DVR

  • TiVo Australia dead, shutting off the servers in October this year

    Back in 2013, I broke the news that TiVo Australia was dead. Then I posted about what you should replace your TiVo with. Today, those posts are more relevant than ever, with TiVo users receiving notification that the service is officially being switched off as of October 31, 2017. If...
  • Review: Humax 2tune puts Netflix in your guide

    When TiVo dies in Australia, I looked to other PVRs and found Humax as the best option. A few years on and their product lineup continues to grow, most recently with the new Humax 2tune. While less tuners than it’s 4tune big brother, its smaller, faster and in many...
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    IceTV claims they aren’t dead, now $7.99pm for 5 devices

    If you own a DVR it has an EPG and some come for free, while others rely on paid subscriptions from 3rd party providers like IceTV. Unfortunately IceTV entered voluntary administration on October 6th with TPH Insolvency. This made IceTV users very nervous and began to explain the move...
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    Windows 10 has a hidden screen recorder built-in for free

    Windows 10 has a great feature you may not have considered, the ability to record any application. After more updates rolled out to Windows 10 today, those of us using the pre-release build 10240 will now notice some new tips floating around the OS. One example of this is...
  • It is all over! TiVo removes all references to Harvey Norman and Joyce Mayne.

    What is a company that doesn’t sell a product? Dead? The answer is yes. TiVo Australia updated their website today and removed all references to Harvey Norman and Joyce Mayne, also known as the only retailers in Australia for the device. Those regular readers of the site will know...
  • TiVo dead in Australia [updated]

      The much loved US-based DVR TiVo has had a rocky relationship down under, but looks like it has finally come to a close. TiVo units are no longer being sold online via TiVo’s website or listed on either of their retailer websites, Harvey Norman or Joyce Mayne. While...
  • Slingbox launches in Australia

    For years Slingbox has been available in the US and the UK. Well finally Australians can buy their very own Slingbox. If your not familiar with what a Slingbox does, basically it streams your TV or DVR content over the internet, allowing you to watch from anywhere with an...