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post #1 of 3 Old 03-08-2012, 11:48 PM - Thread Starter
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We were recently asked what DVR we would recommend for someone who wanted to cut the cord or simply connect a standalone DVR without paying additional fees to their cable or satellite company. We struggled to find anything we could enthusiastically recommend. But we had overlooked this year's Best of CES Home Theater Winner: Simple.TV. At $149 it seems to fit the bill exactly. more...

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Just use Windows Media Center. Connect an antenna. No bills. No sweat.
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I second the use of Windows Media Center 7. I have a 2nd gen Core i3 with a tuner in my home server with a dual tuner HDHomerun connected by ethernet. It streams to two Xboxes and my DLNA capable TVs. Free DVR. The home server also has PlayOn to stream internet video to those same devices and my Roku Boxes.
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