Even though I am a Directv customer, I DO NOT WANT TO BE A CUSTOMER FOR LIFE TO ANY COMPANY!
I am not a big technology geek so I don't want a complicated solution where I have to hook a computer to my TV. Is there a way of simply connecting a hard drive to my DVD player or TV? I have been able to find only one company that still makes a standalone DVR without an additional subscription fee. Am I the only one that has a problem with the monopoly and extortion that the national providers have and for them basically driving any competitive hardware off the market?