Entertainment 2.0 #417: Maybe I’m an Xbox Stalker

Aug 10, 2017 by

Spotify has finally landed on the Xbox One. Plex brings live TV and DVR out of beta. The Xbox One gets a UI overhaul...again, and Disney is planning their own streaming service.

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Entertainment 2.0 #389: Forever*

Dec 1, 2016 by

There’s a new tool for transitioning from WMC to Kodi or Plex. Edge grabs 4k Netflix. Get an extended trial of Groove Music. Play Xbox One games with Oculus Rift, and more.

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Now You Can Watch Netflix Offline on iOS, Android

Nov 30, 2016 by

It's been a long time coming, but Netflix has finally added offline viewing of movies, shows, and originals to its iOS and Android app.

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4k Netflix Comes Exclusively to Microsoft Edge

Nov 23, 2016 by

Microsoft has announced that their Edge browser is the only browser that can stream Netflix in 4k.

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Entertainment 2.0 #288 : Josh is a Genius!

Aug 1, 2014 by

Dan Skaggs joins Richard this week to discuss the latest Windows platform entertainment news and follow up on his previously ailing HTPC setup. It turns out that Josh was right—it was the network card. And while he was upgrading, Dan threw in an SSD system drive, too, so that doesn't hurt either!

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Entertainment 2.0 #285 : Windows 7 Support

Jul 10, 2014 by

We're nearing the first deadline in the lifespan of Windows 7. The guys discuss what that means for Media Center users, and then discuss the latest Xbox news. Comcast and Channel Master are also in the news with their new DVR upgrades.

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Entertainment 2.0 #277 : They’ve Ruined Me

May 15, 2014 by

Josh and Richard discuss the Kinect-less Xbox One, the massive changes to Xbox Live Gold, the updated Spotify app for Windows Phone, and the Netflix rate increase. Josh also gives his review of the Polk Audio 4 Shot headset.

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Netflix Ups Its Subscription Rate by One

May 9, 2014 by

Netflix is upping its new subscription rates by one dollar, pound, or euro, depending on where you live. Existing subscribers get a break, though, for the next two years.

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Entertainment 2.0 #251 : More Ps are Better

Nov 7, 2013 by

Nokia looks to be working on a new Windows Phone and an 8" tablet. Some are questioning the Xbox One's processing power. The Surface Pro 2 gets a huge battery life increase. Amazon is bringing original content to Prime, and Netflix is streaming in 4k!

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Entertainment 2.0 #238 : Switches to Riches

Aug 8, 2013 by

Netflix finally gives us user profiles, but at the cost of a functional Media Center plugin, network switches for home entertainment, a new Windows 8 tablet, a Surface Pro price cut, and good news for Windows Phone and the platform's developers.

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Netflix Profile Support Breaks Windows Media Center Plugin (Workaround...

Aug 3, 2013 by

User profile support for Netflix sounds like a great idea! However, the implementation of the feature broke the Netflix plugin for Windows Media Center.

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Chromecast, Unicorns and the Cable Industry

Jul 29, 2013 by

Last Wednesday, July 24th, Google unveiled Chromecast. Chromecast is a small, $35 device that hooks into an HDMI port that allows content to be streamed from various devices to a TV or A/V receiver. Putting the hardware aside for a second, Chromecast is also a suite of software that works together to enable streaming from cloud content sources or local content sources to a TV. While many are interested in the hardware, the software may have a bigger long term impact.

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