Blu-ray 3D archive

  • Studios still throwing cash behind 3D, Fox invests big time in new 2D to 3D conversion system
    Online

    Studios still throwing cash behind 3D, Fox invests big time in new 2D to 3D conversion system

    By 11 February 2013

    There's been a backlash against 3D of late. Television manufacturers - LG aside - focused on anything but 3D at this year's CES trade show in Las Vegas. Higher resolutions and smart TV capabilities were of a greater priority to most and stereoscopic video...

  • Prometheus out on Blu-ray today, crew explain set tech design - second screen app available (video)
    Home Cinema

    Prometheus out on Blu-ray today, crew explain set tech design - second screen app available (video)

    By 8 October 2012

    Ridley's Scott's pseudo prequel to Alien, Prometheus, is out on Blu-ray in both 2D and 3D versions today, and Pocket-lint has been given an exclusive clip from the special features to present to you. It contains certain crew members explaining the original...

  • Philips BDP7600   review
    Home Cinema 4.5 out of 5

    Philips BDP7600 review

    By 9 August 2011

    Already discounted online, this do-it-all deck from Philips is thrice a home cinema hero. Its trio of key features are 3D Blu-ray disc playback, built-in Wi-Fi and analogue 7.1 surround sound outputs, the absence of which we’ve moaned about for yonks...

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

    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...

  • Sky: 3D Blu-ray chaos helping channel
    Home Cinema

    Sky: 3D Blu-ray chaos helping channel

    By 17 December 2010

    This Christmas Eve, thousands of Sky 3D customers will sit down, don a pair of active or passive glasses and watch Avatar in 3D. But not on Blu-ray. Launched earlier this year with the Ryder Cup, Sky 3D’s showing of a three-dimensional Avatar is the...

  • James Cameron: Glasses-free 3D TV in "eight to ten years"
    Online

    James Cameron: Glasses-free 3D TV in "eight to ten years"

    By 3 November 2010

    "3D is here, and it's here to stay", said James Cameron to an amassed throng of journalists and Blu-ray industry experts around the globe. "That's been pretty resoundingly demonstrated over the last couple of years. This is not a flirtation". However,...

  • Sky 3D - everything you need to know
    Online

    Sky 3D - everything you need to know

    By 1 October 2010

    You can now get 3D broadcasts at home, courtesy of both Sky and Virgin Media. We've pulled together a series of guides to get you up to speed if you're thinking of taking the plunge into the third dimension. Before you do anything, take a look at our...

  • How to go 3D at home
    Online

    How to go 3D at home

    By 30 September 2010

    Get your glasses on and prep the popcorn because Sky's new 3D service is finally here, including films, sport and a range of original programming. If you're thinking of taking the plunge into the the third dimension, but you're not quite sure where to...

  • 3D mythbusters
    Home Cinema

    3D mythbusters

    By 28 September 2010

    Here at Pocket-lint, we're very excited about the imminent launch of Sky 3D on Friday (1 October), meaning that three-dimensional television is finally coming to our homes. But will it really work? And are the rumours about headaches and health risks...

  • Hot 3D Blu-rays to buy now or coming soon
    Online

    Hot 3D Blu-rays to buy now or coming soon

    By 21 September 2010

    As promised, the latest software update from Sony means that you can now watch 3D Blu-rays on the PlayStation 3. Obviously you'll need a 3D-capable TV as well, but the big problem is going to be finding something to watch as the current selection of 3D...

  • Sony PS3 Blu-ray 3D support is here
    Home Cinema

    Sony PS3 Blu-ray 3D support is here

    By 21 September 2010

    Sony, as promised at the Tokyo Games Show in September, has rolled out the global software update for its PlayStation 3 console to make it possible for users to now watch 3D Blu-ray films. The 3.50 software update, which should be waiting for you when...

  • PS3 Blu-ray 3D playback update gets new date
    Gaming

    PS3 Blu-ray 3D playback update gets new date

    By 18 September 2010

    Sony's CEO, Howard Stringer, may have told press at IFA earlier in the month that the PS3 wouldn't be getting Blu-ray 3D support until October, but what does he know. According to the company's Japanese arm, Sony Computer Entertainment Japan, 3D Blu-ray...

  • Panasonic DMP-BDT100   review
    Home Cinema 3.5 out of 5

    Panasonic DMP-BDT100 review

    By 17 September 2010

    Panasonic’s budget 3D Blu-ray player is designed to be paired with one of the brand’s two 3D TVs - either its 50-inch TX-50VT20 or 65-inch TX-65VT20 plasmas - though makes for a great future-proof buy of you plan to fork out for a 3D screen in the...

  • Toshiba brings 3D to BD with BDX3100KB Blu-ray player
    Home Cinema

    Toshiba brings 3D to BD with BDX3100KB Blu-ray player

    By 2 September 2010

    Toshiba has approached 3D at IFA2010 in exactly the same way that it didn't Blu-ray - quickly and with great gusto. The Toshiba BDX3100KB 3D Blu-ray player is arriving in the UK in October and will allow anyone with a 3D TV to enjoy 3D Blu-ray movies...

  • Samsung HT-C6930W 3D Blu-ray home cinema system review
    Home Cinema 4.5 out of 5

    Samsung HT-C6930W 3D Blu-ray home cinema system review

    By 18 June 2010

    Samsung’s focus on innovation has earned it more “world firsts” than the Guinness Book of Records. And here’s another one for you – the HT-C6930W is the world’s first 3D Blu-ray home cinema system, bringing you immersive HD pictures and sizzling...

  • Toshiba adds three more players to its Blu-Ray collection
    Home Cinema

    Toshiba adds three more players to its Blu-Ray collection

    By 7 January 2010

    In for a penny, in for a pound. Apparently the world didn't crumble when Toshiba folded and fell to the irresistible force that is Blu-ray and, now confident, the company has launched three more BD players at CES 2010. Top of the tree is the Toshiba BDX3000,...

  • 3D Blu-ray spec finalised
    Gaming

    3D Blu-ray spec finalised

    By 24 December 2009

    The Blu-ray Disc Association has announced the finalisation of the "Blu-ray 3D" specification that will see the three-dimensional content hit consumer's living rooms over the next year. Claiming to offer "unmatched picture quality", as well as for standalone...