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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...

January 3rd 2013 at 5:09pm 0 Comments
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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...

December 18th 2012 at 7:18pm 0 Comments
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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...

December 11th 2012 at 7:51pm 0 Comments
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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...

December 4th 2012 at 5:46pm 0 Comments
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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...

November 27th 2012 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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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...

November 20th 2012 at 6:06pm 0 Comments
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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...

October 23rd 2012 at 8:32pm 0 Comments
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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...

October 16th 2012 at 8:02pm 0 Comments
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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,...

October 9th 2012 at 6:15pm 0 Comments
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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...

October 2nd 2012 at 11:07pm 0 Comments
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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...

September 25th 2012 at 10:28pm 0 Comments
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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...

September 18th 2012 at 8:34pm 0 Comments