SiliconDust releases support for multiple recording engines

Details are a bit light on how SiliconDust’s new horizontal scaling scheme is implemented, but it seems a welcome addition to the flexibility of the platform, especially with the introduction of the Scribe and Servio models. While the long time users are used to the “complexity” of adding additional storage to the NAS/PC/whatever these new hardware bits obfuscate that complexity […]

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SiliconDust adds Encrypted CableCARD support to Android apps

SiliconDust teased about this yesterday, and it has finally come! Yes, today is the day that support for encrypted (CopyOnce) CableCARD premium channels comes to the Android ecosystem (excluding FireTV devices). This means you can finally watch the whole lineup on your NVIDIA Shield, smart TVs running Android TV (e.g. Sony), or Android smart phone/tablet. Huzzah! We don’t have cable […]

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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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CES 2018 – SilconDust

Even when they don’t have a lot to show off, it’s always nice to stop by and visit with SilconDust. Fortunately that wasn’t the case this CES, with several new and interesting things on offer.       We will finally be seeing that six stream Digital Cable Tuner (DCT). It will retail for $199 and should arrive mid-year. 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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