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Today’s Show:

New Boxee, Cloud DVR and Superhero Movies

Cord cutters rejoice, the new $99 Boxee will delight and amaze you – and it’s a much more normal size and shape. One unique feature of the new Boxee is cloud storage for all your saved DVR content; we aren’t convinced this is as good as it sounds on paper. And if Sci-fi movies aren’t your thing, we close out today with a discussion on Superhero movies.


Boxee TV Features Dual Tuner, Unlimited Cloud-Based DVR

Cord Cutters should love new $99 Boxee TV with antenna, dual tuners, apps, EPG, optional cable hook-up and “No Limit” DVR storage in the cloud for access from any browser. full article


The Big Drawback of Boxee TV Cloud-Based DVR

Boxee TV offers unlimited cloud-based storage for recorded shows, but no local storage, so users must play monthly fees — which are bound to increase — for as long as they want access. What if Boxee goes out of business? full article


Top 10 Superhero Movies

  1. The Dark Knight
  2. The Avengers
  3. Iron Man
  4. Captain America
  5. Spider-man 2
  6. The Incredibles
  7. Batman Begins
  8. The Amazing Spider-man
  9. X2: X-Men United
  10. Superman (the original)


Download Episode #553

Posted by The HT Guys, October 19, 2012 12:26 AM

About The HT Guys

The HT Guys, Ara Derderian and Braden Russell, are Engineers who formerly worked for the Advanced Digital Systems Group (ADSG) of Sony Pictures Entertainment. ADSG was the R&D unit of the sound department producing products for movie theaters and movie studios.

Two of the products they worked on include the DCP-1000 and DADR-5000. The DCP is a digital cinema processor used in movie theaters around the world. The DADR-5000 is a disk-based audio dubber used on Hollywood sound stages.

ADSG was awarded a Technical Academy Award by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 2000 for the development of the DADR-5000. Ara holds three patents for his development work in Digital Cinema and Digital Audio Recording.

Every week they put together a podcast about High Definition TV and Home Theater. Each episode brings news from the A/V world, helpful product reviews and insights and help in demystifying and simplifying HDTV and home theater.