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

    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 biggest change is that these are the first TiVo DVRs to include a voice remote control, which allows users to search across live TV, DVR, video-on-demand and online streaming services just by… Read More

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

    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 cutters who want a way to record over-the-air broadcasts. Now, ahead of any official announcement, a new BOLT product is appearing on Amazon, called the BOLT VOX. The device comes with a new… Read More

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

    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, 77.3 percent now want “a la carte” TV service – meaning, they want to only pay for the channels they actually watch. And they’re not willing to pay too much for this… 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

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

    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 BOLT+ instead returns to the standard black body, even while it maintains the odd form factor. More importantly, it offers more storage (3 TB) and more tuners (six are included), as compared with… Read More

  • When innovating stops making sense Crunch Network

    When innovating stops making sense

    If you listened carefully to business news last week you could hear the sound of a giant tree falling in a quiet forest. It happened when Rovi bought TiVo for $1.1 billion. It was a merger of convenience, a way for TiVo to get out of its slump and die gracefully without much shareholder pain. The buyer, Rovi, is a meta-data provider to set-top boxes while TiVo was the original set-top box… Read More

  • TiVo is getting acquired by Rovi for $1.1 billion

    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 TiVo for $1.1 billion in a cash-and-stock deal. Rovi holds a bunch of patents related to the entertainment industry and does a lot of software licensing to set-top box makers and TV service providers. It also manages metadata for TV content and sells this data to cable companies. Read More

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

    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 cord cutters as well, the TiVo Roamio. This morning, TiVo announced an updated version of this product, the TiVo Roamio OTA 1TB. As the name implies, one of the biggest advantages to this new version… Read More

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