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Apple Maps' worldview is now better than Google Maps'

It had its share of problems, but Apple Maps is back with a vengeance. Powered by some jaw-dropping 3D graphics and enjoying an aggressive multi-platform strategy, Apple is finally set to redefine our geospatial expectations – and take Google down a few notches.

November 29, 2013 by

Flash 11 and AIR 3 get a release date

The new version of Adobe's Flash Player comes with a new architecture for hardware-accelerated 3D graphics, while AIR 3 will make it possible to install AIR apps without pre-installing the runtime

September 21, 2011 by

HTC Evo 3D

If you want to try 3D on a smartphone we recommend the less expensive LG Optimus 3D, which shoots 3D stills to a higher resolution and has a dedicated 3D user interface with better 3D integration.

August 30, 2011 by

HTC buys S3 Graphics for $300m

The smartphone maker, which is in a messy legal battle with Apple over patent infringement, has bought another company that is suing Apple over compression-related patents

July 6, 2011 by

HTC EVO 3D brings glasses-free 3D to Sprint

3D is a buzz word today, but HTC did a fine job of bringing it to a handheld device and capturing 3D images and video is a fun thing to do on the EVO 3D. That said, even if we took that away the device is a solid new generation Android smartphone that Sprint customers should seriously consider.

June 30, 2011 by


HTC has announced its first 3D smartphone, the EVO 3D. With a screen viewable without 3D glasses, it rivals the already announced but serially delayed (although due soon) LG Optimus 3D, and is expected to be available by the end of July.

June 28, 2011

Microsoft is right to label WebGL 'harmful'

While Firefox and Chrome browsers already support WebGL, along with development versions of Opera and Safari, Microsoft has said that it has no plans to make Internet Explorer support the 3D graphics software library, and branded it a 'harmful' technology.Microsoft's right.

June 17, 2011

WebGL security flaws: Context responds

Context Information Security's claim that HTML5's WebGL represents a security risk has been widely reported this week, with more than 30 items appearing in Google News, and Context has now responded with a sort of "Frequently Asked Questions" post. WebGL is used to deliver accelerated 3D graphics in Canvas, and is promoted by Google for web-based applications programming.

May 12, 2011 by

HTML5's WebGL is a security risk, says Context (Updated)

Context Information Security says it has uncovered "serious security flaws in the new WebGL technology that creates 3D graphics in a browser". The design flaws give "potentially malicious web pages low level access to graphics cards that could provide a ‘back door’ for hackers and compromise data stored on internet-connected machines".

May 9, 2011 by

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