Daily Archives: Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Buy an Android Device from Amazon, Receive $15 in Credits

Amazon is offering an Amazon Wireless Digital Bonus, which basically means that if you buy an Android phone of tablet from AmazonWireless you’ll receive a total of $15 in credits. The $15 is split three ways – a $5 credit … Continue reading

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More delays for the new DirecTiVo?

Way back in September, 2008, TiVo and DirecTV re-united and promised a new DirecTV DVR with TiVo (aka DirecTiVo) ‘in the second half of 2009′. Well, as 2009 rolled along the new box was delayed until late 2010. This has … Continue reading

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Netflix Changes Rates, Splits Plans, Alienates Customers

Netflix has decided to overhaul their subscription plans, splitting their disc- and streaming-plans into separate options. For those who use just one or the other, it isn’t such a bad move. The base one-DVD-at-a-time plan is now $7.99/month, and the … Continue reading

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Virgin Media TiVo Gets Lots of Goodies

Virgin Media is really turning into quite the partner for TiVo. They seem very pleased with their TiVo roll out in the UK, and they continue to rapidly improve their service. They already had some features we don’t have yet … Continue reading

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The AllVid Tech Company Alliance Pushes the FCC to Keep the Pressure On MVPDs

You may not have heard of The AllVid Tech Company Alliance, but you’re probably interested in their work. The alliance is made up of Best Buy, Google, Intel, Mitsubishi Electric Visual Solutions America, Nagravision, RadioShack, Sony Electronics and TiVo, and … Continue reading

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