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Engadget HD Podcast 237 - 02.15.2011

Trent Wolbe

The most professional HD podcast in the business is back again, this week leading off with some 3D news after the launch of 3net and ESPN 3D 24/7, as well as last week's 3D Creative Arts Awards. Afterwards we discuss our favorite Valentines Day gifts, which this year were Netflix on the Boxee Box and a new FiOS DVR Manager app for iPhone, as well as the possibility of Apple TV and Google TV as gaming platforms. Still, the best news of the week had to be a release confirmation for Pulp Fiction on Blu-ray along with other Miramax flicks, while Tron: Legacy and Taxi Driver came along for the ride. iTunes, Redbox and Fox squabbles brought up the rear before we pondered what the best receiver you can find for $600 is, and even a bonus geek rant about why no one has built a better remote yet.

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

Producer: Trent Wolbe

00:03:10 - 3net 24/7 3D channel launches this weekend, but only on DirecTV
00:05:00 - Tron: Legacy, Alice in Wonderland, Call of Duty: Black Ops snag 3D Creative Arts Awards
00:09:42 - Netflix on the Boxee Box is a much better Valentine's Day gift than what you had planned
00:12:28 - Verizon's FiOS DVR Manager for iPhone gets a facelift and some new features
00:16:20 - Apple TV gaming hinted strongly in iOS 4.3 beta code
00:21:30 - Kaz Hirai sees PlayStation Suite as potential 'killer app' on Google TV; 'won't ignore' WP7, iOS
00:24:42 - Lionsgate, Studiocanal to distribute Miramax movies, Pulp Fiction Blu-ray coming in June
00:27:45 - Tron: Legacy Blu-ray gets a release date, supports Disney's Second Screen iPad app
00:34:12 - Taxi Driver comes to Blu-ray for its 35th Anniversary April 5th
00:36:10 - iTunes stays on top of growing internet movie business in 2010, but 2011 could be very different
00:45:25 - Redbox passed 30,000 kiosks in Q4 2010, but still missed financial expectations
00:49:09 - Dispute over retransmission fees may lead to Fox dropping some affiliates
01:00:38 - Ask Engadget HD: What's the best AV receiver for around $600?

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