Entertainment 2.0 #246 : Is CableCARD Dead?

Oct 2, 2013 by

Some fear Congress is trying to kill CableCARD, Windows Phone is doing quite well in Europe, different Surface tablets could be coming soon along with a voice controlled home automation system. Microsoft kills MSN TV, Simple.TV has a new tuner partnership, and Valve is trying to compete with Microsoft in new ways.

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HDHomeRun DLNA Update Now Available

Mar 31, 2013 by

SiliconDust has released the HDHomeRun drivers that enable DLNA streaming from the HDHomeRun PRIME.

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CES Interview with SiliconDust CEO

Jan 16, 2013 by

We interview SiliconDust's CEO, Ted Head, at CES. See the complete discussion about the HDHomeRun products they're rolling out to support the recently announced Project:Connect and the future of CableCARD.

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New HDHomeRun Promises Tuner Support around the Home

Jan 11, 2013 by

Between firmware updates for existing HDHomeRun Prime users and new HDHomeRun tuners and apps in the very near future, SiliconDust lays out a roadmap for bringing premium content screens all around your home.

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HDHomeRun Prime To Bring CableCARD to PS3, Other DLNA Devices

Dec 5, 2012 by

SiliconDust's HDHomeRun Prime networked CableCARD tuner is about to get a whole lot more useful and interesting. Later this month, SiliconDust will release an upgrade enabling DLNA and UPnP support for devices and players around your home—including the PS3.

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Will Windows 8 Media Center Support CableCARD? UPDATE: Yes

May 4, 2012 by

Microsoft has provided more details about Windows Media Center in Windows 8. This time around they've included specifics about codec support, DVD playback, and TV tuner support. But when they listed the different TV tuners supported, they appear to have left out a few of our favorites.

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Entertainment 2.0 #165 : Good Grief!

Feb 10, 2012 by

Episode 165 is all about Windows and the number 8! We've got details on Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8, along with tons of content news!

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The Current State of CableCARD

Feb 3, 2012 by

Without a doubt, one of the most critical features to the success of Windows Media Center has been open support of CableCARD. Once the archaic restrictions were lifted allowing anyone to buy and install a CableCARD tuner into the PC the market opened up. Ceton released their InfiniTV 4 (PCIe, then...

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Entertainment 2.0 #164 : I’m Not Supposed to Watch These!

Feb 3, 2012 by

Josh and Richard tried to keep episode 164, and to get the live show started on time this week. Only one of those goals were accomplished, but that’s okay! As usual, the show was kicked off by some great listener feedback before Josh made a correction on the topic of DVD ripping from the last...

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Ceton Showing Their Own Windows Media Center Extender and Set-top-box

Jan 10, 2012 by

Today, at the Consumer Electronics Show, Ceton is inviting the press to their suite to show off what they’ve been working on, and it should excite a lot of people in the Windows Media Center community! First up, they’ve decided to produce their own Windows Media Center Extender! For...

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Entertainment 2.0 #159 : Holiday Spectacular 2011

Dec 29, 2011 by

We wrap up 2011 by talking about the high and low points of 2011 and by looking forward to what 2012 might bring!

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CableCARD Tuner Comparison

Dec 3, 2011 by

2011 has been a great year for CableCARD tuners. We’ve seen Ceton slash the price of their quad-tuner InfiniTV 4, and expand  their offerings to an external USB tuner. SiliconDust and Hauppauge also released devices of their own. While the new products have helped to bring the costs...

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