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Tue, 08/20/2013 - 06:59
well this begs the question... will they port the html 5 interface down to the premiere and would it do anything?

Roamio launches, what about stream?

Tue, 08/20/2013 - 06:34
First it will have stream built in, so no longer will an extra box be required.

Second, that internal stream function will allegedly allow you to download shows remotely with a software update later this year.

So, that begs some important questions:

1. If you buy a roamio, will you still need a stram for other tivos on your network. My guess is that you will still need a stream for non-roamio devices

2. Will the download outside of your network functionality work with stream with that software update? My guess is no, but there is a possibility....

Oh, and still no mention of android support. That is becoming an embarrassment at this point.

cox omaha (SDV) -- periodic reboot to regain premium channels

Tue, 08/20/2013 - 02:34
So...a relative uses a Tivo Premiere (2 tuners) with Cox basic cable and an HBO package (handful of HBO channels).

This all worked great until the advent of SDV in Omaha. After installing the tuning adapter (2 months ago), she's twice lost channels. The first time everything locked up and she required help from Cox to resync the adapter, plus a Tivo reboot. My sister-in-law asked Cox tech support, "What caused this problem?" Tech support responded, "No one knows...it just randomly does not work."

Several days ago she lost just the HBO channels. Before calling Cox, I suggested that she reboot Tivo to see if the HBO channels could be "recovered". That did the trick.

But this is not looking very promising. Is this her future? I.E., periodically rebooting Tivo to coexist with SDV?

Thanks in advance for your insights.

Roamio HTML5 App Store

Tue, 08/20/2013 - 01:38
We have been wondering what ever became of the new developers kit that was announced. It has been replaced by HTML5 apps via an Opera Browser on the Roamio line.

Listened to an interview with Jim Denney from TiVo, talking about the new HTML app platform and the plans for an App Store in the future.


Out of home streaming

Tue, 08/20/2013 - 01:28
Apparently as part of the new Series 5 release they are ulgrading the Stream to support out of hime streaming. So now you can watch shows on the road like a Slingbox. :up: No word on exactly when this feature will be available, but several of the reviews of the new S5 mention it's coming and Engadget mentioned using it with a Stream and not just the internal Stream of the new box.

This will be great for those that travel a lot or who have an MSO that makes excessive use of the CCI bit.

Tivo Elite with lifetime less than 14 months of use

Tue, 08/20/2013 - 00:59
Hey guys like the title says Tivo Elite with lifetime the unit is rock steady shoot me your offer. Asking 550.

Roamio S5 TiVo reviews and facts

Mon, 08/19/2013 - 22:48
Cnet is first




All thing D




- Very fast UI
- HTML 5 app platform
- wifi capable
- stream outside the home network (coming this fall)
- RF remote
- both Pro and Plus have built-in Stream

Under the Dome - The Fourth Hand - OAD 8-19-13

Mon, 08/19/2013 - 22:20
I keep saying to myself each week the writing can't get any worse, only to be proven wrong. Please tell me how in the world will people get their weapons back that they voluntary turn in with no registration of weapons turned in, just put them in this pile over here, no receipt. I realize that certain things you have to accept in a show, like the dome, but when every facet of every day life is turned upside down, it's time to delete the SP.

S3 HD XL Volume Header Corrupt when using MFSLive to clone hard drive

Mon, 08/19/2013 - 20:59
The hard drive on my Tivo HD XL no longer boots past the powering up screen so I ordered a new WD10EURX HD and tried to clone it using MFSLive and 2 USB to SATA cables. When I run the backup command, I get a message that the volume header is corrupt.

Can anyone give me some info on what I need to do? At this point, I don't even care if I can't copy my shows over, I just want to get the Tivo up and running again.

Easy Way to rip DVD to WMV for editing in Windows Movie Maker

Mon, 08/19/2013 - 20:59
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"Can someone introduce me an easy-to-use DVD Ripper to help me rip my dvd movies on windows 8 ? I had try some dvd software,but all of them are to complex to use. I need an easy one. thanks."

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After downloading, installing and launching the DVD to WMV Converter.Hit “Click to Load DVD” button to load and import DVD movies to the program.

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Channel name change

Mon, 08/19/2013 - 18:25
I let my local cable provider know that TiVo was still listing 216 as Fuel which was changed to Fox Sports 2 and just checked and it updated the channel name, but there was no notice of a line up change. Is this normal?

Using two remotes with one Premier

Mon, 08/19/2013 - 17:13
I have a premier XL in my family room. I am using an HDMI splitter and repeater to mirror that signal to the kitchen. Everything works great and I have a single Tivo broadcasting to two rooms.

I have a tivo slider remote with bluetooth for the kitchen and have no problem controlling the family room Tivo from the kitchen.

I tried to get a second bluetooth remote because I wanted to keep the cabinet closed with the Tivo inside. No dice. Only one bluetooth remote works with a Tivo.

Great. So I bought a Tivo IR adapter that connects to the USB port. This works, but only with the bluetooth dongle unplugged. Does anyone know how to get two USB products working with a single Tivo?

TiVo Premier Display Clock

Mon, 08/19/2013 - 16:54
Is there a shortcut/Easter egg for adding a clock to the display? On my Series3 TiVo you entered SELECT>PLAY>SELECT>9>SELECT.

The Newsroom - Ep. 16 OAD 2013/08/18 "One Step Too Many" ***spoilers***

Mon, 08/19/2013 - 14:56
So it runs out that Sorkin used exactly the same edited tape premise as what happened in real life at CNN?

So Jerry didn't think that General whatsisname would watch and complain?

I know. The general is batty enough to think that Charlie and Mac were Jehovah's Witnesses but he's spot on with the truth about the sarin.

<<----- More work for Stephen Root

Jeeze. When is HBO gonna drop the Flash-only site?

Am I too fast for my XL4?

Mon, 08/19/2013 - 14:02
I was watching a recorded show and hit the 8 second back button. I needed a little more and did it a few more times. I then went forward a little and it was too far so I hit back again. My XL4 then froze and did a reboot. This has not happened before and the recorded show was fine after the reboot. Is it possible that I was too quick and the XL4 didn't know just what I wanted?

Help with slide remote code

Mon, 08/19/2013 - 13:40
I have a LG NB2520A Sound Bar and would like to control it with my slide remote but when I go into setup for AV I do not see LG any other way I can get my slide remote to work with my new sound bar? TV power volume mute and input work great but no AV control.

FXX - Many shows moving from FX

Mon, 08/19/2013 - 12:30
Just a heads up that most comedies from FX are moving to FXX in September. Check your series recording options

I just cut the cord

Mon, 08/19/2013 - 12:05
I have had Directv since the 90's, and I called today to shut it off.

With a 3 year old and 8 year old that watch Netflix and Hulu it just doesn't seem worth it.

We have 3 Apple TV's that we use for Netflix and Hulu. I have had Tivos in the past but they all died and were replaced with Directv DVR's.

If I wanted to add a DVR I guess I have to go with Premier for over the air?

How is the interface for Netflix and Hulu on the Tivo?

Anything else to consider?

Fox Sports One (and Two)

Mon, 08/19/2013 - 11:15
I noticed this started up this weekend and Fox (the OTA network) has been shilling this for days and even during the SNF they had last night. As of now, there's nothing compelling to watch on it. Eventually they will have some MLB games, so I might watch it then. The NFL show they were pushing just seems like the normal Fox pre-game show with a "B" team crew. I'll pass.

Multi Room streaming failing - 1 way only

Mon, 08/19/2013 - 09:35
I have a premiere xl4 in my living room and a regular premiere xl in my bedroom.

I often use the multi room streaming to stream recordings on the xl4 to the regular xl.

About two weeks ago I was streaming a program. Playback was fine then about 30 minutes into the recording the playback started to stutter severely. Eventually playback failed, I received an error about a loss of connection to the xl4 and the xl4 disappeared from my my shows list.

I had to restart the xl4 for it to reappear in my my shows list on the regular xl.

But since then multi rooming streaming to the regular xl never works.

I can browse the list, start playing. But it immediately starts to stutter then fails.

Over the past two weeks I have tried multiple times to restart every piece of the system.

I restart the router, the xl4 and the regular xl.

I even did a full factory reset on the router.

Now if I stream a recording hosted on the regular xl to the xl4 that plays absolutely fine.

I don't think its an issue of the quality of connection and the available bandwidth of my internal network.

Everything is connected via wired ethernet direct to the same router.

And high bandwidth hd video streaming from other services such as netflix, hulu and amazon work flawlessly on both boxes without any delay.

Also in the living room I have another media streaming box that works absolutely fine.

I have tested downloading a show to my xl from the xl4 and then works but the transfer rate is painfully slow.