SiliconDust Releasing 4-Tuner HDHomeRun Connect Quatro

Oct 2, 2017 by

SiliconDust, the leading provider of stand-alone TV tuners, is releasing a new four-tuner device in the HDHomeRun Connect Quatro. They've also redesigned, and renamed, their dual-tuner device.

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Cord Cutting 101: Consider A Change Of Heart

Aug 24, 2015 by

Cord cutting, as a term, may not have been the right way for me to think about my entertainment needs. The more apt term seems to be 'cost effective television.' Here let me explain to you why that is.

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Entertainment 2.0 #324: Catastrophic Power Savings

Apr 16, 2015 by

Microsoft brings an OTA tuner to American Xbox Ones while addressing the system’s power consumption. They've released a new phone, and the Star Wars digital release was a rights management mess.

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Microsoft Brings OTA TV to the Xbox One in the US and Canada

Apr 8, 2015 by

Microsoft is bringing live over-the-air TV to the Xbox One for users in the United States and Canada through a partnership with Hauppauge.

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Tablo Updates App and Releases New Hardware

Jan 6, 2015 by

Tablo has given their Roku app a much-needed update. They are also releasing the first OTA DVR with integrated antennas.

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Roamio OTA Now Brings TiVo to Cord Cutters

Sep 14, 2014 by

TiVo's previously announced sub-$50 OTA DVR is now available at Best Buy. Depending on your tolerance for monthly fees, this may be one of the best cord cutting devices available.

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Entertainment 2.0 #293 : Culling the Store

Sep 4, 2014 by

Microsoft is making welcome changes to OneDrive and the Windows and Windows Phone stores, some interesting titles are launching on the Xbox One, and a new antenna has come out that you have no reason not to buy!

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FCC Trying to Take Back OTA Spectrum

Apr 26, 2011 by

FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski, at the recent National Association of Broadcasters Show in Las Vegas, stressed again that Over-the-air television broadcasters need to begin voluntarily auctioning off their spectrum for use by mobile broadband carriers. It’s no secret that the mobile broadband...

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Entertainment 2.0 #113 : HTPCs and Media Room

Jan 28, 2011 by

This week on Entertainment 2.0 Josh is once again joined by James, and later in the show by Craig. We had a listener voicemail to share with regards to Windows Embedded, and a few comments to respond to. Then we jumped into the article James wrote about building a cheap home theater pc. Craig...

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Cutting the Cord or How to Live Without Cable

Jul 17, 2010 by

We used to have the full deal.  Digital Cable and all the trimmings.  HBO, Showtime, Cinemax, you name it.  Slowly, over the years we’ve cut back.  This was mainly because we realized that we simply didn’t use the services we were paying for.  We’re a movie family for sure, but we had...

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AverTV Combo G2 Tuner Review

Jul 13, 2009 by

With the digital switch having happened in the US, you can’t buy a TV Tuner card for your PC without a digital side to it.  The law governing this has been in place for awhile now.  The problem most people have is that the analog NTSC tuner is still needed for analog cable. This need for two...

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LG Helping Make Sure Everyone Has DTV

Jun 8, 2009 by

It’s the last week of analog television in the United States.  Most of us already know that and we know that the government provided two $40 coupons to anyone who requested them to get converter boxes so that older analog TVs would continue to work after June 12th. Even with this help, not...

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