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These old-timey Radio Shack photos prove techies have been nerding out since 1931

Just as Radio Shack moves to reinvent itself for 2014, we look at the most adorable photos from the company's archives.

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Amazon launches 3D printing store with customizable items

If you can't make or design your own 3D printed stuff you can now customize a reseller's designs on Amazon.

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Want an Apple watch? Just 3D print one

All right, so it's really just an iPod nano with a 3D printer-produced wristband. But it beats waiting for Apple to set a release date.

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3D-printed modules for Google's Ara phone coming early next year

3D Systems' CEO says modular parts for Project Ara will have basic circuitry at first but grow more sophisticated over time

on greenbot.com

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A 3D printer in the works that will produce Hershey candy? Sweet!

Hershey teams up with 3D systems to investigate printing edibles, including sweets.

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Finally, 3D printers are becoming more noob-friendly

2014's crop of 3D printers are more plug-and-print then build-and-calibrate.

ChefJet 3D printer is the sweetest thing we saw at CES

Think 3D printing is just for plastic knick-knacks? Think again. This one lets you print delicious sweets. Want.

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Handheld 3Doodler pen brings out your inner 3D-printing artist

This pen lets you scribble free-form 3D designs without using complicated printing files.

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MakerBot goes big (and small) with its new 3D printer lineup

There's something for everyone in MakerBot's new 3D printers.

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2013 in Review: Our nine best videos of the year

We've chronicled everything from 3D printing to Steve Ballmer's impending retirement. Find out what other videos made our list of favorites for 2013.

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For the high-tech tinkerer, we pick 10 incredibly useful tools

If Santa had a high-tech workshop (and he probably does), he'd have these calipers, clamps, and other essentials.