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Netflix Signs Another U.S. Cable Deal, This Time With Suddenlink

Netflix Signs Another U.S. Cable Deal, This Time With Suddenlink

By Chris Crum May 6, 2014

Netflix has reportedly signed a deal with Suddenlink Communications, a cable provider serving areas in California, Idaho, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Kentucky, Ohio, West Virginia, Virginia, and North Carolina. It serves about 1.2 million …

Spotify Is Now Available on TiVo Spotify Is Now Available on TiVo

Spotify is continuing to expand its availability across different devices, as the company has announced that it is now available on TiVo Premiere boxes in the U.S. All you have to do is sign-in directly on you TV with your …

TiVo To Get In On Redbox Instant TiVo To Get In On Redbox Instant

TiVo announced today that it has settled pending patent litigation with Verizon. The two companies have entered into a mutual patent licensing arrangement under which Verizon will provide TiVo “total compensation worth at least $250.4 million.” Part of the agreement …

PayPal Introduces Mastercard Payment Solution PayPal Introduces Mastercard Payment Solution
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If you’re a frequent user PayPal, you’ll be happy to see that they’re making the prepaid Mastercard available at 7-Eleven stores, and other chains owned by 7-Eleven. With 110 million customers and counting, PayPal wants to entice customers to start …

PayPal Teams Up with ComCast & TiVo PayPal Teams Up with ComCast & TiVo

Get ready! Starting this Fall some cable TV subscribers will be able to donate money and buy products and services from their television sets. PayPal, EBay’s online pay service, has teamed up with Comcast Corporation and TiVo to bring the …

Cisco Sues TiVo Over DVR Patents Cisco Sues TiVo Over DVR Patents

On May 30th Cisco Systems filed a federal lawsuit in California against TiVo, over four patents related to DVRs. Cisco supplies TiVo-based DVR boxes to Virgin Media in the UK and Spanish cable operator Ono. TiVo likewise suing Verizon Communications …

TiVo Files New Round Of Patent Lawsuits TiVo Files New Round Of Patent Lawsuits

Just when we thought it was safe to return to the TiVo infested waters, all hell has broken loose again. This time it has TiVo launching a new volley of patent infringement lawsuits against Time Warner and Motorola Mobility. The …

TiVo Is Launching A Cheaper 500 GB Premiere Option TiVo Is Launching A Cheaper 500 GB Premiere Option

TiVo is having a big week. First they came to a resolution with Microsoft in a years long court battle. Now we learn news that TiVo is launching a cheaper 500 GB Premiere option! The new Premiere box has 65% …

Tivo and Microsoft Make Nice In Court Tivo and Microsoft Make Nice In Court

In a fairly unexpected move, Tivo and Microsoft have decided to settle their lawsuits with eachother and move on. According to a TiVo a regulatory filing Thursday, Microsoft agreed to dismiss all its pending litigation against TiVo, including action at …

DirecTV Offers New HD TiVo Boxes DirecTV Offers New HD TiVo Boxes

Good news for DirecTV users. after a ten city premier in early December, the satellite television provider is going nationwide with a new high-definition TiVo recorder. The new TiVo features a lot of what users have always enjoyed like swivel …

DISH Settles with TiVo, Forms Partnership to Promote Blockbuster Services DISH Settles with TiVo, Forms Partnership to Promote Blockbuster Services

DISH Network and parent company EchoStar have agreed to a half-billion dollar settlement with TiVo over litigation regarding DVR patents. A couple weeks ago, a federal appeals court decision ordering DISH and EchoStart to shut down DVRs due to their …

TiVo Wins DISH Network Court Battle Over DVRs TiVo Wins DISH Network Court Battle Over DVRs
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A federal appeals court decision that would order DISH Network and parent company EchoStar to shut down DVRs due to their infringement upon TiVo patents, was upheld in a ruling today. DISH Network subscribers, before you freak out, you should …

Pandora Launches On TiVo

TiVo has announced the availability of Internet radio service Pandora on all of its broadband-connected TiVo Premiere boxes.

 On TiVo, users can create a new free Pandora account, or sign-in with an existing Pandora accounts and access their current station on television. Users can access Pandora stations created on TiVo or any other platform where they listen to Pandora, including PCs, smartphones and other connected devices.

 

New TiVo Box Offers Access To Online Content

TiVo said today it will begin offering two new set-top boxes starting in April.

TiVo Premiere will sell for $300 and will have the ability to hold up to 45 hours of HD content or up to 400 hours of standard definition content.  TiVo Premiere XL will retail for $500 and hold up to 150 of HD content or 1,350 hours of standard definition.

Premiere’s search functionality offers user the ability to find content on cable, YouTube, Netflix, Amazon Video On Demand, and Blockbuster On Demand.

Google Obtains Access To TiVo Data

Google TV Ads is about to become a significantly more powerful marketing system.  A new pact with TiVo will allow Google to gather (and then pass on) very precise data about which commercials are being viewed, and even (to a lesser degree) who is doing the watching.

Free App: TiVo for BlackBerry
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Do you have a TiVo DVR hooked up in your living room? Do you have a BlackBerry? If you answered yes to both of these questions, then you’ll probably be interested in this new app. TiVo and RIM, the BlackBerry maker, have unveiled a free app that will allow people to control their TiVos from their BlackBerry.

Idol’s Bad Timing Drives Fans Online
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All day on Google Trends, the list of top trending search terms has carried several variations of keyword phrases related to Adam Lambert’s performance of a Donnie Darko soundtrack version of Tears for Fears’ “Mad World.”