Daily Archives: Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Are You an RCN Cable Customer? You Could Test the TiVo Premiere Q/Elite & Preview

TiVo’s new quad-tuner DVR was initially announced as the Premire Q for MSOs, and later as the Premiere Elite for retail, and honestly I’m not sure if the MSO model is still the ‘Q’ or if they’ll just go with … Continue reading

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ONO Begins Customer TiVo Installations Tomorrow

It looks like the predictions of a September launch by ONO in Spain were spot on, as customers who’ve preordered will start getting their units installed tomorrow. Customers pay a one time €150 activation fee, and a €10 monthly fee … Continue reading

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Forget 16:9, 21:9 Is Where It Is At

OK, maybe not where it is at, yet. But the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) seems to feel it will be, or at least be common enough that it is worth working on a standard for signalling 21:9 content. The CEA … Continue reading

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The Full HD 3D Glasses Initiative Gains Four Members

The Full HD 3D Glasses Initiative, the unwieldily named group formed by Sony, Samsung, Panasonic, and XPAND to establish a standard for active shutter 3D glasses, has welcomed four more members. Royal Philips Electronics, Sharp, Toshiba, and TCL have all … Continue reading

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TiVo Suffers a Teensy Trademark Setback in Spain

As TiVo prepares to launch in Spain, they’ve run into a little snag. They wanted to get the TiVo.es domain, .es being the Spanish Top Level Domain (TLD), just like .us, .uk, .au, etc. Makes sense, right? Except it is … Continue reading

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