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Move over MacGyver: HDTV Antenna Buyer’s Guide - OTA HDTV Blog 1

Rabbit Ears TVToday’s digital HDTV Over-the-Air (OTA) antennas are not like the rabbit ears of old so keep your tinfoil for wrapping last night’s leftovers. Modern antennas deliver perfectly crisp picture quality in full HD and come in a variety of form factors and prices. Let’s learn more...

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Blog series: Is Over-The-Air (OTA) HDTV right for you?

Tablo TV networksIn order to browse, record and stream free broadcast HDTV on your Tablo DVR, you need both a hard drive (more on that here) and a digital antenna.

Over the next few blog posts we’ll be giving you an overview of all of the factors you need to consider in making an informed choice when deciding if Over-The-Air (OTA) HDTV is right for you, including antenna styles, tower location, geography,antenna placement, and available broadcast channels.

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Back Away from that Flash Drive - USB Hard Drive Suggestions & Specs

Tablo Bad Time MemeMany people have asked for suggestions on which external hard drives work best with Tablo. As you might know, Tablo uses an external USB hard drive to save recorded Over-The-Air programs but also to enable the pause and rewind features for live TV.

So…. What works?

Tablo currently supports external hard drives with the following specifications:

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Is Cord-Cutting on your list of New Year’s Resolutions? Here are 3 easy steps to keep it!

Tablo Cord Cutting Success BabyWhat was your New Year’s resolution? Was it quitting smoking? Going to the gym and losing 20 pounds? How’s that going for ya?

For a lot of people saving money was on top of their list…Money for retirement, for a vacation or for something else important. One of the best ways to save a lot of money quickly, is to cut back on those monthly bills that seem reasonable at first, but can add up ...

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Tablo Gets Excellent Reception at CES

The Tablo Team has been at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2014) in Las Vegas this week demonstrating our Tablo DVR and apps to journalists and industry experts. Business has been brisk at the booth and we’ve been overwhelmed by the amount of positive coverage we’ve received so far.

 

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A Holiday Poem from the Tablo Elves

Tablo Beta LabelsIn honour of the holidays, we’ve written a poem for all our Tablo supporters.

'Twas a day before Christmas, and at Tablo HQ,

the team’s putting labels on boxes for you.

 

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Happy Holidays - It's Beta Time!

Tablo Beta PackagingSanta’s elves have got nothing on us here at Tablo this holiday season. We’re moving full steam ahead (with a few well deserved cookie breaks) to bring you a new, better way to watch HDTV in 2014.

Here’s a sneak peek at a few things we’ve got on our to-do list...

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Cable Companies Running Scared, Warning of Mutant Bunny Attacks

Technology is making cord-cutting easier which is making cable companies nervous. So much so that they likely spent a lot of money to create and circulate a series of web ads featuring seemingly stupid people in completely implausible situations with the goal of scaring current or potential cord-cutters into maintaining their service.

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O-TA My! Cord-Cutting with George Takei

Cord Cutting George TakeiWho doesn’t love George Takei? You may remember him from Star Trek, but the guy is also an author, internet superstar, campaigner for human rights, flogger of a fragrance (called Eau My – ha!) and now hosts his own web series on YouTube called Takei’s Take.

Takei’s Take has covered topics from online dating to the future of journalism but yesterday they chatted about our favourite topic – cord cutting!

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Why, oh why, no HDMI??? Because it saves you money, that's why!

Tablo - No HDMIWe often have people ask us if Tablo has an HDMI out port that would connect directly to a TV. The short answer is no, which has left a few people scratching their heads.

While it might seem like an HDMI port would be a good thing for a video product, the design team here at Nuvyyo has deliberately chosen not to include one in the Tablo device.

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