From an article in Forbes, it looks like the new HD DVR from DirecTV, the HR20, is being pushed back – again. That leaves the TiVo-based HR10-250 as their HD DVR for a longer period. Instead of just having TiVo develop a newer platform for the newer MPEG-4 HD channels, they had to go an reinvent the wheel with a non-TiVo platform. First the SD R15 was repeatedly delayed, and finally debuted to universally poor reviews when compared to the TiVo-based R10, and now the already-late HD box is going to be even later.
DirecTV really should’ve just stuck with TiVo.
(Picked up from PurePVR)