Posts Tagged ‘ TiVo ’

TiVo Puts Video Podcasts On Your TV

Aug 11th, 2009 | By | Category: Podcast Distribution, Podcasting Hardware

TiVo has announced the addition of hundreds of new free Web videos available directly to TiVo Series3, TiVo HD and TiVo HD XL subscribers. In addition to these new channels, any video podcast provider can now publish video content to TiVo DVRs using industry-standard Really Simple Syndication (RSS) and H.264 video. Hundreds of new podcast […]

PBS Launches Video Portal

Apr 22nd, 2009 | By | Category: Streaming Video, Video

The public television network PBS is taking some of its viewers’ favorite programs and making them available via its newly-launched video portal,  Today’s debut of the streaming site marks the first time that programming from a variety of series producers has been available in from one location. The new video site features a broad […]

Tivo In Death Spiral

Nov 27th, 2008 | By | Category: Digital Video Recorder, Internet TV, Video

TV By The Numbers’ Bill Gorman has posted some revealing stats on TiVo subscribers that suggest that the technology is headed for the dead pool.  The above graph charts the change in TiVo subscribers, by month. Starting with February ’06, TiVo subscriber growth stalls and by February ’07, TiVo started bleeding subscribers.  Gorman notes: In the […]

NetFlix To Stream Movies To Tivo

Oct 30th, 2008 | By | Category: Streaming Video

Netflix today said that it has reached a deal with TiVo to provide digital movie streaming to many of the 800,000 broadband-connected Tivo subscribers. The companies are testing the new service in several thousand U.S. households and expect it to be broadly available in early December. Netflix’s “Watch Instantly” Web streaming service, with a library of more […]

Who’s Going To Put Hulu On Your TV?

Jul 17th, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Video

There’s a great deal of buzzing today about a few Internet video news items: Amazon is debuting a streaming video store. The service, Amazon Video on Demand, will offer about 40,000 streaming videos for customers to choose from. TiVo is adding YouTube support. TiVo’s YouTube support was announced in March, and is available to broadband-connected […]

Five Ways To Get YouTube On Your TV

Jun 19th, 2008 | By | Category: General

YouTube has announced that it’s going to test out hosting long-form videos and even full-length movies, with its new site feature The YouTube Screening Room. As Internet videos get longer, though, viewing them on your computer starts to look pretty lame. Fortunately, there are a growing number of ways you can get YouTube and other […]

TiVo Adds Podcasting Support; Still Too Complicated

Mar 18th, 2008 | By | Category: Digital Video Downloads, General, Internet TV, Podcasting Hardware, Podcasting Services

TiVo today introduced version 2.6 of TiVo Desktop for Windows, adding deeper support for Web videos and podcasts. Features include: You can now transfer all your downloaded Web Video from your PC to your TiVo DVR so you can watch them on your TV. Automatic conversions of your TiVoToGo transfers to support portable devices that […]

CES: Podcasting Coming To TiVo

Jan 9th, 2008 | By | Category: Digital Video Recorder, Internet TV, Video, Video Podcasts

CES: Digital video recorder purveyor TiVo Inc. has announced that its subscribers will soon be able to select Internet video (i.e. podcasts!) for playback on televisions, expanding the digital recording service’s capabilities beyond TV offerings. The new feature, announced Monday at the International Consumer Electronics Show, will let users apply their “Season Pass” recording capabilities […]

TiVo Intros Series3 HDTV Digital Video Recorder

Sep 12th, 2006 | By | Category: Video, Video Podcasts

TiVo announced today the launch of the high-end TiVo Series3 HD Digital Media Recorder ‚Äî the first stand-alone TiVo product that is HD compatible. With a built-in Ethernet jack and USB ports, the TiVo Series3 HD box also provides advanced connectivity and easy networking. TiVo users will also be able to access TiVoCasts such as […]