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SV Staff Posted: Aug 31, 2009 0 comments
It might be a long-standing DVR fixture in the United States, but down in the land of kiwis TiVo hasn't shown up at all. That's changing this November, when the service finally reaches New Zealand. Unfortunately, TiVo comes with some caveats in...
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Mark Fleischmann Posted: Feb 26, 2008 0 comments
It's not nice to steal intellectual property. That's what the U.S. District Court of Appeals said last month, ending a legal fistfight between TiVo and EchoStar. The court upheld a lower court ruling that the owner of the Dish Network infringed patents for a "multimedia time warping system."
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Posted: Aug 25, 2003 Published: Aug 26, 2003 0 comments

<A HREF=http://www.tivo.com>TiVo</A> may be this year's hot ticket.

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Darryl Wilkinson Posted: Jun 11, 2005 0 comments
If only you could take your TiVo with you...
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Posted: Jul 30, 2000 0 comments

What do you watch on TV? When do you watch it? Soon 1500 volunteers will reveal all about their viewing habits as they embark on an unprecedented adventure in "big brotherism."

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SV Staff Posted: Oct 09, 2007 0 comments
It's all about the relationship. That was the message at the official rollout of TiVo and Real Networks' new partnership at  the Arena club in Manhattan this week. Emcee Chris Harrison, host of The Bachelor, opened the festivities, leaving...
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Barry Willis Posted: Nov 10, 2002 0 comments

Everything seems to be roses and lollipops for <A HREF="http://www.tivo.com">TiVo</A> and <A HREF="http://www.sonicblue.com">SonicBlue</A>, maker of ReplayTV devices. The Silicon Valley rivals are allies now that they've decided to put their time and money into promoting digital video recorders (DVRs) rather than fighting each other.

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SV Staff Posted: Nov 10, 2008 0 comments
We think we have it pretty good here in the good old U.S. of A. We have Hannah Montana, a new puppy for the White House, and we've had TiVo for years.  Years and years. Folks in Australia might not seem so lucky. They just got TiVo,...
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Mark Fleischmann Posted: Jul 31, 2007 0 comments
TiVo HD isn't the first high-def-capable or digital cable ready product from the world's winningest DVR brand. That would be the Series3. But the new model is the first HD-capable TiVo to sell for $299.
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SV Staff Posted: Dec 04, 2008 0 comments
A few observant users over at EngadgetHD spotted something interesting on their TiVo screens. When they looked at the Video On Demand screen for Amazon's streaming service, they noticed an interesting option. Suddenly, there was an option for...
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SV Staff Posted: Dec 01, 2015 0 comments
TiVo has announced a software update that adds QuickMode viewing to its Roamio digital video recorders (DVRs), making it possible to binge your way through recorded shows at a brisk pace.

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Posted: Feb 04, 2009 0 comments

It feels like watching a tennis match&#151;back and forth, over and over. The decision to delay the analog-TV cutoff was passed by the Senate, rejected by the House of Representatives, passed again by the Senate last week, and finally passed today by the House with a vote of 264-158. Interestingly, the number of Republicans who voted for the bill (23) was greater than the number of Democrats who voted against it (10). Obviously, President Obama will sign it, since he spearheaded the effort to delay the transition in the first place.

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SV Staff Posted: May 14, 2008 0 comments
Consider something really bright (like the sun on a sunny day) and something really dark (like under your covers at night). That span from light to dark can be expressed as a contrast ratio; the human eye has good ability in that regard. Now...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 18, 2009 0 comments
Fall TV season is getting close now, but until new episodes of our favorite shows start rolling off the line, Blu-rays are going to be getting a lot of rotation. This week has some good titles, but lacks in the special features department. ...
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Posted: Apr 23, 2006 0 comments

This morning I picked out the weekly Best Buy flyer from my Sunday paper and saw a DirecTV HD TiVo on special for $399 after mail-in rebate. My initial thought was, "cool! Looks like the new MPEG4 compatible HD DVR is finally out!" This thought died of loneliness seconds later as I realized the HD DVR in the ad is the trusty HR10-250 that sits in my own equipment rack. A terrific machine, but not compatible with the new MPEG4 compressed HD channels that DirecTV has very quietly rolled out in the last several months.

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