Intel CEO Paul Otellini speaks in the cavernous Moscone West conference hall at this week's Intel Developer Forum. Stephen Shankland/CNET Who else but Intel could get away with a mobile of faux silicon wafers as decor? Real wafers these days are 300mm across, but some of these were much larger. Stephen Shankland/CNET It takes a lot of people to register the deluge of IDF attendees and give them their shoulder bags. Stephen Shankland/CNET A demonstration of live 3D video required the IDF audience to don RealD's 3D glasses. Stephen Shankland/CNET Ever wonder what big-screen 3D TV looks like up close? This image of an NFL cherleader (look at it from a good distance away) shows how alternating rows of LEDs are staggered. Special glasses mean people's left eyes see only one set of rows and right eyes see the other; the brain combines the views to add depth. Stephen Shankland/CNET 3ality Digital showed off its double-barreled videocamera for capturing live 3D video. The company supplies technology that keeps the two Sony cameras aligned precisely to sub-pixel accuracy even when the cameras are panning, zooming, and refocusing, said 3ality Digital CTO Howard Postley. Stephen Shankland/CNET The Lion King remake brings renewed life to a Disney classic: Jon Favreau's version offers incredibly lifelike characters, but at what cost? SDCC, the biggest convention ever, had a very small start: What started as a gathering in a basement has exploded into one of the world's biggest cultural blowouts.