April 21, 2002 — After many months hearing friends and colleagues boast about their “Personal Video Recorders” (TiVo or ReplayTV), I finally decided today that it was time to plunk down some cash on a new toy. My plan was to buy a ReplayTV device, or if for some reason that didn’t work out, I’d buy a TiVo.
This is not a story about my great experience with a personal video recorder. Indeed, it is not really a story about personal video recorders at all, because it turns out that nobody sells them any more. Read more »