CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW: CNET editors cover the Next Big Thing
TiVo To Go finally takes off
January 8, 2005; 2:08 p.m.
TiVo To Go
The price: Free for applicable TiVo users with Windows PCs (service not available on DirecTV TiVo DVRs).
The prospects: Whether you' want to watch last week's TiVo recordings in your bedroom or at 30,000 feet, the attraction of TiVo To Go is readily apparent. The promised ability to burn to DVD will make the deal even sweeter, but the potentially ominous DRM restrictions--which let TV networks and Hollywood studios determine which shows and movies you can save and for how long--may very well leave you unable to watch your favorites.
By John P. Falcone, senior associate editor, CNET Reviews
CES DEBUTS BY BRAND
Acoustic Research Digital MediaBridge
Boston Acoustics AVR7120
Buffalo Technology LinkTheater High Definition Wireless Media Player PC-P3WG/DVD
LG LDA511 DVD player
Linksys WMLV54G Media Link
Logitech Harmony 880 Advanced Universal Remote
M Design Eleganza Divano Action Couch
Optoma MovieTime DV10
Philips RC9800i universal remote
Philips WACS700 Wireless Audio System
Roku SoundBridge M500
Sharp HT-X1 HTiB
Sirius Sportster IR
Sirius Star Mate
Sirius Video Programming
Sony RDR-HX715 DVD recorder
TiVo To Go
Toshiba HD-DVD recorder
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