Using a TV Tuner Card to build a PC based DIY OTA DVR for Recording Free TV
You can use your home computer to capture and record free TV using an Over-the-Air Antenna!
Since 2009, United States television programs have been broadcast Over-the-Air (OTA) exclusively in digital format. This means that HD signal is available for free in many locations using an indoor or outdoor TV antenna. Goodbye snowy picture!
If you’re already using a digital antenna to watch local programming, and you currently use a PC to stream video to your TV, you may be interested in purchasing a TV tuner card.
What’s a TV tuner card, you ask? Well, a tuner card is a peripheral that can be easily added to nearly any home computer to record free broadcast TV directly to your device. That’s right! You’ll be able to pause, rewind or fast forward your local programming exactly the way you would with an expensive cable or satellite box, without any of those pesky monthly expenses!
Did someone say it’s Football Season?
Record your favorite NFL games and watch them on your own time, and or commercial free. With a setup like this you can not only get Sunday and Thursday Football for free in HD, but you can watch a standard 3 hour game in an hour and a half. Learn more about watching NFL for free in HD
How to choose the right Tuner Card for Your DIY OTA DVR
Continue reading Build Your Own DIY OTA DVR
Bridging the Gap with Hauppauge
In the late 90s, Microsoft had the reputation of being an anti-competitive bully that stifled innovation. They were, in a lot of ways, just like the cable companies of today. But in the last 15 years Microsoft has turned away from monopolies and instead focused their attention innovation, many of which have helped usher in the cord cutting revolution; like the Xbox.
All-in-one Media Center
Although nothing quite compares to gaming on the PC, the Xbox One has become much more than a gaming machine. Not only can you play the latest and greatest gaming titles, but you can also watch Sling TV, Netflix, Hulu, listen to music, or purchase and download movies for later. Instead of being the gaming platform we’ve come to expect, the Xbox One has more or less become an all-in-one media center.
All-in-one Cord Cutting Solution
In fact, with just a few modifications you can now upgrade the Xbox One from an all-in-one media center to an all-in-one cord cutting solution.
Here’s how you do it: Continue reading How to cut the cord with Mohu and Xbox One
WD TV Live Review
For anyone who loves network broadcast shows and wishes they could do away with expensive cable contracts and still be able to tune into their favorites TV shows,WDTV may be the magic ticket.
WDTV is a video streaming device that works like a tuner of sorts, picking up live digital broadcasts of network TV. The added bonus is that WDTV also acts as a DVR, allowing the device user to record shows at their leisure.
Amazon Pricing: WD TV Live & WD TV Live Hub