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The TiVo HD's excellent onscreen interface and long list of network and Internet features puts it in a class above the generic high-def DVRs, though it's not compatible with your cable company's pay-per-view and video-on-demand services.
While pricey, the TiVo Premiere's bevy of online media and customized video recording options makes it a compelling alternative to generic cable company DVRs.
In a sit-down with Molly Wood, TiVo's boss talks about when the DirecTV TiVo is coming (soon!), why TiVo isn't the standard offering for cable DVRs, and why the Premiere series isn't totally baked yet.
The Series3 delivers dual-tuner HD recording and some worthwhile networking features to cable customers, but the exorbitant price tag will be too much for all but the most devoted TiVo fans.
The TiVo Series2 DT one-ups generic DVRs with an easy setup, a friendly user interface, its ability to work with any cable or satellite box, and impressive home network and Internet features such as photo and music streaming and remote programming.
The TiVo HD XL charges a hefty premium for its spacious recording capacity and THX certification, but most users will be content with sticking to the all-but-identical standard TiVo HD DVR.
You can subscribe to audio podcasts on your TiVo and then listen to them over your home theater. Here's how!
At CES 2007, we take a look at the Belkin Tune Studio digital mixer, which lets you record any inputs onto your iPod.
Learn how to digitally record old analog VHS home movies onto your computer using one simple cable and some free time.