Review: Simple.TV DVR and placeshifter handles over-the-air signals, but needs work

At a Glance

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At a Glance

The Simple.TV offers DVR functionality and remote viewing support for free digital TV, but it still needs work and you'll pay extra for its key features.

Price when rated: $149

Pros

  • Moderately priced DVR for over-the-air or basic digital cable TV
  • Can stream simultaneously to up to five browsers, mobile devices, computers, or Roku-connected HDTVs.

Cons

  • DVR functionality and streaming over the Internet are severely restricted without a premium subscription service.
  • You must provide a USB drive for recording and have decent upstream Internet service.
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