Quick Review – HD Frequency Antennas

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  We met with the folks at Silicon Dust during our week at International CES 2015, and among the things we talked about were the antennas they were using to pull in a signal. They are manufactured in the USA by HD Frequency. While we were not able to meet in person with them at CES, we did get a […]

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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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Cable Labs Changes OCUR Specification Expanding Copy-Freely Content – MythTV Users Rejoice

CableCARD is the technology that enables HTPC users to build the ultimate DVR. The kind of multi-tuner DVR backed by insane amounts of storage that makes it easy to “meh” when a company proudly proclaims the capabilities of their – not quite as spec’ful – aspirational kit. It has drawback though, especially if you prefer not to use Microsoft Windows […]

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SiliconDust @ CES2014

SiliconDust was kind enough to bring us into their suite for private demos and they showed us all of the new products they have and talked about some other new items on their docket. Coming soon is the HDHomeRun Prime six tuner CableCard Ethernet Tuner; it doesn’t have a built in encoder like other models, but it will support the […]

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SiliconDust @ IFA 2013

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It’s unfortunate that the SiliconDust HDHR we saw at CES 2013 haven’t meet their dates, it is refreshing to see that they are still coming – just a bit tardy coming late 2013 (US) and early 2014 (EU). Besides this tidbit coming from IFA, SiliconDust has also announced a partnership with StreamTV to build an over-the-air (OTA) DVR with over-the-top […]

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