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Haven't bought a TV in almost 20 yrs

by Jahosacat / November 15, 2011 11:23 AM PST

I think Santa is going to bring me a new TV for Christmas. I'm doing my research on them now, but, I have what's probably a silly question. I understand VCR's. What's the equivalent now to record TV shows so I can watch them later? I work many evening shifts and would like to record some shows to watch later.
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DVR (or PVR) is the current day version of a VCR
by Pepe7 / November 15, 2011 12:00 PM PST

A DVR (digital video recorder) is generally the replacement to the VCR. People often rent/buy them from the cable or satellite companies, or buy a compatible third party version such as the popular TiVo line, which are frequently considered to have more user friendly interfaces.
If you receive programming from either a cable or satellitte TV provider, that would be the best place to start seeing your options for a DVR (or TiVo).

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by Jahosacat / November 15, 2011 8:29 PM PST

Thank you for answering my question in language I can understand!

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