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Cube® 3D Printers for sale at Staples. (Staples/Cube)

3D Printers Inching Towards Mainstream; Consumers Can Expect User-Friendly Models

As the technology improves and costs come down, 3D printers are getting closer to becoming mainstream. Consumers can expect more user-friendly models to be introduced for homes, the workplace and in classrooms.

04/07/2014

A boy plays a game on a cell phone at the Hewlett-Packard 'Hack-a-thon' event in Santa Clara, October 11, 2011. (CBS)

HP Develops Glasses-Free 3-D For Mobile Devices

Researchers at Hewlett-Packard Co. say they’ve developed a way to put glasses-free 3-D video on mobile devices with a wide enough viewing angle to allow viewers to see objects more fully just by tilting the screen.

03/20/2013

Maybe "Episode VII" will reveal Solo's offspring (credit: CBS News/Lucasfilm)

‘Star Wars’ 3D Prequels Postponed To Focus On ‘Episode VII’

It seems Lucasfilm wants to make sure the force is as strong as possible when it comes to the upcoming “Star Wars” sequel. The film studio’s attention has…

01/29/2013

(L-R) Lars Ulrich, James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett and Rob Trujillo of Metallica (Photo by Donald Kravitz/Getty Images)

Metallica’s 3-D Concert Movie To Hit Big Screens This Summer

Bay Area rock legends Metallica have announced the details to the band’s upcoming concert film, now set for wide release in theaters on August 9, Live 105 reports…

01/16/2013

Ian McKellen as "Gandalf the Grey" in "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" (credit: New Line Cinema)

Some ‘Hobbit’ Viewers Report Motion Sickness

One of the year’s most anticipated movies, “The Hobbit” opens in theaters, but some viewers who watched the 3D version report motion sickness…

12/13/2012

George Lucas Makes A Surprise Appearance At ‘Scream Awards’

George Lucas Makes A Surprise Appearance At ‘Scream Awards’

Bay Area film pioneer, George Lucas made an unannounced appearance as he presented the “Ultimate Villain” Award to his creation, Darth Vader…

10/15/2011

Intel

Intel’s ‘Revolutionary’ Transistor Design Promises Faster, Cheaper Computers

Intel Corp. said Wednesday that it has redesigned the electronic switches on its chips so that computers can keep getting cheaper and more powerful.

CBS San Francisco–05/04/2011

The Apple Inc. logo

Apple Patents Glasses-Free 3-D

SAN JOSE (KCBS) — A future generation of iPads and iPods may have images that appear to leap out of their touch screens. Apple has patented new technology that involves glasses-free 3-D. The patent is […]

CONNECT WITH KCBS–12/27/2010

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