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The #1 source for 3D Television professional reviews, ratings, articles, comparisons, and pricing all written and rated by our editorial staff

Best 3D Television CES 2013
There were more 3D TVs than ever at 2013's Consumer Electronics Show, which ones topped our reviewers "Best Of" lists? Robert Wiley and Jack Burden list the Best 3D TVs of CES 2013. Read More...

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Best 4K UHD TV CES 2013
CES 2013 represented manufacturers really shined a light on 4K UHD 3D TVs. We asked the manufacturers what they will call the new technology and most if not all including Samsung, Toshiba, Panasonic, Sony and LG stated that they would use both terms.....Read More.

3D 4K TV Reviews
With lines of resolution of over 8 million 4K TV technology has promise as being one of the most dynamic TV technologies of the future. See our comparisons with OLED TVs, see the links below for articles related to how 3D 4K Televisions differ from other TV technologies.....Read More.

Sony XBR-84X900 Review 84 inch 4K TV
Right on the heels of the LG 84LM9600 4K 84 inch TV introduction comes Sony with more of the same. The resolution is the same at (3840 x 2160) or 8,294,400 or 4K progressive or 4Kp whichever way you want to state it.....Read More.

LG 84-inch UD 3DTV
When viewing this TV we viewed primarily fairly static content and could not tell how it would perform with motion. But the picture looked great and 4K resolution provides Read More...

Sharp LC-90LE745U
90” gargantuan edge-lit LED TV from Sharp with fast action AquoMotion 240 for the sports crazed.Sharp is producing the largest available TV yet from LED/LCD technology with the 90” Sharp LC-90LE745U. Read More...

90" Sharp 3D TV Releasing
Sharp has produced a 90-inch 3D LED TV due out soon which will sell for upwards of $7000. This is a pretty major upgrade from the 80" model they already have on the market for just under $5000. Read More...

Panasonic's surprise new ET5 Series Passive 3D TV with Easy 3D
It seemed like Panasonic had cast their vote once and for all with Sony and Samsung for active shutter 3D compatibility. Every TV produced had the technology...Read More...

Active Shutter Bluetooth 3D Glasses now Universal
Starting in 2012, TV manufacturers have agreed to a set standard on active 3D glasses. The new glasses will communicate with the TV via Bluetooth and be universal... Read More...

Samsung UN55ES8000 Review
The UN55ES8000 includes Samsung's new Micro Dimming Ultimate Panel Package which is a feature to describe edge lit local dimming. This creates a finer more detailed picture by brightening areas of the screen with light.... Read More...

LG 84" 3D UD TV Largest in Market so Far for 2012 CES
LG will stick with passive Cinema 3D in its new 84" offering which will be on display at CES 2012. An 84" screen is 182% larger than a 50" screen... See LG's new 84" TV

Sony 3D Bundle Review
With this new 24" Sony 3D TV, 2 gamers can play on the same TV, both utilizing the full screen. Robert Wiley and Jack Burden take a look at this Holiday bundle of new technology. Read the Sony 3D Bundle Review

Sony 3D Viewer Review (HMZ-T1)
3D movies and games are all about immersion in the imagery. Since there are no distractions from your peripheral vision, this 3D viewer is the most engaging, involving visual device we have ever seen. Read the Sony HMZ-T1 Review

Nintendo 3DS Review
Glasses free 3D in the palm of your hand, Nintendo's handheld gaming console, called the 3DS brings 3D portability to gaming without the need for any 3D glasses. Read our Nintendo 3DS Review

Toshiba 55L6200 Review
Robert Wiley reviews this 2012 Toshiba TV and addresses the most important difference between this 2nd tier model and the top end L7200 which is the Clear Scan 120Hz feature rather than the 240Hz in the L7200. Aside from this difference, it has all of Toshiba's top end 2012 features such as LED edge lighting and passive 3D compatibility Read More...

How to avoid 3D TV Eye Strain and Eye Fatigue
We've all heard of people saying they get headaches when viewing 3D TV for long. Some people just steer clear of 3D TV altogether due to the reputation for eye fatigue. Read More...

Samsung PN51E7000 vs. Panasonic TC-P50GT50 Shootout
For the past two years we have conducted a comparison review of some of the top tier lines from Samsung and Panasonic. This year we are choosing the next to highest end Plasma 3D TVs from these two manufacturers, both of which represent exceptional value. Read More...

Samsung PN64E8000 Review
The PN64E8000 retains the strong picture performance of prior Samsung plasma models and I would put it back in the area of 2010 when we gave the previous C8000 series a top score. Read More...

LG 55LM8600 Review
One of the highlighted features of this TV is the LED local dimming feature. However, this is not true backlit local dimming but in fact edge lit LED manipulated local dimming. Read More...

Panasonic TC-P55ST50 Review
The TC-P55ST50 has the Infinite Black Pro panel which the VT series had in 2011 with a cell structure that increases black levels by 1.5 times by blocking more ambient light with the louvered filter. Read More...

Samsung PN60E6500 Review
We love the picture quality on the PN60E6500 plasma. Colors are rich and beautiful and detail is good enough without suffering any strange edge enhancement effects. Read More...

LG 55LW6500 Review
The LED edge lit 55LM6700 impressed us with both its color and black level performance. Colors were bold but still realistic even on the standard setting prior to professional calibration- albeit with a blue push. Read More...

LG Drops Active Shutter 3D LED LCD TVs for 2011
LG, a major manufacturer of 3D TVs, in a change of heart has decided to forego active 3D LED backed LCD TVs in favor of passive 3D displays. Read More...

Active 3D Glasses vs. Passive 3D Glasses
UPDATED! With all the new 3D TVs on display at CES we are getting a lot of questions about 3D viewing. One of the most common is that people want to the best way to watch 3D content Read More...

2D to 3D Conversion; How Does it Work?
When a movie gets converted from 2D to 3D it can spend months in post production getting tweaked and redone in 3D for the theaters, comsumers aren't going to wait that long for their TV so in a 3D TV this conversion must be done real time. Read More...

Panasonic vs Samsung 3D Plasma TV Shootout
Robert Wiley and Jack Burden pit these two top of the line 3D Plasmas against one another. Who comes out on top?Read More...

Glasses Free 3D TV Technology is Here!
Recently at the CES show 2011 in Las Vegas we were surprised that 3 different 3D TV manufacturers had glasses free 3D displays as prominent features in their show booths. Read More...

New 3D TVs for 2011
3D TVs for 2011 vary greatly by manufacturer. Some use tricks, others showed the flaws of 3D as they were. But which manufacturers 3D TVs are shining examples of the technology and which should not be purchased?Read More...

3D TV Problems, Issues and Concerns
With the massive marketing push behind 3D TV you've heard all the upsides to 3D TV. Phil Conner researches some of the problems with 3D TV. Read More...

How 3D TV Works: The Principles Behind 3D HDTV
Creating the illusion of 3 dimensions relies entirely on the fact that we have two eyes separated by a particular distance. If each eye is shown the same image shot from slightly different angles... Read More...

Microsoft Displays 3D Without Glasses
Microsoft's Applied Sciences Group recently displayed some very advanced 3D technology. 3D without glasses is the holy grail of 3D TV. Read More...

Sony and Nintendo offer Different Approaches to 3D at E3 2010
E3 is the largest annual trade show for video game software and hardware. 3D TV made a showing at E3 2010. Read More...

Do you Need 3D HDTV?
Now that the 3D displays are hitting the market you are probably asking yourself whether or not you need a 3D HDTV. Read More...

How Much Do 3D Glasses Cost?
Most of the top tier 3D televisions include one pair of 3D glasses you will still need extras for the rest of the family or any guests you will have over to watch TV in 3D. How much will that set you back? Read More...

3D HDTV Qualifies for the World Cup
In past years the only way to see the World Cup in more than 2 dimensions was to buy a ticket a be in the stadium, this year it's different. Read More...

First 3D TV Coverage of The Masters
We had the good fortune to obtain Masters badges for Saturday at the Masters and we had the opportunity to make a stop by the Sony 3D display in the press box Read More...

3D Plasma vs. 3D LCD
Another battle between these two is brewing. Upon first inspection one might think these two technologies will show 3D in much the same way. However... Read More...

Panasonic 3D TV vs. Samsung 3D TV
We take a look at how these two major TV players' 3D TV offerings will square off later this year. Read More...

6 Myths about 3D TV
With many new 3D televisions hitting th market this year a lot of misconceptions have been popping up. In this article we debunk some 3D TV myths Read More...

3D Content: What can I watch on my 3D TV?
With all the 3D TV buzz at CES this year, many of you may be wondering what exactly will be available to watch in 3D if you pick up a new TV in 2010. Read More...

3D Glasses - Active and Passive, Polarized, Shutter and Color Anaglyph 3D Glasses
3D viewing almost always requires donning some sort of glasses. Learn more about Active and Passive 3D glasses. Read More...

HD Content via 3D TV: An Inconvenient Truth
With many new 3D televisions hitting th market this year a lot of misconceptions have been popping up. In this article we debunk some 3D TV myths Read More...

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