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Engadget HD Podcast 383 - 1.30.14

The rumor mill has been grinding away this week, providing juicy bits of Apple and Amazon news for Ben and Richard to chew on. Netflix also announces its new 'post-play' feature, which prompts the crew to request a sleep detection feature. While a Kinect-type solution may seem invasive, it would be great for knowing when you konk out so it could stop episode playback. You won't be catching any Zs during this show, however, with Q4 updates on major manufacturers, discussion about the upcoming Super Bowl and the Fantasy Football league results. So hop on down to the streaming links below to catch the latest episode of the Engadget HD Podcast.

Hosts: Richard Lawler, Ben Drawbaugh

Producer: Jon Turi

Hear the podcast:

10:27 - TiVo reportedly lays off industrial design team, sees its future in DVR software
16:31 - New Apple TV may include a revamped interface, more kinds of content
22:43 - Rumors suggest Amazon's game console project is still alive
29:35 - Netflix ends 2013 with 44 million subscribers, will keep experimenting with pricing
36:07 - Netflix 'post-play' feature that automatically jumps to the next episode is now optional
47:28 - Time Warner Cable customers can now stream on-demand shows from A&E Networks
49:40 - Google offers Fiber to more Provo residents, to expand coverage area throughout 2014
50:15 - Samsung profits drop slightly, but it's still seeing increased demand for phones, tablets
52:46 - LG shrinks losses thanks to strong TV sales, promises new flagship phone next month
55:37 - Blu-ray discs may soon get billions of colors with new encoding tech
58:36 - Must See HDTV for the week of January 27th: Super Bowl XLVIII, State of the Union Address

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