A Bright Future for Windows Media Center? Thanks to Xbox?

Apr 3, 2012 by

Microsoft's Windows Media Center has always struggled in the marketing arena. Does a new rumor suggest that Microsoft may be rethinking the marketing strategy?

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Buy a PC Get a Free XBOX 360

May 31, 2011 by

Microsoft have announced via Facebook and Youtube a new promtion they are running to help sales of Windows PCs for the coming school year. It’s pretty simple, if you buy a Windows PC for $699 or more, and can prove that you’re a student, then they will give you a 4GB XBOX 360 to go...

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ShowAnalyzer v2.0 Development Underway

Apr 6, 2011 by

While listening to Android Buffet Episode 38 Jere Jones, the man behind Dragon Global, creator of ShowAnalyzer, mentioned that he has been working very hard over the last couple of months on ShowAnalyzer version 2.0. ShowAnalyzer was the first commercial skipping solution to natively support...

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Where Do We Go From Here? Media Center and Embedded

Jan 13, 2011 by

With CES 2011 over, it’s time to talk about where Media Center goes from here.  While some awesome Media  Center products were shown at the show, enthusiasts have to wonder what this means for them.  The products demoed weren’t exactly aimed at us and this could change the landscape greatly...

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Saving Money with Media Center

Jan 2, 2011 by

Building a home theater PC definitely brings with it some up-front costs, but depending on the content that you watch it can also be used to help save you money in the long-run. Whether you watch broadcast television, movies, kids shows, or even sports, they are all accessible through a Windows...

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The DMZ Holiday Spectacular!

Dec 29, 2010 by

Happy Holidays to all DMZ podcast listeners!  You’re in for an extra special episode of not only Entertainment 2.0 but The Movie Podcast and HTPCentric as well!  Phil Lozen of Seen in HD fame was slated to join us but was unable to for various reasons.  Completely understandable but he was...

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Entertainment 2.0 Holiday Edition: FCC Shenanigans and Mobile Apps

Dec 23, 2010 by

Merry Christmas, happy holidays and welcome back!  We’re back with Craig Sholle and James Montemagno this week and it’s a fun show.  As always we cover myriad topics and generate some great discussion.  Between James’ Windows Phone 7 app reviews and the FCC voting on Net...

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Entertainment 2.0 #107: MC+Zune and a More Social Media Center

Dec 17, 2010 by

Great show for all of our listeners this week.  Not only is James Montemagno back to offer his insights but we’re also joined by Craig Sholle.  Many of you will remember Craig from previous shows and he’s always a welcome addition to Entertainment 2.0! We cover just a whole bunch of topics...

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Amulet Voice Remote Control Review

Dec 16, 2010 by

I love my Harmony remote.  LOVE IT!  It handles everything I need it to when it comes to controlling our home theater experience.  I pick my activity, it starts the right gear set to the right inputs and away I go.  That said, I’m always up for trying something new and I recently got the...

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Entertainment 2.0-#106: Metadata and Recorded TV Moving

Dec 11, 2010 by

After several weeks of covering the news, we finally move on (mostly) from the WHS Drive Extender debacle and straight into metadata and getting your Recorded TV sorted the way you want.  There’s no one good way to handle this situation if you want to use a different system.  Most are...

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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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