Daily Archives: Monday, April 21, 2008

Dish Network DVRs Hit With Injunction

On April 11th, when their petition was denied, EchoStar issued a statement in which they said: The decision, however, will have no effect on our current or future customers because EchoStar’s engineers have developed and deployed ‘next-generation’ DVR software to … Continue reading

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Toy Review: Iron Man Stealth Operations Suit

Well, after a lot of scrambling around and wondering about the stocking procedures of my pseudo-friendly neighborhood Wal*Marts, I’ve finally got my hands on my first of the smaller-scale Iron Man movie toys, which happens to be the toy line’s … Continue reading

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Mediaweek Begins DVR Analysis Series

Mediaweek has begun a series of articles on DVR usage based on exclusive research by consumer research and consulting firm OTX. Considering Mediaweek’s audience, it isn’t surprising that they’re focused on the influence of DVRs on advertising and ratings. The … Continue reading

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Echostar/Sling Media TR40 Now The DTVPal, Gets New Look

Seen at CES in Sling Media branding, the TR40 is a digital TV converter box for antenna users. Slated for a June release, the hardware shown at CES had a Sling-ish trapezoidal shape. Now SlingCommunity is reporting that the final … Continue reading

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D&M Holdings Looking For A Sugar Daddy

D&M Holdings, former owner of ReplayTV, is looking for a buyer. D&M Holdings is the parent company of Denon, Marantz, Snell, McIntosh, Boston Acoustics, Escient, and other high-end AV brands. The two leading contenders to purchase D&M are Kenwood parent … Continue reading

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