Miso Social TV + DIRECTV = Awesome

Looks like Miso gained some integration love from DIRECTV for their social TV app. According to Miso, their iPhone app is now able to synchronize with TV content shown through a DIRECTV box, thus enabling "real-time social features that change based on what you’re watching." It's kind of like IntoNow, but with tighter integration with [...]

Don’t Just Watch TV, DIRECTV Using Your iPad

It's official. DirecTV has just unleashed their iPad DIRECTV experience controller app [iTunes]. Feature highlights include: customizable remote, 14-day EPG complete with show metadata, DVR programming / playlist, quick access to channel favorites and other customizable home screen modules, on-demand movie listings, and a pretty nifty sports scores and schedule pane that you can set [...]

DIRECTV Becomes Latest DLNA Promoter

Today the Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) has appointed DIRECTV, America's #1 satellite TV provider, to become its latest evangelist of DLNA Certified devices and services, which make use of standards-based technologies like UPnP for streaming PC stored media around the Connected Home. While this news probably doesn't mean much to consumers in general, it [...]

DirecTV Suspends Development of the HDPC-20 Tuner for Windows Media Center

Ouch! Like the title says... DirecTV has nixed plans for releasing their highly anticipated satellite TV tuner for Windows Media Center. Reason: just same lame excuse about missing the August 2008 Windows Media Center update and not wanting to hold off until the next update release from Microsoft to come around. With that said, though, [...]

DIRECTV and TiVo to Launch New HD DIRECTV DVR with TiVo Service

DIRECTV, Inc., the nation's leading satellite television service provider, and TiVo Inc., the creator of and a leader in television services for digital video recorders (DVR), announced today that they have extended their current agreement, which includes the development, marketing and distribution of a new HD DIRECTV DVR featuring the TiVo® service, as well as [...]