Posts Tagged: "DVR"

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DirecTV Releases iPhone App, Browse & Record Programs

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DirecTV released an iPhone app today that allows its subscribers to control their DVR box any where there is an Internet connection. DirecTV subscribers can search for programs up to 14 days in advance of airing, schedule one episode or a series to record, browse by channel, date or...

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Lacie Launches DVR: Lacinema Black MAX

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Last week we saw the launch of Lacie’s D2 Blu-ray burner with an 8x write speed.  Keeping things rolling along, Lacie launched the LaCinema Black MAX, which appears to be a direct competitor to Western Digital’s TV HD Media Player.  It’s basically a NAS storage device with a proprietary UI...

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Gadget Rumor: Apple Connected TVs & DVRs

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The rumor world, well more like investment bank Piper Jaffray, thinks Apple will release networked televisions and an updated Apple TV with DVR functionally in the next 2-years. Notably, this isn't the first time we've heard about an Apple DVR [...]...

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Gadget Review: Swann Surveillance Flashlight DVR

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If you routinely poke around dark areas and need to take pictures of what you see (such as a home inspector peeking underneath a house), you could use a camera and carry a flashlight. However, carrying two items can be clumsy, so as a simpler alternative, you could carry Swann...

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DirecTV HDPC-20 Media Center Box

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DirecTV, which has a Tivo HD in the works, is going all in on the DVR tip.  In short, the HDPC-20 is supposed to make it a snap to get hi-def content on your PC with DVR functionality and presumably an EPG.  The additional value adds are unspecified special features...

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DVR Rated The Must Have Gadget, World Wide

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A company named NDS ran a survey of just over 1,000 people in the US, UK, Australia and Italy.  Compared to household items (hair dryer, washing machine, blender, etc) the DVR was ranked number 3.  Compared to gadgets (cell phones, radio, landline) number 2.  Interesting enough, Italians ranked the hair...

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DirecTV and Tivo Announce New HD DirecTV Box

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Now they just need to hurry up and form a partnership with Time Warner (I can wish, right) so I can ditch my Moxi box.  No offense to Moxi, but Tivo has a superior product.  There isn’t a ton of news to divulge here, but from what I’ve gathered DirecTV...

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LG Unveils Plasma TVs With Built-in 160GB Hard Drive

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Although LG’s newest Plasma TVs (the PG6900 series) won’t be a Tivo killer any time soon, they most certainly pose a threat to the stand alone DVR box that has gained mass popularity and set an interesting precedent for TVs of the future to come. Embedded in the 42-inch, or...

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Sony Play TV For The PS3 Unboxed And Tested

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The folks at Stuff got their mitts on the Sony Play TV.  The small and unassuming devices turns your PS3 into a DVR that can receive terresterial TV and presumably cable signals.  It features its own electronic programming guide (7 day) and can record shows while you play games, although...