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These Wild New DVRs Will Spy On Your Living Room With Cameras And Microphones

[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 […]
These Wild New DVRs Will Spy On Your Living Room With Cameras And Microphones
Tech

The Next Xbox Might Also Be A DVR

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.
The Next Xbox Might Also Be A DVR
Tech

OK, That Wasn’t Some Sort Of Secret DVR In The Next Xbox Update

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 […]
OK, That Wasn’t Some Sort Of Secret DVR In The Next Xbox Update
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No End In Sight For TiVo Losses

[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 […]
No End In Sight For TiVo Losses