DVR Reviews For 2019

Read our DVR recorder reviews on TiVo, Samsung, Sony, Philips, and Toshiba. We also report on the best DVRs from Magnavox, Mediasonic, and Channel Master. Our in-depth TV accessory reviews provide prices, comparisons, specs of the best DVRs.

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SlingMedia Working On iPad And Windows 7 Compatible Player

SlingMedia Working On iPad And Windows 7 Compatible Player

Sling, the company responsible for the cool SlingBox player which lets you watch TV on your laptop and iPhone wirelessly, has its eyes set on the iPad and Windows 7 phones. The company is prepping a player for both, says Mobile Product Marketing Manager, Dave Eyler to Zats Not Funny.…
Tivo Premiere Officially Announced, Is It The Tivo We’ve All Been Waiting For

Tivo Premiere Officially Announced, Is It The Tivo We’ve All Been Waiting For

At this point I thought Tivo was all but dead in the water.  But surprise, today the company announced their Series 4 hardware and with it a new UI called the Premiere.  So what’s new in Tivo Premiere? Well, for starters they’ve beefed up the processor, which apparently now handles…
Moxi Add Triple Tuner DVR To Their Arsenal And Drops Pricing By Up To $300

Moxi Add Triple Tuner DVR To Their Arsenal And Drops Pricing By Up To $300

Despite losing a long standing contract with Timewarner, Moxi has announced plans for a new set top DVR box that includes 3, yup 3 tuners.  That means you can record CNN, Fox and BBC all at the same time and then review them later to see just how fair and…
T3 Gadget Of The Year Award Goes To Humax Foxsat HDR

T3 Gadget Of The Year Award Goes To Humax Foxsat HDR

The T3 Gadget of the Year went to none other than the Humax Foxsat HDR, a gadget that even got me doing a double take when I first read about it. The Humax Foxsat HDR is a set-top box for your home theater, allowing you to access Freesat, a satellite…
Tivo Might Be Coming To Time Warner, Please Say It Is So

Tivo Might Be Coming To Time Warner, Please Say It Is So

Tivo’s suit against Dish Network, the one that won them $103 million in royalties, might do more than fatten their bank account.  It might provide them with the necessary leverage to either sell the company to a Pay TV service provider or establish contracts with DirecTV, TimeWarner cable and others…
Lacie Refreshes LaCinema Black HD Media Player, Replaces With Black RECORD & PLAY

Lacie Refreshes LaCinema Black HD Media Player, Replaces With Black RECORD & PLAY

In an attempt to keep things fresh, at least from what I can tell, Lacie has changed the name of their Lacinema Black MAX as well as introduced a lesser but comparable counterpart.  Now called the LaCinema Black RECORD, it still performs the exact same functions at the Black MAX,…
Moxi Issues Software Update, Enables Hulu, Netflix, Rhapsody And More

Moxi Issues Software Update, Enables Hulu, Netflix, Rhapsody And More

Digeo issued a software update for their flagship Moxi HD DVR today that will let them more closely compete with the likes of Tivo. The update is as follows:
Echostar T2200S Is The First SlingBox Loaded DVR Box For Cable

Echostar T2200S Is The First SlingBox Loaded DVR Box For Cable

Echostar unveiled their latest box with built-in SlingBox and DVR functionality yesterday, the T2200S.  Unlike previous Echostar boxes, though, this one will work with cable (Echostar owns Dish Network) and includes a DOCSIS cable modem, a 1TB hard drive and dual-tuners.  So, for those that invest in this mighty DVR,…
Moxi MR-1500T3 HD Digital Video Recorder Hits Amazon, But Is It A Good Alternative To Tivo?

Moxi MR-1500T3 HD Digital Video Recorder Hits Amazon, But Is It A Good Alternative To Tivo?

While Moxi is probably still far from unseating Tivo as the number one DVR company, the companies latest offering is most certainly a refreshing choice in the buy and subscribe world.  For $800 you get the Moxi MR-1500T3 HD Digital Video Recorder, an EPG, no monthly fees, a CableCard slot…
Blockbuster On Demand Coming To A Tivo Box Near You

Blockbuster On Demand Coming To A Tivo Box Near You

Swimming in the deep end with concrete feet and sharks circling is how I envision Blockbuster these days.  Today, in the hopes of staying afloat, they struck a deal with Tivo to offer movies on demand via the DVR company’s set top box.  But will it work?  I seriously doubt…
Lacie Launches DVR: Lacinema Black MAX

Lacie Launches DVR: Lacinema Black MAX

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…
Sony Unveils The BRX-A320, A DVR Built For Bravia TVs

Sony Unveils The BRX-A320, A DVR Built For Bravia TVs

Sony seems to be constantly adding new components to their line of Bravia televisions.  Today they announced the BRX-A320, a DVR with a 320GB hard drive.  It can be mounted to the rear of the compatible TV and record up to 27 hours of HD video or 55 hours in…
CES: Tivo Search Functionality for HD Boxes Hands On (video)

CES: Tivo Search Functionality for HD Boxes Hands On (video)

Tivo just added a search function, but it's currently only available for their HD boxes. Hit the videos to get all the details and walk through.
Mivx Rolls Out A PVR, Couldn’t Get Witty On The Name: MivxPVR

Mivx Rolls Out A PVR, Couldn’t Get Witty On The Name: MivxPVR

This holiday just wouldn’t be complete without yet another device with a built-in iPod dock. The only difference is that this device, the MivxPVR, looks a bit more titillating than the usual set of offenders.  Aside from its ability to play back content from your iPod the Mivx PVR can…

Learn More About DVRs

Digital Video Recorders store video on a hard drive so you can watch what you have recorded any time. DVR recorders are used to record video from cable and satellite television, security systems,and over-the-air TV, and photos and music. Some DVRs have added functionalities such as providing access to internet-based services like Netflix, Pandora, and Vudu. DVR interfaces and connectivity options include wireless, Bluetooth, USB, HDMI, and VGA.

At Gadget Review we’ll let you know about the best television accessories available, so when you’re shopping for a new Digital Video Recorder you’ll know what to look for. Our industry experts provide consumer information and easy-to-understand reviews of top-rated and new DVRs on the market.

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