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French health agency says children shouldn’t view 3D games or video

The French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety (ANSES) has issued a worrying warning for parents concerning the use of 3D screens. A report advises that children under the age of six should never view 3D films or play 3D games, while those under the age of …

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August Xbox One update adds 3D Blu-ray support and remote downloads

Microsoft has outlined the additional functionality heading to Xbox One next month, and a big Blu-ray functionality boost features as part of it. The console’s August patch will add support for 3D Blu-ray movies – beating PS4, which itself is a big surprise considering the weight Sony put behind its …

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Amazon smartphone leaked, includes four-camera 3D interface

A custom 3D interface is the USP that Amazon hopes will distinguish its upcoming entry into the smartphone market. BGR reports that the device houses a total of six cameras, four of which are infrared and found on the front of the device, with one in each corner. These track …

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PS4 won’t play 3D Blu-ray either

You’re going to have to keep hold of your PS3 if you want to carry on making use of that 3D copy of Avatar you bought for 20. After it was revealed earlier this week that Xbox One won’t support 3D Blu-ray movies, it now looks as if the same …

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Nintendo remains committed to 3D content, despite 2DS switch

Big questions were asked of the 3D future of the 3DS when Nintendo revealed that its latest version, the 2DS, had done away with the 3D screen. Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata, however, has told investors that the new machine does not represent an end to the company’s portable 3D ambitions. …

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Elite Dangerous will support Oculus Rift

The maker of Elite, Frontier, will support the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset in its upcoming Elite: Dangerous game. Frontier has also revealed that the Oculus Rift version of Elite: Dangerous will be available to of the title’s crowdfunding backers at no extra cost. We’ve been playing with the Oculus …

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Sony opens pre-orders for new head-mounted 3D display

The US arm of Sony is now taking pre-orders for its upcoming wireless 3D head-mounted display. Priced at $999, the HMZ-T3W includes two OLED screens and 7.1 surround sound. It has HDMI input for use with consoles, PCs, tablets and smartphones. This newest version of the device is lighter than …

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BBC to abandon 3D – the beginning of the end for 3D TV in the home?

Remember when 3D looked as if it could be a key battleground for the console gaming sector? Seems like a long time ago, doesn’t it? And the BBC’s decision to put its 3D programming plans on hold for three years from the end of 2013 looks to have dealt a …

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