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Guest: Casey McKinnon
Topic: Intel delays TV service to 2014, Time Warner CEO open to bundling online HBO subscription with broadband plans, the movie draft, and more.
Recorded: September 30 2013
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The Big Story
- Intel may ditch OnCue IPTV service project if it can't find an investor
- Intel delays TV service to 2014
Another Big Story
- You Might Be Able to Pay for HBO Without Paying for Cable. But You’re Still Going to Pay the Cable Guy
- Time Warner CEO open to bundling online HBO subscription with broadband plans
- Hopster Promises Netflix for Kids, and No One Else
- Target goes head-to-head with iTunes and Amazon with launch of 'Ticket' video service
- Amazon Tries Breaking From the Streaming-Video Pack With Offline Viewing for New Kindles
- $35,000 Prima Cinema Player brings movies home as soon as they hit theaters (eyes-on)
- Apple refunds those who bought Breaking Bad final season passes on iTunes
- Google Play Movies & TV update adds On Device menu, streamlines episode selection
- Wuaki.tv streaming video service exits beta in the UK
- Apple TV Gets Live MLS Games And Disney Junior Kids Content Via New Channels
- Netflix opens the gates to 'Super HD' video for all
What We're Watching
- Brian Brushwood: YMS "Walking Dead", Legend of Korra, Breaking Bad, Futurama, Archer, The Manhattan Project, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
- Tom Merritt: Breaking Bad, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Orange is the New Black, The Goldbergs, Top Chef Masters, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
- Casey McKinnon: Breaking Bad, Slings and Arrows, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Breaking Bad is a show that some have said was a reason to get Netflix. Sort of like The Matrix for DVD sales.
Do you think that Breaking Bad is a show that could have had the success on Netflix as it has had on AMC?
I don't think so as BB has had that watercooler talk that most shows do not have thus proving that binge watching is fine for shows that have finished but not shows in production.
Oh and a title ""All's Good That Ends Bad
Would like to add some comments to what you guys were discussing regarding why people download instead of stream and how making it easier to get will stop the illegal downloading.
From my point of view, its always going to be download. My internet is slow that steaming is not always possible. My caps are small - 36Gb/month with 12Gb allowance for peak (11am to 11pm) and 24Gb off-peak. A lot of Australian ISP's inflict this type of stupid bandwidth caps structure on their customers - we even pay for uploads.
This means that I try and download everything in off peak for viewing in peak times. I have used add-ons for Firefox for downloading YouTube content so I can watch the video seamlessly, so them adding the feature for off line viewing is great.
This also means that unfortunately I (and many others) will still have to get our content from nefarious sources even if the content could be streamed cheaply
Just something for you guys to think about
Mick (from Downunder - Shellharbour)
Winter Movie Draft
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