DISH Network and TiVo Get Medieval on the Consumer

August 21, 2006

Sorry, the only thing I could picture while trying to think of a name for this post, was Ving Rhames getting ready to go-to-work on his violators. I didn’t even touch this one last week because every time I refreshed the news I got a new story, I wanted it to cool a bit lest […]

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TiVo seeks injunction against EchoStar

May 24, 2006

Tivo appears to be going for EchoStar’s* jugular after winning their civil case, where a federal jury determined that “EchoStar willfully infringed TiVo’s “time-warp” patent”. (*DISH Networks parent company) Now TiVo has filed a request for an previous civil case. You know defending you intellectual property is fine and dandy any company should do just […]

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TiVo to deliver original programming

May 10, 2006

Traditional media channels are being inundated with competition from new sources almost daily. Tivo the long-time king of digital video recording has entered into a showcase might give us an indication of the type of programming available via the TiVo partnership. Its interesting to see these new forms of content delivery unfold and their potential […]

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Free TiVo’s, no really

February 27, 2006

I often see ads for free subscription based products such as Satellite TV and TiVo, but these offers are usually from third party resellers bundling the units with another product/service package and rarely is the receiver/DVR actually free. Well TiVo is apparently planning on offering their hardware with zero upfront cost in order to lure […]

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Comcast DVR’s to use TiVo’s software?

March 15, 2005

If this pans out to be true, it could be huge for Comcast. Anyone who’s ever used a Comcast DVR knows the weak link to the entire package isn’t the hardware itself, but the damn archaic program guide. USA Today is reporting that TiVo is close to an agreement with Comcast that would enable the […]

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Check your mail, TiVo’s tempting you

November 26, 2004

Low and behold what was in my mailbox this afternoon but a $100.00 rebate from TiVo on a series-2 PVR, now all I have to do is buy one. Those guys are devious with their temptation. I suppose with some of the available from TiVo here.

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Replay to offer standalone HD PVR?

November 24, 2004

According to D&M Holdings (Owner of the D&M’s website), the company realizes the need for a stand-alone, high definition, personal video recorder. The following section of text specially speaks to this. “In realizing the product, D&M takes staged development approach, where new products are launched at each stage, to quickly change developed technologies into real […]

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Molino Networks

June 8, 2004

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