Topic / 3D

New Blu-Ray player with Wi-Fi and disc to digital through Ultraviolet announced by Samsung

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After a recent partnership with Ultraviolet, a company which can create digital copies of Blu-Ray and DVD movies that have the software, Samsung has announced a Blu-Ray player that supports it, the BD-ES6000. So after putting in an Ultraviolet-supporting disc, the digital copy will be added, via Wi-Fi, to the users Ultraviolet account. DVD to digital HD copies cost a small extra price, but it’s basically a more advanced and […]

China to launch 3D TV trial, aims for Chinese New Year launch

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Sony's HMZ-T1 Personal 3D Viewer (Image: Sony) China will soon embrace 3D television with a trial channel to be launched during Chinese New Year. Operated by China’s state television – China Central Television – and five local stations, it will also be free-to-air. it will broadcast 4.5 hours of programming that will be repeated twice. What will be on the channel, however, is unknown. I’m guessing that it has been […]

Review: Nintendo 3DS

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The Nintendo 3DS in Aqua Blue (Image: Chris Southcott/techgeek.com.au) Almost 6 years after the Nintendo DS launched, Nintendo has come back with more portable goodness. But are the improvements, including the new 3D functionality, in the Nintendo 3DS enough to take 400 of your hard earned dollars? Or is it just another gimmick falling flat? The review by Chris Southcott is after the jump.

James Cameron: all films to go 3D within 5 years

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Image: Steve Jurveston/Flickr (Creative Commons) Something tells me once Avatar came out, James Cameron has been on a 3D high. The filmmaker has launched a brand new venture that aims to bring the technology to both the big screen and small screen, and aims to have all cinemas to be capable of showing 3D films in the next five years.

DeepEnd brings a 3D homescreen to your Jailbroken iPhone

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There are heaps of cool things that are exclusive to owners of Jailbroken iPhone’s and this is definately one of them. Developed by Ryan Petrich, DeepEnd is a free Cydia app that uses the iPhone’s accelerometer to add a 3D effect to your homescreen. When you move your device, the background moves with it, producing the effect. Now, this has been done before by another Cydia app called 3DBoard, but […]

TECHGEEK Weekly 29: New Blood Required

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While James and Stewart are out, we get Tom Wood – a former host of a former TECHGEEK Podcast incarnation – to help us dissect the news that Playboy is going to the iPad uncensored, the University of Sydney having a privacy headache and Steve Jobs has gone on medical leave – again. Tom Wood, who also happens to be a known advocate of cyber-bullying prevention, also finds himself doing […]

Nintendo 3DS has a 3-5 hour battery with 3DS games

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Do you produce power? Well, if you answered No you might want to start. And if you answered yes….see a doctor. Nintendo has just announced at Nintendo World 2011 why the new Nintendo 3DS includes a charging dock. The reason is that the device has a 3-5 hour battery life when playing 3DS games and 5-8 hours when running DS games. Keep in mind that the latest Nintendo DS, the DSi has […]

Sony brings out “Double Full HD” 3D camcorder – HDR-TD10

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Sony is to release the first “Double Full HD” 3D consumer camcorder that will bring your memories not only in high definition, but in 3D high definition. Yes, it is pointless and very unnecessary, but since Sony is pushing this 3D World, they are going to milk this for all of its worth. The camcorder features two lenses – where both will be used in recording 3D, and one will […]

Sony brings out 27 new LCD televisions

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Sony's BRAVIA XBR-HX929 LCD Television (Credit: Sony) Sony’s press conference was simply bringing the 3D experience to your house, and with its new BRAVIA LCD HDTV lineup for 2011, it plans to do so. The company will bring out this year 27 new televisions – 16 are capable of watching 3D content, and 22 have internet connectivity. The 3D televisions will share common features, such as a 5:5 pull down […]

Panasonic’s 103-inch 3D plasma – yours only for $104,000

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This is Panasonic’s latest 3D television, an 103-inch plasma display that happens to have a contrast ratio of 5,000,000:1 and can support 1080p full HD resolution – despite the fact the screen would make it a bit stretched because of the freaking size! Also bundled are some 3D glasses and a stand. Yep. That’s it. No Blu-Ray player, movies to test out the 3D content or anything else. Just some […]

Sharp to have 3D smartphone this year, no glasses required

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Thought 3D would be dead? It has infected movies, televisions and gaming, and the most logical step has to be mobile phones. Right? Sharp is said to be releasing a 3D-capable smartphone sometime in the year. However, you will not need to wear any glasses, a la the Nintendo 3DS. A spokesperson for the company, telling Reuters, said that it will likely have a 3D capable camera. And like all […]

Firmware upgrade allows 3D photos on NEX-5 and NEX-3

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Sony looks like to be the big pusher of 3D. From 3D gaming to watching 3D content on television (which is very limited on free-to-air), now its letting you create 3D panoramic shots via a firmware upgrade. While we can’t really tell for sure if this works, it sounds cool – in the sense where your photos have more depth than the standard photo. According to Sony, you press the […]