Daily Archives: Wednesday, January 30, 2008

TiVo To Launch In Australia “Before The End Of March”

The Brisbane Times is reporting that Seven Media Group has overhauled senior management responsibilities in preparation for the launch of TiVo within the next eight weeks. As they report: TiVo is on track to launch before the end of March, … Continue reading

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National Geographic Turns Blu

According to High-Def Digest, National Geographic is abandoning their neutral stance, dropping HD DVD, and going Blu-ray exclusive for future releases in the ‘National Geographic Presents’ line. This isn’t too surprising, as National Geographic Presents is distributed by Warner, which … Continue reading

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79% Of Consumers Aware Of DTV Transition Says NAB

A press released from the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) landed in my inbox today. It claims that, according to a new survey commissioned by NAB in January 2008, 79% of consumers are now aware of the looming Digital Television … Continue reading

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Rumor Confirmed: Sonic Dropping HD DVD In Professional Tools

Just last night I posted about Blu-ray.com reporting that, based on ‘inside sources’, Sonic would be dropping HD DVD from their Scenarist professional authoring tools to focus on Blu-ray. Well, this morning Sonic dropped a press release which makes it … Continue reading

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30 Second Skip Back Door For Comcast TiVo Found

One of the downsides to the TiVo OCAP software being deployed by Comcast has been the lack of 30-second skip functionality. Standalone TiVos have the SPS30S back door, while the non-TiVo Comcast Motorola units also had a back door to … Continue reading

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