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Engadget HD Podcast 178 - 02.16.2010

Trent Wolbe

What seemed like a slow week ended up giving us plenty to talk about, which is mostly because of the Olympics. This excitement was despite the fact that NBC tape delays -- do we still call it that when we know there are no tapes involved? -- too much, and in some cases everything, and the fact that the interactive features leave a lot to be desired. We eventually move on and talk streaming from Netflix and EPIX, and how low our expectations are for TiVo's announcement in a few weeks. Of course we talk a little 3D and how much cheaper it is than most thought it'd be, and finally we move on to fun things like law suits, wireless HDMI and spectrum buy back options.

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Hosts: Ben Drawbaugh, Richard Lawler

Producer: Trent Wolbe

00:37 - Comments from Engadget HD Podcast 177 - 2.9.2009
04:43 - Hands-on with the interactive Olympics and web videos
28:23 - Netflix: lack of HD streaming 'no loss' for Wii owners
29:40 - EPIX brings movie streaming to mobiles courtesy of Adobe's Open Screen Project
35:00 - New UI, tweaked hardware in store for TiVo's March reveal?
44:00 - Samsung's 3D HDTVs arrive February 26, starting at just under $2,000
47:05 - Sony's $200 BDP-S470 is company's first 3D-ready Blu-ray player
49:15 - PS3 3D video output turns up in 3.20 debug firmware
51:07 - DirecTV suing Dish Network over Why Pay More ads, says there's plenty of reasons
55:55 - Ask Engadget HD: Is there a good wireless HDMI option yet?
58:24 - Spectrum cash-out option might still be on the table for FCC, broadcasters

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