Engadget HD Podcast 348 - 05.07.13

Hulu, Blockbuster, Kaleidescape and Amazon form an odd group of digital video distributors, but they're joined together to open this week's podcast. While Amazon's Lovefilm is HD ready on the PS3 for the first time, Kaleidescape is bringing Blu-ray quality downloads to owners of its high end hardware, Hulu is thriving under unlikely circumstances and Blockbuster... what is Blockbuster doing? Paid subscription rumors for YouTube, news about Comcast's X1 DVR platform are also on deck, press play for the full run down.

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

Producer: James Trew (@itstrew)

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00:11:27 Hulu Plus comes to Windows Phone today
00:12:09 Hulu: Paid subscriptions have doubled to four million in past year
00:16:26 Blockbuster releases On Demand video streaming app for iOS
00:18:02 Kaleidescape's online video store officially opens, promises Blu-ray quality downloads
00:24:15 Amazon updates Lovefilm Instant with PS3 HD streaming, improved search
00:25:18 Machinima launch for Xbox 360 has us watching more games than we play
00:28:11 NextGuide iPad app update adds second-screen content for USA Network
00:31:25 Nielsen preparing 'Digital Program Ratings' pilot program to track streaming viewers
00:37:24 Comcast gains 583,000 new subscribers, while revenues reach $15.3 billion for Q1 2013
00:41:51 Loewe Reference ID TV hits the UK in July with full customization and a 1TB DVR
00:43:13 Denon releases AVR-X4000 AV receiver with AirPlay, Spotify and 4K video
00:47:52 Financial Times: YouTube is close to launching paid-subscription channels
00:50:05 Vimeo to exclusively carry new Kristen Bell movie the same day as theaters
00:52:40 Sky opts for Hannibal on-demand and Go debut ahead of May 7th TV premiere
00:55:14 Netflix original series 'Orange is the New Black' debuting July 11th
00:57:13 Must See HDTV (May 6th - 12th)

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