3D archive

  • ViewSonic wants you 3D viewing
    Home Cinema

    ViewSonic wants you 3D viewing

    By 15 October 2010

    ViewSonic has announced the arrival of its first 24-inch 3D-LED monitor, the catchy-named V3D241wm-LED The display will let you watch 3D content in full HD direct from your PC - there's 3D action on Youporn in case you're wondering what you could watch....

  • 90 million 3D TVs to be sold in 2014
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    90 million 3D TVs to be sold in 2014

    By 15 October 2010

    Chances are that you already own a 3D TV. No, not because they're selling like hot-cakes (they aren't) but because you're a tech fan, an early adopter, an innovator. Trouble is that not everyone is quite as tech savvy as you and us, dear readers, and...

  • Sharp to unleash 3D smartphone
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    Sharp to unleash 3D smartphone

    By 5 October 2010

    Over in Tokyo, at the annual CEATEC expo, Sharp has set tongues a wagging with its 3D smartphone stand. Back in September at IFA, Pocket-lint was on hand to see Sharp demoing autostereoscopic technology (which means no glasses required) and we were also...

  • What's on Sky 3D?
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    What's on Sky 3D?

    By 29 September 2010

    Due to launch on Friday (1 October), Sky 3D is set to pave the way for three-dimensional TV broadcasts. We've already covered the full list of 3D programmes announced by Sky earlier this week, which will include original programmes, sports and movies,...

  • Star Wars saga to get 3D cinema outing
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    Star Wars saga to get 3D cinema outing

    By 29 September 2010

    Lucasfilm has officially announced that the classic Star Wars series is all set for a 3D cinema release in 2012. Apparently George Lucas is now convinced that cinema's 3D technology can do his films justice and has begun work on the first film in the...

  • Sky 3D channel line up confirmed: The fight begins
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    Sky 3D channel line up confirmed: The fight begins

    By 28 September 2010

    Virgin Media may have just pipped Sky to the 3D post, but the Murdoch-owned giant has seen its cable rival's StreetDance 3D hand and raised it with a veritable 3D full-house. The official line-up includes an array of content including original programming,...

  • 3D mythbusters
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    3D mythbusters

    By 28 September 2010

    Here at Pocket-lint, we're very excited about the imminent launch of Sky 3D on Friday (1 October), meaning that three-dimensional television is finally coming to our homes. But will it really work? And are the rumours about headaches and health risks...

  • Virgin Media takes the 3D plunge
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    Virgin Media takes the 3D plunge

    By 28 September 2010

    Virgin Media has announced that it is hot on the heels of Sky's 3D channel, with the launch of its own 3D platform - 3D Movies on Demand. In fact, it's more than hot on the heels, it has just pipped its rival to the post - albeit with just one movie for...

  • 3D TVs: what televisions are on offer?
    Home Cinema

    3D TVs: what televisions are on offer?

    By 27 September 2010

    Although 3D home cinema has been a reality for a while now, it's now set to really take off following the highly anticipated launch of Sky 3D. We've hunted down the best 3D TVs around so that you don't have to and the good new is that they're all compatible...

  • Acer Aspire 5745DG: Coming to the 3D party
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    Acer Aspire 5745DG: Coming to the 3D party

    By 10 September 2010

    Nvidia were in town to show off some machines sporting its latest GeForce 400M mobile chips and, spotted amongst the crowd, was this - the Acer Aspire 5745DG, which the Taiwanese company announced at IFA. The 5745DG has an Nvidia GeForce 425M chip inside...

  • YouPorn 3D porn: things now come out of the screen (NSFW)
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    YouPorn 3D porn: things now come out of the screen (NSFW)

    By 9 September 2010

    Pocket-lint has already brought you news of 3D porn hitting Asia, now you can have it in your own home. Youporn.com has launched a 3D video area of its free clips website. Currently featuring three videos (which we discovered while conducting important...

  • Xpand Universal 3D Glasses
    Home Cinema

    Xpand Universal 3D Glasses

    By 7 September 2010

    We finally clapped our peepers on the long-awaited Xpand universal 3D glasses at the recent IFA consumer electronics fair in Berlin. The active shutter specs have been designed so that they can be used with any brand of 3D television, unlike the glasses...

  • Toshiba beefs up the 3D on the Satellite A665 laptop
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    Toshiba beefs up the 3D on the Satellite A665 laptop

    By 2 September 2010

    Toshiba has shown some more love to its 3D laptop extraordinaire that is the Satellite A665. The manufacturer has added 3D Blu-ray disc support as well as the ability to upscale 2D video in real time to the kind that jumps out of the screen at you. The...

  • Spec free 3D viewing on Android tablet
    Tablets

    Spec free 3D viewing on Android tablet

    By 27 August 2010

    IFA is all set to be a tablet-extravaganza with Samsung certain to announce the Galaxy Tab, ViewSonic to launch Android and dual-boot Android and Windows tablets, and Toshiba said to be readying some devices as well. And Rockchip wants in on the action...

  • THX teams with BluFocus to create 3D certification
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    THX teams with BluFocus to create 3D certification

    By 10 August 2010

    THX certification has long been regarded as the reference standard for audio equipment. If a set of speakers, amplifier or subwoofer display the THX logo, they have passed through some of the most stringent testing procedures in the AV industry. More...

  • Pocket-lint Podcast - Episode #11
    Gaming

    Pocket-lint Podcast - Episode #11

    By 3 August 2010

    We've held onto the Pocket-lint Podcast to allow Stuart to return from Aberdeen with news and hands on experience of the Volvo S60. Marvel as he explains pedestrian detection. Gasp as he reveals the technological wonderment that is its dashboard. And...

  • Panasonic launches the first 3D consumer camcorder
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    Panasonic launches the first 3D consumer camcorder

    By 28 July 2010

    Panasonic has announced what the company sees as the final piece in its 3D jigsaw puzzle - a 3D video camera that consumers are able to afford. The Panasonic HTC-SD750 is based on a single lens, 2D camcorder upgrade to the 700 series, but it comes with...

  • Panasonic preps consumer 3D camcorder?
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    Panasonic preps consumer 3D camcorder?

    By 26 July 2010

    First it was there, now it's gone. Panasonic's US camcorder homepage had, for a fleeting moment, a section for 3D camcorders. Fortunately, we managed to take a screengrab before it disappeared. It's certainly an interesting form factor and concept, as...

  • Cineworld offers 3D Aviator specs for fashionistas
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    Cineworld offers 3D Aviator specs for fashionistas

    By 23 July 2010

    The worst thing about 3D cinema is the massive headache it gives and the nausea that accompanies that. The second worst thing is that you have to wear 3D glasses that make it look as if you want an extras role on the next Blade movie. But this is set...

  • Panasonic to unleash 3D camcorder
    Cameras

    Panasonic to unleash 3D camcorder

    By 22 July 2010

    Panasonic has been going camera launch crazy as of late. We were treated to our first looks at four new devices, the DMC-LX5, DMC-FZ100, DMC-FT10 and FZ100 recently. And the electronics giant also seems to be embracing the 3D revolution as well, we also...

  • Flash 3D: Adobe looking to add third dimension
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    Flash 3D: Adobe looking to add third dimension

    By 9 July 2010

    Adobe is set to demo a major 3D update for Flash at its Max Conference in LA this October. The company has posted an agenda for a "deep dive" demo of what it is calling "Flash Player 3D Future". Although there are some limited 3D functions in Flash 10,...

  • PS3 3D Blu-ray update in September - 3D photo update to follow
    Gaming

    PS3 3D Blu-ray update in September - 3D photo update to follow

    By 8 July 2010

    It has been revealed that the 3D Blu-ray update "available in the Fall" will actually hit consoles sometime in September. Additionally, that won't be the end of the 3D upgrades, as a further patch will arrive later to bring 3D photo compatibility to the...

  • Sony goes extra dimensional with 3D update for NEX-5 and NEX-3 cameras
    Cameras

    Sony goes extra dimensional with 3D update for NEX-5 and NEX-3 cameras

    By 1 July 2010

    Sony has released a free firmware update for its NEX-3 and NEX-5 interchangeable lens cameras that allows you to shoot in 3D. There's no detailed specifics about how the 3D is actually captured, but the electronic giant states that after the download...

  • Samsung HT-C6930W 3D Blu-ray home cinema system review
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    Samsung HT-C6930W 3D Blu-ray home cinema system review

    By 18 June 2010

    Samsung’s focus on innovation has earned it more “world firsts” than the Guinness Book of Records. And here’s another one for you – the HT-C6930W is the world’s first 3D Blu-ray home cinema system, bringing you immersive HD pictures and sizzling...

  • Toshiba Satellite A665 laptop opens up 3D world
    Laptops

    Toshiba Satellite A665 laptop opens up 3D world

    By 7 June 2010

    Toshiba has announced a new 3D ready laptop, as it confirms it's the latest manufacturer to allow users, most likely gamers, to enter the third-dimension. The new model, the Toshiba Satellite A665, will be powered by a combination of Nvidia 3D Vision...