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What is the difference between TiVo and DVR?


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Answered 2007-08-24 10:27:16

tivo is a service you pay for its a dvr but its just called tivo and a dvr is a digital video recorder theres more than just tivo available. theres dvr boxes where you dont have to pay anything. hope it helps you


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The Comast DVR has a different interface, while the DirecTV DVR has an arguably better user experience.

No. It is not hard to use DirectTv DVR with Tivo. The reason how I know this is because I have a Tivo and i find that it is not hard to use directtv dvr with it.

Yes, there are many benefits of hooking your TiVo DVR with your home computer or with your home network. However, to use your TiVo DVR with your home network, you�ll need to purchase a network adapter and have the TiVo Series2 DVR.The benefits of using TiVo with your home computer are:You don't have to keep your TiVo DVR connected to a phone line. The TiVo DVR connects to the TiVo service every 24 to 48 hours to download your program information. To avoid the TiVO DVR tying up your phone line, you can add your DVR to your wireless or wired network through a broadband connection. Your TiVo DVR will be able to download your program listings through your broadband connection (which is "always on") and won't have to periodically tie up your phone line.You can transfer files and music from your PC to your TiVo DVR. You can organize and view your digital photos from your TiVo menu or listen to your favorite MP3 files. TiVo Desktop is required to publish photo and music files from your computer to your TiVo DVR.Schedule your TiVo DVR to record your favorite shows from the Internet. Use TiVo Central Online to schedule the recordings of your favorite shows. You�ll create an account online and sign in to any browser and send a schedule request to your TiVo DVR. The next time your TiVo DVR connects to your TiVo service, it will schedule the request. Note: If your TiVo DVR connects to TiVo service using a phone line, it can take up to 36 hours; a broadband connection, however, sends requests every hour.can you network a Series 1 tivo unit to you home network??

A TiVo DVR is a digital video recorder made to be used with a TiVo service. The best place to purchase a TiVo DVR would be from the TiVo website. You can also buy these receivers online at Amazon.

No, you will need the remote that goes with the tivo dvr.

You must activate your Tivo DVR on your netflix account and then you can watch netflix through tivo.

Basically, yes, TiVo is a type of DVr recorder. It allows you to record shows while you are not home or simply watching another channel on the same set; just as a dvr recorder.

You can purchase a Tivo DVR they are very easy to program and use.

The Comcast DVR can hold about 400 hours of SD programming.

TiVo makes the DVR with the most widely recognized user-friendly interface.

You will need to get the hardware from TiVo ( including the DVR. They currently have three different packages to choose from, the cheapest being $99 plus the service. Have fun, you will love having a DVR!

The most popular and reliable brand of DVR recorders would be TiVo.

DirecTV with Tivo allows you to get a huge number of stations and record then without the need for tapes.

The TiVo HD XL is very highly rated online.

The Humax DRT800 DVD-R/RW Recorder/TiVo Series2 DVR Combo, which you can buy for about $140, is a DVD/Tivo combo unit.

A TiVo DVR is $300 (not including subscription to the service). Security cameras range from $200 to $500.

The TiVo offers a lot of cool features for broadcast reception.

94.5% of television owners WITHOUT TiVo/DVR have VCR. That number drops to 60% of television owners with TiVo/DVR (but the percentage of people who use VCR when they have digital recording is much lower).

Yes it can be done manually from the tivo home base unit functions located on the dvr,but you will be limited to common "vcr" type functions unlike advanced controls available with utilizing the remote control features.

Yes. TiVo is easier to program, and gets its program information from your cable or satellite provider. Because of this, it may not work on all systems.

DirectTv is a form of satellite tv. DirectTv recently started a relationship with Tivo to offer dvr service. This means that you can watch a show, pause it, record it, and save it to a hard drive in your receiver. You can store and record tv shows directly to your receiver, like a computer, and play it back whenever you want.

The Comcast HD DVR to some is not reliable, many have switched services or started using Tivo, which has been around for a lot longer and is the best.

A car DVR can apply the evidence when something happens during driving, it is very helpful.

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