Entertainment 2.0 #396: Clogging the Tubes

Feb 3, 2017 by

A new live and catch-up TV app comes to Windows. Plex is making news by bringing the news. Xbox tweaks the Insider program. Windows may have a new SKU and the FCC has a new chief.

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Entertainment 2.0 #372: Android TV as MCE Replacement?

Jun 23, 2016 by

We’re joined by James Montemagno to discuss his switch from Windows Media Center to Android TV, plus all the latest Microsoft entertainment technology news.

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Entertainment 2.0 #356: Bigger Things to Feel Bad About

Jan 29, 2016 by

It was a rough week for Microsoft, especially on the Surface news front. The FCC is also about to release new plans for opening the pay-tv market.

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Entertainment 2.0 #340: What’s Next for Pay TV?

Sep 2, 2015 by

Emby brings live TV support. Plex updates their Xbox One app. An elite Xbox One bundle is coming with new hardware, and the FCC has some new ideas to replace CableCARD.

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Entertainment 2.0 #208 : More Ben!

Dec 21, 2012 by

Apparently just one episode of Entertainment 2.0 just wasn't enough to contain Ben Drawbaugh, so he's back for more this week! Actually, after last week's show Richard and Ben talked for another 30 minutes about UltraViolet and a few other topics near and dear to our hearts. It was such a good conversation that we felt compelled to share it with you. But don't worry, there was still listener feedback to respond to, and news to cover.

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Entertainment 2.0 #207 : What’s SD?

Dec 14, 2012 by

Ben Drawbaugh from Engadget joins the show to discuss SiliconDust's DLNA server support coming, along with the FCC's recent blessing of DLNA. This discussion transitioned into how it might be a sign of how this space may be changing. They also talked a little more about their experiences with the Ceton Echo.

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Entertainment 2.0 #199 : On the Surface

Oct 19, 2012 by

With less than two weeks until the official launch of Windows 8 there was plenty of news for Josh and Richard to cover. The new Xbox Dashboard is out, along with Xbox Music, Microsoft has released pricing and pre-orders for the Surface RT and Windows, and the FCC continues to make us angry!

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thEndUsr Episode 104: Breaking the Vow of Silence

Aug 3, 2012 by

Chris and Taylor talk about the new Outlook.com, Amazon Music, Verizon tethering, Dropbox security, Raspberry Pi and much more!

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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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Entertainment 2.0 #158 : Not-So-Happy Holidays

Dec 22, 2011 by

It may be the happy holiday time of the year, but positive news to discuss was in short supply this week!

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FCC CableCARD Changes Start August 8th

Aug 1, 2011 by

Ever since last year home theater PC owners who have had an interest in CableCARD equipped PCs have been looking forward to August 1, 2011. I’m hear to tell you that your dreams have not been answered yet. Before you close your browser to go cry in a corner about how your government has let you...

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