Tivo Update Brings Multi-Room Streaming to Series 4 Premier

Last night Tivo announced some significant changes to their Series 4 Premeir hardware lineup. Some of the new updates include HD guide, access to the search guide in HD, New mini guide that floats above the current video content, new enhanced information bar, a new Android remote control app, and last but not least true multi-room dvr functionality.  Recently I […]

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Google TV Adds an LG TV to the Portfolio

LG Google TV

Google tried to keep Google TV out of sight during last year’s CES, but not his year. Hot on the heels of Marvell’s announcement that it was building chips to support Google TV’s transition to ARM comes the announcement that LG will be showing off their own Google TV-powered smart TV at CES this year. LG will be joining Samsung, […]

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HBO Refusing to Provide Discs to Netflix

Netflix and HBO

I guess the executives at HBO decided the “Lilyhammer” trailer that Netflix released a couple of days ago looked pretty good. In just about a month Netflix will break into the world of original programming with a show that looks, at least vaguely, like the type of show that HBO has become famous for over the last 10-15 years. One […]

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Western Digital Releases My Book Live Duo

My Book Live Duo

Western Digital had best be careful lest their My Book external drives become full on NAS systems. The new My Book Live Duo is Western Digital’s latest network-capable My Book external hard drive, but this time WD is packing in some advanced features. There is some backup software and a DLNA server, though those are pretty much standard bullet points on […]

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Wi-Fi Goes Gigabit+ with 802.11ac, Broadcom First in Line


It seems like just yesterday that network equipment manufacturers were falling all over themselves to release Draft-N Wi-Fi devices so that they could squeeze in a whole product cycle before the IEEE finalized the 802.11n spec. The idea of a wireless network that could send data at 150Mps meant that it just might be possible to place that HTPC anywhere […]

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Comcast and Disney Sign Agreement for TV Everywhere

Disney has been in a serious deal-making mood these last few months. First they hooked up with Roku, then they went big with YouTube. Now they’ve signed on for a 10 year deal with Comcast that will see almost all of Disney’s networks made available on Comcast’s Xfinity streaming and VOD service. If you can name a Disney, ABC, or […]

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MetroPCS to Offer Shows on the Go with Dyle Mobile TV


Just in case you aren’t getting enough TV at home, MetroPCS wants to help you out. MetroPCS has partnered with Mobile Content Venture to offer phones with ATSC-MH tuners to tap into MCV’s Dyle Mobile TV service. The first phone will be a Samsung Android phone coming out later this year. Similar mobile TV services have come and gone before, […]

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Missingremote is going to CES. Follow us on Twitter!


There are some of us heading to CES from MissingRemote. Follow us on our twitter account for live updating if we get signal. Follow Andrew Van Til @babgvant, Kyle Button @TechButton, Mike Garcen @mikegarcen, or Mikinho @mikinho on twitter for CES updates. We will be updating throughout the week at CES. You can post questions here or request and we will try […]

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