• Nintendo 3DS available March 27 for $250 in U.S.

    Posted January 19, 2011 - 3:03 pm

    Nintendo's 3DS glasses-free 3D games handheld will launch on March 27 in the U.S. and sell for $250, the company revealed at a press event in New York this morning. You'll be able to buy one in "cobalt blue" or "cosmo black," and unlike prior DS handhelds which employed a fixed stylus, the 3DS will include one that telescopes.
  • Silly inventions and critical thinking

    Posted January 17, 2011 - 9:12 am

    Seeing it on the internet doesn't mean it's true. Too many of us take everything we read or see at face value.
  • Nintendo shows off 3DS augmented reality games

    Posted January 10, 2011 - 2:24 pm

    Nintendo's 3DS has another trick up its sleeve for its glasses-free 3D handheld: a deck of augmented reality playing cards included with each game console.
  • Hasbro's My3D transforms your iPhone into a 3D device

    Posted November 10, 2010 - 8:40 am

    This is the second time a company has announced a 3D add-on for the iPhone, but do people really want to attach gadgets to their phone in order to see 3D content?
  • 3D Android smartphones coming soon

    Posted November 4, 2010 - 5:06 pm

    Why does Japan get the cool stuff first? 3D smartphones will soon be a reality there. Two upcoming Sharp smartphones will offer a 3D-capable display. These two new Android powered phones, known as the Galapagos 003SH and 005SH, won't just house any regular 3D screen. Instead, they'll be based around an autostereoscopic 3D display developed by Sharp itself, which means that you'll be able to 3D content without the need for pesky 3D glasses. After all, who would want to wear 3D glasses just to use their smartphone?
  • 3DFusion aims to remove glasses to watch 3D

    Posted October 28, 2010 - 8:22 pm

    A New York company is developing technology so that 3D images can be seen on high-definition screens without the need for viewers to wear special glasses.
  • Cheap, glasses-free 3D coming to i-devices; should Nintendo be worried?

    Posted September 27, 2010 - 7:48 am

    Spatial View wants to sell you an attachment that'll let you watch 3D content on your iPhone or iPod Touch without the hassle of wearing glasses. Should Nintendo and its 3DS be worried?
  • Sony: The PS3 Can Do 3D 1080p, But Probably Shouldn't

    Posted July 19, 2010 - 1:41 pm

    The PS3 can do 3D 1080p, but it probably shouldn't. That's what Sony's telling 3D developers, anyway, in what amounts to an unofficial cap trotted out in warning because the company is worried frame rates at high-def's current pinnacle resolution will head south.
  • 3D gaming hitting Sony's PS3 tomorrow

    Posted June 9, 2010 - 5:11 pm

    Sony's Playstation Blog reveals that the era of 3D gaming starts tomorrow. Are you ready for it?
  • The Nintendo 3DS: How will it offer 3D graphics without glasses?

    Posted March 24, 2010 - 8:03 am

    Nintendo really teased us when it announced the new Nintendo 3DS handheld gaming system yesterday. We were told it would provide 3D gaming without the need for 3D glasses, but not how it would do so. Turns out there are a few likely possibilities.
  • The Truth About Old 3D

    Posted March 11, 2010 - 5:37 pm

    The technology at the heart of theatrical 3D really hasn't changed.
  • Panasonic 3D TVs Arriving This Wednesday

    Posted March 8, 2010 - 10:45 pm

    Panasonic, makers of the popular Viera HDTV line, announced that its new 3D TVs will go on sale in the United States later this week.
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    3D without the glasses! Prototype displays are on-show at Cebit

    Posted March 8, 2010 - 4:22 pm

    At the Cebit IT fair, developers show a new breed of screen that projects a 3D image directly at the viewer and doesn't require glasses.
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    Researchers bring 3D to HTML and the Web

    Posted March 8, 2010 - 4:10 pm

    Researchers at the German Research Center for Artifical Intelligence and the country's Saarland University are putting 3D graphics on the Web. The system they've developed, called XML3D, allows for 3D models to be embedded and interactive on Web sites. It's an extension to HTML, the Web's basic language.
  • CES Day Zero: The Laptop with Two Brains, AT&T Goes Android and More

    Posted January 11, 2010 - 11:54 am

    The big show in Vegas hasn't even officially started yet, but we've already seen new tablets, innovative cameras, and a speaker built into a light bulb.
  • DreamWorks: 3D movies to double data storage requirements

    Posted June 19, 2009 - 1:14 pm

    DreamWorks Animation SKG is releasing all of its films in stereoscopic 3D, more than doubling the amount of data storage capacity required to store its movies.
  • Digital Gear: A new dimension to 3D

    Posted January 29, 2009 - 4:18 pm

    3D has come a long way since its introduction in movies decades ago. Sharper images and deeper resolutions have made 3D TVs colorful. 3D glasses have gotten sleek and expensive. And 3D technology has also made its way to webcams, binoculars and video games.

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