Throwback podcast time! We've got lots of DVR news after our FiOS review, Microsoft Mediaroom / Media Center updates and a new box from TiVo. Of course, we also visited CEDIA last week so there's plenty to talk about there too, including 4K, ultrawidescreen and more. There's also plenty to talk about when it comes to smart TVs and exactly why they're struggling in the market so far, and what a new deal between ESPN and the NFL could mean for 3D. Last but not least, it's Star Wars Blu-ray week, so we've got to include them among our options of what to watch on TV.

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Hosts: Ben Drawbaugh (@bjdraw), Richard Lawler (@rjcc)

Producer: Trent Wolbe

00:04:17 - Verizon FiOS HD DVR review (1.9)
00:11:17 - New Mediaroom clients to bring Microsoft's TV platform everywhere this year
00:14:08 - TiVo Premiere Elite will bring quad tuners, 2TB storage to retail this year
00:18:45 - Xbox Live Fall 2011 Dashboard update preview: Bing search, voice control, and a Metro overhaul
00:27:00 - Sony announces a 4K projector for the home, prices HMZ-T1 3D head mounted display in the US
00:33:53 - Sony brings new media streaming box and updated Google TV hardware to CEDIA
00:36:50 - JVC shows off projectors with 4K precision, but not quite 4K pixels
00:40:03 - Kaleidescape adds iPad control, ultrawidescreen support to its media servers
00:42:42 - LG's 55-inch LW9800 3D HDTV earns THX certification, our home theater respect
00:44:49 - ESPN's new Monday Night Football deal includes 3D broadcasts, WatchESPN app
00:51:10 - Did Netflix just start limiting users to one movie stream at a time? No
00:53:12 - LG, Sharp and Philips to build developer's kit, create Smart TV app standard
00:55:15 - Viewsonic abandons plans for Boxee-powered TV
01:02:41 - Opera promises cross-platform apps for Smart TVs, gives us little to complain about
01:05:45 - Transformers: Dark of the Moon Blu-ray due September 30th, 3D version later
01:08:28 - THX Media Director coming to Star Wars Blu-ray discs
01:14:15 - Must See HDTV (September 12th - 18th)

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Engadget HD Podcast 265 - 09.13.2011