Daily Archives: Sunday, September 9, 2007

Adding eSATA to your TiVo HD

While the eSATA ports on the Series3 and TiVo HD are not scheduled to be officially enabled until ‘later this year’, Series3 owners have been able to attach eSATA drives for a while now using the Kickstart 62 back door. … Continue reading

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TiVo HD now available from TiVo Rewards

The TiVo HD is now one of the rewards available through the TiVo Rewards program. You can claim it for 50,000 TiVo Rewards Points – a bit less than the 75,000 points you need for the original Series3. The 80-hour … Continue reading

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The DVD Forum may have approved 51GB HD DVD

A couple of years ago Toshiba was talking about 45GB/3-layer HD DVD as a growth option, but that faded. Then at CES this year they were touting a 51GB/3-layer HD DVD growth option – same thing with the layers tweaked … Continue reading

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Just what we need – more high-def disc formats

OK, if you’re reading this, odds are you’re familiar with the Blu-ray Disc vs. HD DVD format war. Way back in May, 2006 I mentioned HD VMD, which is a 3rd format backed by – well, no one important. It … Continue reading

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This week’s $.99 Amazon Unbox sale

Sorry for the late posting, things were hectic Friday and Saturday. This weekend’s Amazon Unbox sale includes 300, Shooter, The Bourne Identity, The Bourne Supremacy, TMNT, and Music and Lyrics. (Guess which one of those I haven’t seen.)

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