Roku devices don’t have built-in recording capabilities, but you can record on Roku through several streaming channels. Channels like YouTube TV, Sling TV, and Hulu with Live TV let you record live network television and watch it later, just like a DVR. All of these are premium Roku channels which […]
I tried the Hulu Plus Live TV streaming service to see whether it could replace my regular cable TV subscription and TiVo box. There were some compromises with Hulu Plus Live TV that my wife and I were willing to live with for paying significantly less than cable TV. But […]
Amazon made a huge splash Thursday at its event in Seattle, where it showcased tons of new hardware and services designed to make your life easier. Amazon unveiled significant updates to Echo devices that already exist, like the Echo Dot and Echo Plus, but it also introduced entirely new products […]
Amazon on Thursday debuted the Fire TV Recast, Amazon’s first antenna and DVR. The Fire TV Recast will play and record live TV, and integrate directly into your Fire TV. It can also send recorded footage to your other devices. Amazon says the device will allow you to “stream live […]
Amazon is working on a device that records live TV, Bloomberg reports. It’s a move that would directly challenge TiVo, the company at the forefront of the DVR industry. Amazon’s DVR would reportedly allow users to stream recorded TV to their smartphones, and would also have physical storage for playback […]
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[credit provider=”Jeff Golden via Flickr ” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/jeffanddayna/4689599918/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] Google TV, Microsoft, Comcast, and now Verizon have all submitted patent applications to create televisions and DVRs that will watch you as you watch TV. Earlier this month, news came out that Verizon applied for a patent to create a DVR sometime in the future that has […]
The US Patent and Trademark organisation recently gave Microsoft a patent on a device that would function as both a home gaming system and a digital video recorder, reports Kotaku.
Nowadays, there are plenty of other DVRs than TiVo.
Update: After this story posted, somebody from the Xbox team finally explained what this was:The Take Home Recorder that you saw during the demo this week has nothing to do with DVR functionality. It was included in a menu only visible to alpha participants and it is functionality that our […]
Despite the rise of Netflix streaming, iPads, mobile apps, and Facebook, plain-old TV viewing is still an incredibly popular activity — and the number of hours that Americans spend in front of the boob tube each month is still growing.
[credit provider=”Image: Brett Hammond via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/bihammond/2643824068/”] DVR pioneer TiVo reported third-quarter earnings for the quarter ended Oct. 31 after market close today, and the news wasn’t good.Net losses more than tripled from last year’s quarter to $20.4 million, and revenue was $41.3 million–down from $42.1 million last quarter and […]