Apple's WWDC keynote did not reveal many directly TV related technologies, but its new Retina Display laptops are definitely in our wheelhouse so we'll start there. Of course, for true audiovisual bliss it's hard to beat the promise of either Dolby Atmos theaters or 8K Ultra HDTV Super Hi-Vision broadcasts, so we'll tell you where to find both. While Comcast is rolling out more TiVos and Sky is (slightly) updating its guide, the wildest innovation at the moment is coming from Google and Intel's attempts to brute-force their way into the TV market. Finally we've got some kiosk and digital movie rental news before we check in with our thoughts on Prometheus (spoiler alert!) in 3D and finally what we're watching this week.
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00:09:05 - Apple announces first Retina display in a MacBook, 220ppi with 2880 x 1800 resolution
00:24:52 - Dolby reveals Atmos launch locations, invites you to come and 'see' the sound
00:26:20 - NHK lays out Olympic broadcast plans, Super Hi-Vision test viewing locations in Japan
00:27:10 - YouTube will live stream HD Olympics coverage to 64 territories in Asia, Africa
00:28:45 - Comcast VOD for TiVo Premieres expands to Boston, old Comcast TiVos shut off in August
00:29:45 - Sky+ rolls out a new HD guide starting today, keeps live, DVR and VOD TV level
00:31:08 - Google Fiber GFHD100 'IP set-top box' breezes through the FCC, doesn't say where it's headed
00:33:20 - Intel's TV service aims at Nielsen, big cable, might not get here
00:35:30 - Disney troubled over early offering of John Carter DVD by Netflix and Redbox
00:38:36 - Walmart ad hints at Vudu streaming on Roku players
00:40:09 - Google TV update touts Google Play and YouTube movie rentals, distinct lack of popcorn
00:41:00 - Must See HDTV (June 11th - 17th)