Seen in HD 137: ABC, CBS Apps, 4K & Netflix, Hobbit 3D

seeninhdTime for another podcast, this week digging into the rise of network TV apps. Both ABC and CBS announced streaming apps, an unusual move for the typically ‘net-defiant CBS. Netflix’s leach tech believes the streaming service will be the best way to view 4K and that we need to push towards high frame rates for better image quality. We disagree on both counts…. heavily (and so do others who have seen it). Minor stuff elsewhere, including Redbox Instant streaming becoming an official thing, and more rumors about the next Xbox.

Within the time span of the show, there is a brief run through of The Hobbit on 3D Blu-ray, although Phil’s obsession with sending IMs on Skype turned that into a rambling mess.

Check it out at the Digital Media Zone!

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