Entertainment 2.0 #394: Finger Controllers

Jan 19, 2017 by

The Creators Update is coming, and we’ve got more details on what it will bring. Plus, more bad Windows Phone news, and a Microsoft e-book store.

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Entertainment 2.0 #393: CES 2017

Jan 9, 2017 by

Josh and Richard took some time after the CES show floor closed for 2017 to discuss all the big news stories that were announced. SiliconDust, Dish, NVIDIA all had updates. There were also a couple brand new products.

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Home: On #083 – CES Eve, with Ry Crist

Jan 3, 2017 by

CNET’s Ry Crist joins Richard just before the start of CES to reminisce about last year’s highlights and post-show reality and to speculate about what they'll see this year at this massive event. They're both betting on more smart refrigerators, and Richard's pretty confident he won’t like them.

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Entertainment 2.0 #392: Hipster Touch

Dec 22, 2016 by

The Xbox gets 4k and HDR from VUDU, almost gets it from Amazon, and also receives bitstreaming with Atmos. Plex drops Amazon. Your Groove expands to iOS and Android, and we prepare for the biggest Xbox sale ever.

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Home: On #082 – Fireside ’16, from Technology.FM

Dec 20, 2016 by

It's year two of the Technology.FM end-of-year fireside chat. Richard joins Mike Wolf, Jason Griffing, and Seth Johnson to review the year's top connected home stories and look ahead at what they think 2017 has in store. But first, how did they do with last year's prediction? Not too bad, actually!

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Entertainment 2.0 #391: Spotty FOX

Dec 15, 2016 by

Listener favorite James Montemagno joins Richard this week as Plex dominates our video news. Plexivus and some more traditional holidays bring great deals. Spotify now controls your Sonos Speakers, and next year expect to find Cortana in speakers and other devices around your home. New media file management options hit Windows and Xbox, and somehow James manages to talk about Super Mario Bros.

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Entertainment 2.0 #390: Xbox Gets Its Video Groove Back

Dec 9, 2016 by

Movies and TV may soon get 4k UHD movies. Plex’s desktop app goes free and brings OneDrive to Plex Cloud. Groove gets videos, and there are more deals to be had from Microsoft.

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Home: On #081 – More T’s, with Dave Evans

Dec 8, 2016 by

Insteon and others add scene control to your Amazon Echo, CNET gives the Wink Hub 2 one thumb up and two thumbs down, and we finally get more T’s...but not from IFTTT. Stringify co-founder and CTO Dave Evans joins us to talk about their powerful services integration platform that could take your smart home to the next level.

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Entertainment 2.0 #389: Forever*

Dec 1, 2016 by

There’s a new tool for transitioning from WMC to Kodi or Plex. Edge grabs 4k Netflix. Get an extended trial of Groove Music. Play Xbox One games with Oculus Rift, and more.

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Home: On #080 – Building Ecosystems, with Doug Evans

Nov 28, 2016 by

We’re bringing you Richard’s interview with Juicero founder Doug Evans from the Smart Kitchen Summit. But first, Josh Pollard joins us to run through some updates from the news, including our review of Securifi’s Almond 3 router, now shipping and available for purchase.

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Entertainment 2.0 #388: The DVR that Xbox Forgot

Nov 17, 2016 by

Richard is back to discuss the death of the Xbox streaming stick, Tablo and FandangoNOW on the Xbox, the Xbox Holiday Update, Steam Machines, and Black Friday deals.

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Home: On #079 – Simple Control, with Will Price

Nov 14, 2016 by

We finally sit down with Simple Control CEO Will Price to discuss their versatile iOS-based control system for your home. We find out that they have answers for people who insist on having tactile buttons and that Will’s not the biggest fan of HomeKit. But first, how much is a dishwasher that orders its own soap refills worth to you?

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