Tag Archives: DVR

ReplayTV Service Gets a Last Minute Call From the Governor

As I posted previously, the ReplayTV program information service was schedule to end on July 31st. That would’ve effectively killed the ability of remaining ReplayTV boxes to record, except for those owners who hacked their units to use unofficial data … Continue reading

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Let’s Get Ready To Rumble! Virgin Media TiVo vs V+ HD vs Sky +HD 1TB vs BT Vision+

This is something for our UK readers, The Virgin Media TiVo Blog has compiled a comparison pitting the Virgin Media TiVo, V+ HD, Sky +HD 1TB, and BT Vision+ against each other in a winner take all, no holds barred, … Continue reading

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USB CableCARD Tuners Readying For Launch

Maybe it is due to the new FCC CableCARD & Tuning Adapter rules going into effect August 1st, but it seems like vendors are lining up their USB CableCARD tuner products for launch in the near future. MissingRemote reports that … Continue reading

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DVRs in over 51% of US households by 2016

According to a report from MagnaGlobal, as reported in Broadcasting & Cable, 51.3% of US households will have a DVR in 2016, compared to 34.7% at the end of the first quarter. That’s 63.1 million households, up from today’s 40.5 … Continue reading

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XStreamHD Still Plugging Away

We first heard of XStreamHD in November of 2007. They’re working on a system to use satellites to delivery Full HD (1080p) video into homes with 7.1 sound (DTS-HD MA) in ‘Blu-ray quality’. More details appeared in December, and then … Continue reading

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