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Get an HDHomeRun Prime CableCard tuner for $129.99

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Turn one or more Windows 7 PCs into killer DVRs with this versatile network-attached TV tuner. [Read more]...
Get an HDHomeRun Prime CableCard tuner for $129.99

TiVo Premiere DVRs in the Bay Area get Comcast VOD starting today

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Just one month shy of a year after we first heard it would happen (not counting the icon flub during the original Premiere announcement) TiVo has announced its DVRs will be able to access Comcast's Xfinity On Demand library. The blog and product page feature several screenshots flashing the...
TiVo Premiere DVRs in the Bay Area get Comcast VOD starting today

How We Hate NBC’s Olympics Coverage: A Statistical Breakdown

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The coverage of the Winter Olympics on NBC has been painful to watch. In addition to the tape delays which ruined the outcomes for anyone paying attention to any other news, sports or social media outlet other than NBC, there are a lot of other complaints. In between the...
How We Hate NBC’s Olympics Coverage: A Statistical Breakdown

Cisco Has Enough Of TiVo Patent Claims, Files To Invalidate TiVo Patents

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Over the past few years, as competition in the DVR market has become tougher, TiVo has become more and more reliant on using its patents to stop competition and innovation, rather than focusing on competing in the marketplace. its most famous case was the one against EchoStar, which even included...
Cisco Has Enough Of TiVo Patent Claims, Files To Invalidate TiVo Patents

Best Buy Betting Big on TiVo?

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An internal memo may show that the relationship between Best Buy and TiVo is growing stronger than ever before, and could signal the first signs of a broader digital strategy for the big box retailer. According to an internal memo leaked to blogger Dave Zatz, Best Buy will be the...
Best Buy Betting Big on TiVo?

Engadget HD Podcast 320 - 10.16.2012

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While we've still got plenty of iPad second screen and streaming video tech to talk about this week, we're leading off with some old classics: FCC rulings, DVRs and Windows Media Center. While the FCC may be helping cable companies kill ClearQAM, is the sacrifice actually worth it? We've...
Engadget HD Podcast 320 - 10.16.2012

Learning lessons from TiVo: Don't make patents your business

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TiVo has settled its remaining patent infringement lawsuits with Google, Cisco and Time Warner Cable, and the company announced Thursday that it will receive a lump-sum settlement of $490 million from Cisco and Google. That may sound like a lot of money, but investors had clearly expected more: TiVo’s stock was...
Learning lessons from TiVo: Don't make patents your business

Like That TV Ad You Just Saw? Twitter Wants to Show You Another One

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Digital advertising is big, but nearly as big as TV advertising. So Twitter, like everyone else who sells bits and bytes, would like some of that TV ad money. Here’s their latest attempt: “TV ad targeting“, which promises that it can find Twitter users who saw a TV ad, and...
Like That TV Ad You Just Saw? Twitter Wants to Show You Another One
More People Now Watch TV And Movies On Tablets In Bedrooms Than On TVs!

TiVo Mini review

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TiVo fans who want to be able to watch whatever they want, in any room that they want can finally stop waiting. Sure, some have been satisfied with TiVo's Multi-Room Viewing even though it required multiple DVRs and the multiple Now Playing lists and multiple ToDo lists that go...
TiVo Mini review
Rumor Roundup: Bravo Cuts Two from Zuckerberg's Show, Tumblr's Fine Young Cannibals

Analyst talks three possible routes for future Apple TV

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A dedicated Apple TV set was a hot topic at the end of 2011, spurred mainly by comments Steve Jobs made in his official biography by Walter Isaacson. So far in 2012, news on that front has been relatively quiet, but a new note by longtime Apple TV set booster...
Analyst talks three possible routes for future Apple TV

The New Mad Men Of Advertising Are... Everywhere

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Crowdsourced advertising platforms - some with Silicon Valley backing - are sprouting up to liberate untapped talent from around the world and remake television (and video) advertising. Companies such as Tongal, Zooppa, Poptent and others are tapping the crowd for talent and hoping to leverage social media's expanding reach and real-time impact to strengthen ties between...
The New Mad Men Of Advertising Are... Everywhere

Sony Entertainment CEO: DVRs and Netflix have made TV better

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Like Mad Men or Breaking Bad? Then thank TiVo and Netflix. At least that’s what Sony Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton is doing. Lynton told the audience at All Things Digital’s Dive into Media conference in Dana Point, California Wednesday that the ability to catch up on shows has led to...
Sony Entertainment CEO: DVRs and Netflix have made TV better

TiVo Premiere DVRs may get more storage soon, $149 500GB units appear for preorders

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Just like the initial run of TiVo Premiere DVRs two years ago, it appears that a refreshed version has been spotted at retail prior to any official announcement from the company. TiVo may be waiting for its official birthday March 31st to unwrap the new models, but a poster...
TiVo Premiere DVRs may get more storage soon, $149 500GB units appear for preorders

Burnett: Video On Demand Will Have To Cost Money

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Rob Burnett breaks it down for the audience at tonight’s PandoMonthly in New York City, telling Sarah Lacy that content, specifically video on demand (VOD), will need to be paid for and distributed differently. A TiVo user himself, Burnett doesn’t see the digital video recorder (DVR) as the future of...
Burnett: Video On Demand Will Have To Cost Money
Comcast Xfinity On Demand rolling out to TiVo Premiere subscribers in SF Bay Area
Almost Every Tech Company Wants To Build Wild Devices That Will Spy On You With Cameras And Microphones (VZ)

Microsoft And TiVo Drop Their Patent Lawsuits Against Each Other

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Microsoft is dropping its patent lawsuit against set-top box maker TiVo, in which Microsoft had complained of not only copyright infringement, but had also threatened a ban on importing TiVo’s hardware and software into the U.S. And TiVo has agreed to drop its suits against Microsoft, as well. For background,...
Microsoft And TiVo Drop Their Patent Lawsuits Against Each Other

You Have To Check Out Boxee's Latest Attempt To Destroy Cable

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Boxee announced today a new $99 streaming media player called Boxee TV that lets you record an unlimited shows to a virtual DVR for $15 per month. On paper, the Boxee TV, which replaces the old Boxee Box, seems impressive.  In addition to streaming content from Boxee's suite of apps...
You Have To Check Out Boxee's Latest Attempt To Destroy Cable

TiVo teases long-awaited HD guide upgrades for fall DVR update

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When we originally reviewed the TiVo Premiere DVR back in 2010, one of our laments was that its revamped HD guide style didn't cover all of the screens in its menu system, and the issue still existed when we reviewed the XL4 earlier this year. Finally, that's being addressed,...
TiVo teases long-awaited HD guide upgrades for fall DVR update

Cisco's John Chambers To IT Industry: Stop Suing Each Other! (CSCO)

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Cisco's John Chambers wagged his finger today at Apple, Samsung, Microsoft and other IT companies running amok with patent lawsuits and told them they need to cut it out. "IT companies should not be suing peers," he said during an onstage interview at the Gartner Symposium conference taking place in...
Cisco's John Chambers To IT Industry: Stop Suing Each Other! (CSCO)
New Comcast IPTV set-top box hits the FCC, could be released next year

Dish Network Remote Access iPad app upgrade brings a new UI, more speed

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Sure, it's not as revolutionary as the new automated ad skipping built into its DVRs, but Dish Network has also just revamped its Remote Access iPad app. While other pay-TV providers are proud about streaming channels to mobile devices only within the home or shifting a few recordings, Dish's...
Dish Network Remote Access iPad app upgrade brings a new UI, more speed

Couch Potatoes Rejoice: Spotify Lands On TiVo's Premiere Series DVRs

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At this point it’s probably easier to keep count of the devices that Spotify hasn’t weaseled its way onto, but you can hardly blame the company for hustling. Today, Spotify has announced that it has brought its streaming music service to yet another hardware line — users of TiVo’s Premiere...
Couch Potatoes Rejoice: Spotify Lands On TiVo's Premiere Series DVRs

The Reasons Why People 'Unfriend' On Facebook

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Social Media Insights is a daily newsletter from Business Insider that collects and delivers the top social media news first thing every morning. You can sign up to receive Social Media Insights here or at the bottom of this post. Top 10 Reasons People Unfriend On Facebook (NM Incite via...
The Reasons Why People 'Unfriend' On Facebook
Motorola and Cisco pay TiVo $490M to dodge East Texas patent trial

Microsoft Updates Xbox To Cement Hold On Living Room

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Microsoft's new Smartglass technology, due Friday, combined with a new update to the Xbox, puts the company clearly in the driver's seat to control the evolution of the living room. Microsoft said Tuesday that its Smartglass technology, which makes tablets and phones a "second screen" to complement the Xbox game...
Microsoft Updates Xbox To Cement Hold On Living Room
TiVO Premiere will include Xfinity On Demand for Comcast customers in April

A Postgame On Canada's Copyright Reform

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On Monday, after multiple attempts over several years, Canada's House of Commons passed Bill C-11 (previously known by other names), a sweeping copyright reform bill. Senate approval is all but assured, and the bill is essentially certain to become law in the near future. Luckily, unlike SOPA/PIPA in the States,...
A Postgame On Canada's Copyright Reform
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