The Amazon Fire TV Recast DVR is back on sale for $190
That's within a few bucks of Black Friday pricing, and one of the best deals to date on this cord-cutter's friend.
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Let's table the debate on whether cord-cutting will really save you any money. If you have an antenna connected to your TV and want the option of pausing and/or recording live, local broadcasts, you need some kind of DVR.
Either way, this DVR is among the few that charges no monthly fee for guide data. But there is one other requirement, and that's a
device (including a TV with built-in Fire TV) or an
Because I have no hands-on experience with the product, I'll turn you over to CNET's Fire TV Recast DVR review. Verdict: "One of the best cord-cutter companions yet."
Originally published on Jan. 25, 2019. Update, April 15: Republished to indicate return of sale pricing.
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