Meet your inner maker with books on 3D printing, CNC routing and more [Deals]

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Learn how to use 3D printers, CAD software, CNC machines and more with this bundle of a dozen instructional eBooks.
Learn how to use 3D printers, CAD software, CNC machines and more with this bundle of a dozen instructional e-books.
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Thanks to technology, anyone can become a designer and manufacturer without leaving the garage or office. 3D printing, CNC machines, CAD — these are the tools of today’s DIY makers.

If that all sounds interesting, but you’re not quite sure what any of it means, this bundle of e-books is for you.

iPhone 8 plans spilled by case-maker

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iPhone 8 Nodus
iPhone 8 imagined by Nodus.
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Being one of the first to market with new iPhone accessories can mean big business. We won’t get confirmation of Apple’s plans for the iPhone 8 until September, but some companies are already manufacturing cases based on leaks and rumors.

One of those is Nodus. Launched in 2013, the case-maker focuses exclusively on the iPhone, and its plans for Apple’s next big refresh are already well underway. Here’s everything it knows about the iPhone 8 so far, and how it’s fighting to beat others to market.

Create detailed 3D models with this amazing CAD app for iPad Pro

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Create detailed 3D models with this amazing CAD app for iPad Pro.
Onshape is revolutionizing CAD modeling as we know it.
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Apple is always talking about how many professions increasingly rely on the iPad for work, and developers Onshape have just added another: Computer-Aided Design (CAD) modelers.

Onshape’s new app lets iPad Pro owners carry out the compute-intensive calculations and graphics for 3D solid modeling from their supercharged tablet, using their trusty Apple Pencil.