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In this week's column Bob examines NFL Game Rewind, which lets subscribers watch an entire season of NFL games on demand, after the live telecasts have concluded.

Read more: Tackling Tech: NFL Game Rewind - Can You Wait to Watch Games?

Just when you thought there was a break in fan-unfriendly deadlock between Time Warner Cable (which paid for the rights to carry L.A. Dodgers channel games) and other potential distributors, sports powerhouse DIRECTV waved it off.

Read more: The L.A. Dodgers TV Situation – The Bad, the Ugly and the Unspeakable

In this week's column, Bob looks at two efforts-in-progress that would change the way NFL Sunday Ticket is offered, making it available to pro football fans far beyond those with DIRECTV satellite TV service.

Read more: Tackling Tech: On Deck: No Dish-Required NFL Sunday Ticket Options

Hoping to put the costly and extended failed experiment of 3D TV in the rearview mirror, the video industry is working hard to make ultra HD (aka 4K TV) a reality despite the high cost of capable TV sets and a dearth of programming shot in the higher-resolution format.

Read more: UHD TV – Beyond Sets and Content to Packaging and Pricing

In this week's column, Bob discusses why brains-and-brawn networks are required to deliver a streaming video experience that keeps fans coming back for more.

Read more: Tackling Tech: Stronger Networks Needed - Stream on or Dream on?

Having lost its Supreme Court case vs. the big broadcasters who wanted over-the-air (OTA) TV streamer Aereo erased from the video industry, it now appears that both sides stand to win big if the company receives the full clearances it need to become what it long argued it wasn't – a cable TV service provider.

Read more: A Win-Win after the Supreme Court Loss for Aereo?

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