cloud dvr

  • AT&T’s streaming service DirecTV Now is getting cloud DVR, parental controls, and other features

    AT&T’s streaming service DirecTV Now is getting cloud DVR, parental controls, and other features

    AT&T’s streaming TV service for cord cutters, DirecTV Now, is finally getting a cloud DVR, among other features, the company announced today. The addition is part of a larger platform upgrade for AT&T’s TV applications, which includes both the streaming service DirecTV Now and the app for current DirecTV pay TV subscribers. The cloud DVR is among the most anticipated… Read More

  • TiVo tests a cloud DVR

    TiVo tests a cloud DVR

    Reports that¬†media player and DVR maker TiVo is testing a “cloud DVR” type functionality have been circulating in recent weeks. If the feature was to make it into commercial production it would be a notable addition¬†for the hardware maker, whose products have been more focused on competing with traditional DVRs by combining TiVo’s unique user experience with the ability… Read More

  • Sling TV takes on rivals with launch of a cloud DVR

    Sling TV takes on rivals with launch of a cloud DVR

    As competition between television streaming services heats up, Dish’s Sling TV announced a new feature designed to better compete with rivals like Sony’s PlayStation Vue and others: it’s debuting a cloud DVR that will allow customers to record shows and movies to watch later at their convenience. Vue already offers a similar option, which has been one of its… Read More

  • Aereo’s Legal Battle Extends To Utah As Fox, Other Broadcasters File Suit

    Aereo’s Legal Battle Extends To Utah As Fox, Other Broadcasters File Suit

    Unsurprisingly, TV broadcasters don’t like that Aereo is taking the content they provide freely over-the-air and putting it on the Internet for everyone to enjoy. The startup is currently embroiled in a number of court cases over its product, and now that legal battle enters a new arena with Fox Broadcasting Co., Sinclair Broadcast Group and Local TV launching a new Federal Court suit. Read More

  • Streaming Entertainment Startup Boxee Acquired By Samsung For Around $30M

    Streaming Entertainment Startup Boxee Acquired By Samsung For Around $30M

    Israeli and NYC-based streaming media and entertainment startup Boxee has been acquired by South Korean electronics giant Samsung, we’ve been told by reliable sources. The Tel Aviv-based startup launched its latest hardware device late last, the Boxee Cloud DVR, which was rebranded from the Boxee TV to emphasize its focus on streaming over-the-air broadcast HD channels, and recording… Read More