, for at total of about 75-cubic inches. The Mini costs $1,375

“This model contains fifth generation 3D printing technology” this is a “giant leap forward in connectivity, speed and reliability for their 3D printing

Glass-Apps

“Once in a while, give Glass-Apps.org a visit and browse through the Glassware listed on the site. Some apps are the official apps Google has already provided you access to, while others are third-party apps. Keep in mind that the current restrictions placed by Google on developers and use of the Mirror API (used to power Glassware) is pretty tight, so not all apps will work as expected (and some won’t work at all due to hitting API limits).”

 

Clipped from Cnet.com

http://howto.cnet.com/8301-11310_39-57612165-285/five-tips-for-a-google-glass-newbie/

Google Glass – “Evolutionary, not revolutionary”

“Glass is not ready for general use, and Google knows it. Today’s device is too different from existing mobile computers (cell phones, laptops, or car navigation systems), its software too immature, and the whole concept too geeky for it to be a successful mass-market product.”

Read more From the MIT Review
http://www.technologyreview.com/review/524576/glass-darkly/