This week kicks off with a slew of set-top box news: Dish is shipping its Hopper with Sling DVR, the TiVo Mini DVR is available on Suddenlink and Roku's next media streamer just hit the FCC. Moving onto more modern concerns, second screen apps for events like the Super Bowl, the NBA All-Star game and the Grammys along with more conventional contenders like GetGlue are all over are mobile devices, but are we getting any use out of them? Press play to find out which ones we're happy with and much more.
Producer: James Trew (@itstrew)
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15:32 Dish ships Hopper with Sling DVR to livestreamers across the US
18:52 TiVo Mini DVR extender launches on Suddenlink, gets rental pricing
20:40 QNAP adds NAS lines with XBMC support, skips the home theater middleman
22:28 Roku 4200X appears in FCC filing, shows off smaller footprint
27:55 Boxee TV web app gets autocompleting searches, revamped recordings view
31:11 Plex unveils 'massive' Plex/Web update, Windows 8 app tweaks and more
32:11 GetGlue update brings personalized guides, feeds and new ads to iPhone
36:46 NBA offers its first free event app to track the All-Star Game through Android, iOS
39:49 NBCUniversal dissolves G4, rebrands it as 'The Esquire Network'
41:38 Sony Pictures renews Starz exclusivity agreement, locks in until 2021
43:17 BBC to try offering shows on iPlayer before TV
46:37 Time Warner Cable adds on-demand content to its TWC TV website
47:18 Sony posts a net loss of $115 million for Q3, stays on track for full-year operating profit
52:12 Valve working with J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot on game and movie collaborations
54:09 Sky will broadcast final preseason F1 tests in 3D to UK viewers
58:45 Must See HDTV (February 11th - 17th)
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