3D archive

  • Toshiba F750 3D glasses-free laptop removes the glasses, we go hands-on
    Laptops

    Toshiba F750 3D glasses-free laptop removes the glasses, we go hands-on

    By 5 July 2011

    Toshiba has announced the launch of the world’s first glasses-free 3D laptop, the Toshiba Qosmio F750 3D and Pocket-lint was on hand to check it out at the rather subdued UK launch. The new £1300 laptop that’s out in August will sport a 15.6-inch...

  • One million views for Samsung's 3D video on demand service
    Televisions

    One million views for Samsung's 3D video on demand service

    By 4 July 2011

    Samsung has announced that its 3D video on demand service has surpassed the one million views milestone suggesting 3D is actually, well, popular.  Since launch 100 days ago, the service has seen an average of 10,000 views per day on the companies' Smart...

  • Lytro, the camera of the future, shows off 3D photos
    Cameras

    Lytro, the camera of the future, shows off 3D photos

    By 1 July 2011

    We’ve already learnt how Lytro is planning on changing the way we take pictures in the future, but now the company has confirmed that they plan to change the way we take 3D pictures as well using a single lens. Turns out the camera that lets you set...

  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2 première live in 3D
    Home Cinema

    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2 première live in 3D

    By 30 June 2011

    Muggles, prepare to be excited, as Sky and YouTube have both announced unique ways to watch the première of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2 live. Starting with Sky, and it will be showing the red-carpet event live on its 3D channel (in...

  • HTC Evo 3D vs LG Optimus 3D
    Phones

    HTC Evo 3D vs LG Optimus 3D

    By 28 June 2011

    HTC has already made the Evo 3D official at the CTIA mobile phone show in Florida and it's finally now hitting the shops in the UK as well as those across the Pond. The HTC Evo 3D is set to go head to head with LG's Optimus 3D, with both handsets offering...

  • LG hires Giles Deacon to spruce up 3D glasses
    Home Cinema

    LG hires Giles Deacon to spruce up 3D glasses

    By 27 June 2011

    LG is hoping 3D glasses with a designer flair will be enough to convince you to go with it's new Cinema 3D range of televisions following the news that it's commissioned fashion designer Giles Deacon to design a set of glasses especially for those with...

  • Samsung Series 9 3D monitors add Smart Hub access
    Home Cinema

    Samsung Series 9 3D monitors add Smart Hub access

    By 21 June 2011

    Samsung has announced the arrival of its new Series 9 LED monitors, bringing 3D and the Smart Hub platform to the equation. The pick of the two releases (both 27-inchers) is the TA950, which is essentially an internet-connected TV dressed up in monitor...

  • Nintendo 3DS has dented the adoption of 3D on portable devices
    Gaming

    Nintendo 3DS has dented the adoption of 3D on portable devices

    By 17 June 2011

    The Nintendo 3DS is a failure, at least according to Ian Baverstock, co-founder of gaming consultancy group Tenshi Ventures. And, because the handheld console hasn't offered the greatest of first impressions of glasses-less 3D, he also believes that...

  • Affordable 3D arrives in form of Cello Electronics TVs
    Televisions

    Affordable 3D arrives in form of Cello Electronics TVs

    By 13 June 2011

    Entering the televisual third dimension is rarely ever a cheap affair, with even the most basic of 3D displays boasting significant price tags. Cello Electronics hopes to change this with its £499 42 inch full HD 3D screen.  The Cello tv ships with...

  • Panasonic films Elbow tour in 3D
    Online

    Panasonic films Elbow tour in 3D

    By 9 June 2011

    Elbow is set to move into the third dimension with their latest tour which has been filmed by cutting edge Panasonic 3D cameras. Dress rehearsals and behind the scenes footage of the tour, in support of their 'build a rocket boys!' album is to be broadcast...

  • Sky applauds BBC's Wimbledon 3D coverage
    Home Cinema

    Sky applauds BBC's Wimbledon 3D coverage

    By 8 June 2011

    The BBC's decision to broadcast the Wimbledon tennis Championships in 3D later this month has been welcomed by industry bigwigs - most notably Sky's 3D channel director John Cassy. Cassy said that the BBC's arrival to the 3D arena could open up big opportunities...

  • CineXPlayer update means glasses-free 3D movies on your iPad
    Tablets

    CineXPlayer update means glasses-free 3D movies on your iPad

    By 8 June 2011

    Thought that 3D playback without glasses on the iPad was impossible? Well think again, because the updated CineXPlayer makes it a reality...Kind of. We're not talking auto-stereoscopic 3D here - we're talking old style anaglyph 3D - but without the need...

  • Wimbledon serves up BBC's first 3D action
    Home Cinema

    Wimbledon serves up BBC's first 3D action

    By 8 June 2011

    Whoa, welcome to the revolution Auntie Beeb! That's right, the BBC has jumped on board the 3D express and confirmed that it will be showing the Wimbledon tennis Championship live in 3D. And the good news is that, as long as you've got a 3D TV, you'll...

  • Sony PlayStation 3D Display pictures and hands-on
    Gaming

    Sony PlayStation 3D Display pictures and hands-on

    By 7 June 2011

    Sony has announced a new Sony PlayStation 3D 24-inch monitor at its E3 press conference in LA and Pocket-lint was on hand to try out the new screen with its new dedicated features. Clearly aimed at the college students hoping to enjoy the 3D their PS3...

  • Sony PlayStation 3D 24-inch monitor gives you 3D gaming in your bedroom
    Gaming

    Sony PlayStation 3D 24-inch monitor gives you 3D gaming in your bedroom

    By 7 June 2011

    Sony is hoping to increase the uptake of 3D with a new 24-inch 3D monitor due out later this year. The new TV, aimed at the bedroom user, will allow gamers to enjoy some of the new 3D titles out later this year like Uncharted 3 and Resistance 3 without...

  • Wimbledon 2011 - why tennis is going 3D
    Home Cinema

    Wimbledon 2011 - why tennis is going 3D

    By 1 June 2011

    Sony recently announced that it would film the Wimbledon finals in 3D for the very first time. But, what does it take to take the world's most revered tennis tournament into the next dimension? And where can we watch it? Pocket-lint was invited along...

  • Asus 3D Eee Pad MeMO: Glasses-free tablet 3D, we go hands-on
    Tablets

    Asus 3D Eee Pad MeMO: Glasses-free tablet 3D, we go hands-on

    By 30 May 2011

    Asus has confirmed that its MeMO tablet, first announced at CES in January, will be getting a new screen ahead of its launch later this year and Pocket-lint's in Taipei to check it out.  The new Honeycomb powered Eee Pad MeMO 3D was announced at the...

  • BBC could serve up a 3D Wimbledon final
    Home Cinema

    BBC could serve up a 3D Wimbledon final

    By 27 May 2011

    The BBC could technically show the last three days of Wimbledon in 3D on it’s HD channel, Sony has told Pocket-lint. Sony, who has been given the job of filming the world famous tennis championship in 3D for 2011, has let slip that the Beeb could be...

  • Pubs to get Cinema 3D thanks to LG
    Home Cinema

    Pubs to get Cinema 3D thanks to LG

    By 27 May 2011

    A pub without 3D is like a pub without pork scratchings. For Pocket-lint to frequent an establishment and part with two of our hard earned English pounds for a half pint of lager and blackcurrant (with a straw) it has to have the footie on in three different...

  • YouTube to support Nvidia 3D vision
    Online

    YouTube to support Nvidia 3D vision

    By 26 May 2011

    YouTube’s support of 3D content continues to grow, with Nvidia’s stereoscopic 3D vision tech the latest hardware to be compatible with the service. Until recently, viewers have been restricted to the red/green of anaglyph playback or, for those who...

  • THX talks 3D, Cameron & Star Wars
    Home Cinema

    THX talks 3D, Cameron & Star Wars

    By 24 May 2011

    Imagine you're a passionate film technician who's spent hours laboriously ensuring that the look and sound of your latest feature film is up to date. It launches at the cinema and it looks fantastic - just as the director intended. But what happens when...

  • Samsung: Explore 3D is only the start for 3D video on demand
    Home Cinema

    Samsung: Explore 3D is only the start for 3D video on demand

    By 16 May 2011

    As Pocket-lint told you earlier this morning, Samsung has become the first TV maker to launch a 3D video on demand service. And now we've had an exclusive chat with the company to find out more, including the fact that this is only the beginning phase...

  • Virgin Media serves up French Open tennis in 3D
    Home Cinema

    Virgin Media serves up French Open tennis in 3D

    By 16 May 2011

    Virgin Media has served an ace by confirming that it will be showing the tennis French Open from Roland Garros, Paris, in 3D. The major tournament, which kicks of 22 May, will be shown on Virgin Media channel 523 - using Eurosport's live 3D footage. It...

  • Samsung adds 3D VOD app to Smart TV lineup
    Home Cinema

    Samsung adds 3D VOD app to Smart TV lineup

    By 16 May 2011

    Back in March Pocket-lint told you how Samsung had rolled out a 3D video-on-demand app in its homeland, Korea, and now it's Britain's turn to get in on the 3D app fun. The new app - Explore 3D - will run on D8000, D7000, D6500, D6100, D6900 and D5520...

  • Sharp goes 3D for latest Android handset
    Phones

    Sharp goes 3D for latest Android handset

    By 13 May 2011

    Over in the land of the rising sun, Sharp has unleashed yet another 3D Android handset - the Sharp Aquos Phone SH-12C 3D. We first got wind of Sharp's 3D phone plans back in September 2010 when Pocket-lint was treated to a demo of its autostereoscopic...