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TVs Explained: An Introduction To Smart TVs, 3D And App Stores

Gizmodo Video Guide: You now have choice of everything from app stores on your TV, through to Smart TVs and the option of 3D support. What does it all mean? Make sure you’re up to speed before your next big screen investment.


The Making Of Futurama 3D Is Even Cooler Than The Original Video

Video: If you were wowed by the stunning version of the Futurama intro in photorealistic 3D, you will be equally amazed by the incredible amount of work that artist Alexy Sakharov put into it using 3ds Max, Nuke, Photoshop and After Effects. The amount of detail that you can barely see in the final product is stunning.


Free Photo-Editing Software Lets You Manipulate Objects In 3D

Impressive as they may be, Photoshop tricks are a little bit trite. But what if those same sorts of mind-bending manipulations came to life in 3D, allowing you to change the story of a photograph? Well, a new photo-editing tool lets you do just that. The best part is you can try it out for free.


This Render Is So Realistic That You Might Think Mermaids Are Real

The guys at Lightfarm Studios tell the classic impossible love story between a mermaid and a human in this impressive 3D composition. Everything but the model — the corals, the diver, the tail of the mermaid, the shipwreck — is made in 3D. I could spend hours watching these guys work. NSFW-ish.


A Dome Packed With 480 Cameras Captures Detailed 3D Images In Motion

If you’ve ever watched behind-the-scenes footage of a film with extensive visual effects, you’ve probably seen actors wearing ping-pong ball covered motion capture suits bringing digital characters to life. But researchers at Carnegie Mellon have come up with a better way to capture 3D motion that can be implemented almost anywhere, even inside an entire stadium, without the need for those awkward suits.


If You Still Care About 3D, The Xbox One Is Getting 3D Blu-ray Support

If you are one of that rare breed of AV fanatics that has both a 3D TV and a selection of 3D Blu-rays, Microsoft’s next update for the Xbox One is just for you. The next firmware update for the console will bring with it support for 3D Blu-ray playback, potentially removing the need for one more box under your telly.


Optical Illusion Turns Flat Letters Into 3D Calligraphy

Gallery: I love calligraphy to the point in which I shiver with pleasure when I see someone writing beautifully — slowly and carefully. I’d have liked to see Turkish calligrapher Tolga Girgin making these 3D writings spotted by Colossal.


Futurama In 3D Is Absolutely Stunning

Whoa. Artist Alexy Zakharov re-imagined the world of Futurama in 3D and transformed a flat cartoon into a completely stunning vista. It makes me want to watch a movie version of Futurama, set in this world, right now. Hell, it makes me want to cryogenically freeze myself so I can live in this world when I wake up.


This 'Game Of Thrones' 3D Mesh Art Is Awesome

Game Of Thrones is over for the year, but that doesn’t mean we can’t pay tribute to the tales of Westeros with cool 3D mesh art like this.


Cool Star Wars Video Transforms Real-World Airport Into Imperial Base

Star Wars fan Frank Wunderlich turned the German airport of Frankfurt into a base for the Imperial Navy thanks to the wonders of 3D and compositing. Despite some failures here and there, it’s a great scene full of shuttles and Imperial walkers.


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