SiliconDust HDHR5-4US CONNECT Quatro network tuner for OTA cord cutters

SiliconDust recently upgraded their HDHomeRun (HDHR) CONNECT line of over-the-air (OTA) network tuners to include a $149 MSRP four-stream Quatro (HDHR5-4US) companion for the $99 MSRP two-stream Duo (HDHR5-2US) model. Both models feature 100Mb Ethernet, all new internals, and an attractive form factor. Updated silicon components should bring power savings, so if SiliconDust can also maintain the stability of the […]

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Plex adds DVR feature

If you’re rocking a Plex Pass you can have a play with their new DVR feature. It also requires a supported Silicon Dust HDHR tuner, so if you have one of those you’re ready to roll. Awesome! Well, that is, unless you’re Plex server is sitting on an NVIDIA Shield Android TV. That’s unsupported at this time :(. As a […]

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HDHR DVR comes to XBoxOne

I’ve never had a reason to regret opting for a PS4 over an Xbox One, but there is now one thing that I really wish that it could do – that the Xbox can now do. Work with the HDHR DVR. Hopefully, PS4 is next :). If you have an Xbox, head over to the Microsoft store and let us […]

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More details on HDHR + 2016 Samsung RUI support

If you’re fortunate enough to have a 2016 Samsung TV that supports RUI, I’m sure you were quite interested in the news that you can now use the full HDHR View app without installing anything. The forum post that mentioned it was a bit light on the details, so SD has provided a full release (attached) which outlines the feature. […]

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HDHR + ATV = LiveTV (via Channels)

If you have an Apple TV and a SiliconDust HDHomeRun, you should check out Channels. Currently only unecrypted channels will work, which is understandable, but still somewhat dissapointing.  Channels uses your supported HDHomeRun device to play live TV directly on your Apple TV. Now you really can have one device to rule them all. getchannels

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SiliconDust @ CES 2015

SiliconDust didn’t have any new products to show in their suite this year, but we did get a chance to look at the new packaging which is important as they make a bigger push into retail, especially in Europe. We did get a chance to discuss some of the products that should have launched, but unfortunately were delayed due to […]

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SiliconDust Announces Project:Connect Beta Starts Jan 17th

Some of the more exciting news to myself and other fellow HDHomeRun users they announced that Project:Connect will begin next week with software download on their website for new and existing hardware users of HDHomeRun Prime HDHR3-CC that will enable DLNA and DTCP-IP support. After the download users can browse the channel list and play live TV on any MPEG2-capable […]

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