Tag Archives: ReplayTV

Sherman, set the WABAC machine to 1999!

TechnoBuffalo had a great post today with a look back at the very, very early days of the DVR via this video from The Today Show in 1999. This is when DVRs, then still generally called PVRs (Personal Video Recorders), … Continue reading

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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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Save an extra $100 on the TiVo Premiere through 8/15/2011

As some of you may have heard, DNNA/D&M Holdings is finally shutting down the data service for ReplayTV units. Most of the remains of ReplayTV were sold to DirecTV back in 2007, but the customers and data service remained with … Continue reading

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Control Your DirecTV Receiver From Your DVR Via USB

Early DirecTV receivers had serial ports which allowed TiVo, ReplayTV, and other DVRs to control them without using IR blasters. Serial provides a more reliable control connection as there is no chance of interference or having the IR emitters moved … Continue reading

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D&M Holdings Looking For A Sugar Daddy

D&M Holdings, former owner of ReplayTV, is looking for a buyer. D&M Holdings is the parent company of Denon, Marantz, Snell, McIntosh, Boston Acoustics, Escient, and other high-end AV brands. The two leading contenders to purchase D&M are Kenwood parent … Continue reading

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