Decent TiVo Savings This Weekend

While I’m drawing down TiVo, for those of you who remain fully ensconced within their ecosystem, the DVR pioneer is promoting two pretty decent accessory deals for Presidents Day. What caught my eye first is the new TiVo Lux remote for all of $40. This is an economical way to bring voice capabilities (and backlighting!) … Read more

TiVo Lifetime Service Transfer Has Returned: 2019 Edition

In what appears to be something of a new annual tradition, the compelling TiVo Breeze summer sale has returned. As with the 2018 edition, the highlight for owners of active, older TiVo hardware is the ability to transfer Lifetime service to a new DVR for all of $100. TiVo further sweetens the deal with about … Read more

TiVo Tips Hat To First 2000 Customers

As we continue to commemorate TiVo’s 20th anniversary, the DVR pioneer recently mailed hand-signed Thank You cards to its very first 2000 customers. Assuming those 480i platter-spinning trailblazers are still among the living and at the same residence to receive. Beyond a shout-out, TiVo is also spotting those folks a $100 store credit should they … Read more

Ecobee On Sale For Just $66.50

Target is running an amazing ecobee sale today. ecobee has long been my preferred smart thermostat, besting Nest in a number of categories such as remote sensor integration. As such, I’d recommend the ecobee4 for all of $100… with bundled room sensor. At this price, ecobee4 is a great deal and at least half off … Read more

TiVo Tempts Cord Cutters With Free DVR

TiVo’s greatest challenge has always been its pricing structure. And, to reduce the barrier to entry, they’re significantly subsidizing DVR hardware by floating a $0-down promotion. While this isn’t the first time they’ve gone down this path, this particular incarnation is fairly compelling: $15/mo, with two-year commitment, get you both the new TiVo Bolt OTA … Read more

This Smart TV Costs Less Than Some Streamers

While I wouldn’t recommend a 32″ 720 set as your primary television, they make great additions to the kitchen or a guest bedroom – where I have rocked a similarly specced pair of TCL Rokus. And today the Best Buy Insignia Fire TV is on sale for a low $99.99. Which is significantly less than … Read more

Spotify Entices New Subscribers With Free Hulu Video Streaming

Spotify is making some serious noise this week. Beyond filing a complaint against Apple for anti-competitive practices, the music streaming heavyweight has launched a new customer promotion that bundles Hulu. Same ten bucks for Spotify Premium… but with the benefit of Hulu. Similar to Google packaging YouTube Red with Google Play Music. Except, we’re talking … Read more

TiVo’s Best Deal Ever

I’ve been tracking TiVo a hundred years now… and I’m fairly certain this is their best DVR deal ever. In typical TiVo marketing fashion, the “Presidents Day Sale Event” kicked off a few days after the scheduled holiday. But there’s no denying the savings are on point: $280 for a refurbished 4-tuner, 500GB TiVo Bolt … Read more