Windows Phone 8.1 is rolling out, Microsoft is taking the fight to Chromebooks, Xbox One sales are up, the NFL Sunday Ticket may finally be available to streamers, and Satya Nadella lays out his vision for Microsoft.
It was a huge week of listeners asking questions and offering suggestions for other listeners. We also saw a slew of app releases and updates, plus a surprising possibility for a future Windows Media Center replacement.
Josh and Richard are joined by Brian Binnerup, the creator of My Movies, to discuss the release of version 5 of the popular Windows Media Center plugin. In addition to the interview they also discuss the latest Microsoft entertainment technology news.
Josh and Richard discuss the Kinect-less Xbox One, the massive changes to Xbox Live Gold, the updated Spotify app for Windows Phone, and the Netflix rate increase. Josh also gives his review of the Polk Audio 4 Shot headset.
Microsoft hasn't made a lot of news in the last week, but the rest of the entertainment industry has! Aereo is in the Supreme Court, Netflix may be increasing rates, and Time Warner and Dish are both bringing streaming options to market.
Chris Barnes is back to discuss the latest news with Josh. European Media Center fans can watch Amazon Instant Video. There are new Windows Phones on the horizon from three different manufacturers, and there's plenty of Xbox One news too.
Josh is joined by Corey Lyons to discuss the Xbox One update, Windows 8.1 Update 1 RTM, music video support in the Xbox Music app, Project Spark, and of course the controversial agreement between DISH and Disney.