Engadget HD Podcast 327 - 12.04.2012

Welcome to the Engadget 4K Podcast. We're not changing our name yet but if trends continue we may have to slip an "Ultra" in there somewhere as super high-res news flowed forth last week from Sony, Red and Sharp. We've also got some interesting news from Ceton and a preview of Ben's experience with the Echo, as we say a (not-so) melancholy goodbye to rear-projection TVs. With CES closing in it's also time for leaks, and we've seen two different Google TV devices, plus info about the upcoming Redbox Instant streaming service. There's much more within, so go ahead and press play.

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

Producer: Trent Wolbe

00:08:35 - Sony's 4K Ultra HD Video Player revealed, COO Phil Molyneux tells us what 'only Sony can do'
00:10:00 - Sony's $25,000 XBR 4K LED Ultra HDTV and tablet remote control hands-on
00:12:50 - Sony unveils price for PMW-F55 and PMW-F5 CinaAlta 4K camcorders
00:13:20 - Redray 4K Cinema Player is ready to pre-order: $1,450 for high-res
00:16:30 - Sharp's first 4K 32-inch IGZO LCD is destined for Japanese workstations
00:18:05 - Ceton releases Windows 8 drivers, Echo set-top box is getting Android inside for the holidays
00:25:50 - Nintendo TVii will launch with the Wii U in Japan on December 8th, IR remote costs $1
00:27:15 - Mitsubishi is ending rear-projection TVs, ceases production of DLP and laser models
00:30:30 - Rovi is shutting down its OTA TV guide service without notice
00:32:10 - Netgear's NeoTV Prime (GTV100) is the latest Google TV box outed by FCC filings
00:33:50 - ASUS Qube with Google TV pops up at the FCC
00:37:45 - Redbox Instant pricing, apps and service details revealed by support site
00:47:10 - Verizon FiOS brings its live TV streaming app to LG Smart TVs
00:50:55 - Verizon and NBCUniversal bring TV Everywhere to even more places
00:51:48 - Sky's Now TV service comes to Roku streaming boxes in the UK
00:54:53 - MediaPortal posts 2.0 alpha media hub and new remote apps, teases 1.3 beta with Titan
00:55:37 - Marvel Cinematic Universe: Phase One Blu-ray set is back on, ships April 2nd
00:57:12 - Must See HDTV (December 3rd - 9th)

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