• Report: Amazon Working On Live TV Recorder For Fire TV Devices

    2 monthes ago - By Android Headlines

    Amazon is working on a live TV recorder for the company's Fire TV line of devices, according to a new report out of Bloomberg which credits “ a person familiar with the plans ” for the information.
    The details on the box are fairly limited at the moment and could be subject to change, according to the report. Although, the general idea is the box will offer TiVo-like functionality to Fire TV device owners. Apparently, the box - currently codenamed “Frank” will have wireless connectivity and will offer users the ability to stream downloaded content on their smartphone. Although the...
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  • Amazon is working on yet another TV device, but this one records live TV

    Amazon is working on yet another TV device, but this one records live TV

    2 monthes ago - By Pocket-lint

    Amazon seems to be working on a new device to disrupt entertainment in the living room, though specific features seem to be up in the air still. Bloomberg reported that Amazon is developing device that'll record live TV. Internally dubbed Frank, it'll supposedly let you record live TV and stream it to your smartphone, but that feature isn't concrete. The device, which is being worked on by Amazon's Lab 126 R&D division , would also have physical storage so you can save data locally, something current Fire TV boxes haven't done.
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  • New For Amazon Prime Video: Movies And TV Shows In The US

    2 monthes ago - By GameSpot

    If you feel like you've already watched everything you want to watch on Amazon Prime, despair no more; Amazon is coming out with a whole host of new titles in August. Here's what on tap for this month in terms of movies, TV shows, and Prime Originals. Several original series are debuting, including All or Nothing: Manchester City which follows the legendary coach of the titular soccer team. A limited series called Agatha Christie will be released, as well as Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan with John Krasinski, which debuts on August 31. Amazon Prime will also be adding some oldies to the streaming...
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  • Lilbits 328: Amazon Fire DVR?

    2 monthes ago - By Liliputing

    Amazon Fire TV devices let you stream internet video on a TV... and if you buy an Amazon Fire TV Edition smart television you can even use Amazon's interface to watch live television. But Amazon's Fire TV ecosystem doesn't currently support recording TV shows you want to watch later. That may be changing. According to Bloomberg,...
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  • Amazon's next piece of hardware could turn your Fire TV into a DVR

    Amazon's next piece of hardware could turn your Fire TV into a DVR

    2 monthes ago - By Digital Trends

    Amazon is reportedly working on a new piece of hardware referred to as “Frank” within the company that would take on Tivo by adding DVR-style functionality to its Fire TV streaming devices.
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  • Amazon live TV DVR tipped to battle TiVo, Slingbox

    Amazon live TV DVR tipped to battle TiVo, Slingbox

    2 monthes ago - By SlashGear

    Amazon was tipped to be in the process of developing a device that would compete directly with TiVo and Slingbox from Dish. This device was rumored to have the ability to record live programming from television channels, store said content, and stream said content to smartphones, tablets, PCs, and televisions. According to a tipster speaking with Bloomberg, Amazon's device goes...
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  • Amazon is reportedly working on a new DVR - CNET

    2 monthes ago - By CNET

    The device, currently nicknamed Frank, would connect to a Fire TV streamer.
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  • Amazon is reportedly working on a Tivo competitor

    Amazon is reportedly working on a Tivo competitor

    2 monthes ago - By The Verge

    Bloomberg reports today that Amazon is reportedly working on a new device that'll record live TV with the goal of letting users play content back on their phones later. The device, which is internally called “Frank,” would have physical storage and connect to Fire TV boxes. It'd rely on the same wireless technology that allows Amazon's Echo speakers to pair with those boxes. Bloomberg 's source says the product isn't official yet and might not roll out.
    Additionally, the company reportedly plans to update its Fire TV stick with new software and is also exploring the possibility of...
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  • Amazon is reportedly working on a TiVo-like DVR for live TV

    2 monthes ago - By Engadget

    Amazon is working on a new device to record live television in a bid to compete in a market dominated by TiVo, a source told Bloomberg. The ecommerce titan's Lab 126 R&D division is reportedly building the DVR, which is internally called "Frank"...
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