Posted inNews

Build a phone-powered 3-D projection pyramid

Folks have been projecting 3D images (and people) for over a hundred years. Have a smartphone or tablet? You can build your own projector that can make imagery from your mobile device jump off the screen with materials that should cost just few dollars. Instructable contributor mikroGanesh has a do-it-yourself project for a 3-D pyramid projector […]

Posted inNews

Gaming smartphone from Snail Games up for pre-order for $400

Snail Games introduced gaming smartphone at CES earlier this year, and now it’s available for pre-order from Amazon for $400. While the retail listing says the Snail Mobile W3D will ship in December, Snail says it should actually be available September 29th. Of course you can play games on most smartphones. But there are a few […]

Posted inNews

Google’s Project Tango 3D-sensing tablet available to all for $512

Google’s Project Tango is an effort to create phones and tablets with special sensors and software designed to capture 3D motion and depth. This lets the tablet create a three dimensional map of its environment in real-time, allowing you to create and run apps that blur the lines between real-world locations and virtual objects. For […]

Posted inNews

HP unveils Sprout 3D scanning system, Multi Jet 3D printing technology

HP is betting big on 3D printing technology as part of its future. The computer giant recently announced plans to split into two companies, one of which will focus on enterprise software and services and the other of which will focus on consumer devices including notebooks, tablets, and printers… along with 3D printers. Now HP […]

Posted inNews

Amazon will unveil its smartphone June 18th (probably)

Amazon is inviting customers, developers, and members of the media to an event in Seattle on June 18th, where the company plans to unveil a new… something. Amazon isn’t saying what it is… but it’s probably a smartphone. The company offers tablets, TV boxes, and eReaders. A smartphone seems like a natural step for a […]

Posted inNews

WSJ: Google developing “Project Tango” tablets with 3D sensors

Google’s working on platform that brings advanced 3D scanning capabilities to mobile devices. The company started showing off a “Project Tango” smartphone prototype with the ability to create a 3D map of its environment in February. Now the Wall Street Journal reports Google is getting ready to build a tablet with similar features. The tablet […]