We decided to kick off the new fall HDTV season with a little help, so we invited our friend Brent Evans from Geek Tonic on the show to fill us in on the new shows. But like us, Brent is also a HD geek, and had a thing or two to say about SageTV even though it wasn't on topic -- we don't mind one bit. After we got back on topic we talked up the new HD products from Sling and how we might use them, then once again we fell into the downloads vs disc
debate as Vudu readies Blu-ray quality rentals and Blu-ray Discs start showing up in Red Box rental kiosks. Finally, we all talk up our favorite shows, including which we'll continue to watch from last year, as well as the ones we're planning on dedicating some DVR space to this year.
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Hosts: Ben Drawbaugh and Steve Kim
Guest: Brent Evans
Producer: Trent Wolbe
02:02 - Comments from Engadget HD Podcast 0101 - 09.9.2008
21:26 - Sling Media's Slingbox PRO-HD / SlingCatcher up for pre-order
27:56 - VUDU readying Blu-ray quality rentals
34:59 - Blu-ray Discs popping up in Red Box rental kiosks
37:26 - DirecTV's Media Center Tuner still not on track for this year
43:30 - Vizio switches marketing gears from discount to high-quality
45:14 - Digeo readies two Moxi set-top-boxes for release
48:57 - The ultimate guide to the Fall HDTV schedule