The subscription-free service will be available in the United States, Canada, and UK next year.
Microsoft says optimizing storage is the priority, meaning shows can't be recorded onto internal system drives.
SiliconDust has announced the latest software for its HD HomeRun DVR, via Kickstarter, which will enable users to record over-the-air TV to a network attached storage device instead of a PC.
LG's take on a dual-tuner DVR works well and has some unique features, but it's expensive.
Typical price: $1,149.00
TiVo Roamio OTA is an excellent DVR but its monthly fee structure makes it too expensive for people cutting the cable cord.
This ingenious accessory is a must-have for anyone who owns a streaming media box such as Apple TV or Roku.
Microsoft confirms its console will play older Xbox 360 games and get a fresher user interface in November. Next up: TV recording capabilities in 2016.
If you can get past the high price of entry, the Moxi HD DVR's bevy of network and Internet-enhanced features makes it a potentially worthwhile TiVo competitor.
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Technically Incorrect: Comcast, Time Warner and Charter make a poor showing for cable TV service. And as for Internet Service Providers, oh, don't ask.
The TiVo Roamio is hands-down the best DVR for recording over-the-air TV, but its excellence comes at a great cost.