DVRs, PVRs And HTPCs: The Battle For Your Living Room

Posted: Aug 20 2004, 3:14am EST | by , Updated: Aug 10 2010, 2:50pm CDT, in News | Technology News


DVRs, PVRs and HTPCs: The Battle For Your Living Room
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ReplayTV Deals! DesignTechnica takes a look at DVRs, PVRs and HTPCs.

"If you’re still using a traditional VCR, now might be the time to step out of the 20th century. PVRs, DVRs and HTPCs are the new VCR, and if you aren’t currently using one, chances are you will very soon.

PVRs (Personal Video Recorders) and DVRs (Digital Video Recorders) are essentially the same thing – a hard-drive based set-top unit designed to record television shows digitally. HTPCs (Home Theater PCs) are computers designed to interface with your television and stereo, allowing access to all of your media files – and the ability to digitally record TV as well – in the comfort of your favorite viewing area..."
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