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Engadget HD Podcast 220 - 10.19.2010

Trent Wolbe

Can't get enough talk about regulations and the perils of being a cable subscriber who won't put up with garbage user interfaces? Great news as we talk for almost 20 minutes about the new CableCARD rules and how they might apply. We do eventually move on to make fun of TiVo and later to lust after the PS3's ability to bring 5.1 to Netflix streaming. But nothing is as much fun as talking about contract disputes and how much we do or don't like the new Sony Google TV remote that we've never even used. Good times, no doubt.

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Hosts: Ben Drawbaugh (@bjdraw), Richard Lawler (@rjcc)

Producer: Trent Wolbe

00:05:10 - The FCC changes the CableCARD rules, but not dramatically
00:23:15 - Ask Engadget HD: Best way to record TV on my PC?
00:27:55 - TiVo launches online Season Pass Manager
00:33:10 - Netflix on PS3 goes disc-free, gets 1080p streaming and 5.1 surround sound
00:39:56 - New Apple TV won't play nice with older HDTVs
00:49:17 - Sony Movie Channel pops up on DirecTV
00:55:00 - News Corp pulls its Hulu content from Cablevision customers, escalating carriage dispute
00:58:30 - Poll: What do you do when channels go blank?
01:04:38 - DivX TV launched on LG Blu-ray players, mixes up the internet-to-TV wars a bit more
01:06:41 - Sony's Internet TV (powered by Google TV) first hands-on!
01:17:52 - DisplaySearch: consumers playing a 'wait and see' game with 3DTVs

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