You can tell the count down to CES is upon us because the companies that make the things we love are quietly counting their holiday earnings and planning for the next big thing. As exciting as the anticipation is, it doesn't leave many things for us to talk about so we'll talk about our dreams from TiVo for CES and stupid things like HDMI marketing ideas. The FCC is almost always a good topic with broadcasters in fear of their business model and the MPAA dreaming of SOC for Christmas. Finally we talk a little 3D, unbelievable survey results, and our latest poll on your TV viewing habits.
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Hosts: Ben Drawbaugh, Richard Lawler
Producer: Trent Wolbe
00:57 - Comments from Engadget HD Podcast 164
06:35 - Is a new TiVo imminent?
12:37 - TiVo's 3Q results reveal Virgin Media UI deal, new remotes on the way -- but no new boxes
17:32 - Ask Engadget HD: What's the cheapest way to get streaming internet video on my HDTV?
22:08 - HDMI logos updated: version numbers out, supported features in
26:23 - Broadcasters predictably unsettled about FCC taking away spectrum
32:16 - Selectable Output control is bad, but not worth lying about
41:55 - Spending on cable and satellite services are up
50:14 - James Cameron thinks he can get viewers asking to wear 3D glasses
56:13 - Survey says 13 percent have never heard of Hi-Def
59:00 - Poll: What's the best night to watch TV?