February 28th 2012 12:20 pm

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A set-top box that streams broadcast TV to mobile devices

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A nice solution if you've always wanted broadcast TV on your mobile devices, but that's about it.

Critic reviews

6.4
3 reviews
  • Ease of use
    7.3
  • Design and form factor
    6.7
  • Storage capacity
    4.0
  • Expandability
    8.0
  • Other features (networking, etc.)
    6.7

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User reviews

3.7
3 reviews
6.0
Engadget Nov 3, 2012

Once the bugs are worked out, the Simple.TV may fill a specific niche that most other companies are ignoring, but we give it almost zero chance of changing the way we watch TV.

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7.0
CNET Oct 19, 2012

Simple.TV's innovative over-the-air DVR solution is far from perfect, but it's a decent budget option if you can't afford a TiVo Premiere.

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6.0
TechHive Oct 23, 2012

Once it works out the bugs, Simple.TV could work for a niche group of people ... But it’s not as inexpensive as it might look at first glance, performance may vary, and you do have to accept some of the limitations of OTA broadcasting in the digital TV era.

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1.0
randyv randyv

I have everything setup correctly and it just doesnt work. No support to call for help, and Ive emailed support 3 times and no reply after 2 weeks. I'm sending it back and getting my refund, its junk.

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3.0
tripfly tripfly

We have been eager to cut the cord for over a year. signed up with Simple TV on the Kickstarter funding and waited for this. Unfortunately, reliability is awful. Recording is hit or miss. Conflicts are never resolved correctly when you want to edit recordings. "Live" tuning mysteriously...

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7.0
Zero101 Zero101

I have had a few days to play with my Simple.TV... so I thought some of the other "cord cutters" on here might want to hear how well it actually works. The package I received included pretty much everything you would need to ditch cable service (with the exception of internet connectivity, of...

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