As we kick off the 300+ episode era, we welcome a guest, Engadget’s own Steve Dent, to talk about high frame rate 3D filmmaking and why (or if) we should be excited about it. Other big news in the week gone by are new developments in Amazon streaming as it launched on the Xbox 360, while Comcast’s VOD is popping up on Android and more TiVos. Ultra HDTV is also closer to becoming a reality, while LG officially took the wraps off of its first OLED HDTV. We’ll also dig into NBC’s Olympics broadcast plans (good news for streaming, not great news for 3D), while the E.T. Blu-ray gets a trailer and we talk about what to watch for the summer.
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Producer: Trent Wolbe
00:00:45 – Editorial: Despite shaky 48 fps Hobbit preview, high frame rates will take off
00:29:44 – Amazon Instant Video streaming is now live on the Xbox 360
00:34:05 – Amazon adds ‘hundreds’ of Paramount movies to Prime, signals a Clear and Present Danger to free time
00:37:43 – Comcast video on-demand comes to Boston area TiVo Premieres Monday
00:38:55 – Comcast Xfinity TV Player app brings VOD streaming to Android devices
00:42:45 – ITU meets to define 4K and 8K UHDTV parameters
00:49:23 – LG’s 55-inch OLED TV gets official design, possible €9,000 price tag
00:53:24 – Silicon Image pushes new MHL 2.0 chips for phones and HDTVs with 1080p60 video, faster charging
00:54:20 – Sony-made Google TV units will come with Plex as standard
00:55:40 – How-To: XBMC 11 the XBMCbuntu way
00:56:36 – Nuance adds Rovi’s metadata to Dragon TV, becomes annoyingly good at TV trivia
00:58:10 – NBC lays out 2012 London Olympics broadcast plan on TV, internet, apps and in 3D
01:11:07 – E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial Blu-ray trailer and box art pop up online (video)
01:13:10 – Must See HDTV (May 28th – June 3rd)
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