Daily Archives: Thursday, October 27, 2011

EchoStar Preparing a Network DVR

EchoStar hasn’t been very successful in breaking into the US STB market. They, of course, continue to supply hardware to sister company Dish Network, but one of the objectives of splitting the companies apart was to allow EchoStar to provide … Continue reading

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Virgin Media has 222,000 TiVo Customers as of October 26th

When I made my post about all Virgin Media customers having TiVo in 4-5 years just about an hour ago I forgot that Virgin was announcing their latest financials. Well, they did and the news is good, especially in relation … Continue reading

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Woot! – NeatDesk Desktop Scanner and Digital Filing System Just $249.99

My fiancee would probably be happy if I bought, and used, one of these. I have a tendency to accumulate paper records and have boxes of them – even after a massive purge this past year. Instead of keeping paper … Continue reading

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Sellout.Woot! – RCA Voice-Controlled 6 Device Universal Remote Just $12.99

Today’s Sellout.Woot! deal is interesting. It is a universal remote, but not your run of the mill model, it is the RCA Voice-Controlled 6 Device Universal Remote, going for only $12.99 + $5 S&H. Like any universal remote it controls … Continue reading

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The Boeing 777: Born On the Move

The Boeing B777 is the largest twin engine wide body airliner flying today. But long before it takes to the sky it is moving. The B777 production line is a moving line, the giant airliners are build while on the … Continue reading

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