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New remotes from Logitech and a slew of streaming video news from Netflix, Amazon and Microsoft lead off the podcast this week. Netflix finally has more customers than HBO in the US, so we'll dig into its Q4 numbers and see what's next for the streaming company. Cox, time Warner Cable and Sky all

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4K TVs for less than $1,500? That's the new world we live in, as we dive into Ultra HD, next Xbox rumors and more on this week's podcast. Meanwhile, news of the death of Panasonic plasma R&D program was apparently greatly exaggerated, so we'll figure out what to expect from the manufacturer in

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Sony kicked off NAB 2013 with some closer-to-mainstream-than-expected 4K pricing announcements, so that's where we'll begin. Is it time to consider buying an Ultra HDTV, and is it worth even thinking about at the 65- and 55-inch sizes? We've also got our review of the Roku 3 to discuss, Netflix's

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Aw, you missed us live? Not to worry, we've got you covered here as usual! This week, Ben continues to highlight his hopes for more à la carte access to shows than channels, while Richard tries to -- sneakily -- double his follower count on Twitter. Oh yeah, and we'll discuss the latest in

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This week we'll discuss several Ultra HD displays, some of which can be purchased (Samsung's $40K 85-inch LCD and JVC's $261K 8K projector) and some that can't, like Microsoft's sweet 120-inch demo unit. We also take a peek at Sonos' new soundbar, and the changing media landscape with news and rum

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Hopefully you tuned into our Engadget HD panel from Expand this weekend, as we kick off this week's podcast discussing some of the topics covered by our guests from TiVo, Sling and Boxee. We also cover Verizon's proposal to pay stations based on how much its subscribers actually watch them, as wel

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We've got a pair of new boxes to discuss this week, with the TiVo Mini and Roku 3 both making their debut. While we discuss what they add to the mix (and what they're still missing), other news includes the end of Netflix's public API program and UK pricing for LG's first OLED HDTV. Meanwhile Goog

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Now that Cablevision is actually suing Viacom over channel bundling, is there a chance that major changes are coming to the pay-TV landscape? We're not entirely optimistic, and most regular listeners may already understand why but we'll lay out the obstacles as they stand (spoiler: money). Still,

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Now that Sony has revealed the PlayStation 4 exists (but not much else -- yet) how do we feel about the future of the living room? We'll dig into that, plus some some new home theater related news from Samsung at Mobile World Congress, the return of webOS on TVs and FIFA's acceptance of modern tec

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We're getting the band back together. After we welcome Ryan Block and Peter Rojas back to the fold, we dig into all the news that came out of the AllThingsD conference last week. Sony, Dish, Microsoft, Intel and others had plenty to say, but did we believe everything we heard? We're also on the bl

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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

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With the NFL season finally over after the massive spectacle that was Super Bowl XLVII, we're ready to pore over the stats and see how internet streaming, social media and second screen apps affected the big game. Also, Netflix has been in the news heavily with the debut of House of Cards, so we'l

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Did you miss us? Richard and Ben needed a second dose of recovery time after all the madness from our post-CES podcast, but now we're back to normalcy. This week, we do our best to keep the earnings numbers to a minimum and, instead, focus on topics like the amazing CGI effects from Jurassic Park

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Here's the good news: Ben and Richard survived the so-named CES Death Flu. Good thing, too, because we're not finished with the onslaught of UHD display tech from Vegas in the least. Among various HD talking points, we've got an interview straight from the slow floor with Sharp's Jim Sanduski abou

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Richard and Ben take to the stage once again to discuss the second wave of new releases. Joining them on stage is Ted Head from Silicon Dust who gives us a tour of its latest product. The rest of the deal we're pretty much sure you know. HD news, and lots of it. Hosts: Ben Drawbaugh (@bjdraw), Ric

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Richard and Ben take on the first day's news from CES, and it's all got a bit of an HD angle to it. Not surprising since there's lots of HD. Super HD, Ultra HD... whatever HD, it's here at CES. Such is the flow of consumer electronics exhibitions. Get stuck in below to hear all about it, and more.

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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

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Flashy new logo, same HD news. We've finally put out our review of Ceton's Echo Windows Media Center Extender and... oh, wait, what's that? There's already an update available in beta for an issue with 1080i video playback, so listen in to find out why this is the overall best Media Center extende

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It's nearly time for CES 2013, and naturally we're already seeing teases for new products like a 110-inch 4K TV from Westinghouse and LG's first OLED HDTV breezing through the FCC. Just to keep things interesting, Apple CEO Tim Cook is talking TV, while Netflix is all over the news for a number of

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Welcome to the Engadget 4K Podcast. We're not changing our name yet but if trends continue we may have to slip an \"Ultra\" in there somewhere as super high-res news flowed forth last week from Sony, Red and Sharp. We've also got some interesting news from Ceton and a preview of Ben's experience with

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