Fujifilm Tries Again With the FinePix REAL 3D W3 Camera

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try, try again. Or something like that.

Following up on last year’s first-ever stereoscopic 3D camera, Fujifilm has announced the second-generation FinePix Real 3D W3 digital camera. Specs seem to be mostly unchanged from the W1 but the W3 shoots 3D in 720p. The exterior has been trimmed and …

Panasonic Expands 3D HDTV Line, Offers 2D to 3D Conversion

We typically wouldn’t cover something as mundane as the launch of a new line of 3D HDTVs but the Panasonic GT25 line of full HD 3D rigs converts 2D to 3D on the fly. We’re still in the process of testing and reviewing the VT25 that was announced at CES but we’ll surely follow that up with a review of this new line shortly after. …

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Wednesday, August 4, 2010

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Shark Fact Of The Day:

Great white sharks can have up to 300 teeth in their mouths at any given time; the teeth are serrated and can reach three inches in length.

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Resistance Forms Against Hollywood’s 3-D Push [NYT]


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3D Smartphone Coming From Sharp Later This Year, No Glasses Required

Sharp, the one time maker of the now defunct KIN and Sidekick brands, has declared it will bring to market a smartphone with a 3D panel that doesn’t require glasses by year’s end. It will likely have a 3D camera in tow, too. But will it be any better than the display on the Nintendo 3DS? And will it be any better than the faux 3D …

Poll: Star Wars In 3D? Yay Or Nay?

We know, we know. You hate people (cough*George Lucas*cough) messing with the original Star Wars trilogy. So do we. (Han shot first!) But sometimes the idea of watching it all in 3D is intriguing, at least. What say ye, Star Wars purists? Would you wear the funny glasses to have that prologue scroll out at you?

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Confirmed: Thor, Captain America Will Be 3D

Marvel has confirmed that both Thor and Captain America: The First Avenger will be released in 3D, and that both will be “upconverted” after being shot traditionally. Directors for both movies, Thor‘s Kenneth Branagh – currently in the middle of post-production – and Cap‘s Joe Johnston, seem excited about the final product, and well …

Toy Story 3: The Mounting Case Against 3D?

I hope you’ll pardon the lack of clarity in this post. I’m halfway through processing a reaction – on my way towards forming a cohesive thesis; All I have right now is a contradiction, that I’m trying to work out.

Here’s the basic setup: I always hated 3D effects – right up until Avatar. And it was there that I found myself …

E310: Nintendo Press Conference Recap

Nintendo’s press conference at E3 2010 spooled out in a rapid-fire fashion, starting by announcing the return of one of the company’s major characters. Link–hero of Nintendo’s action RPG series–returns in a new title Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword out in 2011. The Wii game will use the Wii-mote and nunchuk, mapping them to …

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Thursday, May 12, 2010

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Vamps in 3D: Dario Argento is set to start filming his upcoming film, Dracula, in 3D. The film aims to be a faithful translation of Bram Stoker’s classic novel. Shooting will begin in January and take place in Italy.

[via Slash Film]

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