X

EU Visitor Notice: This Website Uses Cookies

This website uses cookies to improve user experience, to provide analytical data to better serve our visitors, and to serve advertising to fund our operations. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Privacy & Cookie Policy.

Your preference will be saved for 90 days, or until you clear your browser cookies.


I AGREE
I DISAGREE
Learn More
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Is Directv’s HD Dvr Finally Coming?

by Paul Strauss
Advertisement

For those of us who have DirecTV’s HR10-250 TiVo, it’s a bittersweet reality that a new HD DVR has been in the works for quite some time. While I personally love the TiVo UI, the current HD DVRs have been fraught with problems ranging from overheating, to HDMI connectivity bugs, to dying hard drives. That said, I’m certainly interested to see how the new DirecTV HD DVR will function. It’s been delayed a number of times, and now there is evidence that units will start seeing the light of day in the next month or so.

DirecTV HD HD DVR

TV Week reported this week that the devices will roll out in August in L.A. and other markets in the weeks following. The new DVR will be the first to support the newer 5 LNB dish and MPEG-4 standard that the satellite provider has switched to in order to increase the number of available HD channels.

There’s still no word from DirecTV on an upgrade path for existing HD DVR users.

Deals in The Technabob Shop



Keith Titanium Coffee Cup Set

Keith Titanium Coffee Cup Set

LEGO Halloween Candy Launcher

LEGO Halloween Candy Launcher

UNIQLO’s Robotic Warehouse

UNIQLO’s Robotic Warehouse

Advertisement
Hennessey Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk Does 1/4-mile in the 9s

Hennessey Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk Does 1/4-mile in the 9s

Ford Teases Mustangs for 2018 SEMA Show

Ford Teases Mustangs for 2018 SEMA Show

2019 Chevrolet SEMA Camaro Highlights New Shock Yellow Color

2019 Chevrolet SEMA Camaro Highlights New Shock Yellow Color