3D archive

  • LG: Passive 3D better for consumers
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    LG: Passive 3D better for consumers

    By 9 March 2011

    You've heard about how 2011 will be the year of 3D, but there's still a debate raging over what form it will take. There are two different types of glasses - active shutter and passive, but which is best? Panasonic has already made a case for active shutter...

  • Wimbledon tennis finals to be fimed in 3D
    Sports Fitness

    Wimbledon tennis finals to be fimed in 3D

    By 7 March 2011

    The finals of the 2011 Wimbledon championship will be filmed in 3D, and streamed live in High Definition 3D to 3D capable cinemas around the world. Sony and the All England Tennis Club have announced the partnership, which looks to be very inclusive as...

  • VIDEO: Penthouse 3D porn channel goes live in Europe
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    VIDEO: Penthouse 3D porn channel goes live in Europe

    By 1 March 2011

    Back in January we told you how Penthouse was planning a 3D porn channel which would be the first of its kind in the world.  And now that channel is live here in Europe, and you should be able to pick it up with an Astra satellite if you point it in...

  • Apollo Cinemas offers More 3D content
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    Apollo Cinemas offers More 3D content

    By 28 February 2011

    Apollo Cinemas has revealed the details of its More campaign, meaning more (you can see how they thought up the name can't you?) 3D content will be hitting the screens at its 14 UK locations. Using Sony Digital Cinema 4K technology Apollo is promising...

  • Welcome to AR Week on Pocket-lint
    Gaming

    Welcome to AR Week on Pocket-lint

    By 27 February 2011

    Welcome to AR Week on Pocket-lint. Over the next few days we'll be enhancing your vision of the world of technology with one of the most cutting edge areas in development at the moment - the field of augmented reality. We’ll bring you right up to speed...

  • Killzone 3 3D hands-on
    Gaming

    Killzone 3 3D hands-on

    By 26 February 2011

    You may already have Killzone 3 for the PS3, but have you tried it yet in 3D? We fired up the new first person shooter on our 3D TV (an LG 47LX9900) to find out whether you should bother and if you haven’t already got a 3D TV whether you should rush...

  • JVC GS-TD1 hands-on
    Cameras

    JVC GS-TD1 hands-on

    By 23 February 2011

    JVC launched what it calls the world's first consumer camcorder with full HD 3D at CES 2011, although Sony actually pipped it to the post and announced its HDR-TD10E first. However, JVC's 3D device is due to hit UK shops before Sony's so, in a way, ...

  • JVC GZ-HM960 hands-on
    Cameras

    JVC GZ-HM960 hands-on

    By 23 February 2011

    Hot on the heels of its full HD GS-TD1 camcorder, announced at CES 2011, JVC also introduced the GZ-HM960 - a more affordable model that can convert 2D footage to 3D. We were lucky enough to get our hands on JVC's latest gadget at the company's UK HQ....

  • Transformers 3D glasses helmet for kids lets you watch 3D in disguise
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    Transformers 3D glasses helmet for kids lets you watch 3D in disguise

    By 23 February 2011

    3D glasses aren’t that hip or cool, especially if you're 9-years-old. But, all that is about to change with the launch of the Hasbro Transformers 3D glasses/helmets later in the year. Hasbro has announced that it's partnered with Real-D, the company...

  • Sony demos 3D dual-view split screen gaming
    Gaming

    Sony demos 3D dual-view split screen gaming

    By 21 February 2011

    Sony is looking to introduce a dual-view 3D mode for its PlayStation 3 console, that would allow gamers to play against each other in the same room on the same TV without having to play split screen. Demoed by Mick Hocking, senior director for SCEE and...

  • Panasonic VW-CLT1 3D camcorder lens hands-on
    Cameras

    Panasonic VW-CLT1 3D camcorder lens hands-on

    By 16 February 2011

    Panasonic debuted its VW-CLT1 3D camcorder lens in 2010, but it's now available to buy separately and can be used with a selection of models from the brand's new product lineup. We managed to get some hands-on time with the new lens at Panasonic's 2011...

  • DoCoMo Touchable 3D is as crazy as it sounds
    Phones

    DoCoMo Touchable 3D is as crazy as it sounds

    By 16 February 2011

    DoCoMo, the Japanese mobile phone operator, can always be guaranteed to come up with something wacky at Mobile World Congress. In previous years it has been phones with bad breath sensors so you don’t offend your mates down the pub when you talk, but...

  • Toshiba glasses-free 3D laptop eyes-on
    Laptops

    Toshiba glasses-free 3D laptop eyes-on

    By 15 February 2011

    Over in Vegas at CES, Toshiba got a best in show nomination for its glasses-free 3D laptop prototype, although it was cruelly kept in a glass case. But now it's free and Pocket-lint has taken it for a spin - at least our eyes have. You see, unlike the...

  • Panasonic debuts its first 3D LED TV
    Home Cinema

    Panasonic debuts its first 3D LED TV

    By 15 February 2011

    Panasonic's Viera TV lineup for 2011 will include the brand's very first 3D LED panel, in the shape of the DT30 series. Comprising two panels - the 37-inch TX-L37DT30 and the 32-inch TX-L37DT30 - the DT30 series adds mid-size TVs to the super-size plasma...

  • LG Optimus 3D vs Nintendo 3DS
    Gaming

    LG Optimus 3D vs Nintendo 3DS

    By 14 February 2011

    LG recently confirmed its much rumoured Optimus 3D handset which enables three-dimensional viewing, without the need for any specs and we were able to get a close-up look at the Barcelona-based MWC mobile tech show. Obviously we're not really comparing...

  • The LG Optimus 3D
    Phones

    The LG Optimus 3D

    By 14 February 2011

    We brought you details of the teaser video, ahead of everyone else, and now LG has made its first foray into the multi-dimensional world of 3D with the LG Optimus 3D, and now we can confirm that it's official. The new phone will sit at the top of LG’s...

  • LG Optimus Pad arrives
    Tablets

    LG Optimus Pad arrives

    By 14 February 2011

    LG has gone all 3D at Mobile World Congress and aside from launching the LG Optimus 3D, it launched the UK version of the T-Mobile G-Slate - the LG Optimus Pad. The new model, announced on Monday at the company’s press conference in Barcelona, will...

  • LG Optimus 3D YouTube deal gives you movie uploads on the go
    Phones

    LG Optimus 3D YouTube deal gives you movie uploads on the go

    By 14 February 2011

    At this rate there won’t be anything left to announce. LG has just confirmed to Pocket-lint that LG Optimus 3D users will be able to upload 3D YouTube videos directly from the phone. That’s right, in what it is claiming as a world’s first (it’s...

  • LG trickles out more LG Optimus 3D and LG Optimus Pad details
    Phones

    LG trickles out more LG Optimus 3D and LG Optimus Pad details

    By 13 February 2011

    LG has all but actually released the LG Optimus Pad and LG Optimus 3D on Sunday morning, issuing a press release ahead of Samsung's press conference on Sunday night, detailing yet more info on the two new devices ahead of its press conference at Mobile...

  • Panasonic: Active 3D better than passive
    Home Cinema

    Panasonic: Active 3D better than passive

    By 9 February 2011

    3D TV is here to stay. The technology has come and gone in the past but, now that it's made it into our homes, it's there for good. That's not the end of the story though. There's still a great debate raging as to what form that 3D is going to take. It's...

  • No 3D royal wedding says Palace
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    No 3D royal wedding says Palace

    By 8 February 2011

    Buckingham Palace has dismissed the idea of shooting Prince William and Kate Middleton's wedding in 3D due to the "camera footprint in the abbey [and] the relatively small (albeit growing) audience for 3D". The Palace also stated that they didn't want...

  • Acer unleashes first 3D HDMI PC monitor
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    Acer unleashes first 3D HDMI PC monitor

    By 8 February 2011

    3D displays continue to pour in, but Acer has some bold claims for its latest model - the GN245HQ - in that the manufacturer claims it is the "first 3D monitor in the world to support the HDMI 3D solution from Nvidia". What this means is that it can handle...

  • Dell XPS 15 L501X   review
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    Dell XPS 15 L501X review

    By 7 February 2011

    For a widescreen 15-inch laptop, the latest version of the Dell XPS 15 is a huge - if stylish - slab of a machine. The hefty base, with a curved cutout for the dropped hinge and stereo JBL speakers flanking the keyboard, makes the screen look slender...

  • 7 days living with... Sky 3D
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    7 days living with... Sky 3D

    By 6 February 2011

    Sky 3D launched with great fanfare in October 2010, but 4 months on, what’s the service like to watch at home, is it the future, and should you be rushing out to buy a 3D television and signing up to Sky’s 3D channel? No, we didn't know the answers...

  • Samsung world's lightest 3D specs coming in March
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    Samsung world's lightest 3D specs coming in March

    By 4 February 2011

    Samsung and manufacturing partner Silhouette have confirmed that their world's lightest 3D specs are going to be available in March. Weighing in at just 27g, the SSG-3700CR models also offer an option for prescription lenses, as well as having a harmonious...