Home Theater

TiVo unleashes its biggest, baddest DVR yet with the new 4K Bolt+

When we reviewed the TiVo Bolt in 2015, we called it the company's best yet, but now its successor has been announced, and it looks pretty impressive, with six tuners and 3TB of built-in storage.
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TiVo is working on a new DVR, but this one doesn’t plug into your TV

TiVo might have ended support for its original DVR earlier this month, but an FCC filing has revealed a new model in the works, and this one could work with your existing streaming boxes.
Home Theater

Lifetime subscription or not, TiVo is cutting off support for its original DVR

About 3,500 owners of Tivo's original Series 1 DVR models are set to lose major functionality as TiVo will stop supporting the devices beginning in September, even for those who paid for lifetime subscriptions.
Home Theater

TiVo Bolt owners can now watch TV anywhere thanks to a new software update

TiVo has introduced a software update that brings fixes to many models, but the biggest change is that the TiVo Bolt now supports out-of-home streaming, something Roamio owners have been enjoying for some time.
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TiVo will soon be an entirely different company

Rumors were rampant last month that Rovi was looking to acquire TiVo, and it turns out they were true. The DVR maker is being acquired for $1.1 billion, but Rovi will adopt the TiVo name.
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TiVo’s new Roamio DVR for cord-cutters cuts subscription fee for cash upfront

TiVo’s Roamio OTA has long been the best DVR out there for cord-cutters who don’t want to ditch TV altogether. Now it’s added 500GB of extra storage, and cut the subscription fees. But it will cost you a pretty penny.
Movies & TV

TiVo adds QuickMode to all Roamio DVRs to help cut your binge time

All TiVo Roamio boxes will now feature QuickMode, which allows users to watch recorded shows 30 percent faster with pitch-corrected audio. The service initially rolled out on TiVo BOLT in September. 
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TiVo’s Roamio DVRs now offer streaming to Apple TV via AirPlay

Roamio Plus and Pro users will now be able to stream their recorded content through the Apple TV. The updated TiVo app utilizes AirPlay over a user's local Wi-Fi network to allow for users to watch shows on multiple devices.
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TiVo Online is a mash-up of DVR, live TV, and streaming services in your browser

Announced today, TiVo Online allows users to search for what to watch across live TV, streaming services, and more, then watch it right there on the computer, including streaming live TV and DVR recordings.
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Plex brings local video streaming to certain TiVo devices on June 8

TiVo devices have great DVR features and even support a good number of streaming services, but they aren't great at playing back local media. until next month at least. Plex comes to certain TiVo models on June 8.
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Ditch the bill, keep the remote with these four OTA DVRs for cord cutters

Cutting the cord doesn't mean you have to give up on recording TV. Check out some great over-the-air alternatives to the DVR provided by your cable or satellite company.