Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Samsung Galaxy KNOX Devices Approved for U.S. Government Classified Use
iPhone 6 Demand Help ARM's Growth
SK Hynix Develops High Density 16GB NVDIMM
Samsung Mass Produces 8-Gigabit DDR4 Based on 20 Nanometer Process Technology
Strong iPhone, Mac And App Store Sales Drive Apple's Record September Quarter Revenue And Earnings
Apple iOS 8.1 Available For Download
E FUN To Relase $179 Windows tablet
Microsoft And Dell Puts Azure In A Box
Active Discussions
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
How to generate lots of different CDs quickly
Yamaha CRW-F1UX
help questions structure DVDR
Made video, won't play back easily
Questions durability monitor LCD
Questions fungus CD/DVD Media, Some expert engineer in optical media can help me?
CD, DVD and Blu-ray burning for Android in development
 Home > News > General Computing > Yahoo L...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Thursday, April 27, 2006
Yahoo Launches Free DVR Software


Yahoo released a beta version of its Yahoo Go for TV software that turns a PC into a digital video recorder. Once the software is installed, users may plug their computer into their television's video and audio input connections.

The computer can then record and playback shows on the TV just like with a standalone DVR. Consumers can also play DVDs, music, photos or other downloaded content.

The DVR feature on Yahoo Go for TV also requires a TV tuner card and connector cables for connecting to a TV monitor. Yahoo also suggests to use a remote control and also recommends a 1.5mbps broadband connection for best results even though the software works with any TV signal.

Television listings are provided via a Yahoo Go for TV interface and the listings are updated daily. Those who already use TiVo can still use the Go for TV digital video recording feature by simply connecting each component to a different video input outlet. One system will not interfere with the other, as long as they each have access to the TV signal.

The announcement of the Yahoo service falls on the same week Tivo released a dual tuner DVR.

Last year, Yahoo partnered with TiVo so that TiVo subscribers could browse and schedule downloads remotely via the Internet. Yahoo has not given any information on how its latest release affects their collaboration.

The Yahoo Go for TV software works in conjunction with many of Yahoo's other Yahoo Go media products, such as the radio and music subscription service Yahoo Launchcast and Flickr, Yahoo's photo-sharing site.

In addition, Go for TV lets people view photos from any online service and to listen to music from CDs or digital-music libraries already stored on the computer.

The Yahoo software is free to download and only runs on Windows and requires a computer with 20GB of disk space to store recorded programs, 512MB of RAM and a 1GHz processor.


Previous
Next
MSI Announces Intel Core Duo Based Server Solutions        All News        Silicon Image Supplies Toshiba's HD DVD Notebook with HDMI Transmitter
Microsoft EU Battle Gets Technical     General Computing News      Internet2 Network Sets Record of 8.8 Gbps

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Will Revamped Tumblr Compete With Youtube?
Yahoo To Shutter More Products, Responds To Proxy Battle
New TiVo Mega DVR Comes With 24 TB of Storage Capacity
Yahoo, Google To Encrypt Web Mail
Yahoo, ComScore To Jointly Offer Online ad Measurements
Yahoo to Buy Flurry to Strengthen Mobile Products
Yahoo 2Q Revenue Fall
Yahoo To Stream Concerts For Free
Yahoo Offers Workforce Diversity Data
Yahoo Buys Mobile Messaging App Blink
Yahoo Disables Do Not Track Settings
Yahoo Unveils New Video and Digital Content Programming

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .