Entertainment 2.0 #105: General News and Fun

Dec 4, 2010 by

We’re back for number 105 this week and it was a fun one.  No more arguments but the WHS drive extender issue certainly won’t die, and for good reason. Josh and I are joined once again but guest James Montemagno.  While the shows are a bit longer, having another perspective on things is...

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Entertainment 2.0-#104: Happy Thanksgiving!

Nov 26, 2010 by

I really wanted to get the show out to folks yesterday so you could have something to listen to during your Black Friday insanity, but alas, family stuff took over.  We are on schedule though and James Montemagno joins us again this week. Don’t worry!  There aren’t any fights this week.  We...

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Entertainment 2.0 #103: Round 2!

Nov 19, 2010 by

Welcome to episode 103 of The Big Show!  We’re joined again this week by James Montemagno of RevoHTPC.  Like last week’s show, we run a bit long but hopefully you enjoy it.  You’ll find links below for all of the information we discuss. While it wasn’t intended when we started this week,...

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Entertainment 2.0 #102: Richard and James

Nov 12, 2010 by

With Josh taking a week off I got the opportunity to bring back two of our previous guests this week.  Richard Green is a Media Center user and has been working with HTPCs for a good long time now.  James Montemagno is my co-host over at The Movie Podcast and writer of RevoHTPC, a site...

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Locking Your Collection from Prying Eyes (Part 2)

Nov 6, 2010 by

In part one, we covered how to lock down native Media Center applications so that you you didn’t have to worry about whether or not your family is being sneaking and trying to watch things they shouldn’t.  For many of us however, this is only half the story.  With several third party Media...

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Locking Your Collection from Prying Eyes (Part 1)

Nov 6, 2010 by

Seriously, I won’t judge you if you have content you don’t want me to watch.  While our minds immediately wander to some lonely guy trying to hide his extensive adult collection, our focus today is parental control.  My sons have reached an age where they’re old enough to use our Harmony...

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Entertainment 2.0: NUMBER 100!!

Oct 29, 2010 by

The wait is finally over!  We’ve reached 100 and this is a big deal for us.  While there isn’t a lot of news this week, we’re joined by Jere Jones and (for part of the show) James Montemagno and it was just a lot of fun.  Many joined us live for the giveaway and while the winners have been...

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Entertainment 2.0 #99: Less Than A Week Left!!

Oct 22, 2010 by

No fights this week folks.  Sorry, but we can’t argue all the time but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t listen.  This week we cover the latest in CableCARD news as well as more video conversion methods.  As well, we’re both hoping that Netflix gives Xbox and Media Center users...

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Entertainment 2.0 #98: WP7, Xbox and Media Center

Oct 15, 2010 by

Back for number 98 and it’s a fun one!  We cover a good bit of off topic yet Media Center related news this week and once again, I jump all over Google TV.  We’ll be done soon, we promise. Thanks to everyone for the emails this week.  We learned that you can watch MLS soccer online.  That...

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Entertainment 2.0 #97: Surveys and DVRs

Oct 8, 2010 by

We open up to more general topics this week and talk DVRs and content in general.  As such, it was a good week for a guest.  Josh and I are joined by Craig Scholle.  Craig has joined us before and he’s always welcome.  It’s all numbers this week and some of them may surprise you.  Enjoy...

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Entertainment 2.0 #96: 3DTV = Smoking

Oct 1, 2010 by

It’s another great week of emails, voice mail and Media Center focused conversation.  Josh and I appreciate all of the information and questions our listeners send in so keep them coming!  This week we talk sports content, burning TV shows to DVD as well as some more Windows Embedded.  We...

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Seal the Deal

Sep 30, 2010 by

I decided to jump into Internet TV in Media Center recently to see if any new content had been added.  And what to my wondering eyes did appear but a full episode of Dexter.  Showtime is providing the first episode of season five in it’s entirety to Media Center users.  This is a great way to...

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