Engadget Podcast 386 – 2.28.14
With most of the regular crew away, Terrence decides to call in some heavy-duty reinforcements. Richard joins us with critical insights into HD and the Netflix bottleneck debacle. Meanwhile, Brad is perfect for a providing a rundown of the best from Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, including first-hand insight into Samsung’s newest devices. There’s plenty to learn by tuning in this week, so head to the streaming links for the full episode of the Engadget Podcast.
Hosts: Terrence O’Brien, Richard Lawler, Brad Molen
Producer: Jon Turi
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02:37 – MWC 201403:29 – Hands-on with Nokia’s X family of Android smartphones11:53 – Samsung Galaxy S5 preview: simpler in some ways, more ‘glam’ in others23:46 – Meet Samsung’s new smartwatch family: the Gear 2, Neo and Fit38:50 – No, Netflix’s deal with Comcast won’t destroy the internet40:01 – Netflix’s internet provider claims companies causing streaming bottlenecks46:23 – Netflix deal with Comcast sends its traffic — and money — directly to the ISP instead of middlemen52:02 – Federal Reserve has no authority to regulate Bitcoin, according to Chairwoman54:39 – US Senator asks for a Bitcoin ban, but don’t hold your breath54:52 – Popular Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox files for bankruptcy protection
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