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Engadget HD Podcast 174 - 01.19.2010

Trent Wolbe

We're still catching up on all the none CES news that came out during CES and one item was of a favorite topics around here; the success of Blu-ray. To make things more interesting though we brought on a guest, Jeremy Toeman, who although agrees shares many of our same values, thinks Blu-ray is floundering -- you can just imagine where this discussion goes. After we get back to the normally schedule program, we cover the funny Lexicon Blu-ray story, as well as Disney and Netflix, Comcast's ugly new guide, and the cold fusion equivalent of the HDTV industry. Finally we close with a talk about how much fun we had being a part of HD Nation.

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Hosts: Ben Drawbaugh, Richard Lawler
Guest: Jeremy Toeman

Producer: Trent Wolbe

00:00:34 - Comments from Engadget HD Podcast 173 - 1.13.2009
00:01:55 - Theaters brought in more cash than Discs last year
00:05:45 - Blu-ray sales were up 67 percent in 2009
00:29:30 - Poll: Will you buy a 3D HDTV?
00:50:38 - Lexicon busted passing Oppo off as a $3500 Blu-ray player
00:53:37 - Disney renegotiating Starz deal, might pull movies from Netflix streaming
00:56:30 - FCC backs off talk of forcefully reclaiming spectrum from TV broadcasters
00:57:54 - Comcast's guide software adds brains, but beauty remains elusive
01:00:45 - LPD display tech from Prysm uses lasers, phosphors, groovy Flash intros
01:03:31 - Check us out on the latest episode of HD Nation


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