Back with very little delay, it's another episode of the Engadget HD Podcast. The shocking news of the week is certainly Google's deal to purchase Motorola Mobility, so we brought on our good friend and industry insider Jeremy Toeman to figure out what Motorola might mean for Google TV. Of course, that's not all that happened this week, so we've also got news from TiVo, Zediva, Warner Bros and Cablevision. Hulu is launching in Japan, the PS3 is a better Blu-ray 3D player and it's also the season for our back to school HDTV buying advice, so listen in on the reasoning for our picks and see if you agree. Finally, we've got Runco's cheapest projector out, a new push from Niveus and of course our TV picks for the week before getting ready for some football.
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Hosts: Ben Drawbaugh (@bjdraw), Richard Lawler (@rjcc)
Special Guest: Jeremy Toeman (@jtoeman)
Producer: Trent Wolbe
00:00:28 - Google acquiring Motorola Mobility
00:20:17 - Editorial: Engadget on Google's Motorola Mobility acquisition
00:30:26 - TiVo Premiere Elite quad-tuner DVR detailed, doesn't support OTA broadcasts
00:36:03 - Zediva puts the brakes on its streaming service, soothes your fears with monkeys
00:39:30 - Warner preps for UltraViolet with Flixster Collections app to manage your movies
00:46:00 - Cablevision and Viacom settle lawsuit over live TV on iPad
00:48:15 - Hulu goes international, will launch in Japan later this year
00:49:45 - PS3 firmware update v3.70 adds auto-save cloud storage for subscribers, updates XMB and 3D support
00:51:28 - Engadget's back to school guide 2011: televisions
00:58:30 - Runco announces LightStyle LS-1 DLP projector, shines 1080p on your wall for $4,000
00:59:30 - Niveus demos its idea of TV Everywhere at the CableLabs Conference
01:02:19 - Must See HDTV (August 15th - 21st)
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Engadget HD Podcast 261 - 08.16.2011
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