[opendtv] Re: News: Television industry faces dark times

  • From: Cliff Benham <flyback1@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: opendtv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 16 Jul 2008 12:32:06 -0400

Craig Birkmaier wrote:
At 10:46 AM -0400 7/15/08, Manfredi, Albert E wrote:

The only change I can see from back in the early 1980s is that now it's
the service providers that offer PVRs, whereas back then individuals had
to set up their own VCRs to do time shift recording? I just don't
understand why this would come to a head so suddenly, decades after this
ad skipping (or fast forwarding anyway) became available.

Does "blinking 12:00" ring any bells?

Programming my new weather alert radio is far more difficult and non-intuitive.

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