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Entertainment 2.0 #139 : Dolby, Skype, and Mobile Gaming

PrintEpisode 139 of the Entertainment 2.0 podcast had Josh Pollard welcoming back everyone’s favorite globe-trotting hipster: James Montemagno! The start of the show was absolutely packed with lots of great emails from listeners who brought a lot of extra insight into the topics we’ve been discussing over the past few weeks. Up first for the topics was the missing Play button in Netflix within Windows Media Center. Josh’s lovely wife found a work-around to getting past it. Then the guys briefly chatted about Ceton getting their InfiniTV 4 USB certified by CableLabs. Next up was perhaps the biggest story of the week with Dolby’s announcement that their codecs won’t be included with Windows 8. Then Josh talked about a new Media Center plugin he’s been evaluating called SkypeMCEAnswer. James wrapped the show up by talking about his latest article on the fight for your pocket in mobile gaming. Make sure to join the guys for the live recording next week at 8pm ET!

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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.