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  • Vivitek launches Qumi Q2 3D-ready pocket projector
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    Vivitek launches Qumi Q2 3D-ready pocket projector

    By 10 May 2011

    Vivitek has introduced its first LED-based pocket projector in the form - the Qumi Q2 - which also boasts 3D capability. Although it's described as pocket-sized, the Qumi Q2 isn't quite as small as Optoma's Pico pocket projector, but at 160 x 100 x 32mm,...

  • LG takes browsing 3D with Wikitude
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    LG takes browsing 3D with Wikitude

    By 10 May 2011

    LG has announced what it is claiming to be "the world’s first three dimensional AR browser", which it has created with Wikitude for the LG Optimus 3D. LG claims that taking Augmented Reality 3D means a richer experience for the user as they'll be more...

  • Samsung unleashes world's biggest LED backlit Full HD 3D TV
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    Samsung unleashes world's biggest LED backlit Full HD 3D TV

    By 9 May 2011

    Samsung has ousted LG from top spot for the world's largest Full HD 3D LED backlit TV title, unleashing the 75-inch D9500 in Korea, and putting its rivals 72-inch LZ9700 in the shade. The D9500, also known as the 75 Premium Smart is an active 3D TV with...

  • Panasonic DMR-BWT800 and DMR-BWT700 take the 3D plunge
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    Panasonic DMR-BWT800 and DMR-BWT700 take the 3D plunge

    By 4 May 2011

    Not sure whether to get a a Blu-ray player, a Freeview HD recorder or a HDD recorder? Then why not get all three in one with the latest home cinema set ups from Panasonic - the 3D ready DMR-BWT800 or DMR-BWT700. Both machines feature twin tuners, so you...

  • Fall in Loewe with these new 3D TVs
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    Fall in Loewe with these new 3D TVs

    By 4 May 2011

    Loewe, the Berlin-based maker of high-end AV equipment, has announced its arrival to the 3D revolution with the launch of its Individual Compose 3D TVs. Coming in three sizes - 40-inch, 46-inch and 55-inch - the TVs offer active 3D broadcasts and also...

  • BlackBerry PlayBook goes 3D
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    BlackBerry PlayBook goes 3D

    By 3 May 2011

    RIM has demoed a 3D app working on its PlayBook tablet at BlackBerry World in Orlando, Florida - opening a world for 3D content on the go.  The new 3D app, currently called Firefly, looks to work in a similar way to LG’s offering, first demoed at Mobile...

  • Acer's 3D assault continues with the world’s first 27-inch FHD 3D monitor
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    Acer's 3D assault continues with the world’s first 27-inch FHD 3D monitor

    By 27 April 2011

    As well as finding the time to unleash the 3D packing Aspire Z5763 all-in-one PC, Acer has also detailed "the world’s first 27-inch FHD 3D monitor" - the HN274H. The 27-incher comes packed with some Nvidia 3D specs and is designed for "not only for...

  • All-in-ones enter the third dimension with the Acer Aspire Z5763
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    All-in-ones enter the third dimension with the Acer Aspire Z5763

    By 27 April 2011

    Looking to get a slick looking all-in-one machine with some serious hardware on board but don't want to go down the Apple avenue? Then maybe you should take a look at the 3D-touting Acer Aspire Z5763 that has just been announced. The Z5763's killer feature...

  • FA Cup Final to be shown in 3D
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    FA Cup Final to be shown in 3D

    By 26 April 2011

    For the first time in its 140 year history the FA Cup Final will be broadcast in 3D, as Sky and ESPN have announced details of their coverage for the big match between Manchester City and Stoke City. ESPN will be shooting the action in 3D, and Sky 3D...

  • 3D flicks go flicker-free with LG
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    3D flicks go flicker-free with LG

    By 26 April 2011

    LG has announced the arrival of its latest weapons in the quest for multi-device 3D supremacy - the "Flicker Free Certified" Cinema 3D Monitor; D41P and D42P. The FPR 3D monitors are all ready to go with all 3D capable graphics cards and aren't discriminate...

  • Sky gives Kylie 3D treatment
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    Sky gives Kylie 3D treatment

    By 18 April 2011

    Sky is to give its 3D customers a chance to check out Kylie Minogue’s bottom in 3D, after confirming that it will be filming her Aphrodite-Les Folies Tour for broadcast in June. Those who didn’t manage to get tickets, or just want to relive the excitement...

  • White LG Optimus 3D coming to Phones 4U
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    White LG Optimus 3D coming to Phones 4U

    By 11 April 2011

    Phones 4u has scored an exclusive deal with LG to bring the LG Optimus 3D in white to the UK. Pre-registration is currently available online for people wishing to be amongst the first to get their hands on the World’s first 3D smartphone in white,...

  • Toshiba to offer passive 3D as well as active TVs
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    Toshiba to offer passive 3D as well as active TVs

    By 5 April 2011

    Toshiba is to launch its first passive 3D TV series, to sit alongside its range of active shutter 3D TVs, whilst also confirming that it will launch a glasses-free 3D TV within the next 12 months. The Regza VL series of LED panels will be the maker's...

  • ViewSonic projects 3D aims with the VPD31 processor box
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    ViewSonic projects 3D aims with the VPD31 processor box

    By 4 April 2011

    ViewSonic has brought the VPD31 processor box to the 3D party - a device that will make 3D content playable on its range of 3D ready DLP Link 3D/120Hz projectors. The box, combined with the PDG-250 3D glasses, means that 3D TV, PlayStation 3 and 3D Blu-ray...

  • Nintendo: 3D unlikely for Wii 2
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    Nintendo: 3D unlikely for Wii 2

    By 30 March 2011

    Nintendo of America president, Reggie Fils-Aime, has hinted that the company’s next generation Wii console won’t have 3D capabilities like the company’s new handheld, the Nintendo 3DS. Talking to CNN on the launch of the new handheld console in...

  • 3D better than 2D, says your brain
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    3D better than 2D, says your brain

    By 28 March 2011

    People are 12 per cent more attentive when watching Blu-ray 3D compared to a conventional Blu-ray disc and 29 per cent more attentive when that same 3D experience is up against a plain old DVD. So says recent research commissioned by the Blu-ray Disc...

  • BlockBuster app hints at HTC EVO 3D 2 June launch
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    BlockBuster app hints at HTC EVO 3D 2 June launch

    By 22 March 2011

    Has Blockbuster just given us the launch date for the HTC EVO 3D? We ask that because during our hands-on play with the new HTC device at the Sprint stand we came across the new BlockBluster app and it had a big “Available in 71 days” at the top of...

  • HTC EVO 3D hands-on
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    HTC EVO 3D hands-on

    By 22 March 2011

    HTC has gone 3D, following LG into the market with the Sprint HTC EVO 3D. But is it a gimmick or the next best thing? We’ve just grabbed a hands-on with the new phone at CTIA to check out what the fuss is all about. First and foremost this is a superfast,...

  • Sprint HTC EVO 3D official
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    Sprint HTC EVO 3D official

    By 22 March 2011

    Sprint has confirmed that it is launching a 3D HTC phone called the HTC EVO 3D. The new phone, called the HTC EVO 3D, will sport a 3D-ready 4.3-inch qHD 960 x 540 resolution display and 1.2GHz dual core CPU. Camera wise, you get two 5-megapixel snappers...

  • HTC EVO 3D specs spied at CTIA
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    HTC EVO 3D specs spied at CTIA

    By 21 March 2011

    HTC will launch a 3D handset with Sprint in the US at CTIA in Orlando, Florida, Pocket-lint can confirm. The new phone, called the HTC EVO 3D, will sport a 3D-ready 4.3-inch qHD 960 x 540 resolution display and 1.2GHz dual core CPU - according to a...

  • HTC EVO 3D details leak ahead of CTIA
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    HTC EVO 3D details leak ahead of CTIA

    By 21 March 2011

    Following Pocket-lint's exclusive revelation that HTC is to release a 3D smartphone in the near future, a leaked document has shown that it could be a 3D version of the HTC EVO, to hit the US on Sprint. Documents leaked to mobile news website BGR, suggest...

  • 3D HTC smartphone launching within months
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    3D HTC smartphone launching within months

    By 18 March 2011

    HTC will launch a smartphone with a 3D screen before the end of the year, possibly earlier, Pocket-lint has exclusively learnt. The move is in direct response to the LG Optimus 3D, which received plaudits at this year’s Mobile World Congress, Barcelona,...

  • Panasonic HDC-SD90 review
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    Panasonic HDC-SD90 review

    By 17 March 2011

    We've seen a few 3D-capable camcorders making their debuts recently, including JVC's GS-TD1 and GZ-HM960 and Panasonic's HDC-SDT750. The HDC-SD90 is Panasonic's entry-level 3D-flavoured compact camcorder, although you'll need to kit yourself out with...

  • Samsung goes live with 3D VOD service
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    Samsung goes live with 3D VOD service

    By 16 March 2011

    Back in January at CES 2011, Samsung announced a partnership with DreamWorks that would see "a new streaming 3D Video-On-Demand (VOD) service that would make DreamWorks Animation content - trailers and promotions in both 3D and 2D-  available for streaming...

  • Samsung UE55D8000   review
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    Samsung UE55D8000 review

    By 15 March 2011

    With no immediate replacement for the extraordinarily over-engineered 9000 Series on the horizon, Samsung’s waif-thin Series 8 models have become the new LED flag wavers for the brand. At first glance the models look rather similar, but the new Series...