The Amazon Fire TV Recast DVR makes it easier than ever to watch free live and recorded over-the-air TV without monthly fees.
With its household name, slick hardware design and affordable pricing structures the TiVo Bolt OTA offers one of the best alternatives to the still-fledgling world of streaming TV services.
Dish Network DP625
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.
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.
A pricey high-end PVR with plenty going for it, despite the limited EPG and lack of USB/Firewire connections.
The Pioneer DVR-LX60D DVD recorder boasts a 250GB hard drive, 1080p upscaling, PictBridge printing, and looks spanky in its glossy back coat.
The Samsung HR755 should only be of interest to those in analog TV reception areas. Everyone else can (and should) do better.
The LG LST-4100P is a solid high definition set top box which comes recommended for anyone with a DVI-compatible TV.
DViCO's TViX HD PVR promises a lot of functional ability, but it's not a product for those afraid to tinker.
The M-6600N is a feature-rich PVR let down badly by stability issues.
Samsung's DVD-HR735 offers HDMI connectivity, but beyond that it's a largely unexciting DVD recorder.
There's not a lot the Topfield TF7100HDPVRt can't do. Topfield's done a fine job in combining all the relevant features users and PVR buyers will be looking for.
A PVR that performs the essential PVR functions, but without much in the way of grace.
You'll have fewer fights in the back seat of your car with Philips' dual screen portable DVD player.
Topfield has produced a no-frills HD tuner that has a PVR function for USB drives and an impressive $69 price tag.
The Foxtel iQ2 is one of the best upgrades currently available for people who've invested in a HD panel, and it will only get better.
Panasonic's upmarket DVD recorder has oodles of functionality, but it's hidden behind a somewhat obtuse remote control.