We had plenty to talk about on this week's Engadget HD Podcast but first we had some internal business to attend to with our BTS giveaway (you're entered right?) and Fantasy Football trash talking. After that, a combination of DirecTV leaks and news from Google and Apple had us in a mood to talk about the state of the TV industry and just who is standing in the way of innovation. Luckily, there is someone working on new technology, and the ATSC is working on new broadcast standards for 3D and other features to be delivered via antenna. After that we turned to the Xbox 360, which is getting some 3D games from Microsoft including Halo: CE Anniversary, and a brand new ESPN3 app. To wrap things up we had to get in some HD display news, with a new projector and Sony's web app that lets you figure out just what size TV your living room can handle before digging into this week's HDTV shows, Blu-ray discs and videogames.
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Hosts: Ben Drawbaugh (@bjdraw), Richard Lawler (@rjcc)
Producer: Trent Wolbe
03:40 - Engadget's HD Back to School Giveaway: Win Scarface and The Big Lebowski on Blu-ray!
04:30 - DirecTV's Nomad teaser page suggests a Slingbox competitor, but little else
06:30 - More DirecTV Nomad info uncovered, but details are still fuzzy
09:17 - TiVo talks cable, satellite deals in Q2 results; DirecTiVo exposed! (video)
11:51 - Time Warner Cable will pay for your Slingbox, in exchange for love
15:34 - Google TV coming to the UK within six months
20:00 - Google remains committed to TV business, expects more partners soon
26:20 - Android SDK add-on brings Market one step closer to your Google TV
26:50 - Apple stops renting TV shows in iTunes, could be working on a new kind of video service
39:05 - ATSC commences 3DTV standard development, better get your glasses ready
42:29 - Microsoft confirms 3D support in Halo: CE remake for Xbox 360
44:18 - Xbox 360's ESPN3 app updated with more voice control, split screen and more
49:56 - Digital Projection debuts new native ultrawidescreen projector
51:08 - Sony's AR tool lets you put big screens in small apartments (video)
52:10 - Must See HDTV (August 29th - September 4th)
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Engadget HD Podcast 263 - 08.30.2011
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