All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘DVRs’

DISH to Add Offline Viewing to its Mobile App

In a move that’s sure to upset TV studios even more, DISH Network today announced that an upcoming version of its DISH Anywhere mobile app will allow customers to fully download shows and movies to their mobile devices. DISH has stated that the feature will roll out in an update to the app sometime before the end of 2013. ‚ÄúResponding …

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Dish Holds a Wake For TV Commercials, Launches the “Hopper” Nationwide

Dish today announced that its “Hopper” DVR with Sling is now available for all customers in the U.S. While other DVRs allow TV watchers to fast-forward through annoying ads, the Hopper “autohop” feature allows Dish customers to skip entire commercial breaks with the press of a button. This doesn’t sit well with content creators, and both Fox and CBS have …

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Time Warner Now Has a Patent to Kill DVR Commercial-Skipping

It’s no secret why DVR’s are so popular. Commercials are now so prevalent that the average “hour-long” network television show isn’t much longer than 40 minutes. That 20 minutes of ads doesn’t come all at once, either. Commercial breaks are barely long enough for a bathroom trip or a quick journey to the kitchen for a snack and beverage. DVR …

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Motorola debuts DreamGallery by Motorola Medios

The Cable Show, a yearly trade show for the cable industry, is taking place in Boston this week. There, cable companies gather to show off their new products and services. This year’s hot item seems to be software that are similar to, yet not as good as, an Apple TV or Roku. Motorola is announcing DreamGallery by Motorola Medios. DreamGallery …

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