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Digital Video Recorders and Phone Advertisement
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DIGITAL VIDEO RECORDERS AND PHONE ADVERTISEMENT 2
Do you have a digital video recorder in your household?
Yes, Digital video recorders are devices meant for recording videos in digital formats for
storage on other devices like flash disk, memory cards or hard drives for future watching over
the computer. This can happen on online or offline platforms. Some people own digital video
recorders in terms of the hardware and others the software. Digital televisions set top boxes are
an example of an offline digital video recording hardware. An example of a company producing
such devices is the Multichoice Company based in South Africa. Digital video application
software are available over both the phone and computers. They are designed basing on the
operating system. For example, windows, Linux or mac, this software’s enable one to record
videos over the internet and save on either a hard drive or memory card. The most common form
of digital video recorders is the digital camera and CCTV cameras used for taking photos and
videos for use on the computer. Digital video recorders are a common feature of most
smartphones today that a majority of people own. DVD’s are also a common type of storing
digital videos. It enables users to play these videos later on either a computer or television. In
general, the vast majority of people in the 21
st
century own digital video recorders.
If so, how has it changed your television content consumption?
Digital video recorders have become a solution to many television consumer problems
today. Consumers no longer need to worry about missing a TV program as Digital video
recorders enables a consumer to record the whole program, which can be watched later. They can
also pause and replay programs under watch. In general, DVR’s have increased the time spent on
TV trying to record. However, it has a negative impact on Television companies as viewers can

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DIGITAL VIDEO RECORDERS AND PHONE ADVERTISEMENT 2
skip commercials that would otherwise earn a lot of money for these companies. To consumers,
commercials waste a lot of their time while watching their favorite programs. With DVR
software’s on computers, consumers can stream TV programs and save them in -compressed file
formats which have a small capacity. Viewers can also get a recorded version of the program
from a friend in the event that one misses a program. They have also raised concerns about
piracy. With the introduction of DVD’s, most movie lovers drifted away from watching TV’S as
the only media where movies can be aired. Viewers can now watch their favorite movies at any
time they wish as such movies may be downloaded from the internet or recorded and watched
over a DVD player and as such, less time is dedicated watching the TV. In short, DVR’s reduce
the time spent on watching commercials on TVs and increase time spent on watching programs.
Do you use your mobile phone to access the Internet?
Yes. Many people over the world use their phones over the internet. These include
receiving and sending of emails, accessing the social media like Facebook and twitter, streaming
of music videos and television programs. The phone can also be used to create hotspots used in
accessing internet over a computer. They are also used for academic purposes as students can
download notes and read over the phone. This aids in faster reference rather than one going to
the library in order to carry out research. According to pew research center, 63% of people in the
United States who own mobile phones use them over the internet (Daily News, 2013). With a
smartphone, an individual can virtually do any operation over the internet that can be facilitated
by a computer. Through WhatsApp for example, a mobile user is able to send and receive videos
and pictures over the internet. They are also able to chat over the internet through platforms such
as Skype, Facebook chat feature and many more. With an internet enabled phone, consumers are

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Digital Video Recorders and Phone AdvertisementStudent Name InstitutionDo you have a digital video recorder in your household?Yes, Digital video recorders are devices meant for recording videos in digital formats for storage on other devices like flash disk, memory cards or hard drives for future watching over the computer. This can happen on online or offline platforms. Some people own digital video recorders in terms of the hardware and others the software. Digital televisions set top boxes are an example of an offline digital video recording hardware. An example of a company producing such devices is the Multichoice Company based in South Africa. Digital video application software are available over both the phone and computers. They are designed basing on the operating system. For example, windows, Linux or mac, this software's enable one to record videos over the internet and save on either a hard drive or memory card. The most common form of digital video recorders is the digital camera and CCTV cameras used for taking photos and videos for use on the computer. Digital video recorders are a common feature of most smartphones today that a majority of people own. DVD's are also a common type of storing digital videos. It enables users to play these videos later on either a computer or television. In general, the vast majority of people in the 21st century own digital video recorders.If so, how has it changed your television content consumption?Digital ...
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