There have been quite a few questions about this recently so here is a quick FAQ for anyone who's confused about how the Stream functionality works... Q. Which TiVos have a built in TiVo Stream? A. The Roamio Plus and Pro have built in TiVo Streams, the Roamio Basic and all Premiere units require the standalone TiVo Stream box. The Bolt has streaming capabilities but only for shows on it's own drive. Q. Can the built in Stream in the Roamio Plus/Pro stream from other TiVos on your network? A. Yes. The built in TiVo Stream works exactly like the standalone TiVo Stream. It can stream from any other Roamio or Premiere on your network. Q. Can the built in Stream in the Bolt stream from other TiVos on your network? A. No. The Bolt uses the transcoding capabilities of it's Boradcom chipset which only allows it to stream shows stored on it's own drive. Q. What's the difference between the standalone TiVo Stream and the one built into the Roamio Plus/Pro? A. Nothing. The hardware is identical. The Roamio Plus/Pro simply include it on the same motherboard as the TiVo hardware. The internal Stream even has it's own MAC address and uses it's own IP address on your network. Q. What's the difference between the Bolt and the standalone TiVo Stream/the one built into the Roamio Plus/Pro? A. The Bolt uses the transcoding capabilities of it's Broadcom chipset rather then a separate dedicated trasncoding chip. It can only transcode 2 streams at a time rather then 4. Q. How many streams can you have going simultaneously? A. The standalone TiVo Stream and the one built into the Roamio Plus/Pro can transcode and stream up to 4 programs simultaneously. The number of streams you can get from a single TiVo depends on the type. Romaio units seem to have no limit. Premiere units support a maximum of 3 streams. The Bolt can only stream 2 programs at a time. Q. Can I have multiple TiVo Streams on the same network? A. Yes. When you go into the setup section of the app it detects that you have multiple TiVo Stream devices and asks you to select which one to use. However each TiVo Stream supports up to 4 simultaneous streams so for most users having multiple TiVo Streams is unnecessary. Q. Which devices can be used to stream? A. iOS and Android devices are both supported. There is also a special app specifically for the Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick. Q. Can I stream outside my home network? A. Yes. Unprotected shows can be streamed outside your home network as long as you are connected to a wifi network. Support for 3G/LTE streaming is supported on Android but not iOS. The Bolt only allows streaming of one program outside your home, wheras the Roamio Plus/Pro or Standalone stream can do four. Q. Can I stream live TV? A. Kind of. When you pick something from the live TV guide to watch via the Stream it actually starts a recording of that program and then starts streaming the recording to your device. You can not take over a live tuner like you can with the Mini. Q. Can I stream protected content? A. Anything can be streamed inside your home. Only unprotected content can be streamed outside the home. The iOS app has a special feature that allows you to download protected shows for out of home viewing. Q. Can I stream shows from MPEG-4/H.264 channels? A. Yes. Although there have been reports of issues with some Comcast H.264 channels. Q. Can I download shows so I can watch them later without a network connection? A. Yes. Unprotected shows can be downloaded to iOS or Android devices for watching offline. Protected shows must be deleted from the source TiVo after beging transferred to the mobile app. Q. Do I have to leave the app running for it to download shows? A. On iOS yes. A limitation of iOS requires that the device be left on with the TiVo app running in the foreground for it to download. If you shut off the device, close the TiVo app or switch to another app the download will pause until you bring the TiVo app back to the foreground. Android has the ability to download programs in the background. Q. Can I use AirPlay or HDMI cable to play streamed recordings on a TV? A. Yes. A recent update added this ability. Did I miss anything?