03/06/2012, Since Avatar was released in 2009, kick starting the 3D revolution in cinemas all over again, the receipts and sales figures for 3D movies are not exactly stellar. Plenty of movie studios jumped aboard the 3D bandwagon only to realize that their half-baked attempts failed to bring in the returns that they clamored for, especially during these economically trying moments where the ordinary man on the street finds it difficult […]
01/17/2012, If you happen to make your way to London’s Science Museum anytime soon, do look out for the “Me in 3D” stand there which will rely on a bunch of cameras that will construct a virtual image that you are able to view and then manipulate. All data from participants of this particular stand will be utilized by the Great Ormond Street Hospital, University College Hospital and Eastman Dental Hospital […]
01/09/2012, [CES 2012] The 3D Handycam camcorder launched last year at CES has been totally revamped by Sony to get a 34% reduction in body size and a “very innovative name”: HDR-TD20V. The distance between the two lenses has been decreased to roughly 21 mm, which allows shooting in 3D at a closer range (60cm). The EXMOR R sensor is larger than the one features in the previous model (Handycam HDR-TD10E), making […]
01/09/2012, [CES 2012] Sony unveiled its new Handycam camcorder lineup at CES during its press conference. The Japanese manufacturer came up with some significant improvements on the image side, including an Extended Zoom, a 4X higher megapixels post- processing for still photos, more powerful sensors with higher megapixel counts across the whole lineup, and a very interesting new Balanced Optical SteadyShot technology that provides up to 13 times better stability than […]
01/04/2012, Ultrabooks look set to light up CES 2012, but do remember that life comprises of far more than just Ultrabooks – stereoscopic 3D vision also has a lot to do with that. Granted, the sales of 3D TVs have not really taken off in a big way over the past couple of years, partly due to the ongoing global economic crunch that does not seem to be getting any better […]
12/22/2011, If you’re planning on attending CES in 2012, you may want to consider stopping by LG’s booth as they are set to unveil a new 27” LCD monitor. Dubbed the DM92, this particular model will be a 27”, 3D-capable display with enhanced IPS (e-IPS) display that LG claims should be able to maintain high color accuracy, along with 178-degree viewing angles. The main focus on the DM92 would be it […]
12/05/2011, Some time earlier this year there were concept drawings of a Samsung phone with a flexible OLED display. This was a rather intriguing concept that we didn’t think would be happening anytime soon, but we were then proved wrong as Samsung stepped forward and said that flexible display smartphones were in the works and would be introduced some time in 2012.
11/15/2011, HP high-end notebook lineup will get three new models, the HP ENVY 15, HP ENVY 17 and HP ENVY 17 3D. The ENVY series was launched the first time in 2009 as a line of elegant and powerful notebooks to compete with the MacBook Pro. I can say that since then, I am impressed by the progress the HP team has made on the design of each generation, by […]
11/08/2011, If you want to look all stylish the next time you wear a pair of 3D glasses at the cinema, then you might want to check out what Marchon has on offer – their latest model to rain down would be the Rogue 3D glasses, debuting at the world premiere of the movie, Immortals. Gotta love the trailer of that movie, where letting loose three arrows results in a quartet […]
11/07/2011, If you’re in the UK and looking to get your hands on a new tablet, you have some options under £200 ($320). Storage Options, UK, has just launched a brand new Android tablet called the Scroll Excel and is said to be the UK’s cheapest tablet that can handle 3D content. It features a 7″ display, a 1GHz processor, 512MB of RAM, 4GB of internal storage, a microSD card slot […]
11/04/2011, 3D displays that require you not to wear a pair of glasses? Those have been around for some time already, but the image quality that you get isn’t exactly top notch compared to those systems that require you to shed a little bit of your pride so that you can put on a pair of glasses and let superior graphics (and perhaps storytelling) blow you away. Since I am a […]
10/21/2011, Everything is going 3D these days, ranging from digital cameras to camcorders and handheld consoles. Well, the latest title from Nintendo to get the 3D treatment would be Super Mario 3D Land, where a trailer of it has been released to keep fanboys and curious onlookers alike interested. Some have commented that this latest outing for everyone’s favorite rotund plumber does approach Mario 64 in terms of greatness, especially when […]
10/19/2011, Sony’s upcoming official 3D display for the PlayStation, was unveiled at this year’s E3 in June and then later revealed to have a November 2nd release date for Japan. If you were wondering what about the US or the rest of the world? Well, Sony has just announced that its PlayStation 3D display will be available on November 13th 2011, which should be in time for the holiday shopping season.
10/17/2011, If you’re in the market for a brand new 3D monitor, ViewSonic might have just what you’re looking for in the form of the V3D231 LED monitor. The 23” monitor will sport a native display resolution of 1920×1080 Full HD, with a 20,000,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio along with a mere 2ms video response time, which looks like it should be up for the task of gaming, photo editing and watching […]