TIVO Deathwatch: No Netflix Deal

Engadget reports that Netflix has abandoned its efforts to reach a deal with TIVO to facilitate movie downloads. The problem: the Hollywood cartel won’t grant the necessary licenses to allow movies to be distributed via download to a TIVO. As Engadget points out, everyone and their dog knew this would happen when the Netflix/Tivo deal … Continue reading TIVO Deathwatch: No Netflix Deal

TIVO Deathwatch: Some Mighty Good Spin

I belive this statement released by TIVO’s soon to be former CFO might be the best example I’ve ever seen of a one sentence, over the top spin job: “In light of the company’s recent accelerated achievement of its profitability target, its very strong financial position, and the successful transition in CEO leadership, I feel … Continue reading TIVO Deathwatch: Some Mighty Good Spin

One Giant Step for Apple, One Small Step for Cord Cutters

I’ve been looking forward to the new Apple TV for a long time.  Partly because I love new Apple devices and partly because I am an acceptable device away from dumping DirecTV, and cutting the cord forever.  To date, the problem has been that there is not one comprehensive set-top box to rule them all. … Continue reading One Giant Step for Apple, One Small Step for Cord Cutters