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Dan has summoned the team together to deliver some important news, so we have a full house today. With 65 episodes under the belt, the Eurocast is joining the likes of the HD podcast and taking a hiatus. We're restructuring how we deliver news outside the website proper and as they say, \"when it's

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A short time ago, your hosts Ben Drawbaugh and Richard Lawler celebrated the 400th episode of the Engadget HD Podcast and it was a milestone achievement. After this week, however, the show will be on hiatus as we re-envision the future of how we deliver HD and other news beyond the website proper.

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Has it been two weeks since we last saw you? Yep, but audio-file-munching software systems couldn't keep us away this week, so get ready. There are piles of console related tidbits on top of E3 this week, with Sony launching its PlayStation TV device in the US and Microsoft's Xbox One getting dis-

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Dan goes freestyle this week in order to liven up the joint, boost morale and woo another age bracket of listenership, perhaps. His wild stylings are nothing compared to the crew's speculation about Amazon's upcoming mobile device and its interesting array of sensor technology. While that may be s

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We're taking the elephant in the room for a ride this week and jumping right into Apple's purchase of Beats, including both its Electronics and Music divisions. Since we're back in cramped confines of our NYC \"studio,\" that scenario is more implausible than usual, especially with our guest Edgar Al

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Welcome to the 400th HD Podcast! Similar words were typed back in February 2006, when the fledgling HDBeat Podcast was launched, with a slightly younger Ben Drawbaugh at the helm. Richard is no slouch himself, having racked up over 200 episodes in the series, and we're also joined by former editor

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It's all happening in San Francisco this week, as your hosts are joined by Tim Seppala and Mat Smith to talk NSA reform, Surface Pro 3, burritos and.. Guy Fieri? Terrence takes the time to detail the recent bill that passed in the house, which makes steps in the right direction to rein in the NSA's

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We're broadcasting from San Francisco this week and joined by TUAW editor-in-chief Victor Agreda Jr. and Engadget's own Sarah Silbert to talk Beats acquihire rumors and the \"lapability\" of the Surface Pro 3. Dan tried to get Plan B to join the show, but, well... it is 2014. We've got all the detai

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Things are heating up in the HD world this week, but definitely not enough to cook a pizza properly. AT&T is making a bid to buy DirecTV for a hefty sum, unless the company's NFL Sunday Ticket portion doesn't pan out, leaving them with an escape clause. Other deals afoot include the Comcast an

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It's been a long and busy week, leaving a newly nicotine-free Terrence a tad more irritable than usual. Ben's been busy too, but that just means long hours of playing Mario Kart 8. Both of these factors seem to cancel each other out and the result is a pleasant stroll through the world of Xbox One,

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Dan's getting forgetful and Sharif is squeezing in mini holidays between cloud banks, but Matt champions the concept of news, so off we go. There's the often turbulent tale of Virgin Media and Sky, and yet they've managed to extend a truce that will continue to benefit customers, while still earni

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Yep, there's more net neutrality talk this week, but look on the bright side: at least Eastbound & Down has arrived on Blu-ray. But it doesn't take a major leaguer to throw a curveball, as exemplified by Netflix's one dollar price hike for all its subscribers. The upside? If you're an existing

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Dr. Dre hit it big this week with Apple flinging $3.2 billion his way for Beats Electronics and the Cristal beers were flowin' in celebration. Big Ben and JV are throwing down their thoughts on the matter, but it's not like it was WhatsApp money. Nintendo made the news as well, although not in suc

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It's barbecue time in the UK, the sun is shining (for the moment) and things are right in the world. Unless, of course, you happen to be Nintendo. The crew looks at the state of Nintendo's financials and recent missteps in handling certain interactions of its Mii-based Tomodachi LIfe characters. W

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Stories about net neutrality and slowed connectivity continue to surface, and the FCC chairman has made it clear that preferential treatment will not be tolerated. In other news, merger mayhem continues with AT&T rumored to be buying DirectTV, and Cox may join the gigabit internet club. Ben an

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Urban legend confirmed. Atari did dump a pile of its E.T. game cartridges into a landfill in New Mexico and it's thanks to Microsoft's recent documentary efforts that we've gotten some closure. This leads your hosts to ponder the situation that led up to the cast off games and what it meant for At

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Net neutrality is still on the table for discussion this week and FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler even wants to hear your opinion on the situation. Ben and Richard share their two cents on the issue and continue to cover all the cozying up between companies including ISPs and content providers. Hulu, on

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Ben and Terrence are serving up a big bureaucratic burrito this week, chock full of net neutrality, legalese and corporate self-interest. To help you digest this gut-buster of a mind meal, we've enlisted Engadget's Editor-in-chief and self-proclaimed armchair attorney Michael Gorman. It's refreshi

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Let's just cut to the chase: Aereo's battle with broadcast TV hit the Supreme Court this week and it's one of the biggest entertainment-related court confrontations since the Betamax case in 1984. Confusion levels have been high, but Ben and Richard are your legal eagles and they break the situati

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We have less libations, but more tech-related news than last week's peaty podcast and that's just fine for your sleep-deprived hosts. First up is some informed speculation on Amazon's new smartphone, based on a few inconclusive photos that recently surfaced. Another work in progress is Google's Pr

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