This article was originally published in the 2011-2012 academic year.
It’s mind blowing! It’s eye popping! It’s spectacular! It’s every positive, hyperbolic adjective you could possibly think of, and it’s being shoved right in your face – both literally and figuratively! I speak of course of that gloriously overused marvel of technology known as 3D, which has single-handedly been both one of the most successful and one of the most pointless features introduced into the world of media in recent times. With Christmas just around the corner, is it worth embracing all of the new 3D-based products that are hitting the market and putting them on your list?