Chinese My Idol iPhone App Turns Selfies into 3D Models

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If you look at the most popular iPhone apps you’ll notice a new Chinese iPhone app at the top of the charts. The Xiao Ou Wo De3d Meng Ou app or 小偶 – 我的3D萌偶 app by Huanshi lets you turn a selfie into a 3D model or avatar that you can customize and place in new clothes, […]

Micro 3D Printer Makes 3D Printing Affordable

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Early last year the Micro 3D Printer made a lot of noise with one of the most successful Kickstarter campaigns to date, earning millions and millions of dollars with their vision of making a 3D Printer affordable enough for the average person. The Kickstarter campaign ended with well over $3 million in funding, and is […]

iPhone 7 Rumor Points to Glasses-Free 3D Display

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While the iPhone 6 is still hot off the presses, rumors about the next iPhone are just beginning. It’s said that the iPhone 7 (or whatever it’ll be called) will included a 3D display that you’ll be able to experience without 3D glasses. This rumor comes from a rather shady source that has provided Apple […]

Amazon Smartphone Release to Hit AT&T First


Amazon is expected to announce its highly-anticipated 3D smartphone tomorrow, and while we don’t know much about the rumored device so far, it’s said that it will arrive on AT&T as an exclusive. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Amazon’s upcoming smartphone will arrive on AT&T only, but no word as far as whether […]

Google’s Project Tango Is the Tablet You Want, But Can’t Get


Google Glass, self-driving cars, augmented reality headsets, and wearable computing devices are just a few of the many exciting bits of technology that will likely shape the future, and today Google’s announced one more to add to the growing list. Google originally debuted Project Tango back in February, announcing a new 5-inch Android smartphone that […]

Amazon 3D Smartphone Details Begin to Surface


Boy Genius Report is running with an exclusive that reveals more details on the upcoming Amazon 3D smartphone that we reported on a few days ago. The report includes pictures of a prototype of the new device in an enclosure, and also reveals some potentially interesting details about the device. Keep in mind that these […]

3D Monster Truck Parking Simulator Tips and Tricks

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Most mobile games that consist of cars or trucks are usually racing games, and gamers must go as fast as they can to cross the finish line first. However, a new game hitting the scene takes a different approach. It’s called 3D Monster Truck Parking Simulator (it’s a mouthful), and it requires gamers to have […]

Intel Announces RealSense 3D Camera for Computers and Tablets

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As webcams become more and more useful, companies are looking for ways to improve it in desktops, laptops and tablets. Intel thinks they can lead the way with a new RealSense 3D Camera that Intel claims is “the world’s first integrated 3D depth and 2D camera module that helps devices ‘see’ depth much like the […]

3D Tablet No Glasses Required from Hammacher Schlemmer


I think it is reasonable to say that the 3D television craze was a gimmick that quickly, and mercifully has passed. Although I’m sure there are quite a few 3D enabled TVs in homes with glasses gathering dust in some drawer. There are times I wish  3D cinema would pass into the realm of fad […]

Another Use for Your Smartphone: 3D Scanning


Smartphones have become the ultimate convergence device in recent years, replacing GPS units, radios, traditional cellular phones, pagers, cameras, PDAs, and even wallets to a small extent. Now, smartphones will begin to merge with another hotly emerging technology: 3D scanning. A prototype app developed by the Computer Vision and Geometry Lab of the Swiss Federal […]

Amazon Reportedly Working on Two Phones, One with 3D Interface


It’s being reported that Amazon is currently working on two new smartphones, one of which will be the company’s flagship model, complete with a 3D eye-tracking user interface, and the other one will be a budget device running Amazon’s FireOS. The 3D model is codenamed “Smith,” and it’s said to have four front-facing cameras that can […]

Amazon Rumored to Enter 3D Mapping Market for Kindle Fire Tablet


Now that we’ve seen Apple’s and Google’s competing efforts for 3D turn-by-turn mapping for iOS and Android respectively, it appears that Amazon, which relies on the Android base code for its Kindle Fire tablet, will also be entering the 3D mapping market. The online retailer had reportedly acquired mapping startup UpNext, though Amazon has still […]

LG Optimus 3D Max Hands On

LG Optimus 3D Max Hands On

It has been awhile since the smartphone market has been graced with a 3D-capable device but that will change when LG releases the upcoming LG Optimus 3D Max, its successor to the the Optimus 3D which launched last year. We were able to go hands-on with the LG Optimus 3D Max at this year’s CTIA […]

Arqball Spin Creates 3D Models With the iPhone’s Camera

Arqball Spin Uses The iPhone's Camera to Create 3D Models

The strangely named Arqball Spin uses the camera in your iPad or iPhone to create 3D models of just about anything. Arqball Spin creates 3D models of objects by taking a series of photos of a rotating object and stitching the photos together. The end result are 3D images that anyone can view on other iOS […]

Is HTC Working on a New EVO 3D for Sprint?

Is HTC Working on a New EVO 3D for Sprint?

Buried within a video showing off the design of the new HTC EVO 4G LTE for Sprint might be another unannounced EVO smartphone. Yesterday, HTC and Sprint launched the first 4G LTE enabled EVO device, the EVO 4G LTE, and in doing so released some videos showcasing the device. In one, titled “Get to know […]

Samsung Not Interested in 3D Smartphones

Samsung Not Interested in 3D Smartphones

Don’t expect a Samsung smartphone with 3D capabilities any time soon. In a statement made to Engadget, Samsung has confirmed that it has no immediate plans to bring 3D technology to its mobile devices which all but rules out a 3D display on the manufacturers highly anticipated Samsung Galaxy S III, a device that is […]

Twenty Reasons the iPad 3 Will Outsell the iPad 2

In under a week, Apple will hold an event to announce the new iPad. Whether the next iPad is called the iPad 3, iPad 2S or iPad HD, it will face a larger contingent of Android competition. I say larger, because there are many more Android tablets on the market today, but the competition is […]

LG Optimius 3D 2 Details and Images Leak

LG Optimus 3D 2

It appears that the LG X3, rumored to be the company’s quad-core smartphone, may not be alone at the Mobile World Congress as another LG-made smartphone called the LG CX2 or Optimus 3D 2 has leaked out today with both specifications and some images coming to the surface. And while it’s not as exciting as […]