Entertainment 2.0 #383: Plex’s Jason Williams

Sep 22, 2016 by

The guys are joined by Jason Williams, director of product and growth at Plex, to discuss its history, the new DVR functionality, and drop some hints about its future. In the news: new Windows apps for Vudu and Kodi, and Project Scorpio’s ability to run at a native 4k resolution.

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Entertainment 2.0 #382: Slicing Up the HPTC

Sep 15, 2016 by

HP has a potential new home theater PC. Sling TV releases a Windows 10 app. Spotify comes to Xbox, and the Microsoft Band may not be long for this world.

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Roku 4 – A Dream But Not Reality

Nov 18, 2015 by

The specs on the new Roku 4 made me hope it would be a suitable replacement for my HTPC. But was it reality?

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Entertainment 2.0 #347: 25 Kangaroos

Oct 29, 2015 by

The Media Center guide data situation may be improving. The Kangaroo could be a $99 HTPC. Groove brings podcasts to Windows 10, and Microsoft dates the release of Windows 10 on Xbox One.

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Mr. Robot Finale Delayed — Fix Your DVR

Aug 31, 2015 by

USA's hit new show, Mr. Robot, needed to postpone its finale by a week. The reasoning is understandable, but if you don't adjust your DVR you'll miss out!

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SiliconDust Trying to Kickstart HDHomeRun DVR

Apr 20, 2015 by

SiliconDust, makers of the HDHomeRun line of TV tuners are looking to kick start the HDHomeRun DVR. Could it become the HTPC solution of the future?

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Entertainment 2.0 #317: Prid Quo Pro

Feb 26, 2015 by

Even if you don't remember Unbox, it's going away. The next Xbox One update is available in preview form. Plex releases a major update on Roku devices, and there's a lot going on in Josh and Richard's entertainment centers.

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My Memories for Windows Media Center Updated

Jan 22, 2015 by

My Memories is a beautiful and fun screen saver plugin for Windows Media Center. We've loved it since it was introduced, and with the latest update it's getting even better!

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Intel Shows Next-Generation NUC

Jan 10, 2015 by

Intel's NUC small form-factor PCs have always been interesting to home theater PC builders. The 5th-generation device packs even more features that should make it a compelling product.

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Intel’s Compute Stick is an HDMI Dongle PC

Jan 8, 2015 by

Intel's new Compute Stick is an entire computer baked into an HDMI dongle. Could it be the basis for your next low-cost home theater PC?

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Entertainment 2.0 #308 : It’s For The People

Dec 18, 2014 by

It was a week of ups and downs for Windows Media Center users. Microsoft announced the next Windows 10 even while the next build leaked, and the consequences of the Sony hack became more dire.

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Entertainment 2.0 #307 : A Metric Slew

Dec 11, 2014 by

This week there's good news and bad for Media Center users. Microsoft has 12 days of deals for you. The Xbox One has new media apps, and the future of ebooks on Windows is murky.

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