Entertainment 2.0 #225 : Pre Pre Pre Pre Cursor

May 3, 2013 by

Media Center really can stay on top of other Windows in Windows 8; the next Xbox looks more and more real, now with an official announcement date and all; and T-Mobile debuts the new Nokia Lumia 510 on the Home Shopping Network. And as if Richard wasn't busy enough he has a new Windows tablet and Windows Phone to play with!

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Entertainment 2.0 #223 : The Future is in the Future

Apr 19, 2013 by

The next version of the Xbox dominates the news while rumors suggest that Microsoft may actually bring the Start button back to Windows. They might not have plans to release a "Surface" Phone after all, and large cable providers begin encrypting the digital basic tier.

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Netflix App Available for Windows 8

Oct 12, 2012 by

One of the must-have apps in any ecosystem is a Netflix app. A Netflix app for Windows 8 was shown at the Surface announcement, but hasn't been made available until today.

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Entertainment 2.0 #196 : You’re a What?

Sep 28, 2012 by

This week it looks as though Microsoft is planning to produce their own original video content and they are also offering some great deals on video games that may entice you to checkout a Microsoft Store. My Movies has been used by one million people, Cyberlink released a Windows 8 version of PowerDVD that doesn't play DVDs, there might be a new fix for the Netflix bug in Media Center, and details of the upcoming RedBox video streaming service have started to be released. Of course the pair couldn't make it out without talking (briefly this time) about the HTC Windows Phone 8 devices that were announced before wrapping up the show.

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Entertainment 2.0 #187 : How Richard Got His Start Back

Jul 26, 2012 by

Josh and Richard are back with a way to get the Start button back into Windows 8, along with another huge benefit to Windows 8 home theater PC users. They also discuss a way to remap a Media Center remote's Green Button to work as a Start button, along with Netflix's earnings, Vizio's new Google TV box, and their latest projects.

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Microsoft Demos Windows 8 Netflix App

Jun 24, 2012 by

At Microsoft's Surface event last week, Steven Sinofsky gave us a quick preview of Netflix' new Metro-style app for Windows 8, expected at Windows 8 launch.

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Entertainment 2.0 #173 : Richard’s Impending Doom

Apr 13, 2012 by

Nokia's new flagship Lumia 900 debuts in hundreds of closed AT&T stores on Easter Sunday, and it gets mixed reviews—but we still love it. More and more households are drawing video content from the Internet, and meanwhile, your cable bill is probably going through the roof!

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Entertainment 2.0 #169 : Windows 8 Consumer Preview

Mar 9, 2012 by

The moment we’ve all been waiting for since Microsoft released the Windows 8 Developer Preview finally hit! We now have the Windows 8 Consumer Preview, and we’ve had about a week to play with it. Guess what? Media Center is in there, despite all of the rumors to the contrary! We take a...

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Entertainment 2.0 #165 : Good Grief!

Feb 10, 2012 by

Episode 165 is all about Windows and the number 8! We've got details on Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8, along with tons of content news!

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Entertainment 2.0 #163 : Super Bowl Planning and Plug-in Updates

Jan 27, 2012 by

Now that we’re all a couple of weeks out of the Consumer Electronics Show there haven’t been any new products to talk about, but many of our favorite products have been updated. Some of those updates have been good, while others were changed through external forces, and not for the...

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What’s Going On at Netflix? [Updated]

Jan 21, 2012 by

Amidst news of management shuffling and pending financial results, blackout windows lengthen, features disappear, and the content library shrinks.

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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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