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AT&T U-Verse Total Home DVR gets speed boost, free films, more

AT&T U-Verse Total Home DVR gets speed boost, free films, more

AT&T have announced a bevy of new features for their U-verse Total Home DVR system, that will begin rolling out to customers from today.  The updates include a 20-percent speed increase to Internet Max subscribers, taking their connection up to 12Mbps, plus more flexibility in scheduling recordings from any U-verse receiver or a new version of the system website.

 

Video demo after the cut

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Multifunctional MvixPVR boasts an iPod dock

Multifunctional MvixPVR boasts an iPod dock

Mvix has announced their latest multifunctional PVR with an integrated iPod dock. Essentially, the Full HD 1080P capable MvixPVR combines PVR media server, Ipod dock and HDD storage into one device that provides multimedia playback, record, time shift with streaming ability though wired or WiFi network such as NAS, UPnP media server and BitTorrent downloader.

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TiVo Mobile site offers cellphone DVR scheduling with no fees

TiVo Mobile site offers cellphone DVR scheduling with no fees

TiVo have launched a mobile site that allows subscribers to program their DVR from any internet-capable cellphone.  The TiVo Mobile interface has been formatted for the compact screen sizes available on mobile devices, but still manages to squeeze in listings browsing, searches and record settings, together with the company's own "If you like this..." tool to discover new shows based on your viewing habits. 

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Hauppauge HD PVR reviewed: Great quality but usability flaws

Hauppauge HD PVR reviewed: Great quality but usability flaws

Setting up a computer-based media center can be a matter of picking one off the shelf of your nearest Best Buy, or spending days building your own DIY version.  But if you'd rather stick with the PC you already have, the Hauppauge HD PVR Model 1212 could be the device for you. Capable of recording high-definition content, without DRM, it's a compact USB box with a great cluster of ports; Gear Diary have been testing it out.

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Apple TV, not MacBook, behind latest rumor hype?

Apple TV, not MacBook, behind latest rumor hype?

Could the new MacBook rumor, that everyone has been getting so worked up over, actually be about a completely different device?  That's one theory: that Apple are preparing to make yet another assault on the living room in the shape of a new Apple TV.  According to GigaOM, a new - probably PVR-equipped and media streaming - Apple TV would enable the company to push back against TiVo and Slingbox while further taking advantage of their iTunes distribution partnerships with major networks.

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