Entertainment 2.0

Entertainment 2.0 #118 : Hipster Free

PrintEntertainment 2.0 took a week off while Josh went to the Microsoft MVP Summit 2011.  This week he is back, and as usual is joined by Craig. James flew to Romania for a few months though, so his hipster-style presence will be missed for the next few months.

The show started off with some great listener feedback.  A few listeners need some help and/or advice, and I think we were able to come up with some decent solutions for them. However, if you feel we missed anything, or have other ideas, please feel free to send them to us and we’ll pass them along next week.

The show’s topics started with brief discussion on the current status of the InfiniTV Status plugin, and a Microsoft security update that should be applied to any computer from Windows XP all the way through Windows 7. Then they discussed the video that VinylFreak made demonstrating Total Media Theatre 5, My Movies 3, and Windows 7 Media Center for Blu-ray playback. Next up was a brief chat about the price drop for the Amulet Devices Voice Remote Control and some speculation on Microsoft’s plans to enter the tablet space. The show was capped off with Josh’s interview with Mark Pendergrast from Microsoft during the MVP Summit.

In the closing notes Josh put out a call to the listeners to see if they would be interested in being on the show, or writing for the site. If you missed the show live, remember you can always listen live, and join in the chat, on Tuesday nights at 8:00 PM EST.

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Josh Pollard

Josh has been writing software since his parents brought home their first computer. His love for gadgets and technology eventually spurred a passion for home theater technology. After starting the DMZ, he received Microsoft’s MVP award for Windows Media Center. Even though the beloved home theater PC platform is all but dead he continues to tinker with consumer entertainment technology. He’s a life-long gamer and DIY smart home enthusiast. He co-hosts the Entertainment 2.0 podcast with Richard Gunther and the DMZ’s gaming podcast, Story Players, with Joe DeStazio.