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Windows Paint can now handle 3D objects following big update

If like us, you usually only use Windows Paint when Photoshop isn’t to hand, then you’ll likely be impressed by the trailer for the newly updated version of Microsoft’s photo editing application. Not only are their new tools and a refined interface to work with, but Paint can now handle …

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Mozilla releases A-Frame making VR web developing easy

As much as the idea of walking around websites, rather than interacting with them on a 2D display might seem like a relic  from a ’90s future-tech story (anyone remember Net Force?) it’s actually something that some are already experimenting with. It’s hard though, so Mozilla has developed a technique …

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3D printed stone, metal and wood are here

MakerBot PLA Composite Filaments

MakerBot, the desktop 3D printing company, has revealed four new materials that you can now use to print your creations with. A little more exciting than the plastic that’s been used so far, they’re actually composites that contain real metal, stone and wood making this all the more impressive. These materials are mixed …

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Student charged over homemade 3D cam rig

Considering we’re now entering the realms of 4K displays becoming cost effective and 8K not too many years away, it seems a little surprising that there’s still a market for cam-footage recordings of new movies. While they do tend to beat the DVD screeners to the torrent sites, their quality, …

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Who wants to play Pokemon, in VR?

Dumb question really. I should have just posted the download link and waited for the applause to roll in. Of course you should probably also send some praise via the developer’s way too, since they’re now the first person to give us the ability to throw pokeballs with our real …

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Altergaze offers Rift like 3D for your smartphone

Even though Oculus VR is committed to making its Rift headset as affordable as possible, at the end of the day you’re still paying for an impressively compact screen, with a fancy converter board, on top of the lenses that perform a lot of the VR emulation and this is …

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YOYOTech M-Cube WS Review

The 3D graphics workstation is supposed to be big, black and expensive, like the Green Hornet’s gadget car. But YOYOTech clearly hasn’t read that particular script with the M-Cube WS. The model we were sent was not only about half the size of the average workstation, but half the price …

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3-Sweep will blow your mind

3-Sweep is a new piece of software being developed by a team of researchers at Tel Aviv university in Israel that takes objects from old 2D pictures and pops them into the 3rd dimension. 3D conversion isn’t exactly new but this is quite unique, pin-pointing certain points of the picture …

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Via helps boost 3D creativity with JAM

Founded in 1987, Via Technologies is a fabless creator of chipsets, processors, memory and other electronics products. Right now, they are causing a stir in the market for a different reason. Jam. Nope, it has nothing to do with cooked fruits and sugar. This Jam is all about creativity – …

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Danny Boyle: 3D movies a “phase”

Trainspotting

While 3D movies are a popular additional feature of many big movie releases at the moment, not everyone thinks so, audiences and content producers alike. One big name that doesn’t think they’ll be around forever is Danny Boyle. Describing himself as appreciative of what some directors have done with it, …

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Affordable Quad HD TV becomes a reality

One of the by-products of being a KitGuru is that you never run out of friends and family members that hit you up for advice on their next purchase. It happened yesterday, which led to some price research, which led to the uncovering of a gem online. KitGuru weighs the …

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3D liquid crystals set to revolutionise monitor technology

Scientists at the University if Colorado have successfully created a system whereby particles can be injected into liquid crystal – bringing order to chaos – and opening up the possibility of a revolutionary new kind of screen within the decade. That’s now been explained and augmented by a clever maths …

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Intel gets Creative with latest acquisition

Over the past few years, Intel has been acquiring a series of technologies and patents that will, it hopes, position it better for 3-5 years down the road. Alongside operating system technology and – more famously – McAfee in the software/security area, Intel has now purchased Creative’s clever bits for …

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Weak consoles blamed for stagnantion of gaming market

If there’s one thing making the hardware market stagnate, it’s the gaming console. That’s according to you, the KitGuru reader. Without amazing new games coming through in droves, where’s the drive to buy new hardware? KitGuru’s loyal followers lay the blame at the collective doors of Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo. …

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Strong ARM bulges to take more market share

As we’ve said before on KitGuru, companies communicate in a lot of different ways. The press release is one and the annual report is another. While these don’t normally contain downright lies, they are certainly spun in a very specific/positive way. But what about recruitment? It’s tough to spin job …

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New video codec HEVC could halve file sizes

HVEC

A new codec from the Moving Picture Experts Group (Mpeg) known as High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) could allow for vastly reduced file sizes for movies and videos – by as much as 50 per cent if claims from the group are to be believed. The potential for something like …

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LG’s Optimus 3D 2 sighted ahead of MWC launch

A bit of a leak has occured on LG’s Optimus 3D 2 ahead of its announcement at Mobile World Congress (MWC) later in the month, which is where the company unveiled its original Optimus 3D last year. Aside from the ability for the phone to continue displaying 3D images without …

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