Tag Archives: Scientific Atlanta

Speculation on the Google-Motorola Deal and TiVo

I just made a pretty damn long post about the Google buyout of Motorola Mobility. But there was one other aspect that I felt was better off in a separate post. And here it is. This acquisition has spurred talk … Continue reading

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Cisco Updating Tuning Adapter Firmware Just In Time For New FCC Rules

A new raft of FCC regulations, originally published October 14, 2010, go into effect August 1st, 2011. One of those new requirements is that MSOs provide their cable subscribers with tuning adapters that support a minimum of four content streams: … Continue reading

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The Only Real Replacement For A TiVo? Another TiVo

Recently ZDNet’s Ed Burnette lost a TiVo in a lightning storm. When that happened he decided to give Time Warner’s Scientific Atlanta Explorer 8340HDC DVR a try rather than having his old TiVo, which had lifetime but was not HD, … Continue reading

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Western Digital 500GB My DVR Expander $134.99 At Amazon

It isn’t quite as good as the recent $131.99 deal at Buy.com, but it is still a good one. Amazon is selling the Western Digital 500GB My DVR Expander eSATA drive, compatible with the TiVo Series3 and TiVo HD (and … Continue reading

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CableLabs Approves Motorola And Cisco Tuning Adapters

The Motorola MTR700 and the Cisco STA1520, which we knew were slated for Wave 60 certification testing at the end of June, have both passed, as reported by Multichannel News. With both major vendors’ Tuning Adapters certified, cable MSOs should … Continue reading

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