If you've gone to see a traditional 2D movie at a theater that also does 3D you may have noticed something lacking in your film. It's not that 3D movies look better - that's a matter of opinion - and it's definitely not your imagination. The problem stems from the difference in technology needed for 2D and 3D films. At the most basic level, 3D movies require a polarizer for the effect and have been created with that in mind. They're brighter to make up for the amount of light lost.
The folks at NHK - known to the English speaking world as Japan Broadcasting Corporation - have been working since 1995 on an exciting new broadcasting standard known as Super Hi-Vision. Super Hi-Vision boasts a resolution 16 times that of 1080p, which is significantly more that even the most up to date movie theater. It provides a nearly 33 megapixel picture for ridiculously lifelike images.
When you pick out a 3D TV, you're stuck making adecision. You can sacrifice a 1080presolution in favor of lighter and cheaper passive glasses or you can deal withexpensive glasses that need to be fed new batteries or recharged on occasion. The new tech from Samsung and RealD combinesthe best parts of active and passive technologies but without thedownside.
Traditionally, mid-range sets between 40 and 49 inches havedominated the market, but in the first quarter of 2011 there has been adefinite shift toward larger sets. The folks at market research firm iSuppli have crunched the numberson TV sales in the first quarter of 2011 and come to the conclusion that largersets are on the rise.
Android phone users have, historically, had to deal with the issue of not having access to everything that iPhone users have. The incredibly popular platform created by Apple has been the primary one when it comes to development of applications, which typically means that Apple phones are also the first to get the latest and greatest apps.