dvr

  1. Ted Todorov

    TiVo and DVRs in general are slowly dying

    TiVo lately has been disgraceful (I say this as a TiVo user for many years). They no longer even sell a 3TB TiVo - just ones with smaller capacity. If my TiVo Roamio dies, I'm screwed. The TiVo iPad remote app went from being very good with occasional bugs to close to unusable. Gone is the one...
  2. DaveF

    TiVo planning to add pre-roll ads before DVR playback

    This is from late September, but I just learned about it. This is a great way to get to me toss my TiVo in the trash and move to streaming 100%. I'm hoping this doesn't hit lifetime sub boxes. :( https://zatznotfunny.com/2019-09/tivo-preroll-ads/
  3. Colin Dunn

    DVR with 1080i + surround recording?

    Right now, I'm looking into DVR devices that also have live TV viewing capabilities. I was nearly sold on the Amazon FireTV Recast until I learned that it only records in 720p. Also, the four tuners are not completely independent; only two may be used for recording at a time, and two for...
  4. DaveF

    Tivo: An Oral History of the Original DVR

    https://onezero.medium.com/they-thought-it-was-black-magic-an-oral-history-of-tivo-7503d0ada8e0
  5. Todd Erwin

    TiVo Wins Comcast Patent Case

    Todd Erwin TiVo Wins Comcast Patent Case TiVo shares rose more than 12% in after-hours trading Tuesday after the International Trade Commission handed down a final ruling finding that Comcast had violated two TiVo patents, formerly held by Rovi, that allow users to program their DVR via a...
  6. Silkyandme

    I need help connecting cable box to TV & receiver :)

    I hope someone can help me with their knowledge. I just purchased a new Samsung 50 inch LED 2160p Smart 4K Ultra HD TV Model # UN50JS7000FXZA and would like to know the best way to connect my DVR, TV, Receiver and Karaoke CD player together. I am not familiar with the different types of HDMI...