Watch 3D Movies In 2D By Tweaking Glasses

Watch 3D Movies In 2D By Tweaking Glasses

If you can’t stand 3D movies, you can usually see the film at a 2D showing and save yourself the surcharge. But occasionally, social and temporal mandates may force you into the theater for a 3D show. To prepare for such an occasion, you can tinker with a pair of 3D glasses so you can watch the movie in 2D. [More]

Analyst: Box Office Shows Customers Are Tired Of 3D, High Ticket Prices

Analyst: Box Office Shows Customers Are Tired Of 3D, High Ticket Prices

An analyst says the lower-than-expected box office performance by Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides is a sign that the 3D gimmick and its accompanying higher ticket prices may be coaxing customers to stay home rather than cough up more dough. [More]

Meet The New Reasons You Aren't Buying 3D TVs, Same As The Old Reasons

Meet The New Reasons You Aren't Buying 3D TVs, Same As The Old Reasons

If there is indeed a 3D TV revolution underway, someone forgot to tell consumers. The NPD Group said high prices and the annoyance of having to wear glasses — which potential buyers have long cited as reasons to avoid the products — continue to keep 3D TVs on store shelves. Customers are also disappointed with the lack of movies available in the format. [More]

3D Movie Glasses Maker Realizes Kids Exist, Watch Movies

3D Movie Glasses Maker Realizes Kids Exist, Watch Movies

Someone over at 3D glasses manufacturer RealD must have sat next to a child during a 3D movie and grimaced as the little tyke strained to keep the too-big-and-heavy glasses on his nose for half an hour, then finally gave up and suffered through the rest of the film in blurry 2D. The company started making glasses that fit on kids’ faces. [More]

3DTV Can Make You Sick, Samsung Warns

3DTV Can Make You Sick, Samsung Warns

As if the burden of having to wear dorky glasses in your living room weren’t a big enough strike against would-be-next-big-thing 3DTV, now Samsung warns that watching can give you a feeling akin to motion sickness, Digital Home reports. [More]

The News; Now in 3-D!

The News; Now in 3-D!

• Quote of the week: “Dismissing this case at the outset would sacrifice liberty for no apparent enhancement of security.” [HoustonChronicle] “Judge Refuses to Dismiss EFF’s Spying Lawsuit Against US Government”