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Engadget HD Podcast 320 - 10.16.2012

Trent Wolbe

While we've still got plenty of iPad second screen and streaming video tech to talk about this week, we're leading off with some old classics: FCC rulings, DVRs and Windows Media Center. While the FCC may be helping cable companies kill ClearQAM, is the sacrifice actually worth it? We've also got a look at the final Ceton Echo, and even TiVo is finally opening up its SDK. We reviewed the new Slingboxes this week, and will go over what they got right -- and what they didn't -- before we dig into what's new to watch this week.

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

Producer: Trent Wolbe

00:10:43 - FCC to allow encryption of basic cable, with a few strings that Boxee approves of
00:27:57 - Boxee TV streaming / OTA set-top box and DVR pics leak out
00:30:22 - XBMC celebrates 10 years, latest build works in mainline PVR and Raspberry Pi support
00:31:20 - Ceton's $179 Echo Windows Media Center Extender is ready to go on sale 'around Thanksgiving'
00:37:30 - Netflix app for Windows 8 now available for download
00:41:00 - Netflix streaming launches in Sweden, lets you get your Bron on+
00:41:54 - Netflix to bring closed captioning to all video content by 2014
00:43:55 - TiVo opens up Developer Channel, lets third parties create apps for your DVR
00:46:27 - Comcast quietly updates DVRs with ability to list stored programs from the web, mobile apps
00:49:20 - NextGuide iPad app continues its fight against boring grids, adds Amazon, gestures and more
00:50:15 - BuddyTV Guide app adds Hulu Plus integration
00:51:15 - Google TV v3 demo video teases better search, mini-guide overlay and tablet control
00:54:26 - Slingbox 350 and 500 review: Sling Media finally upgrades its line of media streamers
01:05:38 - New Starz Play website and apps stream only to Cox customers, but you might not need them
01:07:37 - Must See HDTV (October 15th - 21st)

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