Satellite Receiver + HD DVR News (45 Posts)


Before You Cut the Cord, Pick Up the Phone

Before You Cut the Cord, Pick Up the Phone

It's easy to understand why people "cut the cord" on their cable or satellite TV bill these days. I just learned that you can actually walk into a Volkswagen dealership and plunk down $2,000 to get a nicely appointed Jetta... Continue Reading

Satellite Receiver + HD DVR News

Everyone with an HDTV has some form of satellite receiver or digital cable box. You need it to not just watch HDTV shows but to record them as well. Many of the latest DVRs or PVRs come with either streaming movie services and or pay-per-view capabilities. If you are keeping up with the world of home theater and high performance AV and you subscribe to services from the likes of DirecTV, Dish Network, Comcast, Time Warner, COX and or any number of other players in the game - this is a DVR/TiVo/PVR news resource for you.

As HD television content becomes more plentiful, it's important to stay up to date on the technology that allows you to view and record it. You can do that here.

Satellite Receiver + HD DVR News Archives

Feb 27, 2018

AirTV Adds DVR Function for Local Channels

AirTV has announced the addition of DVR functionality for local channels, currently rolling out as a free open beta test.... Continue Reading
AirTV Adds DVR Function for Local Channels

Jan 26, 2018

Nuvyyo Adds Advanced Recording Features to Tablo DVRs

Back in August, we reviewed the Tablo DUAL over-the-air HD DVR system from Nuvyyo, which lets you stream live and... Continue Reading
Nuvyyo Adds Advanced Recording Features to Tablo DVRs

Oct 16, 2017

Is Cord Cutting Really Killing Traditional Pay TV?

There's no doubt that cord cutting has gained steam over the past few years, but is it really a serious threat to the cable and satellite providers? Jeff Berman asks the experts. Continue Reading
Is Cord Cutting Really Killing Traditional Pay TV?

Jun 01, 2017

Nuvyyo Introduces Tablo DUAL Two-Tuner Over-the-Air DVR

Nuvyyo has introduced a new version of its Tablo over-the-air DVR. The new Tablo DUAL is a two-tuner DVR that... Continue Reading
Nuvyyo Introduces Tablo DUAL Two-Tuner Over-the-Air DVR

May 31, 2017

Alexa Support Now Available on DISH Network DVRs

Back at CES in January, DISH Network announced plans to add Alexa support to its Hopper DVR line. Now that... Continue Reading
Alexa Support Now Available on DISH Network DVRs

Oct 02, 2016

AT&T/DirecTV to Phase Out Satellite TV Service, Reports Say

Bloomberg is reporting that AT&T hopes to phase out DirecTV's satellite TV service in three to five years, to be... Continue Reading
AT&T/DirecTV to Phase Out Satellite TV Service, Reports Say

Sep 13, 2016

TiVo Introduces BOLT+ 4K DVR with More Tuners and Storage

TiVo's recent acquisition by Rovi has not stopped the company from introducing a new set-top box at this week's CEDIA... Continue Reading
TiVo Introduces BOLT+ 4K DVR with More Tuners and Storage

Aug 05, 2016

DISH Network Launches New "Skinny" Channel Bundle

DISH Network has introduced the Flex Pack skinny channel bundle. For $39.99 per month, customers get more than 50 channels... Continue Reading
DISH Network Launches New

Jun 13, 2016

TiVo to Stop Making Set-Top Box Hardware, Report Says

Light Reading is reporting that TiVo is likely to exit the retail set-top box hardware business after the acquisition by... Continue Reading
TiVo to Stop Making Set-Top Box Hardware, Report Says

May 28, 2016

DISH Network's HopperGO Now Available to Customers

DISH Network's HopperGO, first announced at CES 2016, is now available to DISH customers for $99. The pocket-sized, 64GB HopperGO... Continue Reading
DISH Network's HopperGO Now Available to Customers

Apr 09, 2016

DISH Adds Ultra HD Version of Netflix to Hopper 3

DISH Network has added the Ultra HD version of Netflix to its new 4K-friendly Hopper 3 DVR. The standard version... Continue Reading
DISH Adds Ultra HD Version of Netflix to Hopper 3

Mar 26, 2016

Rovi to Buy TiVo, Reports Say

FierceCable is reporting, based on a New York Times article, that TiVo and Rovi are negotiating to merge. Rovi, which... Continue Reading
Rovi to Buy TiVo, Reports Say

Mar 19, 2016

Sports Bar Mode Now Active on DISH's Hopper 3

To coincide with the first week of the NCAA March Madness basketball tournament, DISH Network rolled out its Sports Bar... Continue Reading
Sports Bar Mode Now Active on DISH's Hopper 3

Feb 26, 2016

AT&T to Phase Out U-verse in Favor of DirecTV

Bloomberg is reporting that AT&T is phasing out its U-verse DSL-based TV/Internet service, instead directing all new customers toward its... Continue Reading
AT&T to Phase Out U-verse in Favor of DirecTV

Jan 23, 2016

DISH Network Introduces 4K-Friendly Hopper 3 DVR

DISH Network has provided details on its new Hopper 3 DVR, which should be available to DISH customers in early... Continue Reading
DISH Network Introduces 4K-Friendly Hopper 3 DVR

Dec 02, 2015

Verizon Adds DVR Anywhere Feature for FiOS Customers

Multichannel News is reporting, through other sources, that Verizon is rolling out a DVR Anywhere feature for FiOS customers. This... Continue Reading
Verizon Adds DVR Anywhere Feature for FiOS Customers

Nov 12, 2015

Comcast to Release HDR-Capable Set-Top Box in 2016

FierceCable is reporting that Comcast will launch an HDR-capable 4K set-top box in 2016. Comcast had previously announced plans to... Continue Reading
Comcast to Release HDR-Capable Set-Top Box in 2016

Oct 03, 2015

TiVo Announces 4K-Friendly Bolt

TiVo has announced a new DVR and streaming media player called the Bolt, which is available with a 500GB ($299.99)... Continue Reading
TiVo Announces 4K-Friendly Bolt

Aug 21, 2015

DirecTV Expands 4K Capability with First 4K Set-Top Box

DirecTV has announced the introduction of the 4K Genie Mini set-top box, allowing customers who also own an HDMI 2.0-compliant... Continue Reading

Aug 10, 2015

Consumers Have Saved More Than $500 Million from Energy-Efficient Set-Top Boxes

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) and National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA) announced in a joint press release (below) the... Continue Reading
Consumers Have Saved More Than $500 Million from Energy-Efficient Set-Top Boxes

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