Originally Posted by Mr. Fisherman
The hold out for me is the DVR. BEing able to record shows and play them back and skip commercioals is great. Though, I sure am paying too much for things I don't want... like commercials.
I would miss Speed TV and a few of the series my wife and I enjoy...
Take a look at Simple TV. It allows you to use any external hard drive to record shows. And you can get it with DVR functionality. A couple of guys I work with got them and love it.
Also, you'd be surprised at what you can get on the internet. Most shows can be found available on the web for free or very low cost. PlayOn is another service offering streaming video through your computer to a Roku.
There are plenty of options out there. You just have to do a little digging.