Steve Jobs Thinks TiVo, Roku, Google TV Are Destined to Fail – Chugs Along with Apple TV Anyway

Roku Digital Video Player Displaying Netflix's Improved UISteve Jobs at the D8 Conference made a remarkable statement. In a nutshell, he thinks that over-the-top TV offerings are D.O.A. when it comes to the current subsidized TV set-top business model. And that only a "go-to-market strategy" with a built-from-scratch TV set-top box will be the only viable solution to innovate television as we [...]

HP Introduces the HP MediaSmart Expander for TiVo WHS Add-In

HP MediaSmart Expander for TiVo GraphicOwn a TiVo? You may want to add a Windows Home Server from HP to the mix. HP has just introduced a new new add-in called HP MediaSmart Expander for TiVo that allows TiVo owners to transfer shows to/from the HP MediaSmart Server, manage recordings, and watch stored recordings from any networked Mac or Windows PC [...]

TiVo Unveils TiVo Premiere (Keeps Fingers Crossed Customers Pay Attention)

TiVO PremiereIt's been a while since anyone has heard a peep from TiVo. Well, now we know what they've been working on. Their new flagship product is called TiVo Premiere and it's being positioned as "the one box to rule them all." Ah, yeah... right. While the new TiVo Premiere (320GB - $299.99) and TiVo Premiere [...]

BLOCKBUSTER On Demand Now Available on TiVo

TiVo Blockbuster ScreenshotGood news for TiVo Series2, Series3, HD, HD XL DVR owners. You can now rent new movie releases directly from BLOCKBUSTER for $3.99 and older features from $2.99 or less (a few titles are even free) without a monthly BLOCKBUSTER subscription. What's more, HD movie titles are said to be on the way via the [...]

Amazon Video On Demand Rolls Out HD Quality TV Episodes and Movies

Roku Amazon Video On Demand ScreenshotBig news today for folks who enjoy renting Amazon Video On Demand content through their Windows / Mac PC, TiVo (Series 3, HD, HD XL), Roku Digital Video Player (now available through, and Sony Bravia Internet Video Link. The service has been upgraded to serve up HD quality TV episodes and Movies in 720p [...]

TiVo Gets Netflix Instant Video Streaming Capability

TiVo Netflix Instant QueueTiVo and Netflix are both announcing today that they've partnered up to provide TiVo Series 3, HD, and HD XL owners the ability to stream more than 12,000 movies and TV episodes on-demand from Netflix via their set-top. Of course, this also means you'll have to have a subscription to both TiVo and Netflix in [...]

Use That TiVo Box for Your HTPC

Still looking for that perfect media center case that performs with the power you want and looks natural on you’re A/V rack? Well perhaps a TiVo that’s been modified like this would work. The mod doesn’t seem that difficult, adding a few screw holes here and there to mount all the PC components. The real [...]

Nero and TiVo Deliver the Ultimate DVR Experience on the PC

Nero LiquidTV| TiVo PC Box ShotNero, creators of liquid media technology, and TiVo Inc., the creator of and a leader in television services for digital video recorders (DVRs), announced today the unveiling of Nero LiquidTV | TiVo PC. This new offering revolutionizes the way consumers experience television by offering an enhanced TiVo DVR experience directly from the PC. "In recent [...]