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With a little help from Google, Mattel took its iconic View-Master into the 21st century. That said, this isn't the first time the stereoscopic sightseer has welcomed change. In fact, since being born in 1939, there have been many iterations of the View-Master and its popular content reels. This i...

February 13th 2015 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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With a View-Master topped teaser (which you can see after the break), Google and Mattel invoked one of our favorite childhood memories -- and frequent inspiration for low-budget virtual reality shenanigans. The two are planning an "exclusive announcement and product debut" ahead of the New York To...

February 6th 2015 at 3:48pm 0 Comments
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Nostalgia reigns, as the "iPhone as 3D camera" Poppy pops up on Kickstarter. The Poppy, first reported on Engadget, turns your iPhone 5 into a camera that can capture, view and share photos and video in 3D. The box alone triggers memories of Woody Woodpecker, Mickey Mouse and a variety of cartoon...

June 26th 2013 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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It might not be quite as satisfying as pulling down that orange arm and watching as the one three-dimensional image is replaced with another slightly washed-out pic with rounded corners, but Fisher Price is ushering its beloved View-Master brand into the 21st century. Later this quarter the compa...

January 10th 2012 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Truth be told, it's exactly what the world needed. More 3D gimmickry... on the iPhone and iPod touch, no less. With over 125 million of those two devices in circulation, Hasbro's betting that a new accessory will have a greater-than-average chance at taking off next Spring, with the My3D goggles set...

November 9th 2010 at 7:18am 0 Comments
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When you were just a youngin', did you ever wish that your ViewMaster could show video instead of just static pictures? Well, there seems to be at least one DIY'er out there who shares the dream. An enterprising gadgeteer named Pyrofer has modded an old TomyTronic stereoscopic game "system" (just a...

September 20th 2007 at 1:55pm 0 Comments