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TiVo’s 4-tuner $250 BOLT OTA set-top box goes after cord cutters

TiVo today is introducing a new set-top box, the TiVo BOLT OTA, which will join its existing lineup of TiVo BOLT-branded devices, including the voice-controlled BOLT VOX DVRs, launched last year. Thi

TiVo CEO leaves to join Liberty Global as CTO after less than a year with the DVR maker

After less than a year in the role, the CEO of TiVo is leaving the troubled company and jumping to Liberty Global, where he will become its CTO. Enrique Rodriguez, who joined the maker of DVRs, intera

TiVo adds Alexa voice control to its DVRs

TiVo’s DVRs are getting Alexa support. The company is announcing its lineup of DVRs, including Series 4 (Premiere), 5 (Roamio), and 6 (Bolt) boxes like TiVo BOLT VOX introduced last fall, will b

Alexa gets a DVR recording skill

Slowly but surely, Alexa’s becoming a more competent catchall video assistant. Back in January, Amazon launched its Video Skill API designed to offer more control over apps from cable and satellite

TiVo will let users auto-skip the football to watch just the Super Bowl commercials

Super Bowl Sunday. The day we switch from being annoyed by commercials to being annoyed by all the stuff between the commercials. Football? Bah! We’re here for talking babies and beer frogs. Looking

TiVo debuts its ‘Next-Gen’ platform for pay TV providers looking to fight cord cutting

TiVo today introduced a new “Next-Gen Platform,” as it’s being called, that will allow pay TV operators to better keep up with the changes in how consumers prefer to watch television

TiVo officially announces its voice-controlled DVRs, the BOLT VOX and Mini VOX

DVR maker TiVo today officially confirmed the launch of its new DVR, the TiVo BOLT VOX, and its smaller counterpart, the TiVo Mini Vox, following yesterday’s leak. As had been reported, the bigg

TiVo’s upcoming DVR, the TiVo BOLT VOX, will include voice support

TiVo is nearing the launch of a new product in its BOLT family of DVRs, which can either be swapped in place of your cable company’s DVR, or, in the case of the original BOLT, be used by cord c

77% of consumers want a la carte TV, TiVo study finds, but price they’re willing to pay drops

The majority of consumers in the U.S. and Canada are no longer interested in hefty pay TV packages filled with channels they don’t watch. According to a new study from TiVo out this morning, 77.

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

TiVo debuts its newest DVR, the 4K-ready BOLT+ with 6 tuners

TiVo this morning announced the launch of a new product in its BOLT family of DVRs, the BOLT+. While the 4K-ready BOLT, which debuted last fall, featured a white chassis and unique, curved shape, the

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TiVo is getting acquired by Rovi for $1.1 billion

You might not know Rovi, but the company is apparently quite big as it is acquiring <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/tivo/">TiVo</a> for $1.1 billion in a cash-and-stock deal. Rovi holds a bun

TiVo’s new Roamio OTA DVR for cord cutters has no monthly fees, more storage

While DVR maker TiVo has been focused on the future with the recent unveiling of its 4K-ready DVR designed for the streaming era, the company is continuing to improve its other popular device for co

TiVo Unveils BOLT, A Modern, 4K-Ready DVR Designed For The Streaming Era

The BOLT is a uniquely designed, all-white player offering 4K support as well as a revamped user interface that introduces new features like the ability to skip commercial breaks on recorded cont

TiVo Sues Samsung For Patent Infringement

TiVo is preparing to launch a next-generation device reportedly called “Bolt,” which may replace the current Roamio models which have recently seen their prices slashed. But TiVo hardware

TiVo Devices Now Support AirPlay For Streaming Recordings To Apple TV

DVR maker TiVo this morning announced, for the first time, its users will now be able to access their recorded content on their TV via Apple TV and AirPlay. Through an updated TiVo iOS application, Ti

TiVo Now Lets Subscribers Stream Recordings And Live TV Via The Web

DVR maker TiVo announced today a new product called TiVo Online that will allow its subscribers to stream both their DVR recordings as well as live TV over the web. The free site also includes an on

Diary Of A Cord Cutter In 2015 (Part 5: Upgrading To The TiVo Roamio OTA DVR)

In late 2014, I finally took the plunge and cut the cord with cable TV, reducing my monthly bill from a big TV, phone and internet bundle to one which now only includes broadband. My “TV&#8221

TiVo Receives Approval To Acquire Aereo Assets

DVR maker TiVo announced this morning that its purchase of assets from Aereo – the innovative but ultimately doomed internet TV streaming startup – has been approved by a U.S. Bankruptcy
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