Entertainment 2.0 #111 : CES 2011 Wrap-up

Jan 14, 2011 by

The International Consumer Electronics Show for 2011 has now come to a close. While everyone who attended is sure to be at home recovering from the CES plague I got together with Craig and James again to give a final recap of all the big Media Center news from the show. Despite doing a show only a...

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Seen in HD 60 – CES, Best of Gaming 2010, Social Network review

Jan 13, 2011 by

Back to our normal flow, this week we look back at a somewhat underwhelming CES 2011. Matt and Phil both agree there was nothing of real amazing interest. Matt gives up his Best of Gaming 2010 and reviews "The Social Network".

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SRS Labs to Permanently Change Movie Audio Mastering

Jan 11, 2011 by

Ben Drawbaugh from Engadget HD had the pleasure of meeting with SRS Labs while at CES to check out their latest offerings. While their new products are cool, he came away far more impressed with their vision of how the audio in movies could be mastered in the future, and I’m in complete...

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Zotac ZBOX AMD Fusion Mini-PC

Jan 8, 2011 by

Well that didn’t take long for manufacturers to come out with a mini-pc housing AMD’s latest Fusion APU.  Zotac announced a ZBOX E-350 based barebones system complete with Blu-Ray Drive.  There are two versions of the “barebones” ZBOX available.  The plus version containing a...

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Entertainment 2.0 #110 : CES 2011

Jan 7, 2011 by

The week of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is always insane! This week brought us a lot of great news to talk about though. James Montemagno and Craig Sholle joined me again to recap an absolute boat-load of news! Despite the huge quantity of topics covered we were able to keep the show from...

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Hauppauge Colossus Internal HD-PVR

Jan 7, 2011 by

Hauppauge, the makers of many tuner and video capture devices have announced a new capture card that many HTPC fans have been waiting for.  You might ask why anyone would want a component capture device in their HTPC since we have CableCARD tuners that do a much cleaner job.  Well, if you are...

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Silicondust HDHomerun Prime Update

Jan 7, 2011 by

Even though there is already a viable option to add a CableCARD to a Windows Media Center PC, there are a lot of folks still waiting on the SiliconDust HDHomerun Prime networked CableCARD tuner.  SiliconDust had a Prime on display at CES and Engadget was able to do a hands-on with the unit. ...

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Ceton Announces 4 Tuner USB and 6 Tuner PCI-E CableCARD Tuners

Jan 6, 2011 by

Today at the Consumer Electronics Show, CES, Ceton announced two new products to compliment their existing four-tuner PCI-E card that we reviewed last year. First up is a four-tuner external USB device that should help to serve the segment of the Windows Media Center community who use...

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Star Wars Episodes I-VI Available on Blu-ray for Pre-Order

Jan 6, 2011 by

Today at CES some big news came from the George Lucas money printing factory! The entire series of Star Wars movies, episodes I-VI will be available on Blu-ray this coming September! You will have three options when ordering. The Complete Saga, all six episodes will set you back $89.99 if you...

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Intel and AMD Announce New CPUs

Jan 6, 2011 by

AMD AMD had a very exciting announcement this week.  Their new All-in-One device they are calling an APU, or Accelerated Processing Unit.   This codenamed “Zacate” chip is now officially dubbed “Fusion” and incorporates AMD 6130 DirectX 11 graphics on the same chip.  Fusion is part of...

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Reycom to Launch Windows Media Center Set-Top Box in US for $499

Jan 6, 2011 by

Reycom, of Aarau Switzerland, is at CES displaying an amazing new box called the REC at Microsoft’s booth. The REC is a set-top box built upon Windows Embedded Standard 7, utilizing Windows 7 Media Center as it’s user interface. Inside it packs an Intel CPU, Nvidia graphics, dual ATSC...

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Kinect Control Coming for Netflix, Hulu, and Zune this Spring

Jan 5, 2011 by

Tonight, during Microsoft’s CES keynote they announced an update to XBOX Live’s services for Zune, Netflix, and Hulu. Starting some time this spring you’ll be able to control all three services using your voice, or gestures, using the...

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