TiVo Bolt: How to make your dumb TV smart
Modern TV viewing at home requires three components: access to broadcast programming such as that found on NBC, PBS and the like, plus cable content such as ESPN and HBO, streaming content such as Netflix — and then a DVR to record and time-shift any broadcast viewing.
Many Americans have to jury rig this triad of 21st century TV necessities, pairing a cable box with DVR capabilities — along with either a smart TV or a streaming media box such as a Roku or Amazon Fire.
Or, you can just combine access to all your TV content into a single box, the TiVo 4K-compatible Bolt Vox.
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About Stewart Wolpin
I have been writing about consumer electronics for four decades, including news, reviews, analysis and history for a wide variety of consumer, niche and trade outlets. For the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), I annually update the industry's history and write the official biographies of the CTA Hall of Fame inductees. Aside from writing about consumer technology for a variety of consumer, tech and trade publications, I write a blog and do market research for Digital Technology Consulting. In the non-tech world, I have written "Bums No More: The Championship Season of the 1955 Brooklyn Dodgers" and "The Rules of Neighborhood Poker According to Hoyle." Check out my work at www.stewartwolpin.com.