Engadget HD Podcast 388 - 3.5.14

It's the week of HD content news in its many various guises: streaming, video, award shows and service cancellations, all wedged in amidst a couple of physical devices. Actually, the hardware is content-enabling as well, with the new Roku Streaming Stick and an N64 mod that gives your classic gear an HDMI upgrade. Ben and Richard get their wish with Netflix's experiments in sleep tracking (courtesy of a Fitbit) and Microsoft continues to fine tune the Xbox One with updates in audio, Kinect options and a UK glitch fix. Just hop on down to the streaming links to enjoy this episode of the Engadget HD Podcast in all its informational glory.

Hosts: Richard Lawler, Ben Drawbaugh

Producer: Jon Turi

Hear the podcast:

00:09:01 - Roku's new Streaming Stick works with most TVs, drops price to $50
00:17:34 - Netflix engineers experiment with bump-based video sharing and sleep tracking
00:20:01 - Dish Explorer for iPad can now recommend shows and turn on your TV
00:23:52 - Harmony's $150 Smart Keyboard remote comes to living rooms this month
00:27:34 - MHL 3.0 does 4K video output, 10W charging and data transfer over a single cable
00:39:54 - Xbox One update preview adds new audio, Kinect options and a fix for UK TV
00:45:02 - Pretend it's 1994: music videos now available on Xbox One
00:46:24 - HBO Go arrives on PlayStation 3 today
00:48:21 - Dish and Disney's new deal cuts into ad skipping, allows for internet-only video service
00:54:32 - HTC shutting down its Watch movie service in the UK
00:55:52 - Nintendo 64 mod promises HDMI output, soldering burns
00:57:50 - ABC to stream the Oscars for the first time, but only for select viewers
01:01:51 - Pieces might be falling into place for a Minecraft movie from Warner Bros.
01:06:50 - Must See HDTV for the week of March 3rd: True Detective, Almost Human and Clone Wars

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