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  • Sky could offer Formula One in 3D
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    Sky could offer Formula One in 3D

    By 17 February 2012

    Sky's dedicated Formula One channel launches on 9 March in SD and HD, and the broadcaster has revealed to Pocket-lint that it hopes to add 3D to that mix some time in the future. Speaking at its Sky Studios complex, opened last summer, Martin Turner,...

  • Wii U could have had 3D screen, according to Nintendo patent
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    Wii U could have had 3D screen, according to Nintendo patent

    By 16 February 2012

    The Nintendo Wii U controller could have had an autostereoscopic 3D display, much like the company's 3DS handheld. In one of the device's patents filed by the Japanese gaming giant, it is apparent that the no-glasses technology was taken into consideration....

  • London 2012 Olympics in 3D thanks to the BBC
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    London 2012 Olympics in 3D thanks to the BBC

    By 15 February 2012

    The BBC is to enter the third dimension once again, after the successful 3D trial that took place during the Wimbledon tennis Championships back in June, and will broadcast some of the London 2012 Olympic Games in 3D. And the good news is that, as long...

  • Toshiba Camileo Z100 3D camcorder pictures and hands-on
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    Toshiba Camileo Z100 3D camcorder pictures and hands-on

    By 16 January 2012

    Over in Vegas at CES 2012, Toshiba announced its first full HD 3D camcorder, the Camileo Z100 and Pocket-lint was on hand to give it a spin. The dual-lens system on board allows the camcorder to capture 3D at Full HD via two, 5-megapixel backside illuminated...

  • Apple devices to get a 3D user interface
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    Apple devices to get a 3D user interface

    By 13 January 2012

    Apple iOS-powered devices could be getting a new 3D graphical user interface according to patents recently filed by the company. The new UI should be capable of rendering advanced 3D environments as well as, and get this, detecting hovering hand gestures....

  • 5D Christmas fun for kids at the Westfield
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    5D Christmas fun for kids at the Westfield

    By 16 December 2011

    How's about Christmas in not 3, not even 4, but 5D? That's what the Westfield Shopping Centre is offering up for the little 'uns this holiday season (that sounds very cinema voice-over like doesn't it?) with Elbow Saves Christmas. Produced by Irish company...

  • Galapagos 3D: Attenborough heads to remote island with Sky 3D camera crew
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    Galapagos 3D: Attenborough heads to remote island with Sky 3D camera crew

    By 15 December 2011

    Sky has announced that it is continuing its partnership with Sir David Attenborough with a new three-part natural history series which tells the story of the remote Galapagos Islands.   Galapagos 3D, which is scheduled to air on Sky 3D in late 2012,...

  • BBC broadcasting 3D Strictly Come Dancing
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    BBC broadcasting 3D Strictly Come Dancing

    By 9 December 2011

    The BBC is to enter the third dimension once again, following the successful 3D trial that took place during the Wimbledon tennis Championships back in June. Only there are no ball bags in sight this time (Robbie Savage was voted off last week) and it's...

  • Sky gives the Test Card a 21st century 3D makeover
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    Sky gives the Test Card a 21st century 3D makeover

    By 1 December 2011

    The humble Test Card has been given a makeover for the new millennium, courtesy of Sky 3D and Zoe Ball. The new 3D Test Card will run on the Sky 3D channel when there's no extra dimensional programming on show and features the former Live and Kicking...

  • Samsung 2GHz Exynos 5250 hints at 3D Galaxy Tab
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    Samsung 2GHz Exynos 5250 hints at 3D Galaxy Tab

    By 30 November 2011

    We recently told you about rumours doing the rounds that Samsung would be unleashing quad-core tablets and phones rocking the Exynos 4412 chip. But whilst the 4412 is still to receive officialdom, the Korean giant has come clean with details of its latest...

  • Lion King 3D hits Sky 3D next week
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    Lion King 3D hits Sky 3D next week

    By 22 November 2011

    Just weeks after it hit the cinema (in fact, it's still in some), Sky has announced that it has scored the rights to broadcast The Lion King 3D on its third-dimensional channel from 27 November. Originally released back in 1994, the Disney classic was...

  • LG 55LW980T review
    Home Cinema 4.5 out of 5

    LG 55LW980T review

    By 18 November 2011

    We loved the LG 47LX9900 for its design and 2D picture quality. We also really liked the LG Cinema 3D 47LW550T when it comes to watching 3D movies, so could a television that merges the two together be the best TV LG has ever made? We're about to find...

  • Toshiba 47VL863 review
    Home Cinema 4 out of 5

    Toshiba 47VL863 review

    By 17 November 2011

    Toshiba deserves its reputation as a click-teaser. SED, Cell TV, Full-array LED: all mouth-watering TV technologies that it’s promised that have come to nought. But there is hope. This year the company appears determined to be cutting-edge and not just...

  • HP Envy notebooks refreshed with new design and 3D tech
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    HP Envy notebooks refreshed with new design and 3D tech

    By 16 November 2011

    HP has come out all guns blazing today (16 November) as it's not only produced HP Folio 13 Ultrabook with a super-duper battery life, but also launched some new Envy notebooks on an unsuspecting public. The new HP Envy 15 and 17 notebooks are said, by...

  • Sony KDL-40HX723 review
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    Sony KDL-40HX723 review

    By 14 November 2011

    Sony TVs are a bit like Star Trek movies. They alternate between good and woeful for no apparent reason. But while the decent Trek flicks are relatively easy to predict - stick with the even-numbered outings and you won’t go far wrong - avoiding the...

  • Panasonic Lumix 3D1 announced, we go hands-on
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    Panasonic Lumix 3D1 announced, we go hands-on

    By 7 November 2011

    Panasonic has announced the launch of their first dedicated 3D compact camera. The DMC-3D1 will offer a two lens arrangement and arrives claiming to be the "world's smallest". Of course, it only really faces the Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3 by way of competition. ...

  • Toshiba QOSMIO X770 review
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    Toshiba QOSMIO X770 review

    By 1 November 2011

    Toshiba's QOSMIO X770 is both big and clever, although it's the size, weight and design that strike you first.   Under the textured two-tone case, this is a behemoth of a gaming and multimedia laptop: 17.3" 1080p HD active 3D screen, Sandy Bridge Core...

  • Microsoft Research HoloDesk amazes with virtual 3D manipulation (video)
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    Microsoft Research HoloDesk amazes with virtual 3D manipulation (video)

    By 21 October 2011

    Microsoft Research has just posted this ace video showing off one of the latest projects to come out of its labs: a serious piece of hardware called the HoloDesk, that lets you manipulate 3D images with your hands. Pocket-lint remember being wowed in...

  • Sony Personal 3D Viewer hits Harrods in London
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    Sony Personal 3D Viewer hits Harrods in London

    By 18 October 2011

    While Sony's Personal 3D Viewer will be available in all Sony stores from the end of October/beginning of November, those especially eager to get their hands on a pair of the video goggles should get themselves down to London's Harrods superstore, which...

  • Nvidia 3D Vision 2 brings better visability to your gaming
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    Nvidia 3D Vision 2 brings better visability to your gaming

    By 17 October 2011

    Nvidia 3D Vision 2 has just been announced, the update to its stereoscopic 3D Vision system hopefully bringing further improvements in the glasses and display department. Nvidia 3D Vision 2 not only adds larger-lensed glasses but also brings Nvidia 3D...

  • Paul Verhoeven: All science fiction could be converted to 3D
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    Paul Verhoeven: All science fiction could be converted to 3D

    By 12 October 2011

    Paul Verhoeven, the director of sci-fi fan faves Total Recall, Robocop and Starship Troopers, has stated that all science fiction movies could be converted to 3D. He is a massive proponent of the movie format, and even believes that one day 3D "could...

  • Toy Story writers dismiss 3D as gimmick
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    Toy Story writers dismiss 3D as gimmick

    By 10 October 2011

    Like Star Wars' Anthony Daniels (C3PO) before them, the original screenwriters of Toy Story, and wordsmiths behind Activision's forthcoming game/toy hybrid Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure, have dismissed 3D as being a gimmick. Joel Cohen and Alec Sokolow...

  • Disney classics to get 3D treatment
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    Disney classics to get 3D treatment

    By 5 October 2011

    Disney is to make 3D versions of the Finding Nemo, Monsters, Inc, Beauty and the Beast and The Little Mermaid following the success of the release of Lion King 3D in the cinemas. The new versions will be in cinemas over the next two years with Beauty...

  • Sky 3D coming to your 2D TV
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    Sky 3D coming to your 2D TV

    By 30 September 2011

    Time flies when you’re having fun. And that's exactly what you'll think when we tell you that Sky 3D is now a year old. While Sky has yet to officially confirm how many people have signed up to the three dimensional offering; the biggest problem with...

  • Sony KDL-55HX823 3DTV review
    Home Cinema 4 out of 5

    Sony KDL-55HX823 3DTV review

    By 21 September 2011

    This isn't Sony’s most expensive screen, that dubious honour goes to its KDL-55HX923. But don't bother with that because the HX823 series’ luscious 3D, sparkling 2D and a web video hub that’s genuinely engaging will blow your socks off. A Freeview...