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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Entertainment 2.0 #306 : Blame the Labels

Dec 4, 2014 by

Microsoft's music deals continue, but get more confusing. There's a fix for RDP issues. Updates are coming to some Windows Phones, but nothing more will come from Huawai. All this and more on episode 306 of Entertainment 2.0.

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Entertainment 2.0 #305 : STELA!

Nov 26, 2014 by

The guys are creating movies and reviewing the Windows Phone podcatcher ecosystem. Xbox Ones are flying off the shelves, and Sony is launching a TV service.

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ArcSoft Drops TotalMedia Theatre

Sep 20, 2014 by

ArcSoft has completely dropped TotalMedia Theatre, one of the most popular HTPC Blu-ray options.

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Entertainment 2.0 #291 : Designing Your Home AV Experience

Aug 21, 2014 by

Rob from the AV Rant Podcast joins us to discuss the latest news, plus tips and tricks for setting up your home theater.

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Entertainment 2.0 #263 : Fundamental Psychological Problems

Feb 6, 2014 by

This week Josh and Richard discuss some noteworthy Windows Phone apps and deals, the forthcoming update to Windows 8.1 and Xbox One, and Microsoft's final decision on a CEO.

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Keeping Windows Media Center Alive Without Microsoft

Jan 16, 2014 by

Microsoft may have all but given up on Windows Media Center, but this community hasn't! Mark Terborg offers his opinions on how the community can keep this beloved product alive.

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Windows Media Center Command Line Options

Aug 31, 2013 by

Everyone who has a Windows Media Center home theater PC sitting under the TV probably knows that it can be launched on boot. What you may not know is that there's a bunch of slightly hidden launch modes—all accessible via command line options. The utility of these options is a bit nebulous, but there is some neat stuff in here.

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Zotac Shows New ZBOX ID83

Feb 14, 2013 by

Zotac is planning to release an update to the ZBOX line of small-form-factor PCs. In a segment that has been dominated by low-end processors, the ZBOX ID83 packs some serious muscle for home theater PC enthusiasts.

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Arctic Releases an XBMC Set Top Box, Bring Your Checkbook

Feb 7, 2013 by

Arctic releases a stand alone set top box powered by XBMC, but it may price itself right out of the market.

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