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Digital Video Recording: Most Popular Articles

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Here's What You Should Know Before Buying a DVR
Does it still make sense to buy a DVR when your cable company will rent you one? Yeah? Hmm, let's make sure.
How to Transfer Video from a DVR to a DVD...
Capture Video from a Digital Video Recorder to a DVD Recorder. How to Capture Video from a Digital Video Recorder to a DVD Recorder.
The Top 5 USB HDTV Tuners for You Computer
We check out the best USB TV Tuners for your Mac and PC. Maybe you can finally cut your cable?
How to Connect a DVD Recorder to a Television
Learn how to connect a DVD Recorder to a TV. Connecting a DVD Recorder to a TV.
A DVR Experience Without Monthly Fees
Several ways to get a DVR experience without paying a monthly DVR fee.
The Top 5 DVR Platforms
A top 5 list of the best Digital Video Recording solutions available, from TiVo to DirecTV.
A great start to whole home TV watching
Time Warner's whole home DVR solution is not perfect, but it's an excellent start for those who want to take their programming house wide.
5 Great External HDTV Tuners
A run down of the top five solutions for getting HDTV into your PC.
Learn About the Different Recordable DVD Formats
There are a lot of different DVD formats. We take a look at each one and help you decide which is best for you.
What Will You Pay for Your DVR?
No matter which type of price you want to pay, there's a DVR on the market for you. Here's a look at your options when it comes to DVRs in regards to price.
Choosing the Best DVR Solution For You
Choosing between service provider and third-party DVRs
Connecting your HDTV to your set-top box using...
How-to connect your HDTV and STB using HDMI
How to Find the Right Video Capture Device for...
Considerations when choosing a video capture device
How Much Data Does Each DVD Format Hold?
DVD-9? DVD-5? Gah! What's the difference in these different discs! We'll step you through the different discs you can use to record with.
The Best Options for Recording HDTV to DVR
High Definition (HD) Options for Digital Video Recording (DVR). What are the options for High Definition (HD) for Digital Video Recording (DVR).
How to Capture Analog Video to Your PC
A how-to to capture analog video to your PC. How to capture video to your computer using a video capture card or external capture device.
How to choose the DVR that's right for you
A breakdown of the choices available for DVRs
What is the Difference between a DVR and a DVD...
Difference between Digital Video Recorder and DVD Recorder with built-in Hard Drive. A FAQ about the Difference between a Digital Video Recorder and a DVD Recorder with built-in Hard Drive.
Basic Digital Video Recorder Features
A short description of some basic DVR features
DVD Recorders Gone, Now What?
DVD Recorders Gone, Now What? Digital Video Recording.
The Top 10 TV and Video Capture Cards
Top picks for Internal TV Tuner/Video Capture Cards. Find out about the top Internal Video Capture Cards and TV Tuner Cards for TV and Video capture on your Computer.
Over-the-Air Digital Video Recorders
Over-the-Air Digital Video Recorders
What to consider when looking for USB video...
Considerations when buying a USB video capture device
Managing Your TWC DVR From Anywhere
An in-depth look at Time Warner's first step into the remote DVR management space.
How Dish Network Lets You Automatically Skip...
Dish Network Allows Limited Commercial Skipping with Auto Hop
How To Transfer Video from a Digital Camcorder...
Capture Video from a Digital Camcorder to a DVD Recorder. How to Capture Video from a Digital Camcorder to a DVD Recorder.
How much is TiVo?
How much does TiVo cost? What choices are available for purchasing a TiVo?
What Do You Need to Turn a Computer Into a...
What Do You Need to Turn a Computer Into a Media Center PC? Turn your Computer into a Media Center PC.
Product Review: Pinnacle Systems PCTV HD Stick
Read a review of pinnacle systems PCTV HD stick. Read about the pinnacle systems PCTV HD stick.
A Step in the right direction
The H3272 is a MoCA device. You can pair this DVR with client devices and it will provide you with a whole-home DVR solution.
Recording Over-the-Air Content
Digital Video Recording for Over-the-Air
The Top 10 DVD Burning Software Programs
We review the best DVD burning software that's available today. Update: We've updated the links on this article to the latest versions of the software.
AT&T Offering Free Wireless Receivers
AT&T Offering Free Wireless Receivers
Review of the Hauppauge WinTV-HVR 950 Hybrid TV...
Review of the Hauppauge WinTV-HVR 950 Hybrid TV Stick. Review of the Hauppauge WinTV-HVR 950 Hybrid TV Stick that attaches to your PC via USB 2.0
What is the Difference Between DVD and Video CD?
What in the world is the VCD format? Is it different than DVD? Yes! We'll explain to you how it's different and if you should use the format anymore.
Top 10 Home Theater PCs.
Top picks for home theater PCs. Learn more about home theater PCs.
How do Set Top Digital Video Recorders (DVR)...
Curious about Set Top Digital Video Recorders ( DVR )? Read about how Digital Video Recorders ( DVR ) work.
How To Install and Configure a Video Capture...
Learn how to Install and Configure a Video Capture Card or TV Capture Card into a Personal Computer. How to Install and Configure a Video Capture Card or TV Capture Card into a Personal Computer.
Digital Video Recorder (DVR) Tip:
You don't have to wait for your program or movie to finish recording in order to watch it -- you can do both simultaneously. Find out how here.
Cut the Cord, Not the Features
Using TiVo with Over-the-Air. Digital Video Recording.
Using A Slingbox to Remotely Access Your Content
Using a Slingbox to remotely access your content
How To Transfer Video from an Analog Camcorder...
How to Capture Video from an Analog Camcorder or VCR to a DVD Recorder.
How to watch your shows in any room in the house
Options for whole-home DVR. Watch your shows where you want!
Time Warner provides a sub-par DVR experience
Overview of the Scientific Atlanta 8300HDC DVR provided by Time Warner Cable
Types of Audio and Video Cables for Digital...
Types of audio video cables used to connect Digital Recording devices (DVD Recorders, Digital Video Recorders ( DVRs ) and TV Capture peripherals) to TV or PC with audio video cables.
Comcast DVR Tip: The Secret Recordings
A special recording tip for Comcast DVRs. Maybe you CAN watch that whole show after all!
Two Sides to Every Story: DVD DL and Double-Sid...
Learn the difference between DVD DL discs and double-sided DVDs. The names look the same, but they are are very different.
How To Connect a Set Top Digital Video Recorder...
Step by step on connecting a digital video recorder ( DVR ) to a standard definition (analog) television. Learn how to connect a Digital Video Recorder ( DVR ) to a TV.
Choices for getting HD content into your PC
The top 5 ways to enjoy HD content on your HTPC
Finding Your TiVo Media Access Key
A short how-to. Digital Video Recording.
Choosing a TV Capture Method (Page 2)
A breakdown of the choices available for DVRs. Page 2.
DVD Recorder with ATSC Tuner
Read about new DVD Recorders that include a digital ATSC tuner. Info on DVD Recorders that include a digital ATSC tuner.
Checklist for TV and Video Capture and DVD...
A checklist for Video and TV Capture on a PC. Capture Video or TV on a PC and burn a DVD.
Pinnacle Studio Ultimate 11 Video Capture and...
Pinnacle Studio Ultimate 11 Video Capture Software
USB TV and Video Capture Device
A definition of a USB TV and Video Capture Device.
Time Warner Live TV App is Good-Could be Much...
A review of the new Time Warner live TV streaming app for iPad.
What is a Media Center PC?
Curious about Media Center PCs? Read about the newest type of PC, Media Center PCs.
Why Your TiVO Should Be Connected to the Internet
A listing of the most popular online services available to TiVo owners
Comcast’s Xfinity X1 and Dayview Hands On
Comcast’s Xfinity X1 and Dayview Hands On
What is a Dual-Tuner Digital Video Recorder?
What is a Dual-Tuner Digital Video Recorder? Learn more about Dual-Tuner Digital Video Recorder.
Using component cables to connect your STB
Connecting your set-top box via component cables
What is ATSC?
A Definition of the ATSC broadcast signal
Installing a Silicondust Hdhomerun Prime...
Installing a SiliconDust HDHomeRun Prime CableCARD Tuner
What are the Different Types of Capture Cards?
What are the different types of Capture Card. Video Capture Card, TV Capture Card, TV Tuner Card information.
Before You What should you consider before...
Things to consider before purchasing a DVR
Detailed Look at Set Top DVD Recorders
Set Top DVD Recorders, hard drive and DVD recorders and DVD and DVR recorders.
Deciding on a Set Top Digital Video Recorder
Deciding on a Set Top Digital Video Recorder. How to decide on a Set Top Digital Video Recorder.
How to choose a PC TV tuner card
Choosing a Computer TV Tuner Card
What is an HTPC and how do I start?
Defining and describing an HTPC. Digital Video Recording.
Can you Connect an External Hard Drive to a...
FAQ: Can you connect an external hard drive to a Digital Video Recorder ( DVR ) ? Learn if you can connect an external hard drive to a Digital Video Recorder ( DVR ).
What is Video Compression?
Curious about Video Compression and why Video Compression is necessary? Learn more about Video Compression.
HDD/DVD Recorder
What is an HDD/DVD Recorder? Learn more about HDD/DVD Recorders.
Dish Hopper Adds Sling
Dish Network adds Sling to Hopper
Few choices in today's DVR market
Understanding why there are so few DVR choices in the market today
Simple.TV: A Simple DVR
Simple.TV: A Simple DVR. Digital Video Recording.
Top 10 Bargain DVD Recorders
Top 10 Bargain DVD Recorder for the living room. See the top 10 Bargain DVD Recorder
Review of the Motorola DCT6208/6412 DVR
Looking for a Motorola DVR? We review the DCT 6208 and the DCT 6412. Can Motorola give the TiVo a run for its money?
TiVo 101
All about the digital video recorder TiVo and how to use a TiVo.
Dish Hopper OTA Module Finally Available
Dish Hopper OTA Module Finally Available
Screenshots of the Time Warner Remote DVR App...
Screenshots of the Time Warner Cable remote DVR management app (iOS)
Installing Media Center in Windows 8
Installing Media Center in Windows 8
Choosing a DVR: Page 2
More options in choosing a DVR solution. Page 2.
Before You Purchase a TV Tuner
Considerations when buying a TV tuner
Methods for Watching TV While Traveling
Methods for streaming content while away from home
DirecTV Genie Brings Super DVR to Satellite...
DirecTV Genie Brings Super DVR to Satellite Subscribers
Digital Video Recorders (DVRs) from Dish Network.
A look at the Digital Video Recorders ( DVR ) offered by Dish Network. Info on Digital Video Recorders ( DVR ) from Dish Network.
Just 5 of the reasons a DVR should be your next...
Why own a DVR? These are just five of the reasons why this versatile consumer device should be your next purchase.
Choosing a DVR
Choosing your first DVR can be difficult. We're here to help you sort through the pros and cons of each system.
Connecting your DVR to your A/V Receiver
Understanding the various options for connecting a DVR to an A/V Receiver
Dish Hopper Free to New Subscribers
Dish Network announced not only that the Hopper DVR and Joey extenders are available but that new subscribers can pick up this system for free.
One Box to Rule Them All?
Year of the Gateway? Digital Video Recording.
Using Mobile Applications to Manage Your DVR
Article detailing content providers mobile access applications.
S-Video Cables
A gallery of A/V connections most commonly used with set-top boxes. Page 3.
Saving Memories and Other Content to DVD in...
Options available in Windows DVD Maker. Page 3.
Roxio Easy Media Creator 10 - Video Capture and...
Review of Roxio Easy Media Creator 10 Video Capture and DVD Recording Software. Read the review of the new Roxio Easy Media Creator 10.
Why you'll have a hard time finding a DVD...
Link article detailing why there aren't many dvd recorders available
Learn how to skip commercials with a Digital...
Learn how to skip commercials by pausing a Live TV show before watching.
Review of ADS Tech DVD Xpress DX2 - USB Video...
Read a review of the ADS Tech DVD Xpress DX2 - USB Video Capture Device. A review of the ADS Tech DVD Xpress DX2 - USB Video Capture Device.
Definition of Digital Video Recorder
Definition for DVR. Digital Video Recording.
Top 4 Notebook Computers for Digital Video...
Read my top 4 list for notebook computers used for digital video recording. Top 4 notebooks for digital video recording.
Recording with Dual Tuners using the Motorola...
Tips for recording with Dual Tuners on the Motorola DCT6412 Set-Top DVR. Learn some tips on recording with Dual Tuners on the Motorola DCT6412 Set-Top DVR.
Does Your Cable Company Offer TiVo?
Discover whether or not TiVo is offered by your cable company.
Before You Buy a DVD Recorder
Considerations when buying a DVD recorder
How To Burn a DVD using Ulead DVD Movie Factory...
Learn how to burn a DVD using Ulead DVD Movie Factory 3.0 software. Burn DVD using Ulead software.
Managing Your Recording Space
How to manage your DVR recordings
Pinnacle Studio MovieBox Plus - USB Video...
Review: Pinnacle Studio MovieBox Plus, read the review of Pinnacle's Studio MovieBox Plus, capture analog and digital video to your computer.
A look at the features of today's set-top DVRs
An in-depth look at the features of today's set-top DVRs
SiliconDust HD HomeRun Prime First Impressions
SiliconDust HD HomeRun Prime First Impressions
TV and Movies
A listing of movie and TV show sources found on TiVo devices. Page 2.
Understanding Copy Protection
Understanding how copy control information works and what it means for DVR recordings.
Get to Know the Media Center for Windows 8
Media Center for Windows 8 Detailed
What Will Your Next DVR Look Like?
Discussion of next generation DVR technology
Comparing Video-on-Demand to Digital Video...
Comparing Vod Services to Using a DVR
How-to Connect Your TiVo to a Wireless Network
How to connect TiVo to a wireless network
DirecTV Digital Video Recorder ( DVR ) with TiVo.
Learn more about the DirecTV Digital Video Recorder ( DVR ) with TiVo. Info on the DirecTV Digital Video Recorder ( DVR ) with TiVo.
What is Video Capture Software?
What is Video Capture Software? Answers the question What is Video Capture Software?
MSO Whole-Home Solutions
MSO Whole-Home Solutions. Digital Video Recording.
Customizing Your HTPC
Introduction to MCE Reset Toolbox
Review of the ReplayTV 5500 Series Digital...
A review of the ReplayTV 5500 Series DVRs. Info on the ReplayTV 5500 Series Digital Video Recorder ( DVR ).
Mediacom Chooses TiVo for Whole-Home Solution
Mediacom Chooses TiVo for Whole-Home Solution
HDHomeRun Prime Review
HDHomeRun Prime Review. Digital Video Recording.
Why Should I Use a Digital Video Recorder...
Why should I use a DVR instead of a VCR? Why Digital Video Recorders are better than VCRs.
Dish Network's Hopper and Joey System Provides...
Dish Network's Hopper and Joey System Provides a Whole-home Solution
Using AVS Video Converter to save hard drive...
A quick how to on video file conversion and compression using AVS Video Converter
Leveraging the Cloud for Your DVR
Leveraging the Cloud for Your DVR
Using SDV Adapters
Using SDV adapters with DVRs. Digital Video Recording. Page 2.
Swapping Tuners on the Comcast DCH3416 Digital...
Tutorial on Swapping Tuners on the Comcast DCH3416 Digital Video Recorder. Swap Tuners on the Comcast DCH3416 DVR.
TiVo Desktop Review
A full review of TiVo's desktop software
What is NTSC?
A Definition of the NTSC broadcast signal
How To Capture TV or Video to a PC with...
How to Capture TV or Video with Intervideo WinDVD Creator. Then learn how to Burn your Captured TV or Video to DVD.
Premium HD Content in your PC doesn't get...
Review of the Ceton InfiniTV4 PCIx CableCARD tuner
A definition of Microsoft Windows Media Center
Basic definition of Windows Media Center.
Before You Buy a Set Top DVD Recorder
What you need to know before buying a Set Top DVD Recorder or DVD Recorder with built-in hard drive.
Top 10 TiVo Digital Video Recorder Features
Top TiVo Features for the TiVo Digital Video Recorder
How to activate CableCARD in Windows Media Center
A step-by-step guide to getting premium HD content into Windows Media Center
How Many Tuners?
How Many Tuners? Digital Video Recording.
Using Your Phone to Control Your TiVo
Using TiVo Commander. Digital Video Recording.
Sony DVDirect VRD-VC10 DVD Recorder
Read a review of the Sony DVDirect VRD-VC10 DVD Recorder. Info on the Sony DVDirect VRD-VC10 DVD Recorder.
Review of ADS Tech Instant HDTV PCI Capture Card
Read a Review of the ADS Tech Instant HDTV PCI Capture Card for HDTV viewing and recording on your PC! A Review of the ADS Tech Instant HDTV PCI Capture Card.
How-to Move TiVo Recordings to Your PC
How to use TiVo Desktop Software to Move your recordings to your PC
Getting a Custom Look and Feel
Customizing Media Center Part 1: Custom Menu Strips
Should I Upgrade to Windows 8 Media Center?
Is Windows 8 Media Center worth the upgrade cost?
Review - Ulead VideoStudio 11 Plus - Video...
Review of Ulead VideoStudio 11 Plus - Video Editing and DVD Authoring Software. A review of VideoStudio 11 Plus - Video Editing and DVD Authoring Software for the PC.
Should You Upgrade to Windows 8 Media Center
Should You Upgrade to Windows 8 Media Center
Internal Hauppauge TV Tuner Cards
A list of available Hauppauge internal TV tuners
Methods and Tools for Editing the EPG in Media...
Methods and Tools for Editing the EPG in Media Center
TiVo Premiere Review
A Full Review of TiVo's Latest Hardware
Product Review of the honestech VHS to DVD 3.0...
Product Review of the honestech VHS to DVD 3.0 Deluxe. Read a review of the honestech VHS to DVD 3.0 Deluxe USB Video Capture Device and DVD burning software.
Stereo RCA Cables
A gallery of A/V connections most commonly used with set-top boxes. Page 6.
Analog HD
Image of component connection. Digital Video Recording. Page 4.

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