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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.
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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.

This wearable will pause or record your favorite show when you inevitably doze off

Two teenagers teamed up with Virgin Media to create the KipstR wearable. It can tell when you're falling asleep, and will act as a remote control for your TiVo to make sure you never miss a show.

PlayStation Vue: Sony’s long-awaited TV service is official, will carry 75 channels

Sony has finally announced its long-anticipated, cloud-based TV streaming service, PlayStation Vue, which has set its sites on cable and satellite TV.
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TiVo finally invites Android users to the party, updates Android app for wireless streaming

TiVo announced today that it has made a long-awaited update to its Android app, allowing users to stream both recorded and live TV directly to their Android mobile devices.
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TiVo will show off its new Broadcam-powered 4K set-top box this week at IBC

Broadcom announced it will power TiVo's yet-to-be-released Ultra HD set-top box. TiVo and Broadcom will demonstrate the DVR this week, September 12-16, at IBC 2014 (International Broadcasting Convention) in Amsterdam.