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Tron: Legacy coming in IMAX 3D on 17 December 2010

Tron: Legacy coming in IMAX 3D on 17 December 2010

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Disney has announced that Tron: Legacy, the sequel to the 1982 classic, will be coming in IMAX 3D to a screen near you at the end of next year. 17 December 2010 has been earmarked as the Friday of choice which will see the film going head to head with... >>

Glossary of 3D terms

Glossary of 3D terms

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With a week of pure 3D going on here at Pocket-lint, we're going to cover a lot of ground. There's going to be plenty to get to grips with and so, rather than having to grip onto our skulls to stop the torrents of information leaking out, we've compiled... >>

How does 3D work?

How does 3D work?

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Turning a flat image into one that pops out of the surface is all about depth perception. In order to appreciate depth, your brain needs to see two different angles of the same image just as we get with our binocular, two-eyed, vision. So, the main principle... >>

The history of 3D cinema

The history of 3D cinema

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We kick off our 3D week extravaganza at Pocket-lint with a look at how it all began. 3D has been around in one form another for over 150 years, from early stereoscopes to the golden era of the 50s and the boom we're seeing today. For a better understanding... >>

Welcome to 3D week on Pocket-lint.com

Welcome to 3D week on Pocket-lint.com

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It's 3D Week at Pocket-lint! Over the next 5 days we're bringing you a plethora of articles dedicated to the technology that is on the tip of the tongue of everyone from movie producers to film goers and TV manufactures to television broadcasters. We've... >>

Getting the touch on the Medion X9613 all-in-one

Getting the touch on the Medion X9613 all-in-one

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Medion has taken what the company has described as a "departure" from their regular line of budget PCs, with the launch of the The Touch X9613 set to hit the shelves in November. The 24-inch, all-in-one, multi-touchscreen device takes advantage of the... >>

Pure Sensia internet, DAB and application radio

Pure Sensia internet, DAB and application radio

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Pure is aiming for the October release of the Sensia to reinvent radio once again as the hub of home life. The wireless internet connection, music streaming and now the addition of applications take the company's devices one step closer. Pure told Pocket-lint... >>

Pure Sensia brings app stores to radio

Pure Sensia brings app stores to radio

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Pure has launched a product today that it hopes will "do for radio what the iPhone did for mobile". That's the dream of the CEO of Pure's parent company, Hossain Yassiae of Imagination Technologies. The Pure Sensia is a fully connected internet, FM and... >>

Apple iPod nano (5th Gen)
3.5 stars

Apple iPod nano (5th Gen)

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With no Beatles, no camera in the touch and no axing of the classic, the biggest announcement of Apple's 09.09.09 press conference was the 5th generation iPod nano, and even that was nearly overshadowed by the return of Steve Jobs. Very little has changed... >>

Plantronics Explorer 390 Bluetooth headset
3.5 stars

Plantronics Explorer 390 Bluetooth headset

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The Plantronics Explorer 390 is advertised as "quality sound for in-car use" and there's absolutely no denying that that's what this Bluetooth headset delivers, but take it out of the auto-environment and you'll begin to see what separates this type of... >>

Apple iPod touch (3rd Gen)
4.0 stars

Apple iPod touch (3rd Gen)

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It's not an easy task to review something ostensibly identical to another you've looked at before but that's pretty much what we're faced with by the 3rd generation AppleiPod touch. The first thing you'll notice when you break through the wrappings, the... >>

Guitar Hero 5 launches with marathon record attempt

Guitar Hero 5 launches with marathon record attempt

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Activision is attempting a world record for the launch of Guitar Hero 5 across Europe today. A 24-hour continuous party play marathon is taking place as we speak in France, Italy, Sweden, Spain, Holland and at HMV Oxford Street in the UK with the challenge... >>

Palm Pre vs Palm Pixi

Palm Pre vs Palm Pixi

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There's a trend appearing in the mobile world of the super-smartphone and the junior sidekick. While the world had Apple fever over the updates to the iPod range and whether or not the Fab Four would appear - well, at least one or two of them - Palm announced... >>

AMD Vision to simplify computer choice for consumers

AMD Vision to simplify computer choice for consumers

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AMD is "going to change the game" according to the company's corporate vice president and general manager Alberto Bozzo at the launch of the Vision marketing scheme in London this week. The chip manufacturer's research has shown that 66% of the public... >>

Five great rangefinder cameras

Five great rangefinder cameras

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SLRs may have the whizz-bang-flash of photography but there's a definite refined elegance of the rangefinder cameras. These snappers have been around for the best part of 100 years and there's something of a resurgence going on in look, as with the Olympus... >>

The Apple iPod rumour round-up - 09.09.09

The Apple iPod rumour round-up - 09.09.09

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Yes, it's 09.09.09. The day has arrived. The day The Beatles digitised 14 of their albums for download and the day Apple refreshes its iPod range at a press conference in San Francisco to be beamed around the world. The internet rumour mill has been churning... >>

10 things we'd love the Orange/T-Mobile merger to mean...

10 things we'd love the Orange/T-Mobile merger to mean...

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The news of an Orange/T-Mobile merger was quite a lot for most of us to deal with this morning on the wrong side of a shower and a cup of coffee, but we are all assured through bleary eyes that the resulting largest network in the UK would bring "substantial... >>

Alcatel launches the TRIBE, One Touch Magic and OT-708 handsets

Alcatel launches the TRIBE, One Touch Magic and OT-708 handsets

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The BlackBerry has just gone budget with Alcatel taking its first step into the QWERTY-key PDA market. The PAYG TRIBE will be sold at the Carphone Warehouse for £49.99 and will come in a quite funky choice of white, lilac or acid green trim. It's got... >>

Five alternative pocket camcorders to the iPod touch

Five alternative pocket camcorders to the iPod touch

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It's pretty clear by now that the next generations of iPods announced later this week are going to have built-in cameras. The leaked shots all over the web were one thing but the pod cases on show at IFA with lens shaped holes carefully sculpted into... >>

Samsung Blu-Ray soundbar with YouTube too

Samsung Blu-Ray soundbar with YouTube too

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Like LG, Samsung has also decided that convergence is the way to go in home cinema and that's exactly what we saw when we took a look at the company's Blu-ray soundbar on the show floor at IFA. The device works wirelessly to bring video-on-demand via... >>

Hands on with the Philips Aurea 3

Hands on with the Philips Aurea 3

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Aurea is where Philips pushes itself to the limit and this year's third incarnation features an LED backed panel as well as 250 in the frame for the ambiance of the Ambilight effect. Philips offers a 80,000:1 Dynamic Contrast ratio on both TV sets, a... >>

LG HLB54S: The super slim Blu-ray soundbar

LG HLB54S: The super slim Blu-ray soundbar

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We can't promise it'll make the tea or find your remote when it's not even down the back of the sofa, but the LG-HLB54S Blu-ray soundbar will do just about every other job in the living room. It belts 430W from the super-slim structure and has a wireless... >>

LG gets colourful with the W30 and W63 HD monitors

LG gets colourful with the W30 and W63 HD monitors

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LG is urging us to tart up our desktops a little by adding a splash of colour and design to the humble monitor - as well as some 1080p displays for good measure too. The company has added the W30 and W63 to their fast growing range of HD computer screens... >>

Samsung goes slim and light with the ST45 compact

Samsung goes slim and light with the ST45 compact

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While all the world's gone AV, Samsung has announced the arrival of an ultra light and slim compact camera known as the ST45. It has a 12-megapixel sensor, 2.7-inch, 230k-colour QVGA screen and a brushed aluminium chassis. The whole device is just 16mm... >>

Quickoffice adds Office 2007 editing for iPhone

Quickoffice adds Office 2007 editing for iPhone

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The self-proclaimed top selling business app on the iPhone has stretched itself a few inches further from the opposition today with the launch of support for Office 2007. Quickoffice 1.4 is available for $14.99 and allows users to view and edit those... >>

Amazon accuses Google of seeking book monopoly

Amazon accuses Google of seeking book monopoly

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Amazon has officially filed its complaint against Google's eBook plans at the ongoing settlement hearing in New York. In a rather rich twist, the online paperback retailing giant has accused the search company of looking to corner the digital book market.... >>

Super-speedy quantum computing just around the corner

Super-speedy quantum computing just around the corner

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The world of transistor computer chips as we know them has taken a step closer to extinction today as UK scientists made the world's first calculation on an optical based unit. The team from Bristol University used principles of quantum mechanics in a... >>

Epson EH-DM3 all-in-one karaoke projector

Epson EH-DM3 all-in-one karaoke projector

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Epson's most intriguing offer in Berlin this year is the Epson EH-DM3 all-in-one portable projector that brings karaoke to the home cinema party. Retailing at £579 when it lands in November, the unit will play from USB, HDMI, PC, TV tuner, digital cameras... >>

The afforfable end of Epson's HD projectors

The afforfable end of Epson's HD projectors

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In Epson's more affordable segment of market, you can pick up either the TW2900, the TW3500 or the TW450 without busting the bank wide open. The former pair are Full HD models designed for all round home entertainment use but the tail-ender is all about... >>

Epson launches top end projectors

Epson launches top end projectors

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Epson's two flagship models at this year's IFA proceedings are the TW5500 and TW4400 models each featuring the company's top line 3LCD projection technology. The former is the daddy of the two offering an impressive 200,000:1 contrast ratio and 12bit... >>

Toshiba still upscaling with the XDE600 DVD player

Toshiba still upscaling with the XDE600 DVD player

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There's no reason why the world should switch to Blu-ray, even if Toshiba finally has, so the XDE series of DVD players is still there offering "near to 1080p quality". The XDE600 is named after eXtended Detail Enhancement which works on the colour, contrast... >>

Logitech's got a Squeezebox, daddy never sleeps at night

Logitech's got a Squeezebox, daddy never sleeps at night

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Logitech is looking to simplify internet radio with the introduction of the Sqeezebox family of products for your ears. The choice is between the smaller Squeezebox Radio and the Squeezebox Touch Wi-Fi music players as to how you want to do things.The... >>

Toshiba brings LEDs to REGZA SV

Toshiba brings LEDs to REGZA SV

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Toshiba, like everyone else at IFA 2009, has decided that LED TVs are the way to go and has announced its first in the shape of the REGZA SV series. The full backlighting offers a better colour gamut than before plus an improved 2,000,000:1 dynamic contrast... >>

Toshiba brings Blu-ray to P500 Satellite laptop

Toshiba brings Blu-ray to P500 Satellite laptop

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It's not just the players that benefit from Blu-ray this IFA as Toshiba adds the P500 to the Satellite laptop range. The 18.4-inch machine has a 1920 x 1080p LCD display to appreciate the BD addition, as well as an HDMI REGZA link meaning that your remote... >>

Toshiba goes tablet with the Journe Touch

Toshiba goes tablet with the Journe Touch

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Toshiba has joined the internet tablet crowd today with the launch of the Journe Touch at IFA 2009. It has a 7-inch TFT touchscreen with a resolution of 800 x 480 and an aspect ratio of 16:9. The LED backlighting helps with a steady 300:1 contrast and... >>

LG intros "Borderless" LED TVs

LG intros "Borderless" LED TVs

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LG has announced its first range of LED TVs at IFA 2009 today under the slightly curious title of "Borderless". Borderless refers to the black borders still clearly marked by the large area of black bordering, but the difference is that LG has an edge-to-edge... >>

Samsung goes ultra-slim with X520, X420 and X120 notebooks

Samsung goes ultra-slim with X520, X420 and X120 notebooks

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Samsung has bridged the gap between its netbooks and notebooks today with the launch of the ultra-thin X-Series at IFA 2009. The X520, X420 and X120 have high gloss, HD, 16:9 LED screens, will run for up to 9 hours on their 6-cell batteries and are no... >>

Panasonic shows off full HD 3D by plasma

Panasonic shows off full HD 3D by plasma

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Panasonic has announced its version of how full HD 3DTV viewing should be done, as demoed on the company's 103-inch mega-plasma in the press conference at IFA 2009 today. Unlike Sony's 3D Bravia LCD solution, Panasonic believes that a far better quality... >>

YouTube to charge for streaming Hollywood movies?

YouTube to charge for streaming Hollywood movies?

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YouTube is looking to charge viewers for the first time in the service's history. The number one video site on the web is currently in talks with a three major movie studios to start a video on demand model which would likely see feature releases available... >>

Samsung launches BEAT range of portable players

Samsung launches BEAT range of portable players

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It wouldn't be a tech show if Samsung wasn't launching PMPs and IFA 2009 sees the arrival of the BEAT range of DivX certified devices with ease of use at their heart.The added support is designed to cut down on the hassle of file conversion, with many... >>

LG starts WinMob smartphone run with Vodafone and the GM750

LG starts WinMob smartphone run with Vodafone and the GM750

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LG has announced an all out assault on the smartphone market with Windows Mobile 6.5 at helm - at least to begin with. The Korean company has promised 13 LG branded handsets before 2010 and three with the aforementioned mobile OS in the coming weeks.... >>

Panasonic panels up with bigger V10 plasmas

Panasonic panels up with bigger V10 plasmas

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Many may not have been able to afford them but just about all of us had a good old drool over Panasonic's V10 series of plasma TVs when they hit at the beginning of the year. The good news is that those panel people are at it again with the addition of... >>

The Top 100 UK tech folk to follow on Twitter

The Top 100 UK tech folk to follow on Twitter

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Twitter's a pretty big yard these days. So, with no time to go chasing wild geese around, your friendly neighbourhood Pocket-lint has compiled a list of the finest geek minds and microblogging wordsmiths in the UK that you should follow for all things... >>

TomTom GO x50 LIVE series hits the road

TomTom GO x50 LIVE series hits the road

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The TomTom GO x50 LIVE series has launched with a range of three satnav devices housing more maps, more options and more services to spend £7.99 per month on than the last time. The GO 950, 750 and 550 offer fully customisable interfaces with the routes... >>

LG Chocolate BL40 - up close and personal

LG Chocolate BL40 - up close and personal

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After months of drip feeding, the LG BL40, or "New Chocolate" as it's being called, finally went official today and will be available on Orange and the Carphone Warehouse from this month. For those who haven't already pieced the information together,... >>

Sony pumps up PC speakers with iPhone dock

Sony pumps up PC speakers with iPhone dock

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Sony is claiming a first today but, after all its Bravia and 3D cries, it's the humble PC speaker that does the business. The SRS-GD50iP 2.1 channel set for Mac, Windows or Linux machines comes with an iPhone/iPod dock to attach directly to your portable... >>

Sony Ericsson intros easy SDK for X2 software

Sony Ericsson intros easy SDK for X2 software

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Sony Ericsson is releasing a special SDK to go with the Xperia X2 to encourage developers to make apps for the Windows Mobile 6.5 platform. The Panel SDK is designed as a more simplified and direct method for programmers to make their software accessible... >>

Sony Ericsson Xperia X2 - now with touchscreen and serious camera

Sony Ericsson Xperia X2 - now with touchscreen and serious camera

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Sony Ericsson has announced the much anticipated upgrade of the WinMob-toting Xperia range in the shape of the Xperia X2. The sequentially named upgrade comes with the important improvement of a DVD-quality, 3.2-inch, 480 x 800, 65k colour WVGA touchscreen.... >>

Bravia Internet Video next big thing for Sony

Bravia Internet Video next big thing for Sony

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Sony will be boosting the Bravia's next year with typical IPTV services you'd watch on your PC going straight to your TV panel instead. Bravia Internet Video with Sony's XMB interface is coming to TVs and Blu-ray players so that audiences can enjoy the... >>

Epson claims photography perfection with the V600 scanner

Epson claims photography perfection with the V600 scanner

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Epson has updated is V series of photo and film scanners with the Epson Perfection V600. It can copy and restore prints and negatives - including 35mm, medium format, panoramic film and mounted slides - at a resolution of 6400dpi and works 1.5 times faster... >>