Entertainment 2.0 #288 : Josh is a Genius!

Aug 1, 2014 by

Dan Skaggs joins Richard this week to discuss the latest Windows platform entertainment news and follow up on his previously ailing HTPC setup. It turns out that Josh was right—it was the network card. And while he was upgrading, Dan threw in an SSD system drive, too, so that doesn't hurt either!

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Home: On #030 – Bridging Standards, with Mike Soucie

Jul 29, 2014 by

Revolv co-founder Mike Soucie joins us to talk about the latest wave of new industry standards, the possibility of Samsung purchasing SmartThings, and Revolv’s special sauce to help unify and evolve the increasingly splintered connected home.

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Entertainment 2.0 #287 : Mostly Bad News

Jul 24, 2014 by

Not every week can be full of good news. Unfortunately, this week had a disproportionate share of bad news. Huge changes at Microsoft dominate this episode, but there are some bright spots too!

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thEndUsr Episode 178: Pants Based Personal Flying Transportation Syste...

Jul 22, 2014 by

Chris and Taylor talk about troubles and transitions at Microsoft, Amazon's new unlimited eBook plan, net neutrality and much more!

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Entertainment 2.0 #286 : Two Score and Fourteen Phones Ago

Jul 17, 2014 by

Windows Phone 8.1 is rolling out, Microsoft is taking the fight to Chromebooks, Xbox One sales are up, the NFL Sunday Ticket may finally be available to streamers, and Satya Nadella lays out his vision for Microsoft.

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thEndUsr Episode 177: i1000

Jul 15, 2014 by

Chris and Taylor talk about Microsoft taking on Chromebooks, Aereo in reform, Net Neutrality, Verizon, and much more!

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Home: On #029 – Nest Developments, with Mike Wolf

Jul 14, 2014 by

Market analyst Mike Wolf joins Richard to recap a few busy weeks of smarthome news. Nest buys Dropcam, launches a developer program, and announces integration partners; Staples expands its connected home ecosystem and footprint; and Home Depot jumps into the pool with a surprisingly appealing offering.

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Entertainment 2.0 #285 : Windows 7 Support

Jul 10, 2014 by

We're nearing the first deadline in the lifespan of Windows 7. The guys discuss what that means for Media Center users, and then discuss the latest Xbox news. Comcast and Channel Master are also in the news with their new DVR upgrades.

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Home: On #028 – Forging Alliances, with Mark Walters

Jul 7, 2014 by

Honeywell finally makes an interesting move in the smart home space, Nest resumes sales of its smoke detector at a lower price, and Mark Walters joins us to talk about the history and benefits of Z-Wave and the Z-Wave Alliance.

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Entertainment 2.0 #284 : Take Three

Jul 3, 2014 by

It was a huge week of listeners asking questions and offering suggestions for other listeners. We also saw a slew of app releases and updates, plus a surprising possibility for a future Windows Media Center replacement.

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