TiVo bows cable-suited, dual-tuner DVR

June 2006
CED;Jun2006, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p8
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The article reports that TiVo Inc. is offering a digital video recorder model Series2 DT, that provides customers the ability to watch one show while recording another at the same time. It is the first standalone model from the company that is going to offer dual tuners. The model is optimized for cable households. The model became available at retail from May 1, 2006. The price of the model is $99.99. Moreover, the model is equipped with TiVoToGo, a feature through which users can transfer recorded shows to a laptop or supported portable media players.


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