Posted by Ben Berkon on March 16, 2010 11:22 AM
For awhile now, 3D televisions have been the talk of town. Samsung's even unveiled their 3D TV’s at the annual tech event CrunchGear, attempting to woo regular Joe’s and Jane’s to fill their living rooms with 3D television sets. But before you throw out your “worthless” HD televisions and get fitted for your 3D glasses, stop and think whether the switch is worth it.
How could it not be worth it? All of the new, great entertainment out there is in 3D, like Avatar, and, well, maybe just Avatar.
That’s the point Avatar director and 3D-pioneer, James Cameron, is trying to make at least. Cameron isn’t convinced that there’s enough 3D entertainment out there to make such a purchase worthwhile for everyday television viewers.Continue reading...
Posted by Tim Gray on January 27, 2010 05:25 PM
It's here: the iPad.
You can breathe now, and commence reacting.
First, just to clear any possible confusion, this is a Maxi Pad. Comparing the two brand names is irresistible, even for the most prudish of technophiles, so don't feel badly about enjoying a laugh at the expense of the uber-hyped iPad. Apple carefully crafted this level of attention, and now it must deal with the scrutiny.
The blogosphere is giving the iPad mixed reviews, and most of those comments are not based on actual, in-depth experiences with the newly-launched product, but on a complex mixture of feelings people harbor toward Apple as a brand, and how well its latest revolution is living up to the hype that preceded its very public release.
Here is what some of you had to say:Continue reading...