Re: DirecTV vs. Time Warner Cable
As someone who used Comcast and Time Warner's boxes for a number of years, I think DTV is definitely ahead of the pack. As I said before, the memory is probably 75% larger and that is a huge difference. I also like after you watch something it shows that it's been watched in your menu. I also like that you can switch rooms and pick up where you left off with (if you have whole home). DTV, starting on 2/9, will also have standard HD DVRs that can record 5 shows at once instead of the standard 2. That's pretty big.
Maybe most importantly, DirecTV not only has a better DVR, but they don't charge ridiculous money for the service, unlike their greedy competitors.