3D archive

  • Mercedes-Benz F125 Concept pictures and hands-on, with video
    Cars

    Mercedes-Benz F125 Concept pictures and hands-on, with video

    By 16 September 2011

    The F125 (so named because Mercedes is 125 years old this year) is a riotous celebration of the latest display technologies. Not content with connecting the car to the cloud, meaning that you can either send or grab your personal content on the move,...

  • Sony Bloggie 3D review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Sony Bloggie 3D review

    By 12 September 2011

    "The Flip is dead, long live the Sony Bloggie". Are the words probably uttered by the Sony pocket camcorder team when they heard the news earlier this year that Cisco had ditched the popular Flip camcorder. Trying to fill the space, Sony has slowly trotted...

  • Sony HMZ-T1 Personal 3D Viewer pictures and hands-on
    Home Cinema

    Sony HMZ-T1 Personal 3D Viewer pictures and hands-on

    By 6 September 2011

    We first saw Sony’s head mounted display at CES 2011. Fast forward 8 months at it looks like this crazy device is coming to market. We caught up with it again at IFA 2011 to immerse ourselves in its experience. The design from the exterior is certainly...

  • LG Optimus 3D vs HTC Evo 3D: Which has the better 3D camera?
    Phones

    LG Optimus 3D vs HTC Evo 3D: Which has the better 3D camera?

    By 6 September 2011

    Your local cinema has 3D, it’s invaded the home, and now it is going for your mobile phone. Both LG and HTC have 3D-ready smartphones on the market: the LG Optimus 3D and the HTC Evo 3D.  They both profess to offer you the ability to capture 3D images...

  • LG LW980T Cinema 3D pictures and hands-on
    Televisions

    LG LW980T Cinema 3D pictures and hands-on

    By 3 September 2011

    With such as aggressive stance against the active shutter 3D system, it came as no surprise when LG’s much-touted flagship flat screen TV was fitted with the brand’s Cinema 3D tech. The IFA announcement sees LG producing only plasma-flavoured active...

  • Toshiba 55ZL2 eyes-on
    Home Cinema

    Toshiba 55ZL2 eyes-on

    By 1 September 2011

    There's no doubt that Toshiba is fully committed to the glasses-free 3D revolution. Following the example set by its Qosmio spec-free laptop, the Japanese company used the IFA expo to announce the world’s first large-screen glasses-free 3D TV - the...

  • Toshiba 55-inch ZL2 TV ditches the 3D glasses, tracks your face instead
    Televisions

    Toshiba 55-inch ZL2 TV ditches the 3D glasses, tracks your face instead

    By 1 September 2011

    Toshiba has announced a 55-inch glasses-free 3D TV, called the ZL2, at IFA in Berlin; it should allow users to watch 3D television without faffing with a pair of accompanying glasses. The new model, which Toshiba has confirmed will go on sale in the UK,...

  • YouTube 3D exclusive to Samsung TVs
    Home Cinema

    YouTube 3D exclusive to Samsung TVs

    By 1 September 2011

    Samsung has announced that it is to host YouTube’s first 3D content service on its Smart TV and Smart Hub platform. The new stereoscopic video streaming channel will be available via a new app, which will initially be completely exclusive to the South...

  • Sony Vaio L series wants your PS3 3D action
    Online

    Sony Vaio L series wants your PS3 3D action

    By 31 August 2011

    Sony has revamped both the Vaio L series all-in-one machine, as well as the S series notebooks - two ranges that Pocket-lint originally got hands-on with back in February. The big news with the L series AIO is that it brings 3D action into the equation,...

  • Sony BDP-S185 Blu-ray player and SMP-N200 3D network player stream in
    Home Cinema

    Sony BDP-S185 Blu-ray player and SMP-N200 3D network player stream in

    By 31 August 2011

    Sony has detailed a couple of new shiny black boxes over at IFA that it wants to see in your living room - the BDP-S185 Blu-ray player and SMP-N200 3D network player. Starting with the Blu-ray and Sony is describing it as "an affordable way to enjoy the...

  • Sony 3D head-mounted visor going on sale in November
    Home Cinema

    Sony 3D head-mounted visor going on sale in November

    By 31 August 2011

    We first saw the Sony 3D head-mounted display at CES at the beginning of the year in prototype stage, and now nearly 9 months later the company has announced that it will go on sale in Japan in November.  The headset, which looks like some sort of fat...

  • LG LW980T Cinema 3D TV comes with Nano Full LED tech and super-thin body
    Home Cinema

    LG LW980T Cinema 3D TV comes with Nano Full LED tech and super-thin body

    By 31 August 2011

    LG has used IFA, the consumer electronics trade show in Berlin, to launch its latest 3D television range: the LG LW980T series.  The new telly, which will come in 47- or 55-inch screen sizes, offers the company’s passive 3D tech - Cinema 3D - as well...

  • Nikon Coolpix S100 hands-on
    Cameras

    Nikon Coolpix S100 hands-on

    By 30 August 2011

    If you’re looking for slim and sophisticated then the Coolpix S100 is the most compact camera from Nikon's new line-up. Coming with a couple of eye-catching features in 3D and touchscreen control, it is destined for the pockets of party people. Measuring...

  • LG trims the bezel for new super skinny displays
    Home Cinema

    LG trims the bezel for new super skinny displays

    By 29 August 2011

    Bezels will soon be hitting the endangered species list after LG teased a couple of its IFA launch displays, indicating that it is going down the Samsung route of bezel-squashing. The E91 and D237IPS models, which will make their official bow at the Berlin...

  • Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary 3D confirmed at Halo Fest
    Gaming

    Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary 3D confirmed at Halo Fest

    By 26 August 2011

    Microsoft has announced that it will be letting gamers who buy the anniversary version of Halo Combat Evolved, due out in November, play in 3D on their Xbox 360 consoles.  “For the first time, fans will be able to experience the original Halo campaign...

  • Sony Vaio VPC-F21Z1E review
    Laptops 4 out of 5

    Sony Vaio VPC-F21Z1E review

    By 15 August 2011

    Sony's monster Vaio F is a hefty beast, weighing in at a knee-crunching 3.1kg. It's a Sandy Bridge Core i7 multimedia powerhouse that'll handle pretty much anything you can throw at it. Nvidia graphics give it 3D video, and the large screen is ready for...

  • Nintendo 3DS now in the red
    Gaming

    Nintendo 3DS now in the red

    By 10 August 2011

    Nintendo has ended up in the red thanks to the 3DS. Nope, we're not talking bank balance slides due to poor sales, but rather a fetching new shade for the 3D handheld console - Flame Red. We use capitals for that colour description because that is the...

  • Panasonic, Samsung and Sony triple team for universal 3D action
    Home Cinema

    Panasonic, Samsung and Sony triple team for universal 3D action

    By 8 August 2011

    3D purists get ready to punch the air with delight, 3D early adopters get ready to punch the dog in frustration*...Panasonic, Samsung and Sony have teamed up with Xpand to create the "Full HD 3D Glasses Initiative" which will see a set of standards brought...

  • 3D smartphones could cause eyesight damage
    Phones

    3D smartphones could cause eyesight damage

    By 25 July 2011

    Research has been published by those in the know that suggests stereo 3D viewing on smartphones could damage eyesight and cause serious discomfort.  Handsets like the Evo 3D and Optimus 3D can now join ranks with the Nintendo 3DS in the glasses-free...

  • HTC EVO 3D   review
    Phones 4 out of 5

    HTC EVO 3D review

    By 21 July 2011

    Now that you can pick up touchscreen smartphones for pocket money prices, premium mobiles have to find other ways to differentiate themselves. 3D is the perfect solution, adding a gloss of techno-cool to imaging and gaming, and promising yet more to come...

  • How to go 3D on your PC
    Laptops

    How to go 3D on your PC

    By 19 July 2011

    3D technology sits at the top of the agenda for just about every major display manufacturer in existence. It remains one of the core bells and whistles that shifts high end televisions and has helped entice many into the realm of high definition and Blu-ray....

  • Angry Birds set to hit smartphones in 3D
    Phones

    Angry Birds set to hit smartphones in 3D

    By 18 July 2011

    As we exclusively told you back in February, Angry Birds is to make its 3D debut on the recently released LG Optimus 3D smartphone. The uber successful app is headed to the hardware in an upscaled version of the original this October. Also confirmed...

  • Bang & Olufsen BeoVision 4-85   review
    Home Cinema 4.5 out of 5

    Bang & Olufsen BeoVision 4-85 review

    By 11 July 2011

    Remember when the government deemed plasmas TVs the “4x4s of the living room”? Bang & Olufsen’s latest is more a road-train, clocking-in at a mighty 85-inches in diameter - so four times bigger than a 42-inch TV. It’s high-def, it’s 3D, it’s...

  • Sharp Aquos LC-46LE831E review
    Home Cinema 4 out of 5

    Sharp Aquos LC-46LE831E review

    By 8 July 2011

    After virtually creating the big screen LCD TV, Sharp’s latest Aquos is a huge step in the direction of picture perfection, but is it at the cost of usability? One of the few LED-backlit TVs around that stuffs lights all the way across the back of the...

  • LG Optimus 3D review
    Phones 4 out of 5

    LG Optimus 3D review

    By 7 July 2011

    Last year we were talking about 3D TVs and this year, it seems, 3D is fighting its way into other devices. We’re yet to really see people proclaiming that 3D is essential so it remains somewhat niche in its appeal, but for how long? The LG Optimus 3D...