Which? Technology news roundup, 8 August 20143D cinema, BT Infinity and mobile phone unlocking

08 August 2014


Are 3D movies really worth the inflated ticket prices? We sent our TV viewing experts to watch a 3D blockbuster and were shocked to hear their reports of juddering, cross-talk, dark images and lack of colour as they moved to different areas of the theatre.

Elsewhere, we report on one Which? member's long wait for her BT Infinity installation, explain how you can get a better deal by unlocking your mobile phone, and round up the best free sat nav apps on Android and Apple devices.

All this and more on Which? Tech Daily.

Is 3D cinema worth the premium cost?

Are 3D movies really worth the inflated ticket prices? Find out why our TV viewing experts came away wishing they'd gone to watch the 2D version instead after watching a 3D blockbuster.

Waiting an eternity for BT Infinity

If the adverts are to be believed, you'll never again be kept waiting around for the internet to load with super-fast BT Infinity. But what can you do if you're left waiting an eternity for BT to install the service?

Can I get my mobile phone unlocked?

Switching mobile phone providers in the UK is not always straightforward, with the phone you thought you owned often locked to just one network. Find out why we want phones to come unlocked as standard.

The best free sat nav apps

Sat nav apps have really taken off in recent years, and these days we test almost as many apps as we do standalone devices. Find out which ones we think are the best free apps we've tested for iPhone and Android mobiles.

What music can my internet TV device stream?

We take a look at the music streaming services available on Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Roku and Now TV, to help you choose an internet TV device or get the most from the one you already own.

Sony gets into the curved TV game with huge Bravia S90

We get a first-hand look at Sony's Bravia S90 to see if the product matches the hype. Read on to find out whether that curved screen really does create a more immersive experience.

Helpdesk Challenge – how to print enlargements

We explain the limits of megapixels and dots per inch (dpi), so the print enlargements of your favourite photos will be super-sharp and perfect for hanging on your wall.

Five tips to take the best holiday photos

Want to capture your summer adventures in more than just standard snaps? Follow our camera expert's top five tips to taking even better holiday snaps.

With a smartphone camera lens, do you need a DSLR?

The holidays are just around the corner - will you be packing a bulky DSLR or could a smartphone camera lens kit be a hassle-free replacement? We look at some of the options available.

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