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Digital Video Recording: Most Popular Articles

These articles are the most popular over the last month.
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?
A DVR Experience Without Monthly Fees
Several ways to get a DVR experience without paying a monthly DVR fee.
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.
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.
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.
The Top 5 DVR Platforms
A top 5 list of the best Digital Video Recording solutions available, from TiVo to DirecTV.
5 Great External HDTV Tuners
A run down of the top five solutions for getting HDTV into your PC.
How to Find the Right Video Capture Device for...
Considerations when choosing a video capture device
Connecting your HDTV to your set-top box using...
How-to connect your HDTV and STB using HDMI
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.
Managing Your TWC DVR From Anywhere
An in-depth look at Time Warner's first step into the remote DVR management space.
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.
Choosing the Best DVR Solution For You
Choosing between service provider and third-party DVRs
How Dish Network Lets You Automatically Skip...
Dish Network Allows Limited Commercial Skipping with Auto Hop
Top 10 Home Theater PCs.
Top picks for home theater PCs. Learn more about home theater PCs.
Recording Over-the-Air Content
Digital Video Recording for Over-the-Air
How to choose the DVR that's right for you
A breakdown of the choices available for DVRs
How much is TiVo?
How much does TiVo cost? What choices are available for purchasing a TiVo?
Basic Digital Video Recorder Features
A short description of some basic DVR features
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Over-the-Air Digital Video Recorders
Over-the-Air Digital Video Recorders
Cut the Cord, Not the Features
Using TiVo with Over-the-Air. Digital Video Recording.
Time Warner Live TV App is Good-Could be Much...
A review of the new Time Warner live TV streaming app for iPad.
DVD Recorders Gone, Now What?
DVD Recorders Gone, Now What? Digital Video Recording.
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).
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.
New Patent Could Take Away Trick Play
Time Warner Taking Away Commercial Skip?
What to consider when looking for USB video...
Considerations when buying a USB video capture device
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.
Using A Slingbox to Remotely Access Your Content
Using a Slingbox to remotely access your content
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.
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.
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.
Finding Your TiVo Media Access Key
A short how-to. Digital Video Recording.
Choices for getting HD content into your PC
The top 5 ways to enjoy HD content on your HTPC
Why Your TiVO Should Be Connected to the Internet
A listing of the most popular online services available to TiVo owners
Dish Network's Hopper and Joey System Provides...
Dish Network's Hopper and Joey System Provides a Whole-home Solution
AT&T Offering Free Wireless Receivers
AT&T Offering Free Wireless Receivers
Product Review: Pinnacle Systems PCTV HD Stick
Read a review of pinnacle systems PCTV HD stick. Read about the pinnacle systems PCTV HD stick.
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.
How to watch your shows in any room in the house
Options for whole-home DVR. Watch your shows where you want!
Comcast DVR Tip: The Secret Recordings
A special recording tip for Comcast DVRs. Maybe you CAN watch that whole show after all!
What is a Dual-Tuner Digital Video Recorder?
What is a Dual-Tuner Digital Video Recorder? Learn more about Dual-Tuner Digital Video Recorder.
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.
How do Set Top Digital Video Recorders (DVR)...
Curious about Set Top Digital Video Recorders ( DVR )? Read about how Digital Video Recorders ( DVR ) work.
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.
HDD/DVD Recorder
What is an HDD/DVD Recorder? Learn more about HDD/DVD Recorders.
Premium HD Content in your PC doesn't get...
Review of the Ceton InfiniTV4 PCIx CableCARD tuner
DirecTV Genie Brings Super DVR to Satellite...
DirecTV Genie Brings Super DVR to Satellite Subscribers
Choosing a TV Capture Method (Page 2)
A breakdown of the choices available for DVRs. Page 2.
What is Video Compression?
Curious about Video Compression and why Video Compression is necessary? Learn more about Video Compression.
A Solid Start to a Great HTPC Experience
A Full Review of Assassin's Elite HTPC
Simple.TV: A Simple DVR
Simple.TV: A Simple DVR. Digital Video Recording.
Installing a Silicondust Hdhomerun Prime...
Installing a SiliconDust HDHomeRun Prime CableCARD Tuner
Before You What should you consider before...
Things to consider before purchasing a DVR
What is an HTPC and how do I start?
Defining and describing an HTPC. Digital Video Recording.
Comcast’s Xfinity X1 and Dayview Hands On
Comcast’s Xfinity X1 and Dayview Hands On
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.
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.
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.
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.
Get to Know the Media Center for Windows 8
Media Center for Windows 8 Detailed
Dress up that boring TV interface!
A full review of Recorded TV HD for Windows 7 Media Center
Customizing Your HTPC
Introduction to MCE Reset Toolbox
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.
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 ).
Considerations When Choosing A Video Capture...
Considerations when choosing a video capture device
How to Find Content You'll Enjoy Using TiVo
Using Tivo to find content. Digital Video Recording.
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.
Leveraging the Cloud for Your DVR
Leveraging the Cloud for Your DVR
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?
Time Warner provides a sub-par DVR experience
Overview of the Scientific Atlanta 8300HDC DVR provided by Time Warner Cable
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.
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.
Detailed Look at Set Top DVD Recorders
Set Top DVD Recorders, hard drive and DVD recorders and DVD and DVR recorders.
Review of the Pioneer BDR-101A Blu-ray Disc...
Read a Review of the Pioneer BDR-101A Blu-ray Disc Writer. A Review of the Pioneer BDR-101A Blu-ray Disc Writer.
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.
What is a Media Center PC?
Curious about Media Center PCs? Read about the newest type of PC, Media Center PCs.
How To Transfer Video from an Analog Camcorder...
How to Capture Video from an Analog Camcorder or VCR to a DVD Recorder.
Screenshots of the Time Warner Remote DVR App...
Screenshots of the Time Warner Cable remote DVR management app (iOS)
SiliconDust HD HomeRun Prime First Impressions
SiliconDust HD HomeRun Prime First Impressions
Dish Hopper OTA Module Finally Available
Dish Hopper OTA Module Finally Available
Mediacom Chooses TiVo for Whole-Home Solution
Mediacom Chooses TiVo for Whole-Home Solution
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.
Saber DA-1N1-I Combo Analog/Digital PCI TV...
Review of the Saber DA-1N1-I Combo Analog/Digital PCI TV Tuner Card. Read a review of the new PCI TV Tuner Card from Vista View, the Saber DA-1N1-I.
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.
Getting a Custom Look and Feel
Customizing Media Center Part 1: Custom Menu Strips
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.
Top 10 Bargain DVD Recorders
Top 10 Bargain DVD Recorder for the living room. See the top 10 Bargain DVD Recorder
Comporium Goes with Moxi
Comporium Goes with Moxi. Digital Video Recording.
In Terms of Digital Video Recording - What is...
In Digital Video Recording terms - what is Padding? Padding in Digital Video Recording terms.
USB TV and Video Capture Device
A definition of a USB TV and Video Capture Device.
Using component cables to connect your STB
Connecting your set-top box via component cables
Saving Memories and Other Content to DVD in...
Options available in Windows DVD Maker. Page 3.
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.
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.
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.
Few choices in today's DVR market
Understanding why there are so few DVR choices in the market today
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.
How-to Move TiVo Recordings to Your PC
How to use TiVo Desktop Software to Move your recordings to your PC
Before You Purchase a TV Tuner
Considerations when buying a TV tuner
Connecting your DVR to your A/V Receiver
Understanding the various options for connecting a DVR to an A/V Receiver
Before You Buy a DVD Recorder
Considerations when buying a DVD recorder
How to activate CableCARD in Windows Media Center
A step-by-step guide to getting premium HD content into Windows Media Center
Media Center and Windows Home Server
Pairing your HTPC with a Windows Home Server
What is ATSC?
A Definition of the ATSC broadcast signal
How to choose a PC TV tuner card
Choosing a Computer TV Tuner Card
A look at the features of today's set-top DVRs
An in-depth look at the features of today's set-top DVRs
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.
One Box to Rule Them All?
Year of the Gateway? Digital Video Recording.
What are the different Analog Camcorder formats
What are the Analog Camcorder Formats? Learn about Analog Camcorder Formats.
HDHomeRun Prime Review
HDHomeRun Prime Review. Digital Video Recording.
Dish Hopper Adds Sling
Dish Network adds Sling to Hopper
Using Mobile Applications to Manage Your DVR
Article detailing content providers mobile access applications.
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.
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.
My Media Center-Same App, New Name
Ceton introduces My Media Center for Windows 8
Does Your Cable Company Offer TiVo?
Discover whether or not TiVo is offered by your cable company.
Methods and Tools for Editing the EPG in Media...
Methods and Tools for Editing the EPG in Media Center
Installing Media Center in Windows 8
Installing Media Center in Windows 8
TV and Movies
A listing of movie and TV show sources found on TiVo devices. Page 2.
Boxee and Comcast Settle Dispute: Encryption...
Boxee and Comcast Settle Dispute: Encryption Changing?
Learn how to skip commercials with a Digital...
Learn how to skip commercials by pausing a Live TV show before watching.
Methods for Watching TV While Traveling
Methods for streaming content while away from home
Understanding Copy Protection
Understanding how copy control information works and what it means for DVR recordings.
Get the Style You're Looking For
HTPC Case Options. Digital Video Recording.
Managing Your Recording Space
How to manage your DVR recordings
MSO Whole-Home Solutions
MSO Whole-Home Solutions. Digital Video Recording.
Getting to know your options
A description of the setup options included with Recorded TV HD
How-to Install TiVO Desktop for On-the-go TV...
How-to install TiVo Desktop for TV viewing on the go
Pinnacle Studio Ultimate 11 Video Capture and...
Pinnacle Studio Ultimate 11 Video Capture Software
Should You Upgrade to Windows 8 Media Center
Should You Upgrade to Windows 8 Media Center
Beyond TV 4
Read a review of Snapstream Beyond TV 4. Read more about Snapstream Beyond TV 4 Media Center Software.
Premiere DVR Line Pricing Changes
TiVo Adjusts Pricing, Offers New Premiere
Product Review of the honestech VHS to DVD 2.0...
Product Review of the honestech VHS to DVD 2.0 Deluxe. Read a review of the honestech VHS to DVD 2.0 deluxe DVD writing software.
What Windows Embedded Standard 7 Means For DVRs
Windows Embedded and Media Center
Review of SageTV Media Center V6 for Windows
Read a review of the Media Center Software, Sage TV Media Center V6. A review of Sage TV Media Center V6.
Windows 7 Media Center TV Tuner Setup
Finishing up Your TV Tuner Setup. Page 5.
Review of SageTV Media Center V5 for Windows
Review of SageTV Media Center V5 for Windows. Learn all about SageTV Media Center V5 for Windows and SageTV Placeshifter.
TiVo 101
All about the digital video recorder TiVo and how to use a TiVo.
Review of the Motorola DCT6208/6412 Digital...
A Review of the Motorola DCT6208/6412 Digital Video Recorders. Page 2.
FCC Changes Rules: Full Encryption Allowed
FCC Changes Rules: Full Encryption Allowed
TiVo Premiere Review
A Full Review of TiVo's Latest Hardware

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