DVRs

  • Panasonic Outs BDXL- and 3D Compatible DVRs

    Panasonic Outs BDXL- and 3D Compatible DVRs

    Having those BDXL Blu-rays with 100GB capacity is nice, but they're useless with all Blu-ray recorders that are currently on the market (with one exception in case of the Japanese market). That's why Panasonic Japan yesterday announced [JP] a total of six new DVRs that come with HDDs and Blu-ray recorders on board that actually support the new format (and three of the devices are 3D enabled). Read More

  • MPAA: Release movies to TV sooner, block recordings

    MPAA: Release movies to TV sooner, block recordings

    The Motion Picture Association of America wants to release movies to TV, pay-per-view, on-demand, and premium movie channels before releasing them for sale on DVD. Sounds good, no? There’s a little catch, though. The MPAA wants to block these early releases from being recorded on your DVR. Traditionally, new movies get released into theaters, then get shown on airplanes and in hotels, then… Read More

  • New $299 TiVo Series3 Available Soon?

    New $299 TiVo Series3 Available Soon?

    The TiVo Series3 DVR is about to get a little more affordable, according to a recent Ars Technica article. A product with the model number “TCD652160″ has apparently been popping up intermittently on retail websites in the past few days and is believed to be the new “Series3 Lite” as it’s been christened by the TiVo community. General consensus is that the new device… Read More

  • Greedy Media Companies Sue Network DVR Concept Into Oblivion

    Greedy Media Companies Sue Network DVR Concept Into Oblivion

    A lawsuit filed by a bunch of faceless, money grubbing entertainment companies has killed the network DVR before it even made its debut. New York’s Cablevision had wanted to introduce a digital video recorder that, instead of locally storing content on a hard drive, would store everything on Cablevision’s servers somewhere out there. The complaining companies, which include such… Read More

  • Easy Recorder 2: Video On PSP Made Easy

    Easy Recorder 2: Video On PSP Made Easy

    Hooray for more DVRs! The Easy Recorder 2 from Hagiwara Sys-Com, is geared mainly toward the PSP, though it can also function on any other device that can stream MPEG-4 from a Memory Stick Duo or PRO Duo. With that said, all you have to do is connect the Easy Recorder 2 to your TV via standard video inputs and it will directly record onto a Memory Stick Duo or PRO Duo. The $140 device features… Read More