Daily Archives: Wednesday, August 24, 2011

DirecTV TiVo HD DVR, aka DirecTiVo, Now In Manufacturing – Actually Launching Soon?!

TiVo announced their 2Q2012 financial results today, followed by the corresponding quarterly financial call. The call was where the most interesting news came out though. Early on, at the 07:06 mark, TiVo CEO Tom Rogers confirmed what we basically already … Continue reading

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Time Warner Cable to Subsidize Customer Slingbox Purchases

The New York Times is reporting that, beginning sometime in September, Time Warner Cable will begin subsidizing customer purchases of a Slingbox. They don’t name the model specifically in the article, but the image associated is of the Slingbox PRO-HD … Continue reading

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Small Texas MSO Grande Communications Selects TiVo Premiere

Joining RCN and Suddenlink, who are already distributing TiVo hardware to customers, and Charter Communications, who has a deal to begin doing so later this year, small Texas cable MSO Grande Communications has selected the TiVo Premiere family of hardware … Continue reading

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Another BestBuy.com Midnight Sale – Home Theater Gear

Best Buy really seems to like these midnight sales. Tonight’s sale is on home theater equipment. Right now the link shows 14 items; seven HDTVs, four HDMI cables, a TV stand, wireless HD gear, and a wireless security camera. But, … Continue reading

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Two Big Gizmos Finally Ship

While I normally cover the kind of gizmos that fit in your hand, or at least in your home, sometimes I like to go a bit bigger. This is a big month for Boeing, the B787 Dreamliner and the B747-8 … Continue reading

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