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Entertainment 2.0 #135 : Netflix Hike, Remote Potato HD, and Remotes

PrintEpisode 135 of the Entertainment 2.0 podcast makes it three episodes in a row where things have gone smoothly! This week Josh Pollard was joined by fellow DMZ writers Richard Gunther, and joining the show after a long absence was James Montemagno!  As usual the show started off with two great pieces of listener feedback.  Once the guys made it to the topics they started off covering Richard’s review of Remote Potato HD for iPad. Then Josh talked about the new firmware that is being rolled out for Cisco tuning adapters. After that all three of the guys got a little upset about Netflix’s’ rate increases. They cooled off as James shared his excitement about the Boxee remote, well, until Josh crushed his dreams. After that Josh shared some details about some upcoming changes to the Windows Experts Community that were inspired by user feedback. They wrapped up the show by quickly discussing Kinect functionality for Windows 7 Media Center, and then by discussing the latest news around Tivo. Next time join Josh and the guys for all the fun in the live chat room, on Tuesday nights at 8pm ET.

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Josh Pollard

Josh has been writing software since his parents brought home their first computer. His love for gadgets and technology eventually spurred a passion for home theater technology. After starting the DMZ, he received Microsoft’s MVP award for Windows Media Center. Even though the beloved home theater PC platform is all but dead he continues to tinker with consumer entertainment technology. He’s a life-long gamer and DIY smart home enthusiast. He co-hosts the Entertainment 2.0 podcast with Richard Gunther and the DMZ’s gaming podcast, Story Players, with Joe DeStazio.