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HDTV Magazine Podcasts Archive (January, 2013)

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HDTV and Home Theater Podcast - Podcast #567: Insteon Hub Review

By The HT Guys • Jan 25 2013, 7:28am

To take full advantage of an automation system, you need a server running that can take action based on events that may occur, these are often called 'triggers.' You can run a software package on a computer you leave on 24/7 or you can buy a dedicated device for it. If you're like us and have Insteon devices in your home, one option to look into is the Insteon Hub from SmartHome.

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HDTV and Home Theater Podcast - Podcast #566: Slingbox 500 Review

By The HT Guys • Jan 18 2013, 8:48am

We have had slingboxes for the past 5 years and they have come in quite handy! There have been plenty of Sundays where the Slingbox has allowed us to keep up with our favorite football team. In general the Slingbox is life saving device for those of us who spend some time on the road. Today we take a look at the latest Slingbox, the Slingbox 500. It has a street price of $288 and is available now.

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HDTV and Home Theater Podcast - Podcast #565: CES 2013 Wrapup

By The HT Guys • Jan 11 2013, 6:54am

Another CES has come and gone. At the risk of being permanently banned, we've brought back everything we saw and did in Vegas to share it with everyone who couldn't be there. As with every CES, we saw some amazing things and some not so impressive ones as well. Big themes from this year were: 3D is waning, 4K (UltraHD) is emerging, and Plasma may be on the verge of a comeback.

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HDTV and Home Theater Podcast - Podcast #564: CES Preview 2013

By The HT Guys • Jan 4 2013, 7:21am

Each year we make our way through the California and Nevada deserts to spend some quality time with the latest in electronics. Today we will focus on what the large manufacturers are planning on showing. This information is compiled by reading through the countless press releases we get sent each day starting in November. The next show will focus on what we see when we are there in person. We usually try to find the cool stuff that the smaller, lesser known companies are showing.