Toshiba bringing glasses-free 3D TV to market this year

With Nintendo's 3DS, digital camera displays, and 3D photo frames starting to steal the thunder from the increasingly clunky-looking 3D TVs that require 3D glasses, Toshiba is apparently ready to step into the new market in a big way.

Jerry O'Connell discusses being filmed nude in 3D for "Piranha"

Actor Jerry O'Connell's...ahem...manhood is about to become famous as the very first one captured on 3D cameras for a national theatrical movie release. How does he feel about that?

World's first 3D porn movie begins filming

The 3D mantra of "so real you can practically touch it" is about to take on a whole new meaning, as filmmakers in Hong Kong have cut the ribbon on what they claim is the first 3D porno ever made.

Anti-3D sentiment picks up ground in Hollywood

While some big shots in Hollywood, like James Cameron and Disney, are swimming in money thanks to the newest 3D craze, there's a growing number of directors and insiders who are simply saying "no" to the 3D transition.

New technology allows users to literally "feel" 3D images

You know how when you're watching a 3D movie, sometimes it feels like you could just reach out and grab the images that are popping out? Thanks to researchers, now you actually can.

The biggest stakeholder in 3D movies: RealD

Quiz question: what is the only company that earns money on every single 3D movie ticket sale, almost irregardless of where the ticket is bought and what the film is? Answer: RealD, the company that brings 3D technology to every major theater in the US.

No format war means 3D will quickly become mainstream

While there is still a battle for 3D acceptance in the home, the lack of a format war for home media could lead to a faster adoption rate and increased interest.

See it to believe it: Queen wears 3D glasses

For all those critics who say that wearing 3D glasses isn't cool, well, maybe you can pimp them out with some Swarovski crystals like the Queen.

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.

DirecTV now has 4 3D channels while most broadcasters have 0

DirecTV has become the first TV service provider to offer an entire suite of dedicated 3D channels, while the sweeping majority of other cable and satellite providers still have absolutely no 3D content available.

20% of TV sales to be 3D in 3 years: report

Adoption of stereoscopic 3D TV sets is expected to climb at an admirable clip, with one-fifth of all TV sales to be equipped with the new technology according to a new analyst report.

Disney signs 3D deal with Imax

After successul runs with films like Alice in Wonderland and A Christmas Carol, Disney has penned a new deal with Imax to bring three new 3D titles to the huge screens next year.

Nascar speeds onto the 3D track

The first-ever Nascar race to be broadcast in 3D will be presented on July 3, available on TV exclusively through DirecTV, but it will also be streamed live in 3D on Nascar's Web site.

Xbox 360 to play the waiting game with 3D

Without question, one of the biggest themes of this year's E3 expo will be 3D gaming, but Microsoft isn't quite ready to embrace the new standard.

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.

James Cameron's Titanic goes 3D

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Titanic's sinking, and to line James Cameron's unendingly deep pockets with even more gold, Kate Winslet and Leonardo Dicaprio will be getting the royal 3D treatment.

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.

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.

Yankees games get 3D TV overhaul

Yankees fans may want to just stay home and order in some peanuts and Cracker Jack for the next big game, as the team's TV broadcasts are about to get much more realistic.

WiFi-enabled TVs to explode by 2014: report

Last year, fewer than 5 million TV sets shipped in the US had Wi-Fi connectivity features. That number is set to grow to over 60 million units in the next 4 years, according to a new report from In-Stat.