HAVA maker, Monsoon Multimedia, is still in the gadget game and in particular, the multimedia multi-function types located right at the heart of your AV rig. At CES, they announced and demoed their latest device, the Volcano, which does a slew of things. Sling should be prying this open soon with a microscope close behind.… Continue reading CES 2010: Monsoon’s Volcano Box is Audio-Video Swiss Army Knife – DVR, Placeshifter, Internet TV and More
Have DVRs not brought the revolution they promised 10 years ago? So argues the Economist, saying that they have not undermined television, but instead done the opposite. I disagree. While television advertising hasn’t collapsed as many experts thought it would in the face of TiVos and other DVRs, being able to easily pause, rewind &… Continue reading Have DVRs succeeded?
Digeo has rolled out a slew of new features for its Moxi HD DVR. If you have a Moxi DVR, then you can get these new services via a software firmware upgrade for free. If you don’t have a Moxi, then you’ll want to consider getting one, as here are some of the new features:
Once you start watching TV using a DVR, you know you can’t go back. It beats watching live TV by oh, at least 1 million miles! If you’ve got a friends or family who don’t have a DVR (TiVo or built into their cable/satellite box, or a homebrew system or something similar), then this can… Continue reading Holiday Gift Ideas 2008: TiVo!
Got a TiVo? Well now you can order Domino’s pizza in the US directly from it. Nuff said. Want to order Domino’s via your remote? Get a TiVo!
Nero and TiVo have teamed up to create Nero LiquidTV which is software version of TiVo that runs on your PC. LiquidTV has most of the same features as a regular TiVo box plus some additional ones that you can only get on a PC. Not only can you watch shows that you recorded on… Continue reading Nero LiquidTV – TiVo for your PC
To celebrate the launch of the new Fall TV season, TiVo is now offering three months of service for free when purchasing one of its two most popular DVRs. You can choose between a TiVo 80-hour standard definition DVR or a TiVo HD DVR and receive no service fees for the first three months. Regularly… Continue reading Get TiVo service free for 3 months
TiVo has a new HD DVR box – the HD XL that boasts a capacity of 150 hours (about 1 terabyte (TB)) of High Def recording. The HD XL also sports a tri-tuner that lets you record 2 HD channels while watching a 3rd live. As far as HD support goes, the XL supports 480i,… Continue reading TiVo HD XL DVR – 150 hours of HD recording
TiVo and Amazon are teaming to produce a product that lets you buy stuff you see on TV via your TiVo. Imagine watching a show and wondering if you can buy last season’s DVDs, or perhaps books and CDs being promoted. Well that may become a reality in time to come. Stay tuned.