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Rumor – TiVo Lite to be released

Rumor – TiVo Lite to be released

Those of you looking for a cheaper TiVo might just be in luck. That is, if the rumor mill can be trusted. According to the latest rumors, a new slimmed-down “TiVo Lite” could be in the works.

CableCo’s Raising Set-Top Box Rental Rates

CableCo’s Raising Set-Top Box Rental Rates

The good news is the feature list for set-top boxes should be increasing. Set-Top boxes should also become consumer electronics devices, sold and marketed to the consumer instead of video service providers.

Essentially the reason for the price hike is the FCC is finally enforcing previous rulings which push for user-marketed boxes, whereas the current market is setup so that the various cable companies select the boxes they want to allow their customers to use and only market those boxes to the consumer.

Never miss another show again

Never miss another show again

I love my DVR. It records so many wonderful shows, thus allowing me to watch them later, and skip through all of the commercials. The only complaint that I have with it is the fact that sometimes it runs out of room. Granted, it's probably my fault for setting it to record more shows than I can possibly watch. I keep telling myself I'll have more time one of these days.

Amazon & TiVo in movie download harmony

Amazon & TiVo in movie download harmony

Those Gizmodo boys - just when the weather is beginning to turn and get sunny, instead of playing outside with their friends they're inside downloading films from Amazon Unbox direct to their TiVo.  Shame on you!  Anyway, they've been good enough to write up the experience for us; basically NetFlix over your broadband, only with some tedious limitations

 

TiVo Series3 Priced At $800

TiVo Series3 Priced At $800

Engadget’s reader, Matt sent in a tip confirming the price on the Series3 is, indeed going to be $800.  It’s possible that Popular Mechanics got the scoop or they jumped the gun.   I doubt that the Series3 will ever be sold at MSRP – I’d say the top price is no higher than $600.  Popular Mechanics and TiVo has not disclosed the launch date.

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