Things are starting to get interesting again in the world of Windows Media Center now that Windows 7 is done, so we spent some time talking about what's new and what it will take to get people to use it. According to the HD Guru there is a new king in town and it's Panny's latest plasma, but who to believe? You'll have to have a listen to see where you land. Last up we talk a little Blu-ray and about the on going format war in China as well as the latest Michael Bay IMAX sequence controversy.
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Hosts: Ben Drawbaugh, Steven Kim, Richard Lawler
Producer: Trent Wolbe
00:00:50 - Comments from Engadget HD Podcast 147 - 07.22.2009
00:04:00 - Windows 7 Media Center review
00:27:50 - How-to: Build an HD Media Center for under $1000
00:31:28 - Xbox 360's new Netflix Movie Parties disabled for Starz Play titles?
00:36:40 - Samsung UN46B7000 LED backlit LCD review
00:45:00 - Panasonic's TC-P54V10 plasma crowned king, so sayeth the HD Guru
00:52:52 - Blu-ray reportedly trailing CBHD in China, the second theater of the format war begins
00:54:36 - Poll: Is Final Cut Pro an indication of more Blu-ray support coming from Apple?
00:58:20 - Sony's Blu-ray MegaChanger hits the streets next month with new ES standalone
01:04:00 - Michael Bay plans The Dark Knight-style IMAX sequences for Transformers 2 Blu-ray
01:08:10 - Audioholics overviews entry level receiver choices