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David Haye hopes heavy underdog Audley Harrison is at his enigmatic best on Saturday in order to give the paying public "more than a minute's worth of entertainment".

Nintendo posts first-half loss

The woes are piling up at Nintendo as it sank into its first loss for seven years during the last quarter on slowing sales, the strong yen and an increasingly competitive gaming market.

Toshiba unveils glasses-free 3D TV

Toshiba believes it has a solution for television viewers who like 3D but hate the glasses.

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Nintendo hit by delay to 3D games console

Nintendo has delayed the launch of the first handheld console to offer 3D viewing without the need for special glasses, missing the Christmas season and forcing the group to slash its full-year profit forecasts.

3D-television: A whole new way of seeing?

This week, Sky launches its 3D-television service. The cinemas are full of three-dimensional movies and a heap of hardware has hit the shops. But is this what consumers want?

The real 'Avatar': Cameron shoots Amazon tribe in 3D

You wait all these years for James Cameron to make a 3D film about a peaceful tribe whose pastoral existence is threatened by greedy developers. Then, like the proverbial London bus, three come along in quick succession.

Sony pushes 3D technology all the way

Electronics giant aims to capitalise on format's growth in popularity with introduction of home projector. But at a cost...

Now it's Titanic in 3D

A deep-sea expedition will explore the world's most famous wreck site – so you can do the same

3D porn first for Hong Kong film

On the leafy fringes of Hong Kong in a shabby film studio, a nude ponytailed actor stretched out on animal-skins with his lover as the cameras rolled in a set evoking a subterranean sex lair in ancient China.

Future clubbing: Twenty-first century party people

Technology is infiltrating night life. Rahul Verma reports on the weird and wonderful animatronics and 3D effects that are turning clubs and festivals into sci-fi wonderlands

How a Hollywood computer made the stick of celery redundant

For more than 70 years, Foley artists have knocked coconut shells together, snapped vegetables and stamped in gravel pits to provide films with their sound effects. To them, a stick of celery or a frozen lettuce is not the staple of a decent salad but a bone ready to be broken. A heavy staple gun becomes a .44 Magnum, and scrunched cellophane a crackling log fire.

Need a blockbuster on the cheap? Time to call in Robert Rodriguez

How much should a summer action movie cost? Lately, with the advent of 3D, and the ongoing love affair between studio execs and special effects, the figure has crept upwards. About $120m is the going rate. Sometimes two or three times that. Director Sam Raimi recently quit Spider-Man 4 after Sony cut his budget from $300m (£197m) to a mere $230m.

Japanese 'not keen to go four-eyed for 3D TV'

Television manufacturers might be waging a 3D battle but Japanese consumers are not entering the affray with almost 70 percent saying they have no plans to buy a 3D TV for their home.

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