Cord-cutters get a new goody for their antennas, complete with Alexa and no monthly fees.
If you're willing to pay the premium price, TiVo's do-it-all Roamio is the best cable DVR yet and an able whole-home TV solution.
Nuyvvo's Tablo is one of the most promising over-the-air TV recording solutions in years, but there are just enough quirks to keep it in early-adopter territory.
TiVo Roamio OTA is an excellent DVR, but its monthly fee structure makes it too expensive for people cutting the cable cord. The standard TiVo Roamio is a better choice overall for cord cutters.
If you can get past the high price of entry, the Moxi HD DVR's bevy of network and Internet-enhanced features--and its capability of recording three programs at once--make it a potentially worthwhile TiVo competitor.
Tablo's new $249 Metro DVR has onboard antennas -- and the company also debuted an improved app for Roku.
Dish Network DP625
The TiVo Roamio is hands-down the best DVR for recording over-the-air TV, but its excellence comes at a great cost.
The Hopper 3, due out early this year, is arguably the most powerful and feature-packed DVR to date.
The black box is back -- but smaller, faster and with 4K support.
The TiVo Premiere Elite might be a luxury, but it's definitely a luxury worth paying for.
Dish has upgraded its kangaroo-themed DVR with a faster 1,305MHz Broadcom processor, added Wi-Fi, integrated Slingbox, and served up a new feature called Hopper Transfers that allows you to transfer recorded programming to your iPad for offline viewing.
Simple.TV's innovative over-the-air DVR solution is far from perfect, but it's a decent budget option if you can't afford a TiVo Premiere.
The V@Home DVR enables users to stream cable and satellite TV on their Wi-Fi connected mobile devices.
With 10 hot-swappable hard drives capable of storing 26,000 hours of shows, the rack-mountable Mega is a dream TV recorder for custom home-theater installs.
The MDR877H/F7, TB560HP/F7 and TB560HS/F7 offer robust over-the-air HD recording with multiple tuners, spacious hard drives and streaming to mobile devices. One even lets you burn shows to DVD.
The TiVo HD XL charges a hefty premium for its spacious recording capacity and THX certification, but most users will be content sticking to the all-but-identical standard TiVo HD DVR.
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.