Items tagged with Genie

The advent of the DVR was a life-changing innovation--it sounds shallow to say, but admit it, it’s true--and now DIRECTV believes it’s taken the technology to new level with its DIRECTV Genie. The DVR lets you record up to 5 shows simultaneously, and playback is nearly as powerful; a single Genie DVR serves up to three additional TVs in the house, although it sounds like each device will need a client. The single DVR enables the household to watch up to 4 live TV channels or recordings simultaneously, with full DVR functionality such as pause and rewind. If you like getting recommendations... Read more...
This news clip from the Today show's archives is an interesting look at how awkward and uncertain the first discussions of the Internet on television actually were. On January 24, 1994, Katie Couric and Bryan Gumbel did a short segment on the massive "computer billboard" that's getting bigger and bigger all the time. The mind-blowing thing is that we thought computers in 1994 were all fast and capable and stuff. If you could watch videos in Compton's Encyclopedia or the 7th Guest you were rocking. Other fun tidbits include no on being sure how to say "@" (though Gumbel gets it right), not wanting... Read more...
Good morning HH Fans. I really hate to do this, but I needed to cut the banter to a minimum.  I have an early morning meeting on the far side of town and I really don't want to get stuck in rush hour traffic.  So, go grab a cup of coffee and settle in, here is your AM shot...  Eumax 9-in-1 USB 2.0 Flash Genie @ Viper Lair "Having a memory card reader can be quite useful. Being able to not only have the reader installed in your computer to cut down on desk clutter as well as take it on the road can be very useful. The Flash Genie is such a product; it is an awesome 9-in-1 card... Read more...