Welcome to 2013, and with CES nearly upon us, we have returned with a new podcast episode to wrap up all the pre-show releases and get ready for what's to come. All the new LG 4K, OLED and laser projector stuff? It's in here, and Samsung's display teases too. We'll even discuss Ben's DirecTV Genie DVR review and the odds of whether the rumored pay-for-only-the-channels-you-want Intel "virtual cable" service launches soon (probably not). The next time you hear from us we'll be coming live from Las Vegas, right now you can press play for our official preview episode.
Producer: James Trew (@itstrew)
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00:04:34 Engadget's CES 2013 Preview: Displays
00:10:03 Samsung will showcase its Smart TV Evolution Kit at CES 2013
00:13:25 Samsung teases 'whole new Smart Hub' on Flickr feed, CES launch confirmed
00:15:10 Shocker: Samsung introducing new HDTV at CES, albeit with 'unprecedented new shape'
00:21:45 LG 55-inch OLED TV available for pre-order in Korea this week, ready to ship next month
00:24:20 LG details LCD, plasma HDTV lineup for 2013: 4K, Miracast, NFC, WiDi and more
00:30:05 LG Display is bringing Ultra HD TVs in multiple sizes, high res mobile screens and more to CES
00:31:25 LG 'Hecto' laser TV projector to debut at CES 2013
00:35:14 LG's 2013 AV lineup puts NFC into Blu-ray player, 9.1-channel home theater
00:39:45 Westinghouse 110-inch 4K TV to ship alongside 65, 55 and 50-inch models in Q1
00:40:40 GigaOM: Intel Media TV service won't launch at CES, but it is coming soon
00:46:15 Video-streaming Xmas cheer restored for Netflix users as AWS outage gets fixed
00:50:28 Best Buy's CinemaNow opens home disc-to-digital program, makes cloud copies of DVDs for a fee
00:52:13 Nintendo TVii gets TiVo support in January, hoping to support other DVRs 'in the future'
00:55:40 DirecTV Genie whole-home DVR review
01:09:34 DirecTV 'price adjustment' will raise rates about 4.5 percent in February
01:12:10 Redbox Instant beta invites slowly start rolling out, iOS and Android apps appear
01:14:48 Vudu launches movie streaming / downloads to Android tablets, Xbox 360 app supports 1080p
01:17:40 Google sells Motorola Home cable and internet box business to Arris for $2.35 billion
01:21:00 Must See HDTV (December 31st - January 6th)
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