Avatar Blu-ray 3D tied to Panasonic until 2012

Avatar is available on Blu-ray 3D today. It's perhaps the best showcase title to demonstrate the power of the new 3D medium. But...if you don't own or plan to own a Panasonic 3D TV, the only way to get a copy is to buy a $400 bundle that you can't use with your TV, or get one from a scalper on Ebay.

Blu-ray 3D versions of Avatar going for up to $400

If you had a snazzy brand new 3D TV and an expensive Blu-ray 3D player, what's the number one movie you'd want to watch? Avatar? Unfortunately for you, it's pretty exclusive right now.

Panasonic wants you to ditch your PSPgo and DSi

Panasonic wants the masses to ditch conventional handheld consoles like the PSPgo and DSi. The future - Panasonic believes - lies in a "device concept" specifically geared for online gaming.

Next month's US Open to get 3D treatment

The US Open will be broadcast in 3D for the first time when the annual tournament begins next month, but yet again its availability will be extremely limited.

Panasonic launches 3D camcorder for budding James Camerons

Not enough 3D content available on your fancy new 3D TV? Then make your own. Panasonic has become the first major manufacturer to launch a consumer videocamera that can record in 3D.

3D TV images guzzle up to 50% more power than 2D

When a 3D TV is switched from 2D mode to 3D mode, the power usage can swing dramatically depending on the manufacturer, according to a new report from Cnet.

Panasonic goes crazy and offers 152-inch 3D TV

As most manufacturers are gingerly increasing their 3D TV sizes over the span of a few months, Panasonic has already announced shipment of a 3D set that is twice the size of any other commercial unit on the market today.

Samsung owns 90% of 3D TV market

Of the estimated 300,000 3D TV sets that have been sold worldwide, 270,000 have been Samsung units, leaving other powerful companies to fight for the remaining scraps.

Skype app goes live on Panasonic TV

Owners of Panasonic's high-end Viera TV models can now make Skype calls directly from their TV without any additional hardware.

Buy Panasonic 3D TV, get two free 3D Blu-ray movies

Panasonic has announced a new promotion in which early adopters of 3D TVs can get a couple of the first 3D Blu-ray titles for free - Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaur and Coraline.

Panasonic first to market with DivX Plus Blu-ray player

Panasonic has just added DivX's new top-of-the-line "Plus" certification. The 3D player is the first in the world to do so.

Japanese cellphone vendors develop common software platform

Sharp, Panasonic, Fujitsu and NEC are planning to develop a standardized software platform for their cellphones.

LG confirms 3D LED TV with backlighting

Global electronics manufacturer LG is set to offer a first in the burgeoning market of 3D TVs: it will have the first sets with LCD backlighting.

Panasonic 3D TVs sell out in one week

If Panasonic's initial sales are any indication, 3D is indeed going to break into the market in a big way. The company's first shipment of 3D HDTVs has sold out.

Panasonic and Best Buy tout 3D TV

Panasonic has embarked on a new campaign to promote its 3D television sets in Best Buy stores across the United States.