You can run tvheadend on a cheap linux device after you plugin in a tv card and an antenna, you have full a DVR with bowerbird. This app is designed for simplicity and ease of set up. The UI should be familiar if you have used any DVR. Browse the program guide, watch live tv. Play your finished recordings and skip ads (30s skip) with a swipe while watching a recording, swipe back for 10 second skip back.