Most people don't need a color laser printer. Heck, until recently, color laser printers were so expensive as to be unreachable for most individuals and small businesses. But now, with the laser printer we're looking at here, color laser printing is becoming practical -- and for some uses, even more cost-effective than inkjet.
Something that most people seem to forget about 3D printers is that they are just a simple robot that happens to throw up melted plastic into cool shapes. Basically, a 3D printer really isn’t that much different to engineer than a drone or a Roomba or a pick-and-place machine.
Google runs a Cloud Print service that can make any printer, internet-enabled or not, accessible from over the web. If there’s a printer you need to get at from anywhere, whether on a computer, tablet or phone, here’s how to get it set up.
While 3D printers have plummeted in price and ramped up in features over the course of the last year, a determined DIY builder can put one together for around $100 or less using old junk PC or printer parts.