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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. That doesn't mean we haven't packed in a ton of info into this week's episode, however. The FCC has decided to step in to offer support for municipal broadband and to review the situation between Netflix and ISPs like Comcast and Verizon. A new Slingbox is hitting the market and Comcast's Xfinity router seems to have developed WiFi capabilities. Of course, it wouldn't be a podcast without your hosts quibbling about the merits of Michael Bay or Ben giving us some info about either the Lego Movie or the brand's latest game. If you chose to watch last night's episode of Fargo instead of listening to the podcast live, we forgive you. But please join us for this week's edition of the Engadget HD Podcast at the streaming links below. At least for now, we'll all have a bit more time for HDTV!

Hosts: Richard Lawler, Ben Drawbaugh

Producer: Jon Turi

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It's Tuesday, which is time for the Engadget HD Podcast and we hope you'll join us for the live recording at 9:30PM. The non-stop onslaught of conferences are actually over, so we're back to the regular topics; the FCC and new streaming options. There are a few other items of note we'll be covering on the show tonight too, like a leaked Slingbox, IMAX 4K in 3D and a look back at the CGI that changed Cinema. Finally, we'll finish the show by discussing what we're watching this week, as usual. If you'll be joining us, take a peek at the topics after the break and then get ready to participate in the live chat.

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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-Kinect-ed from it's once-bundled sensor peripheral. Verizon and Netflix are at it again, playing the streaming slowdown blame game and Apple wants to improve audio quality by letting its proprietary Lightning port step in for headphone duty. There's also a ton of shows to see this week, but Ben's been too busy checking out the technology at Disney World to make a dent in his DVR queue. All this and much more is ready for your ears, so head to the streaming links below to join us for another episode of the Engadget HD Podcast!

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Producer: Jon Turi

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It's Tuesday, which is time for the Engadget HD Podcast and we hope you'll join us for the live recording at 9:30PM. Another week, another mega show to announce the latest in consumer electronics. This week it's E3 and while it is heavy on gaming news, obviously, we cherry picked our favorite home entertainment tidbits from the show. Of course Netflix is in the news again, and of course we're contractually obligated to discuss it -- not really. Finally we'll reminisce about our favorite format war before discussing what we're watching this week . If you'll be joining us, take a peek at the topics after the break and then get ready to participate in the live chat.

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It's Tuesday, which is time for the Engadget HD Podcast and we hope you'll join us for the live recording at 9:30PM. Although it's the week of Apple's WWDC, the big news for the HD world is what wasn't announced. So we'll go over life with a home theater without apps on the Apple TV as well as a few small bones Cupertino did throw our way. The Chromecast continues to fill in its list of sources with the likes of ESPN and Simple.TV, the FCC never stops meddling and there's some new content headed our way we'll talk about before discussing what we're watching this week . If you'll be joining us, take a peek at the topics after the break and then get ready to participate in the live chat.

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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 and HD host Steve Kim, who has a habit of dropping in on these occasions. The crew does some reminiscing, but won't be stopped from getting down to the details that have kept this show afloat for so long. There's discussion of Cox's gigabit internet rollout, Google Fiber's business plan and Amazon's Fire TV deal, which Steve is pressured into acknowledging as a must-have deal. Richard has some tips to keep your classic Xbox 360 in top shape, but it somehow manages to dredge up memories of the unending flow of quarters which Donkey Kong and its arcade brethren used to command. Please join us for this quadricentennial celebration of the Engadget HD Podcast and its nostalgic look at how far things have come since this all began.

Hosts: Richard Lawler, Ben Drawbaugh

Guest: Steven Kim

Producer: Jon Turi

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It's Tuesday Wednesday, which is time for the Engadget HD Podcast and we hope you'll join us for the live recording at 9:30PM. This might be our 400th show, but that doesn't mean we're taking the week off from covering the latest news. Sure, we'll pause to reflect about the last eight years, but we'll also cover the latest in net neutrality -- again -- and the latest content from our favorite providers. We will have at least one surprise for you too, as we work our way to the end where we'll cover what we're watching this week . If you'll be joining us, take a peek at the topics after the break and then get ready to participate in the live chat.

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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 and Time Warner Cable merger, both of which are some of the most hated names in the industry. As for Pioneer's beloved Kuro displays, it seems Ben's had one in his home for longer than he's willing to believe, leaving him in a nostalgic lurch. This gives Richard a chance to dish out all the new content that's popped up on Hulu Plus and run down some Must See HDTV -- don't worry, no Game of Thrones spoilers. As always, there's a ton of info to feed your brain with, so click on down to the streaming links and join us for this week's episode!

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It's Tuesday, which is time for the Engadget HD Podcast and we hope you'll join us for the live recording at 9:30PM. Another week goes by and another rumor comes true, AT&T and DirecTV announced a merger. We'll talk that and much more net neutrality this week before we move on to more HD news. Then as usual, we'll finish up with what we're watching this week. If you'll be joining us, take a peek at the topics after the break and then get ready to participate in the live chat.

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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 customer, you get a two-year grace period on that increase. NBC is also upping the ante, but its all about locking in Olympics broadcast coverage until 2032 to the tune of $7.65 billion. While some things are looking to the future, this week also brought about a slew of TV finales, including the less-than-triumphant return of Cleveland Brown to Family Guy after his own show got canned. All this and more can be found amongst the informed chatter on this week's Engadget HD Podcast, conveniently served up at the streaming links below.

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Producer: Jon Turi

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It's Tuesday, which is time for the Engadget HD Podcast and we hope you'll join us for the live recording at 9:30PM. It finally happened, Microsoft dropped the price of the Xbox One. We'll discuss what that means for HD geeks, and perhaps even more importantly, how big a deal it is that streaming content to an Xbox no longer requires a subscription to Xbox Live Gold. Of course we'll also talk a bit about net neutrality, and some Netflix, before we get into other home theater and entertainment news. And finally we'll finish up with what we're watching this week. If you'll be joining us, take a peek at the topics after the break and then get ready to participate in the live chat.

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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 and Richard do their best to sift through this towering mess of info and cut through the nonsense. But confusion abounds, with theatrical film releases bleeding into home viewing as Moviefone decides to add TV listings to its service and the CEO of Dreamworks is predicting a faster turnaround from cinemas to consumer purchases -- sometime in the next ten years, that is. You should definitely squeeze some time into your TV schedule for this week's episode, although we do know your DVR only has so much space.

Hosts: Richard Lawler, Ben Drawbaugh

Producer: Jon Turi

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It's Tuesday, which is time for the Engadget HD Podcast and we hope you'll join us for the live recording at 9:30PM. Once again we lead off with the latest trials and tribulations of net neutrality, as a few more companies throw opinions into the mix. Of course we wouldn't even be having such discussions if more ISPs offered gigabit broadband, which is exactly what Cox is hoping to do. WSJ is spreading a rumor that AT&T is looking to purchase DirecTV and as you know, we'll never miss an opportunity to theorize about a good rumor. Later, we'll toss around all the other latest news in home theater and entertainment until we finish u with what we're watching this week. If you'll be joining us, take a peek at the topics after the break and then get ready to participate in the live chat.

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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 the other hand, is exhibiting some self control and cracking down on international viewers who are sneaking a peek via VPNs. And those who haven't been streaming or watching TV at all lately may have missed Neil deGrasse Tyson's informative Cosmos reboot. But have no fear, if you prefer the offline experience of physical discs, it will soon be arriving to Blu-ray and DVD. If it's enlightenment you're after, then you've come to the right place. We've got all this and more on this week's episode of the Engadget HD Podcast!

Hosts: Richard Lawler, Ben Drawbaugh

Producer: Jon Turi

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It's Tuesday, which is time for the Engadget HD Podcast and we hope you'll join us for the live recording at 8:30PM. The latest trials and tribulations of the FCC's attempt to regulate the internet, in what we have come to call net neutrality, is the first order of business on tonights HD podcast. We pivot from there to the all-so-related Comcast and TWC merger and slide right into our favorite regular topic, Netflix, and its opinion on the merger as well as a deal with Big Red. A few miscellaneous HD topics fill some airtime until we bring it home with what we're watching this week. If you'll be joining us, take a peek at the topics after the break and then get ready to participate in the live chat.

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