Entertainment 2.0 : DMZ Holiday Spectacular 2012

Dec 26, 2012 by

It’s the end of the year and that can only mean one thing around the DMZ: The Digital Media Zone’s Holiday Spectacular. There were more people joining this show than we’ve ever had on one podcast! As crazy as that sounds we were able to keep it from getting too far out of control....

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Dish Announces Hopper Pricing, Availability: Free, Now!

Mar 15, 2012 by

The Hopper multi-room HD DVR solution introduced by Dish Network at CES is now available, and for some customers it's free!

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Apple Announces New iPad, Apple TV

Mar 8, 2012 by

As expected, Apple yesterday announced the pending availability of a new iPad. But that wasn't all they had to offer. New Apple TV hardware, OS and cloud service updates, and apps rounded out Apple's product announcements.

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Paramount’s Messy UltraViolet Debut

Jan 27, 2012 by

Our high hopes for Paramount's UltraViolet launch get quickly dashed as they unveil an unreasonably expensive storefront with severe limitations and problems. Perhaps the best news is that Paramount continues to include iTunes and Windows Media digital copies in their combo packs.

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Blu-Ray on PC Video Demo

Mar 8, 2011 by

Back on Episode 116 of Entertainment 2.0 we were discussing watching Blu-ray movies on a PC versus watching them using a stand-alone player. James uses his PlayStation 3 as his Blu-ray player, and I’ve begun using my Windows Media Center PC for Blu-ray playback. James put forth the argument...

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Lord of the Rings Trilogy Blu-ray Extended Edition Pre-Order

Mar 8, 2011 by

The Lord of the Rings trilogy is amongst many people’s favorite movie collections of all time. While all three movies have previously been released on blu-ray, they haven’t been reviewed very well. The Fellowship of the Ring had numerous visual problems, and essentially no extra...

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Entertainment 2.0 #113 : HTPCs and Media Room

Jan 28, 2011 by

This week on Entertainment 2.0 Josh is once again joined by James, and later in the show by Craig. We had a listener voicemail to share with regards to Windows Embedded, and a few comments to respond to. Then we jumped into the article James wrote about building a cheap home theater pc. Craig...

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Review: RCA ANT751 HD Antenna

Jan 18, 2011 by

If you are like me, then you live where they can’t run those magical cables, or maybe you just want to add a few more tuners to record some high quality over the air HD.  Either way, you need a good antenna to get that signal into those tuners.  If you live in a major city, then you can...

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Formula 1 to FINALLY be Broadcast in HD

Jan 13, 2011 by

It may come as a surprise to you that the most technologically advanced form of racing is not currently in high definition. Even if you’ve watched a grand prix you may have been fooled into thinking it was HD because it was widescreen. Fortunately, and FINALLY, in 2011, Formula 1 Management...

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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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HD Racer November 19-21

Nov 18, 2010 by

American Le Mans Series: done. Grand Am Rolex Series: done. Izod IndyCar Series: done. Formula 1: done. All that is left on this side of the planet is to finish up the most popular motorsport series in the United States: NASCAR. All three of the series head to beautiful Homestead-Miami Speedway to...

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