Monday, May 02, 2016
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
You Can No Longer Use Google In Cortana searches
HP Releases New Chromebook for Home and Office
AMD and Nantong Fujitsu Microelectronics Close on Semiconductor Assembly and Test Joint Venture
Google's Pichai Sees the End of Computers
Amazon Reports Strong Quarter
Sony Reports Loss But PlayStation Keeps Performing Well
Japan Display Showcase The Latest In Display Technologies In SID DISPLAY WEEK 2016
Strong Galaxy S7 Sales Keep Samsung's Profit High
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 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
Yahoo Reaches Agreement With Starboard
Yahoo Revenue Slightly Falls
Google Added To List Of Bidders For Yahoo's Core Business
Microsoft Supports Yahoo Bidders
Starboard Launches Proxy Fight Against Yahoo Board
Time Could Bid for Yahoo's Internet Business: report
Yahoo Forms Independent Committee to Explore Strategic Alternatives
Verizon Expores Yahoo Deal Options: report
Yahoo Outlines Plan To Accelerate Growth
Yahoo Releases Machine Learning Dataset for Researchers
Yahoo Scraps Alibaba Spinoff
Yahoo Introduces The New Messenger on Mobile, the Web and in Yahoo Mail

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2016 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .