Updates, apps and mergers are piling up as we head deeper into 2014, leaving little room for idle chatter as Ben and Richard get down to business. The Comcast and Time Warner Cable deal is still reverberating through the news and it's dovetailing with yet another Apple TV rumor. Google's giving Chromecast apps the green light following a period of Android device updates and AllCast has a few new tricks up its sleeve for Mountain View's dongle. Showtime hits Roku, Jimmy Fallon's The Tonight Show gets companion apps and Netflix adds new seasons to its stable of shows. The Engadget HD Podcast is dropping some science this week, so be sure to tune in at the streaming links below.

Hosts: Richard Lawler, Ben Drawbaugh

Producer: Jon Turi

Hear the podcast:

00:05:21 - Comcast and Time Warner Cable's $45 billion merger puts 30 million customers under one roof
00:13:43 - Netflix report suggests Comcast and Verizon FiOS speeds are slipping
00:30:49 - Report: A new Apple TV is on the way, pending a deal with Time Warner Cable
00:45:37 - Sony sold 5.3 million PS4s already, hits sales target with weeks to spare
00:47:12 - First Xbox One feature update goes live
00:55:12 - Xbox One Media Remote briefly surfaces, hints at March 4th release
01:01:39 - Google deems Android ready for more Chromecast apps, lets the floodgates open
01:02:40 - Chromecast's Fireplace Visualizer hopes to set hearts aflame on Valentine's Day
01:03:39 - AllCast creator demos Android screen mirroring through Chromecast
01:05:00 - Showtime's Anytime app arrives on Roku
01:06:07 - The Tonight Show relaunches with Jimmy Fallon, and of course it has companion apps
01:08:25 - House of Cards season two is ready for viewing on Netflix
01:09:43 - Orange is the New Black season two hits Netflix on June 6th
01:10:29 - Must See HDTV for the week of February 17th: Winter Olympics, Daytona 500 and Strider

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Engadget HD Podcast 386 - 2.19.14