ATT U-Verse Dropping Support for Xbox 360 IPTV Receiver Function

Nov 27, 2013 by

ATT has announced they are dropping support for Xbox 360 as a U-Verse receiver at the end of the calendar year. As a long time customer of theirs that used this function I have some feedback to share.

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Entertainment 2.0 #234 : Windows 8.1 Preview and Xbox

Jul 4, 2013 by

It should have been a slow news week, but with the recent release of the Windows 8.1 preview it just wasn't meant to be. There was also a fair amount of Xbox (both One and 360) and Windows Phone news to cover.

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Entertainment 2.0 #217 : HERE We Go

Feb 28, 2013 by

This episode is book-ended with Windows Media Center information. To start the guys cover the latest update from Ceton with regards to their Echo Media Center. They end the show talking about the steps they've taken in rebuilding their Home Theater PCs. In between those were stories from MWC, and sales on Windows 8 PCs and Xbox Games.

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Entertainment 2.0 #216 : Something is Burning

Feb 22, 2013 by

In the news this week is the release of the miniStack MAX that Richard has been very excited about, and My Movies is soliciting feature requests for a Windows Phone port of their movie management app. Nokia has launched their Music+ service in the US, and Verizon has released the Windows Phone Portico update for the HTC 8X. The Xbox 360 continues to dominate video game console sales, and Sony has announced their next-generation console: the PlayStation 4.

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Windows Update Fixes Low Quality Video Issues with Windows 8 Media Cen...

Jan 8, 2013 by

When Windows 8 launched many users experienced massive video quality issues when using an Xbox 360 as a Windows Media Center Extender. Microsoft has released an update that should fix the problem.

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Entertainment 2.0 #208 : More Ben!

Dec 21, 2012 by

Apparently just one episode of Entertainment 2.0 just wasn't enough to contain Ben Drawbaugh, so he's back for more this week! Actually, after last week's show Richard and Ben talked for another 30 minutes about UltraViolet and a few other topics near and dear to our hearts. It was such a good conversation that we felt compelled to share it with you. But don't worry, there was still listener feedback to respond to, and news to cover.

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Entertainment 2.0 #201 : Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8

Nov 1, 2012 by

Episode 200 is now behind Josh and Richard, so they were able to get back into the news of the week. This was one of the biggest weeks of news for the Digital Media Zone yet, but could be one of the most important weeks in the history of Microsoft's existence! October 26th was the official release of Windows 8 and Windows RT, and October 29th they officially launched Windows Phone 8.

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Entertainment 2.0 #198 : Hot Dogs and Buns

Oct 11, 2012 by

As we get closer to Microsoft releasing all of its new products later this month there is plenty to talk about with the Xbox 360, Windows 8, and Windows Phone 8. Josh and Richard covered it all, and even found room to discuss a competitor to Windows Media Center!

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Entertainment 2.0 #191 : Josh 7.1

Aug 24, 2012 by

It's apparently travel week at the Digital Media Zone, and everyone received the memo except for Josh. Richard is out this week, but fortunately Chris Barnes was able to fill in before he left for a trip of his own. The show this week is largely dominated by Windows 8 news.

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Microsoft Drops Price on Kinect

Aug 23, 2012 by

Microsoft drops the price of Kinect for Xbox 360 for the second time. Will it be low to convince the remaining few people who haven't already purchased one to grab it?

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Entertainment 2.0 #180 : E3 2012

Jun 6, 2012 by

When it comes to tech news it's either feast or famine. This week we had the former as Microsoft dropped two huge things this week. First, last Thursday they surprised everyone by releasing the Release Preview of Windows 8 early! As if that weren't enough, Monday Microsoft kicked off the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) with their press conference. Microsoft had plethora of new entertainment features to show off for the Xbox 360 including a new music service, new video services, a web browser for the console, and a new technology that promises to integrate all of your devices with the content you're watching.

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Entertainment 2.0 #179 : You Pirate!

Jun 1, 2012 by

Josh returns to the show this week to join Richard in covering a wealth of news in the Microsoft entertainment technology space. They started off by briefly looking at Ceton's beta companion apps before diving into the biggest news of the week. Microsoft has released an Amazon Video app for the Xbox 360! Josh then spent some time talking about Windows 8 development opportunities given that he just got back from a Windows 8 development workshop. Richard was also a little upset about Fox's lawsuit with Dish over their new commercial skipping feature.

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