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Popcorn Throwdown: 3-D Flicks Getting Massacred

Hoping to come back from a disappointing summer, Disney is re-releasing its early-nineties classic The Lion King in 3-D on Friday. But the 3-D format itself is struggling after several underperforming titles. Read on to find out which of the two leading 3-D companies, RealD or IMAX, remains the better investment bet.

Is 3-D Video Hurting Our Eyes ... Or Saving Them?

It sometimes seems like everything that's fun is also a potential threat to your health, so it's hardly surprising that 3-D movies, games and TVs have drawn fire from critics who worry that they could cause long-term eye damage. But eye care professionals say that the reverse may be true.

Toshiba Unveils No-Glasses 3-D TV

Toshiba (TOSBF) unveiled a new 3-D TV that viewers can watch without wearing special glasses. The 3-D liquid crystal display TV uses a high-definition screen backlit with LEDs, a special sheet on the screen and chip technology to display information from nine images, The New York Times reported.

Nintendo Slashes Forecast, Says 3-D Game Delayed

Nintendo slashed its forecast for the year ending March 31, 2011, as the videogame maker cited weak sales and stronger-than-expected appreciation of the Japanese yen. It also announced its new handheld 3-D video game console won't be released until after the holiday season.

At the Tokyo Game Show, Motion Controllers Take the Stage

The Nintendo Wii's dominance over motion-control gaming eroded further this weekend as Microsoft and Sony highlighted their own new controllers at Japan's largest video-game industry event. Plus, Sony updated PS3 to play 3-D Blu-ray movies.

The Justin Bieber Effect Reaches Books and Film

No matter how you feel about the YouTube-launched sixteen-year-old pop sensation Justin Bieber (and if you are older than 30, we can probably guess your feelings on the subject), there's no denying that he's an entertainment industry juggernaut. Why, just this past Monday came news of not one, but two major deals.

Sharp to Launch New Smartphone With 3-D Panel

Sharp Corp. (SHCAY) plans to venture into the smartphone market with a device that has a 3-D panel. Users will not need to wear special glasses to view the panel and the new phone will probably have a 3D-enabled camera, Reuters reported.