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DISH robbed of CES award for the Hopper

Dish Network released a statement late yesterday expressing "disappointment" with CBS interfering with the nomination of the 'Hopper with Sling' for Best of CES....

DIRECTV’s Genie: Does it grant all your wishes?

DIRECTV recently announced its latest whole-home solution, the Genie HD DVR.

Boxee TV: A New Device for Cord Cutters

Boxee, Inc. made a major announcement regarding their new focus: television. More to the point, unlimited recording of basic TV channels via a new Boxee TV set-top device.

Dish Network’s whole-home DVR ‘Hopper’ overview

Dish really embraced the beauty of the kangeroo with the official launch of their whole-home HD DVR called the "Hopper," which links to child...

DIRECTV TiVo service now available nationwide

Last December, DIRECTV made the TiVo HD DVR available in 10 large markets across the U.S. including Los Angeles, New York, and Chicago. Now, the service is available nationwide to DIRECTV customers who may want to switch from their current DVR and "upgrade" to the TiVo HD DVR.

Next Xbox to feature built-in DVR?

From here on out, it's a safe bet we'll be hearing at least one rumor a month about the next iteration of Microsoft's Xbox. January's first morsel has to do with a possible DVR in the next console, and it comes courtesy the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office. On December 27, those fine folks granted a patent to Microsoft for a device that would serve as both a game console and a digital video recorder.

TV Everywhere Leaves VOD Nowhere

With Comcast and Time-Warner now moving forward with video paywalls, are the cable companies doing what Hollywood and the music industry couldn't do? Profit from the Internet... by forcing viewers to keep their cable subscriptions? That reality is coming sooner than you think.

HD/Video-On-Demand Investment Shows Growth

The future for video-on-demand looks particularly bright this week. A recent study published by Infonetics Research has shown that spending for video-on-demand and content servers as well as other VOD infrastructure components and devices by cable and IPTV service providers to be steady at $625 million in 4Q09

Verizon expands FiOS TV DVR features

Verizon has added a couple cool features for their customers with FiOS TV DVRs which had previously only been available to those with FiOS...

TiVo adds podcast channels and video publishing

TiVo has added the ability of video podcasts and RSS feeds to publish directly to a TiVo DVR, including the TiVo Series3, TiVo HD...

TiVo HD box to replace Comcast digital adapter

In a company report released last week, TiVo said Comcast will offer the TiVo HD retail box "as an alternative to a digital adapter...

Dish HD-DVR with Slingbox

Dish Network will reveal a new HD-DVR unit at CES today that integrates Slingbox technology, allowing anyone to access their television programming via an...

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