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Engadget HD Podcast 222 - 11.02.2010

Trent Wolbe

Get ready for even more Google TV talk, now that we've reviewed the platform and two Sony devices built around it, we've pulled in Engadget Classic editor Nilay Patel for this weeks podcast to discuss our experiences, impressions and what this means for the future of TV. After an hour or so of Google TV talk we turn our attention to the other news of the week, including VUDU on Boxee and 3D popping up on the PSN and Verizon's video on-demand. After discussing the impending death (as some reports would have you believe) of ESPN 3D we check out the latest developments in Warner's DVD2Blu program, and Avatar on Blu-ray 3D. The hilarious conclusion to Fox's battle with Cablevision and the slightly lower-key ending to its tiff with Dish Network also made the lineup before we wrap things up with a goodbye to Philips' Pronto remotes and sarcastically welcome Verizon's latest DVRs.

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Hosts: Ben Drawbaugh (@bjdraw), Richard Lawler (@rjcc)
Guest: Nilay Patel (@reckless)

Producer: Trent Wolbe

00:05:25 - Google TV review
00:20:00 - Sony Internet TV with Google TV review
00:37:10 - Sony Internet TV Blu-ray Disc Player with Google TV review
00:59:10 - Roku 'disallows' PlayOn, cites 'possibility of legal exposure'
01:05:26 - D-Link's Boxee Box gets VUDU streaming rentals
01:10:36 - Sony adds 3D movies, videos to PlayStation Network
01:14:00 - Verizon announces more 3D VOD we can't watch
01:23:32 - ESPN 3D still searching for ROI to determine feasibility of second year
01:29:05 - DVD2Blu trade-up scheme lets you swap any old DVD (plus $4.95) for a Blu-ray
01:31:43 - Sony Pictures schedules Resident Evil, Piranha flicks for Blu-ray 3D release
01:34:15 - Panasonic to start Avatar 3D Blu-ray promotion December 1
01:36:47 - Fox blackout on Cablevision ends after 14 day standoff, glaring contest continues on
01:39:38 - Fox, Dish Network deal means no network TV blackout, FX & sports networks back on
01:44:16 - Philips Pronto lineup of universal remote controllers to be discontinued
01:54:15 - Verizon FiOS starts rolling out 500GB DVRs

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