3D archive

  • 2010: A year in review, November
    Gaming

    2010: A year in review, November

    By 31 December 2010

    After the tsunami of gadgets that washed up on our pages over, well, the rest of the year really, November 2010 was quite a pleasant time to take a closer look at the few that were afforded a big launch that month - as well as some of the sillier news...

  • 2010: A year in review, September
    Gaming

    2010: A year in review, September

    By 30 December 2010

    One often looks at CES and January as the biggest moments in the tech calendar but there’s no doubt that 2010 was all about September. The month started with a bang as this year’s IFA show in Berlin caught the beginning of autumn rather than the end...

  • 2010: A year in review, May
    Gaming

    2010: A year in review, May

    By 28 December 2010

    The world was aflutter with pre-World Cup fever in May 2010. The competition wasn’t due to start until the following month but that didn’t stop the retailers coming up with as many football related tech deals as they could think of. It also meant...

  • 2010: A year in review, April
    Gaming

    2010: A year in review, April

    By 27 December 2010

    As we make preparations for New Year celebrations, the alarmingly futuristic-sounding 2011 is waiting just around the corner. But before we take our first tentative steps into the new year, it's time to take a look at the biggest stories from the last...

  • 2010: A year in review, February
    Gaming

    2010: A year in review, February

    By 26 December 2010

    February might be a small month as far as the calendar goes but in tech world it’s a big ‘un. With the mobile phone one of the hottest gadgets out there these days, Barcelona took centre stage in 2010 as it does every year when Mobile World Congress...

  • 2010: A year in review, January
    Gaming

    2010: A year in review, January

    By 26 December 2010

    2011 is nearly upon us and with that comes one of the biggest events in the tech calendar - the CES show in Las Vegas. But before we take a look at the products of the future, it's time to take a fun walk down memory lane as we look back at the biggest...

  • Rollei goes 3D with new 3D camera and photoframe
    Cameras

    Rollei goes 3D with new 3D camera and photoframe

    By 24 December 2010

    Rollei, the German camera manufacturer, is the latest company to jump on the 3D bandwagon announcing a 3D capable compact digital camera with two lenses. The new model, the Rollei Power Flex 3D, will follow Fujifilm’s previous efforts and be a compact...

  • How to explain technology to your family at Christmas
    Laptops

    How to explain technology to your family at Christmas

    By 23 December 2010

    You are the techno-gadget person in your family. There’s no two ways about it. You definitely are. That’s why you’re here at Pocket-lint in the first place. So as the expert, naturally you’re going to be the first port of call for any IT problem,...

  • How to bluff technology to your Christmas guests
    Home Cinema

    How to bluff technology to your Christmas guests

    By 22 December 2010

    Christmas is a time for giving and sharing. It’s also a time for total confusion for the non-tech savvy. Each and every time they get another year older and another whole 12 months further adrift of what the world of technology is up to. Christmas Day...

  • All we want for Christmas....is a whopping great 3D TV
    Home Cinema

    All we want for Christmas....is a whopping great 3D TV

    By 20 December 2010

    It could be that Sky is showing Avatar in 3D on Christmas Eve. Or it could be the Attenborough effect - with Flying Monsters 3D set to air on Christmas Day. Whatever the reason, 3D TVs are selling like hot cakes according to John Lewis. Well, hot cakes...

  • Philips 40PFL9705   review
    Home Cinema 4.5 out of 5

    Philips 40PFL9705 review

    By 20 December 2010

    Can a TV be considered high-end if it has no Freeview HD tuner? Clocking in at just shy of £2000, Philips’ latest may lack the latest free high-def TV channels, but combines 3D and pin-sharp Blu-ray pictures with Ambilight and Net TV to create a stunning...

  • Sky 3D confirms follow-up to Flying Monsters: Penguin Island 3D
    Online

    Sky 3D confirms follow-up to Flying Monsters: Penguin Island 3D

    By 15 December 2010

    Sir David Attenborough's partnership with Sky 3D is set to continue as Sky has announced a second documentary called Penguin Island 3D - following in the footsteps of Flying Monsters 3D. The feature documentary is being produced by Atlantic Productions...

  • Sir David Attenborough: 3D for 'TV programs that really mean something'
    Online

    Sir David Attenborough: 3D for 'TV programs that really mean something'

    By 15 December 2010

    Sir David Attenborough is a fan of the power of 3D but only within reason. The legendary wildlife documentary presenter has praised the extra dimension for of the added impact that nature films can make on audiences in the modern day. Speaking at the...

  • CES 2011: Five gadgets we know will be coming
    Laptops

    CES 2011: Five gadgets we know will be coming

    By 14 December 2010

    With the end of December just around the corner, it can only mean one thing - it’s nearly CES! Yes, the annual Las Vegas tech binge will be taking place from 6-9 January 2011 and, as ever, Pocket-lint will be there to bring back the sights and sounds...

  • Sony BDP-S470   review
    Home Cinema 4.5 out of 5

    Sony BDP-S470 review

    By 9 December 2010

    Is it time we abandoned the 2D Blu-ray player? At this low price Sony’s BDP-S470 makes a serious bid at being not just an excellent 3D Blu-ray player, but a fantastic value all-rounder that could quickly see the rug pulled from under non-3D players....

  • iProject 3D from Apple incoming?
    Home Cinema

    iProject 3D from Apple incoming?

    By 1 December 2010

    Apple has filed a patent for an autostereoscopic projection system that could provide "highly effective, practical, efficient, uncomplicated, and inexpensive autostereoscopic 3D displays that allow the observer complete and unencumbered freedom of movement"....

  • Avatar 3DTV world premiere on Sky 3D
    Home Cinema

    Avatar 3DTV world premiere on Sky 3D

    By 1 December 2010

    Sky 3D has secured a major coup - the 3D TV world premiere of the biggest movie of all time, Avatar. James Cameron's blockbuster will be shown in 3D, on the Sky 3D channel, on Christmas Eve at 8pm. John Cassy, Sky 3D’s channel director said: "Confirming...

  • VIDEO: Sharp Lynx phone in action
    Phones

    VIDEO: Sharp Lynx phone in action

    By 15 November 2010

    Sharp's glasses-free 3D phones have been popping up all over the place as of late, including at IFA where Pocket-lint got hands on with a prototype model, and we recently had an official announcement over in Japan of the Sharp Galapagos 003SH and 005SH...

  • iPhone goes 3D courtesy of Hasbro
    Phones

    iPhone goes 3D courtesy of Hasbro

    By 9 November 2010

    Toy making giant Hasbro is all set to unveil a budget accessory that will enable iPhone and iPod touch users to jump aboard the 3D revolution. Called the Hasbro My3D, it's a binocular-shaped device with a slot for your iDevice. Peering through the goggles...

  • Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2010 - Televisions
    Televisions

    Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2010 - Televisions

    By 2 November 2010

    The clocks have gone back, the evenings are drawing in and the nights are getting colder. Not to worry, as we're here to brighten up your November by announcing the nominations for the annual Pocket-lint Gadget Awards. As of next week, you'll be able...

  • Avatar 3D Blu-ray now available
    Home Cinema

    Avatar 3D Blu-ray now available

    By 1 November 2010

    Avatar has, at last, got a 3D Blu-ray release, courtesy of a tie-up with Panasonic. If you want to get your hands on one now, simply buy a full HD 3D Viera TV bundle and you'll get James Cameron's Oscar winning Pocahontas tribute thrown in. Laurent Abadie,...

  • Optoma 3D-XL is world's first 3D projector adaptor
    Home Cinema

    Optoma 3D-XL is world's first 3D projector adaptor

    By 29 October 2010

    Optoma is set to bring affordable 3D to the masses with the world's first 3D projector adaptor. The 3D-XL will be compatible with 14 of Optoma's current models and will also work with all DLP Link compatible projectors such as those from Acer and Benq....

  • ViewSonic 3DV5: 3D, 720p video shooting on a budget
    Cameras

    ViewSonic 3DV5: 3D, 720p video shooting on a budget

    By 28 October 2010

    ViewSonic first put the feelers out regarding its handheld camera, the ViewSonic 3DV5, just before IFA, but most of the ViewSonic IFA attention was centred around its tablet launches. However, now is the time for the 3DV5 to step up to the plate and enjoy...

  • Geek chic: Oakley 3D eyewear - Tron Legacy edition
    Home Cinema

    Geek chic: Oakley 3D eyewear - Tron Legacy edition

    By 28 October 2010

    3D specs aren't cool. That's just the way it is we're afraid. Even when fashion-specialists like Oakley produce 3D specs, you're hardly likely to win any style prizes. But hang on, what's this? Tron: Legacy limited edition Oakley 3D eyewear? Now you're...

  • Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3   review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3 review

    By 19 October 2010

    Fujifilm’s W3 has two lenses for shooting true 3D images and a massive 3.5-inch lenticular screen that allows for viewing in 3D without the need for glasses. But just how good is it? The Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3 updates the previous W1 that, as some...