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Weekend of April 2, 2021 – Hour 1

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Tech News and Commentary

Dave and the team discuss MWC’s in person event and what big names won’t be attending, tech CEO’s discussing misinformation in Congress, Verizon shutting down their 3G CDMA network, and more.



Our guest this hour:
Thomas Serval, CEO of BARACODA


Karl in the Dakotas calling via the Ask Dave button on our website and asked: “I would like information comparing and contrasting Tablo vs. HDHomeRun. Costs, subscriptions, streaming remotely, etc.”

Karl, SiliconDusts HDHomeRun will cost you between $99 and $300 per box.

The $99 option features two tuners, theres a 3 tuner option for cable subscribers for around $200, and the $300 option includes 4 tuners and transcoding.

The tuners will determine how many channels you can watch or record at once. So depending on your needs you may or may not want the more expensive options.

If you want to use it as a DVR, there is a $35 yearly subscription. Theres no set limit to how much you can record, but thats because its neither a cloud service nor something included in the box itself, you need to supply network attached storage for the DVR to use. The $35 a year unlocks the function, it doesnt provide the storage.

You wont be able to stream outside your household using the HDHomeRun apps, but if you dont mind setting up a Plex server you should be able to accomplish remote streaming that way.

There are lots of different Tablo devices, but the ones youre likely interested in are the network attached ones, rather than the ones that just attach to a TV. Those would be accessible from devices other than just a TV.

You can buy Tablo devices with and without internal storage. Their least expensive network attached version is the OTA Lite which will cost you around $140, their most expensive the quad-tuner version with 1TB of storage which will cost you around $240.

Tablo features a service called Tablo Connect that does let you watch TV when youre not home, but it requires a subscription.

Their yearly subscription will cost you $50 and will also include their TV guide to see whats on and more easily choose what to record. You can also get a premium subscription for an extra $20 a year that will allow you to skip commercials.


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Written by Dave Graveline

Dave Graveline is the founder, Host & Executive Producer of "Into Tomorrow" in addition to being President of the Advanced Media Network".

Dave is also a trusted and familiar voice on many national commercials & narrations in addition to being an authority in consumer tech since 1994. He is also a former Police Officer and an FBI Certified Instructor.

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