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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?

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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.

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.

Avatar's James Cameron urges producers to embrace 3DTV

Director James Cameron, whose blockbuster "Avatar" set off a 3D frenzy in the movie industry, today told television producers to put aside their worries about higher filming costs and embrace the technology.

HD sales set to soar but fans in UK miss out on 3D World Cup

Viewers set for clearest tournament yet but 3D will not be coming out of their screens for now

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Legendary director's final recordings will form narration for Christmas movie

We'll soon sell 3D games with no need for glasses, says Nintendo

Nintendo has become the latest group to bet on the craze sweeping screens of all sizes, as it plans to release a games machine with 3D images: one with no need for the silly glasses.

3D: cinematic revolution or just a trick of the light?

The studios say it dramatically enhances our viewing experience. But sceptics claim it is merely a ploy to make us pay more at the box office. Jonathan Brown and Kevin Rawlinson investigate

Sony targets sales of 2.5 million 3D sets this year

Electronics giant launches new TVs despite concern that public not ready

Television's next dimension

3D television could be in your living room sooner than you think, in time for the football World Cup this summer. Nick Clark reports

2010 to be the year of flashy 3D TVs

It may have taken decades for HD television to finally take hold, but after what seems like the blink of an eye, 3D is about to move from the realm of novelty into the mainstream as US pay TV provider, Direct TV, kicks off a dedicated 3D HDTV channel for 2010.

Intel scraps new graphics chip design

Intel has scrapped plans to launch an advanced graphics chip based on its novel Larrabee design, after concluding that delays in the project would make it uncompetitive, a spokesman said yesterday.The move is a setback to Intel's plans to compete with Nvidia and Advanced Micro Devices, now the dominant players in the graphics market.



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