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TiVo FF Ads in Circulation?

Posted on 16 June 2019

A few people (allegedly) on the tivo community forum and over at pvrblog have noted overlayed “banner” ads when fast forwarding their TiVo’s Not sure what I’m rambling on about previous TiVo banner ad coverage and TiVo No Longer (entirely) skipping “commercials” Although it may have just been a test run of the banner ad: […] Continue Reading

PVR Support for the Raspberry Pi

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PVR Support for the Raspberry Pi

Posted on 03 September 2012

Raspbmc is an XBMC build for the Raspberry Pi. Recently the developers also integrated the PVR support, which is a truly impressive feat.   (more…) Continue Reading

ReplayTV PC Edition Unveiled Today

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ReplayTV PC Edition Unveiled Today

Posted on 28 June 2006

ReplayTV is demonstrating their new ReplayTV PC Edition DVR Software From the press release: “ReplayTV PC Edition DVR provides a breathtaking advance over prior DVR experiences – offering an intuitive solution that is powerful yet easy-to-use, so viewers can spend less time manipulating and managing their DVR, and more time watching their favorite TV programming. […] Continue Reading

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2PartsFusion Giveaway Reminder — OVER! Winner Drawn!

Posted on 25 February 2006

this giveaway is now closed!! Congratulations to JustMichael for being the lucky participant drawn randomly from the database! Thanks again to 2 Parts Fusion for sponsoring the giveaway. 2 Parts Fusion, builders of fine customized Media Servers, has stepped to the plate and sponsored an ultra cool bundle of PVR components to giveaway at BYOPVR […] Continue Reading

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Nvidia CES roundup: HDMI, HDTV, h.264 oh my!

Posted on 12 January 2006

Lots of news out of the Nvidia camp from CES 2006. First up, Nvidia delivers first HDMI video card solution for Sony HTPC (press release) Nvidia demo’s hardware accelerated h.264 forceware drivers for both 6xxx and 7xxx gpu’s! “NVIDIA showed us a demo of their upcoming Forceware drivers with support for hardware accelerated h.264 decoding. […] Continue Reading

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Open Source IR Mapping Software: Remote 2 Key

Posted on 11 January 2006

Control your PVR with Remote 2 Key It’s similar in concept to Girder, it’s free and it’s open source. Remote 2 Key allows you to control your computer with a remote control. It converts IR signals from your remote control into key strokes using customizable mapping files. It’s similar in concept to Girder. Remote 2 […] Continue Reading

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Broadcast Flag on Steroids (again!) and The Analog Hole Closing Legislation

Posted on 01 November 2005

Some Scary Halloween Broadcast Flag/Analog Hole legislation has come to D.C. “Here’s what the proposed law says, in a nutshell: Every consumer analog video input device manufactured in the United States will be, within a year, forced to obey not one, but two new copy restriction technologies: a watermarking system called VEIL, and a rights […] Continue Reading

New NVIDIA Pure Video DualTV Dual Tuner

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New NVIDIA Pure Video DualTV Dual Tuner

Posted on 19 September 2005

TechPowerUp has the scoop on NVIDIA and the latest happenings and advances of their Pure Video Cinematic Home Theater technology including a new NVIDIA Pure Video DualTV Dual Tuner card that features the very impressive ViXS video processing for on the fly transcoding/processing! Looks like a MSRP of $169/$189 (two different models: one for MCE […] Continue Reading

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Sale: SnapStream Free Firefly with BeyondTV 3.7 Purchase!

Posted on 12 September 2005

Now through September 19th you get a free FireFly RF remote with a purchase of BeyondTV 3.7 through the SnapStream store. There’s a few other cool bundles like pairing a pvr150 MCE, BeyondTV 3.7, and the free FireFly remote which makes for a pretty cool setup at a pretty darn good price. See site for […] Continue Reading

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Speculation on Windows Vista, DRM, CableCARD & 3rd Party DVR

Posted on 26 August 2005

You probably already know that DRM is a dirty word in these parts… you probably also know that I’m dying for a legitimate way to record HDTV via cable without using the cable company’s DVR i.e. the mythtical cableCARD PC device. I’m not sure that i’d trade DRM up the wazoo to get it, however… […] Continue Reading

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