DirecTV

DirecTV to bring back TiVo DVRs on December 8

DirecTV to bring back TiVo DVRs on December 8

The long delayed DirecTV TiVo DVR may finally be arriving as soon as this week. Following DirecTV and TiVo's reconciliation in 2008, talks began of TiVo returning to DirecTV's set-top box in 2009, but that has yet to materialize until now. According to a forum post by a member that appears to be an employee or otherwise associated with DirecTV, the new TiVo-toting DVR is set to arrive on December 8. It will initially be released only in select markets.

Continue Reading

Hulu sale could fall through after low-ball bids amidst other issues

Hulu sale could fall through after low-ball bids amidst other issues

The Hulu sale may be at risk amidst recent developments, including low-ball bids, a lack of commitment to sell by Hulu's owners, and digital rights complications. The premium online video service is a joint venture between content providers Fox, Disney, and NBC Universal and has so far seen interest from Yahoo, Google, Amazon, DirecTV, and Dish Network among others.

Continue Reading

DirecTV Nomad device rumored to stream movies and TV to mobile devices

DirecTV Nomad device rumored to stream movies and TV to mobile devices

If you are a DirecTV subscriber, a new gadget might be on the way that will liberate all of that content you have on your DVR at home and allow you to watch it from mobile devices. The box is rumored to be called the Nomad. There has been no official announcement of the device at this point from DirecTV. The existence of the device surfaced on a teaser page spied on the DirecTV website simply noting it was coming soon.

Continue Reading

DirecTV to get TiVo DVRs as early as next month

DirecTV to get TiVo DVRs as early as next month

I have been on DirecTV for years now because my neighborhood has the worst cable company on Earth. I have had DVRs the entire time I have been on the service and I have always liked the DVRs with a few quibbles. DirecTV has been talking about launching TiVo DVRs for years, but that has never happened. The launch day is now close though so DirecTV fans that want TiVo will be able to get one possibly as soon as next month.

Continue Reading

DirecTV NFL Sunday Ticket hits PS3 for subscribers and non-subscribers

DirecTV NFL Sunday Ticket hits PS3 for subscribers and non-subscribers

If you are a big fan of the NFL football season is here already with pre-season games already being played. I would wager that means some of you super fans out there are already feeling slighted by the fact that you can’t see very game that is available on your TV thanks to blackouts and such. DirecTV fans have been able to get the NFL Sunday Ticket for a while now so they can see every game that is on during the weekend.

Continue Reading

Home Premiere “premium VOD” offers $30 rentals 60 days after theater

Home Premiere “premium VOD” offers $30 rentals 60 days after theater

A premium video-on-demand service backed by major Hollywood studios is set to launch imminently, with Home Premiere offering $30 rentals just two months after they show at theaters. According to Variety, Warner Bros., Sony, Universal and 20th Century Fox new Home Premiere service will arrive on DirecTV in April 2011, while cable providers - including Comcast - are planning limited trials.

Continue Reading

DirecTV App For iPad Available But Not For Streaming Content

DirecTV App For iPad Available But Not For Streaming Content

DirecTV’s official iPad app is now available in the iTunes store for free. The app allows users to turn their iPads into a remote control for their DirecTV boxes. They can perform all the normal remote control functions as well as schedule their DVR schedules for recording shows. The app will let users check the listings up to 14 days in advance and schedule recordings without interrupting what they’re currently watching.

Continue Reading

Xfinity 3D Channel Launched by Comcast

Xfinity 3D Channel Launched by Comcast

It continues to seem as though the first time the 3rd dimension was offered as a media format, it just wasn't the right time. Today Comcast is offering a full-time 3D television channel by the name of Xfinity 3D. On this channel there will be music, sports, movies, and original programming. This isn't the first time a 3D television channel has been offered, but it is the first time Comcast has done so, and it does appear to be the fullest offering in 3D programming to date.

Continue Reading

New 3D Network To Launch On DirecTV

New 3D Network To Launch On DirecTV

A new 3D channel is setting to premiere this Sunday on DirecTV, making it the third 3D channel on national satellite TV provider. The new network is a collaboration of Discovery Communications, Sony, and IMAX and is called 3net. The network will premiere at 8:00PM EST.

Continue Reading

1 2 3 4 5 6