Dish DVR Lets You Skip the Football And Watch Nothing But Super Bowl Ads

If you're one of the many Americans who couldn't care less which group of grown men is better at surprise bear hugs and rolling in the grass, Dish DVR is granting you a big Super Bowl surprise with Reverse AutoHop. Now, you can cut out all that garbage football from this year's Super Bowl, and gorge yourself on… » 1/29/15 3:02pm 1/29/15 3:02pm

Dish Network Violated the 'Do Not Call' Registry 57 Million Times

Dish Network, it seems, has been rather partial to telemarketing. A little too partial. The TV provider has been found guilty of violating the Federal Trade Commission's "Do Not Call" list a staggering 57 million times. » 1/23/15 5:00am 1/23/15 5:00am

You Can Record a Ridiculous 8 Shows at a Time with Dish's New DVR

Dish's Hopper, long the king of DVRs, just zoomed even farther ahead: it's introducing a new SuperJoey, an improved version of their client receivers to its main DVR the Hopper. The improvements? It'll be possible to record 8 shows at once. That's insane. DISH has also introduced a Wireless Joey along with the ability… » 1/06/14 2:02pm 1/06/14 2:02pm

Dish's Newest Hopper DVR Has Sling Built In and Can Wirelessly Transfer…

Dish, which introduce the king of DVRs last year, has updated the Hopper DVR to include Sling. Previously, using Sling with Hopper required an adapter. Now, you get to watch live and recorded TV from any tablet, smartphone and computer for free with Dish's Anywhere App. » 1/07/13 6:27pm 1/07/13 6:27pm

Your Next Cell Phone Could Come From Blockbuster

Dish Network reportedly plans to begin selling mobile phones out of Blockbuster's brick-and-mortar stores. Even more shocking, Blockbuster still has brick-and-mortar stores. » 12/05/12 4:23pm 12/05/12 4:23pm

Dish Network Is Planning Nationwide Satellite Broadband

People living in the sticks, rejoice! Bloomberg is reporting that Dish Network is planning to roll out a nationwide satellite broadband internet service —and promises speeds of between 5 and 15 megabits per second. » 8/16/12 3:47am 8/16/12 3:47am

Dish Network's Commercial-Removing DVR Already Being Sued into the…

We knew Dish Network's new Hopper DVR seemed too good to be true. Or too good to not be sued into oblivion, at least. Now comes news that FOX is suing Dish over the Hopper, and Dish is suing, well, everyone. » 5/24/12 5:06pm 5/24/12 5:06pm

The Best DVR Feature Yet: Dish Network Lets You Automatically Skip All…

Dish Network's new DVR was already the king of DVRs when it was first announced at CES and it's even better now: there's a new "auto hop" feature that'll allow users to skip all the commercials of a TV show. » 5/10/12 12:48pm 5/10/12 12:48pm

Dish Network's New Hopper DVR Is the King of DVRs

Dish Network just introduced its new multi-room DVR, weirdly named Hopper, which can record three shows at one time (while playing back a fourth show), has a 2TB hard drive which can store 250 hours of HD programming, a Slingbox adapter, which will let certain users watch what's on Dish Network from anywhere in the… » 1/09/12 3:07pm 1/09/12 3:07pm

Dish Network Wants AT&T's Sloppy T-Mobile Seconds

Now that the AT&T-Mo deal has been revived from its coma and shot in the head, the vultures are out! Bloomberg reports Dish Network wants to snatch up the little German carrier to create... something? » 12/13/11 8:35am 12/13/11 8:35am

Hulu Has Joined the Bidding War for the New Arrested Development

A new challenger arrives, and it's completely expected. So soon after Netflix reportedly sought an exclusive deal for the soon-to-be renewed series, the Vulture blog alleges that Hulu wants the same. "Marry me!" the producers then said. Everyone was confused. » 10/05/11 10:00am 10/05/11 10:00am

Dish Network Is Probably Buying Hulu

Business Insider is reporting that Dish Network has put in the highest bid for Hulu at $1.9 billion. $1.9 billion! That beat out both Amazon (single tear) and Yahoo (haha!) but is still technically competing with Google's more complicated, provision filled bid. » 9/27/11 4:24pm 9/27/11 4:24pm

Dish Network's New Blockbuster Streaming Service Offers More Movies…

Watch out Netflix, big blue's coming for you. Dish Network subscriptions are getting bundled up with a new service called Blockbuster Movie Pass, which includes Blockbuster's DVD-by-Mail and a new media streaming service. The bottom line? More titles than Netflix. » 9/23/11 1:00pm 9/23/11 1:00pm

Tailgating Might Actually Make Sense with DISH's Tailgater Antenna

I never got tailgating sports events if you don't actually have tickets to the game. Why not just stay home and grill with friends or go to a bar? Still, it's a pretty big deal 'round some parts, and with DISH's super-portable satellite, it might not suck as much. » 8/29/11 8:20pm 8/29/11 8:20pm

Fox's 8-Day Hulu Delay on TV Shows Is a Boon to Piracy

You play with fire and you'll get burned. Fox, which recently delayed new episodes of TV shows from streaming on Hulu until 8 days after they've aired, has already seen a spike in piracy for those shows. » 8/22/11 12:07pm 8/22/11 12:07pm

Fox's 8-Day Content Delay on Hulu Starts... Now

Late last month, Fox made the announcement that they're blocking new streaming shows on Hulu for 8 days after the initial broadcast. And, unless you're a Hulu Plus or Dish subscriber, that lockout started yesterday. Time to start pushing providers to pay up. [Multichannel] » 8/16/11 11:01am 8/16/11 11:01am

Fox Just Tightened the Noose on Hulu: Meet the 8-Day Content Delay

Hulu's wonderful because if you miss one of your favorite shows you can just hop online and watch it the next day. Oh, sorry, that's why Hulu was wonderful. Because Fox made big moves today that'll change that forever. » 7/26/11 6:45pm 7/26/11 6:45pm

Sign Up for Dish Network, Get a Free Gun

In a deal that the southern part of our country would find irresistible, a Radio Shack in Hamilton, Montana is offering a free gun to every customer who signs up with Dish Network. Now I've been offered many things when signing my life away for cable—LCD TV's, phones, iPads—but really? A gun?! » 3/28/11 12:20pm 3/28/11 12:20pm

Dish Network Remote Access App Lets iPad Users Schedule Recordings and…

Tablet-wielding Dish subscribers, prepare for some convergence: The new Remote Access app lets couch potatoes browse listings, schedule recordings, manage DVR libraries, and, for those with Silng-enabled boxes, watch live TV right on the iPad. Free [iTunes] » 12/02/10 8:29am 12/02/10 8:29am

Dish Network Access (Finally) Hits Your Android

Dish Network watching Android owners are no longer in the "TV anywhere" dark—a new app for your phone will turn it into a remote control, manage your DVR from afar, and (best of all!) stream video. » 11/23/10 3:24pm 11/23/10 3:24pm