Entertainment 2.0 from The Digital Media Zone
By Josh Pollard and Richard Gunther
About this podcast
Entertainment 2.0 is your weekly guide to all of the latest Microsoft entertainment news. Hosted by Josh Pollard and Richard Gunther and streamed live each Tuesday night at 8:30 p.m. ET, Entertainment 2.0 covers audio, video, gaming, and more on all Microsoft platforms. With occasional guests and developers from the Microsoft community, it’s hard to find more Microsoft entertainment news than on Entertainment 2.0!

Episodes (Total: 125 / Page: 1)
July 20, 2017
The Xbox gets its first big update since the spring. The guide data crisis is over. Emby has a powerful DVR solution, and Element releases a low cast Amazon-enabled TV. The post Entertainment 2.0 #415: The Ban Hammer appeared first on The Digital Media Zone.
July 13, 2017
Windows Media Center guide data has gone missing again, Showtime comes to Xbox along with Netflix’s first Atmos movie. Windows Phone 8.1 support ends, and PlayStation Vue gets more expensive. The post Entertainment 2.0 #414: The 2017 Guide Data Crisis appeared first on The Digital Media Zone.
June 29, 2017
Spoticast gets a new Xbox-focused UI update. Microsoft clears up more details around Xbox One X while the guys share more thoughts on the console, and Premier League soccer is going cable-free. The post Entertainment 2.0 #413: Like Getting the PC for Free appeared first on The Digital Media Zone.
June 23, 2017
Sling TV brings DVR functionality to Windows and Xbox. Mohu has a new antenna. Spotify is in the Windows Store, and Xbox avatars are getting more fun and diverse. The post Entertainment 2.0 #412: Those Are Some Cool Moms appeared first on The Digital Media Zone.
June 15, 2017
Microsoft’s announcements from E3 dominated the news and this episode. Project Scorpio has a name, price, and release date. There were also tons of games! We break down the pros and cons of Xbox One X and more! The post Entertainment 2.0 #411: Xbox One X: It’s Recursive! appeared first on The Digital Media Zone.
June 8, 2017
Plex brings its DVR and live TV to multiple clients. SoundCloud comes to Windows 10 and Xbox. Microsoft releases their E3 schedule, and we wonder if Windows 10 ‘CShell’ even matters. The post Entertainment 2.0 #410: The Discovery Hole appeared first on The Digital Media Zone.
June 2, 2017
Microsoft brings a new name and new features to Beam. Xbox Game Pass is made official. PlayOn Cloud makes some welcome changes, and Microsoft may not be done with mobile hardware. The post Entertainment 2.0 #409: Turn Off Your Mic! appeared first on The Digital Media Zone.
May 25, 2017
Amazon brings their 4k UHD content to the Xbox One S, and the console gets Windows Sonic and Dolby Atmos for Headphones. There’s also a new Surface Pro. The post Entertainment 2.0 #408: 4k Amazon and Windows Sonic appeared first on The Digital Media Zone.
May 18, 2017
At Build Microsoft revealed plans for the future of Windows, showed off a Cortana-powered speaker, and gave more mixed reality details. The Xbox One also received some new features, and there's a huge sale on backward-compatible games. The post Entertainment 2.0 #407: Recapping Build 2017 appeared first on The Digital Media Zone.
May 4, 2017
In an event largely focused on the education sector, Microsoft announced Windows 10 S and unveiled the Surface Laptop. Our listeners also came to the rescue of another. The post Entertainment 2.0 #406: Windows 10 RT appeared first on The Digital Media Zone.
April 27, 2017
Windows has a new feature called Windows Sonic, and it offers a pretty cool way of experiencing three-dimensional sound. The Xbox gets gamerpics, and Samsung invents a new HDR standard. The post Entertainment 2.0 #405: Sonic Spatial Sound appeared first on The Digital Media Zone.
April 20, 2017
Microsoft’s rapid release strategy means we’re already seen tons of new features on the Xbox. Plus more details about a Cortana-powered speaker, a May event, and a new holographic headset. The post Entertainment 2.0 #404: Podcast Not Found appeared first on The Digital Media Zone.
April 13, 2017
Microsoft gave the world a detailed look at the hardware that will be powering Project Scorpio. Bitstream audio comes to the Xbox One. A new Windows Phone is on the way too! The post Entertainment 2.0 #403: Inside Project Scorpio appeared first on The Digital Media Zone.
April 6, 2017
The Windows 10 Creators Update has arrived, and we’re here to break down what you can expect to see, and what didn’t make the cut. The post Entertainment 2.0 #402: Over-Promise and Under-Deliver appeared first on The Digital Media Zone.
March 30, 2017
The guys look at Microsoft’s big spring as they are about to launch a major update to Windows 10 on PCs and the Xbox One. They may have some new hardware coming too. The post Entertainment 2.0 #401: Microsoft’s Spring Plans appeared first on The Digital Media Zone.
March 16, 2017
SlingTV gets a major update while Microsoft redesigns Movies & TV. Plex Cloud is now available to everyone, and Sony is bringing PlayStation 4 games to Windows PCs. The post Entertainment 2.0 #400: Too Much Geometry appeared first on The Digital Media Zone.
March 9, 2017
Mini Mode brings video multi-tasking to Windows 10. YouTube is talking TV. Spotify looks to go hi-fi. Xbox to offer game subscriptions, and a once-desired phone sees new life. The post Entertainment 2.0 #399: HDR 10s and the 7.1s appeared first on The Digital Media Zone.
Feb. 17, 2017
Plex melds their latest betas. Kodi is going UWP. Xbox gamers get long awaited features from an unlikely source, and Richard is lusting after a new product. The post Entertainment 2.0 #398: What Year Do You Think This Is? appeared first on The Digital Media Zone.
Feb. 9, 2017
Windows Media Center’s guide data almost dried up again. HDHomeRun brings copy-protected TV to Xbox and PC. SoundByte is a great Sound Cloud client, and Vizio gets slapped on the wrist. The post Entertainment 2.0 #397: Guide Data Roulette appeared first on The Digital Media Zone.
Feb. 3, 2017
A new live and catch-up TV app comes to Windows. Plex is making news by bringing the news. Xbox tweaks the Insider program. Windows may have a new SKU and the FCC has a new chief. The post Entertainment 2.0 #396: Clogging the Tubes appeared first on The Digital Media Zone.