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Engadget HD Podcast 151 - 08.19.2009

Trent Wolbe

Plenty of Microsoft news this week as we just can't stop talking about the company that we love as much as we hate. For starters the Zune isn't even out yet and we are already starting to think it won't live up to its HD name. We roll right along from there into some Media Center news including how to import HD movies into Media Center, and the interesting details of the RVU alliances as potentially competing product. Sony was next on our list as we discussed the new PS3 and what it is and what it isn't. Finally the show rounds out with a little Netflix Movie Party, Redbox, ripping DVDs and finally FOOTBALL!

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Hosts: Ben Drawbaugh, Steven Kim, Richard Lawler

Producer: Trent Wolbe

00:01:20 - Comments from Engadget HD Podcast 150 - 08.12.2009
00:05:17 - Zune 4.0 software won't play nice with HDTV Media Center recordings
00:16:22 - Windows 7 includes support for Dolby Digital Plus
00:20:09 - How to import HD movies into Windows Media Center
00:33:00 - DirecTV, Cisco and Samsung have whole house DVR plans with RVU alliance
00:43:30 - Sony unveils slimmer PS3: $300, lands in September (updated!)
00:47:45 - A first hand look at the Netflix Movie Parties on the Xbox 360
00:55:52 - Fox and Warner want 30 day kiosk rental windows, maybe Netflix too
01:03:31 - Kaleidescape gets in line behind RealDVD for rough treatment
01:08:00 - Okay enough waiting, where is tru2way?
01:13:40 - A few broadcasters are moving back to UHF
01:17:40 - Poll: What's better than the return of football to our HDTVs?
01:20:05 - NFL's new RedZone channel won't be seen by most


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