Posts Tagged: "DVR"

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Tablo Wants To Be A New Kind Of DVR

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The DVR has gone from luxury to necessity over the last few years. As more and better TV is put on the air, it becomes harder and harder to keep track of it. But it can be annoying to use a TiVo when they’re not exactly up-to-date, technologically. Tablo hopes...

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Channel Master DVR+ Review

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used to have a Replay unit in the early 90’s for recording TV shows  — it was clunky and the hard drive was noisy but it worked. To record shows today you have to depend on a digital recorder being built into a cable box/satellite receiver. That not only keeps...

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Is Fan TV the Ultimate Set Top Box?

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Eschewing the traditional cable box experience is no easy feat.  Google attempted it with their Google TV, Apple simply provides a box to connect to their iTunes Stores, and while the Xbox One has grandiose plans to become the de facto box in your living room, it likely won’t happen...

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Tivo Mini Meta Review

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Despite the onslaught of set-top boxes allowing TV watchers to access a myriad of shows on demand, TiVo has survived.  But just barely.  Factor in cable boxes with built-in functionally at a lower cost and it’s a bit baffling to how TiVo continues.  That said, I’m actually surprised that they’re still delivering...

DirecTV vs Dish Network

DirecTV vs. Dish Network (comparison)

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Ready to switch from cable to a satellite dish? DirecTV and Dish Network each have benefits and drawbacks. DirecTV is known for better customer service, but Dish Network is actually the provider with live 24/7 assistance. Dish has the Hopper, which lets you skip commercials in Primetime, but DirecTV has...

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TiVo Premiere Digital Video Recorder Review

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I’m no stranger to digital video recorders and television shows — I had a Replay unit back when the idea of recording TV shows to a hard drive was a novel concept. And for sure I enjoyed “time shifting” so I could watch a show when I wanted to, and...

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Boxee Live TV

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Boxee Box is about to get a little bit better thanks to a small device called the Boxee Live TV.  It plugs into the Boxee Box (the one made by D-Link – this won’t work with your PC or Mac) and allows you to navigate and watch terrestrial HD broadcasts...