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The Wii U has only just arrived (with all of its streaming apps) and we're already discussing rumors for the next generation of Xbox. Meanwhile Comcast is letting users view TV on their mobile devices offline, and Verizon has launched live TV streaming to its iPad app. In sports news YouTube has lo

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Before we take in Thanksgiving and all the football it has to offer, we've got this week's podcast episode. The new Wii U represents Nintendo's official entry into the HD age, so of course we'll discuss it, however with many of its TV-centric features arriving only recently or still awaiting their

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The Boxee TV is official, so what do we think of its antenna / ClearQAM broadcast-to-cloud DVR aspirations? We'll dig into that, as well as Simple.TV and Aereo's announcements in the past week. A JVC-branded HDTV is launching with integrated SlingPlayer support, and AMC is finally back on Dish Netw

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While we've still got plenty of iPad second screen and streaming video tech to talk about this week, we're leading off with some old classics: FCC rulings, DVRs and Windows Media Center. While the FCC may be helping cable companies kill ClearQAM, is the sacrifice actually worth it? We've also got a

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Our podcast this week kicked off with a bit of breaking news, going to tape just as pics of an unannounced box from Boxee leaked out. After we decipher the surprisingly conventionally-styled Box we move on to other notable announcements from the week including an update for SlingPlayer on Android,

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It was a great week to stop by your local electronics store, as Logitech and Sling both had products pop up on shelves early. Other than taking a peek at the newest Harmony, we're also digging into the future of Verizon's FiOS TV Media Server and the upcoming Redbox Instant service. Netflix, Zeebox

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The fall TV season is upon us and we have responded accordingly with a plus-size episode of the EHD podcast. We've got a good mix of old and new, with news about DirecTV's DVRs, TiVo settling a patent lawsuit and our review of the Vizio Co-Star Google TV box. The NFL Network is finally on Time Warn

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We weren't expecting to see the Wii U take the top slot in this week's podcast, but we also weren't expecting the Cardinals to take out the Patriots. We'll get to the bottom of Nintendo's TVii all the same, as well as the latest news from Google Fiber, Ceton and a slew of freshly updated apps. Fina

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This week's news includes the rare Common File Format for UltraViolet resurfacing, as well as a new DHD initiative from Fox that could push downloadable movies forward faster than ever before. That's before we even dive into all the news from CEDIA 2012 and take a peek at the just-released Ceton Co

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We have arrived. It is once again pro football time in America, and we couldn't be happier about it (if you have not registered for our official pick 'em league yet, you can do so here, password is EHD12.) But before you enjoy the Cowboys/Giants matchup tonight, we've got a few other treats like ou

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We have survived. The long hot summer is drawing to an end and as the days again grow shorter that can only mean one thing: football is back. While everyone stocks up on supplies for the longest football Saturday ever we've got a new podcast for you to check out, as we cover the latest TV apps for

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Right on time this week, we've got the return of Apple TV rumors (again), a look at the trend of cable cutting and a surprise of the good kind for digital copies. Second screen TV apps are also in full effect this week with updates from Syfy Network and GetGlue. One more big surprise is the arrival

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After a slight... week long delay we finally have your new episode of the Engadget HD Podcast. If you've been waiting for a Fantasy Football update, existing league members should have invites in their inboxes and our pick-em will launch soon. In actual HD news however, DirecTV has finally experien

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Since everyone loves (to hate) NBC's tape-delayed Olympics coverage we decided to push this latest episode of the podcast back a couple of days. Naturally the action from London and all of the discussion around the way it's being broadcast leads things off, but there is other news this week. Super

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Perhaps surprisingly, there was more news to discuss last week than just the DirecTV / Viacom split and Breaking Bad season five premiere. News from Ceton about its upcoming hardware plans has us excited for the fall while XBMC is doing its part to extend the HTPC experience by supporting Android.

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This week's podcast is second screen heavy, with iPad apps ad updates from AT&T U-verse, Sky TV, and also for The Avengers and Prometheus Blu-ray discs. We'll take a look at the next batch of classic movies coming to Blu-ray from Universal and also our review of Google's Nexus Q(uixotic) stream

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After Google I/O, the latest news from Mountain View is tops on our list as we try to wrap our heads around the Nexus Q. Also on the list this week are the odd couple pairings of Boxee and Comcast, as well as HBO and Hulu (in Japan.) Meanwhile Dish Network and AMC have severed ties, we'll see if th

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This is the week of Google I/O and we're kicking the show off with a look at the new Sony NSZ-GS7 set-top box. We've also got some bad news for Windows Media Center fans, good news for Super Hi-Vision, and promised for the future of displays from laser projectors and OLED. Finally, we'll find out w

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Rumors that Microsoft's plans for its next console could turn it into a Blu-ray and whole-home DVR super set-top box lead off a console-heavy into to this week's podcast, as we also check out the new Paramount Movies app and Netflix for the Wii U. If speed is what you're about, Verizon just raised

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Apple's WWDC keynote did not reveal many directly TV related technologies, but its new Retina Display laptops are definitely in our wheelhouse so we'll start there. Of course, for true audiovisual bliss it's hard to beat the promise of either Dolby Atmos theaters or 8K Ultra HDTV Super Hi-Vision br

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