Configuring Comskip with DvrmsToolBox for Windows Media Center

Sep 16, 2012 by

Now that Comskip has released a beta with WTV support it's time to put it through its paces. Learn how to configure the new Comskip beta with Windows Media Center and DvrmsToolBox.

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Comskip Now Supports WTV Files

Mar 9, 2012 by

Some of us having been using Windows 7 Media Center as our primary DVR for over three years. When it was first released we were missing out on one big feature that we had grown to love and depend on in prior versions: automatic commercial skipping. With Windows 7 the default file format for...

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Entertainment 2.0 #125 : Show Analyzer v2 Preview

Apr 29, 2011 by

The episode number this week, 125, is of course mod 25, so as has been the custom, Josh and Craig were joined by Jere Jones for the Entertainment 2.0 podcast. As we reported earlier, Jere has been working on a new version of his commercial scanning product, Show Analyzer, for the last few months....

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ShowAnalyzer v2.0 Development Underway

Apr 6, 2011 by

While listening to Android Buffet Episode 38 Jere Jones, the man behind Dragon Global, creator of ShowAnalyzer, mentioned that he has been working very hard over the last couple of months on ShowAnalyzer version 2.0. ShowAnalyzer was the first commercial skipping solution to natively support...

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Entertainment 2.0 #120 : Jason Null

Mar 25, 2011 by

Entertainment 2.0 has made it to episode 120. Unfortunately Josh was without both James and Craig this week. He was joined by a special guest though, so you don’t have to just listen to him for an hour! This week Josh talked with Windows Media Center enthusiasts Jason Null (yes, his last...

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Entertainment 2.0 #113 : HTPCs and Media Room

Jan 28, 2011 by

This week on Entertainment 2.0 Josh is once again joined by James, and later in the show by Craig. We had a listener voicemail to share with regards to Windows Embedded, and a few comments to respond to. Then we jumped into the article James wrote about building a cheap home theater pc. Craig...

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Entertainment 2.0 #105: General News and Fun

Dec 4, 2010 by

We’re back for number 105 this week and it was a fun one.  No more arguments but the WHS drive extender issue certainly won’t die, and for good reason. Josh and I are joined once again but guest James Montemagno.  While the shows are a bit longer, having another perspective on things is...

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How-to Setup Automatic Commercial Skipping in Windows Media Center

Nov 29, 2010 by

One of the biggest advantages to using a computer as the basis of your of your living room DVR is the ability to automate commercial skipping. Everyone remembers when they got their first DVR, and how great it was to be able to fast-forward through commercials. Well combining Windows Media Center,...

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Comcast and TV Guide Gonna Get Ya During Fast Forward

May 20, 2010 by

We knew someone would think of it eventually and it looks like a joint venture between Comcast and TV Guide may be the first.  Radnor’s Guideworks, a joint venture between Comcast and TV Guide is the company that maintains Comcast’s interactive program guide.  This is what you see...

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ShowAnalyzer V1.0 Beta Now Publically Available

Aug 5, 2009 by

Many people were extremely excited when we announced back in May that Dragon Global was releasing a private beta of ShowAnalyzer that would work with Windows 7. Unfortunately, the beta was time limited, and that time limit has run out for most people by now.  Jere Jones, the creator of the...

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DVRMSToolbox Public Release

May 22, 2009 by

We mentioned last week that a private beta version of DVRMSToolbox, version, was available last Friday to Early Access members. Tonight Andy Van Til released this fantastic tool to the public. The biggest new feature is of course support for the .WTV files that are created in Windows 7...

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Show Analyzer Windows 7 Beta Now Available

May 18, 2009 by

Jere Jones, over at Dragon Global has released the beta of Show Analyzer version 1.0. This is the version that supports the WTV files that are created by Windows 7 Media Center. For a full write-up on how to setup completely automated commercial skipping in Windows 7 check out the post I wrote...

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