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Premier 4

Sun, 08/12/2012 - 11:26
From Engadget:

TiVo Premiere 4 confirmed early, promises a 4-tuner DVR for the masses
By Jon Fingas
Aug 9, 2012 10:51AM


TiVo owners who've wanted to record any more than two shows at a time or use more recent technology like MoCA have had to look towards the wallet-busting Premiere XL4, at least if they didn't happen to rely on a cable provider bundling the Premiere Q. Thankfully, TiVo has told Zatz Not Funny that a more affordable Premiere 4 option is on the way. The new DVR will still require QAM digital cable or FiOS TV for its tuners to sing, but its 500GB of space will likely lead to a significant price cut versus the 2TB-touting XL4 -- if also a whole lot of deleted old shows. MoCA, an eSATA port and a single CableCARD slot will carry over, so there's few other penalties in store for those who pass on the XL4 flagship. We don't have any official word on the launch strategy so far, although one loose-lipped rep has floated the rumor of a release within the next one to two months at $250 price tag. If true, the Premiere 4 will go a long way towards satisfying TV junkies who are more concerned about catching every show in a crowded prime time slot (and a lower cost) than digging through months-old archives.



Source: Zatz Not Funny

delete - keep until suggestion

Sun, 08/12/2012 - 10:55
I didn't realize that 'delete' and 'keep until' were two separate lines and mistakenly deleted a half-watched movie, which also rapidly disappeared from 'recently deleted'. I wasn't paying enough attention and made the mistake because when I highlighted the 'delete' line I saw a 'right arrow' and I assumed that meant there were options. Instead, selecting the arrow deleted. I think it would be nice if that little arrow were not displayed.

Sylvia

Messages - delete all at once?

Sun, 08/12/2012 - 10:43
At least once a week I select some programs online to be recorded. I've configured to not get an email confirmation. I do get messages that the programs have been recorded, or not. I can see from the first screen what has and hasn't been successful. After exploring the failures, I'd like to be able to bulk delete all the messages - now it seems I have to open each in order to delete it.

Sylvia

Value Question?

Sun, 08/12/2012 - 10:33
I have a S3 TCD648250B with a new 1TB drive upgrade and PLS running like a champ. But I really need to upgrade to a Tivo S4 4 tuner. What is the value of my S3?

What is "Now Playing on HP"?

Sun, 08/12/2012 - 10:33
On my TiVo menu is a "Now Playing on HP" line. If I select this, there's nothing playing. I'm guessing HP is my desktop computer. Is this where I might see something I'd purchased, like from Netflix or Amazon?

Or something streaming?

How would I test this with a free selection?

I have a wireless home network and Comcast cable for internet, but the TiVo itself is hard-wired, modem and router, not wireless.

Sylvia

Managing YouTube from my computer works pretty well

Sun, 08/12/2012 - 10:08
After reading all the discouragements here about TiVo and YouTube, I have settled on a few work-arounds.

I manage YouTube from my computer, selecting subscriptions, playlists, ... I clear the lists online as soon as I've watched the program, before adding anything else, have learned that since I've set it to display newest first that if I add a series or sequence I should add it backwards, learned to clear subscriptions on my computer and add what I want to see to Favorites.

Now the TiVo displayed navigating arrows work, yes slowly, but they do work, sometimes I get the choice to vote an item up or down (the last one in the queue I think). TiVo/YouTube wants to sequentially play everything in the Favorites list, so keeping the list cleared of all items I'm finished with is working.

As well, it's taken me a while to negotiate YouTube on line, and I've got this working adequately. I wouldn't have even known where to start if it hadn't been for all the help and complaints here.

Thanks,

Sylvia

not telling TiVo all the channels I receive?

Sun, 08/12/2012 - 09:53
TiVo asks me what channels I receive. If I do not select a channel that I do receive, I'm assuming that TiVo won't look there for suggestions. (For instance excluding the children's channels, or the shopping channels, ... )

Can I still access that channel from TiVo, live TV ... ?

Sylvia

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Sun, 08/12/2012 - 07:42

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TiVo premiere with slingbox solo

Sun, 08/12/2012 - 07:23
Can't find this and TiVo support won't verify this for me. Best buy is having a sale on the sling box solo and I want to connect it to my TiVo. I currently am using hdmi cables and do not want to change to composit. I was wondering if I could use both RCA and hdmi at the same time.

I'll only use hdmi with tv and RCA with streaming to my phone/iPad. Does this work?

Thank you!

Kickstart is unresponsive

Sat, 08/11/2012 - 21:57
Our TiVo (HD -- TCD652160) restarted yesterday and got stuck on the Welcome! Powering up... boot screen. It never gets beyond that.

Over the past 24 hours, I've immersed myself in the collective Internet knowledge, trying to figure out how to diagnose my problem. Finally, I found the Kickstart codes over at weaknees (sorry, I'm a noob and can't post the link...).

My suspicion was the disk, so I tried code 54 to get into the SMART diagnostics. The problem is that I get the amber and red LEDs when I press the remote's pause, and after entering the code the LEDs turn off, but then nothing happens. Nothing. Still the same boot screen.

I figure that either the disk drive is so broken that the TiVo OS isn't getting loaded, or (since I suspect the Kickstart codes are contained in the boot ROM) the CPU is fried.

There's no serial connection on my box, so I can't get into the console terminal in any way I can figure out. Is there a serial connector inside the box?

I fear my only hope is to send the TiVo in for service, but would like to attempt to revive it on my own. Any ideas?

THR22-11 Needs Phone or Network

Sat, 08/11/2012 - 21:47
We originally ordered the Tivo HD DVR from DirecTV. When the installers arrived they told us we had to have a phone line to get our local channels.

Based on the "experts" info we went with the HD DVR and hated it. This was half right.

After emails and calls to DirecTV to see if this is true we were told it was not. But again only half right. They told us we did not need a phone line or network connection.

You do need the unit to be able to do it DVR calls via a phone line OR network connection.

Ironic thing is after my initial connection direct thru my router I connected the unit remotely with the DirecTV Cinema Connection Kit and our WiFi network.

Experts....Yah Right

Week for Dead Tivos.

Sat, 08/11/2012 - 21:12
After replacing the bad PS in my S3, My wifes Premiere XL died.
Changed power supply with a reg. premiere power supply with no help. It's stuck on Welcome! Starting Up and just sits there.
Would the Hard drive from the Premiere work in the Premiere XL?

TiVo Seeking Alpha article

Sat, 08/11/2012 - 19:29
http://seekingalpha.com/article/7980...e?source=yahoo

I would be happy to discuss any of the non-investment items related to my SA article here.

The Green Room and other shows: Comedians talk funny

Sat, 08/11/2012 - 17:09
Those roundtable tak shows with stand up comics talking to each other are FUNNY!

I just busted a gut watching the Tommy Chong and Richard Lewis episodes of "The Green Room with Paul Provenza." on Showtime and Showtime on Demand http://www.sho.com/sho/the-green-roo...-provenza/home I don't always know who these younger guys are but I still laugh my backside off. This is how I discovered Marc Marmon of the WTF podcast, who has more of the same.

There are other shows on premium channels

"Inside Comedy" hosted by David Steinberg on Showtime
http://www.sho.com/sho/inside-comedy/home

one show with Dick Cavett and Mel Brooks on HBO http://www.hbo.com/comedy/mel-brooks...ain/index.html
And HBO had "Talking Funny" with Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock and Louis CK
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1909348/
http://www.hbo.com/comedy/talking-funny/index.html

Set a SP. Enjoy!

New Fios HBO cablecard issues

Sat, 08/11/2012 - 16:34
Came back from vacation to find HBO no longer was working on my 4 Tivo's. Apparently Fios had to honor a new HBO encryption protocol that went into effect August 1st that will make it difficult to move their content between devices. Called customer support and all they could re-authorize was my Premiere Elite and ordered me new cable cards for the rest. Today new cards came and still could not authorize HBO on my Premiere XL, TiVo HD and Series 3 units. Btw all other pay services like Showtime avtivated just fine. After almost 3 hours on the phone with the CSR trying to activate them in their "normal" way he was told to try an activate them in a "card swap" activation mode. This worked for the XL and the TiVo HD but not the Series 3. He was trying to tell me it was incompatible with the new encryption, exhausted I gave the fight up on the Series 3 for now since my 3 main tv's were now working. Was hoping this may save some others some grief. Funny thing is they are saying I am the only one they have seen with this problem......isn't this what they always tell their customers.

Cannot get past 97% acquiring

Sat, 08/11/2012 - 12:19
I've had this unit for quite a while and it's been working fine until recently. It's started to freeze and I have to reset by unplugging. When it comes back on it has trouble acquiring information and gets stuck at 97%. It continues to try and gets stuck at 80%. It usually takes a few tries but eventually acquires the information. Today it's not working so hot. I can't get to live tv at all. Is it toast or are there some other resets or workarounds I could try?

Breaking Bad cast auditions on YouTube

Sat, 08/11/2012 - 10:34
It does look like they had a slightly lighter idea of Breaking Bad before the ensemble gelled.

NSFW Topic:
[media]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kBb75S_fDTY[/media]
It took me a while to realize that she was looking at her eBay auction.

Notice how Hank has an admiration for Walt's brainpower:
[media]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1JBr27EblVI[/media]

Jesse was Jesse:
[media]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q5fd95h4HCs[/media]

[media]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BwCZH-sxiUc[/media]

http://www.uproxx.com/tv/2012/08/ann...audition-reel/

S3 only records suggestions sometimes

Sat, 08/11/2012 - 10:27
Here's a new one (I think): My HD S3 TiVo used to record suggestions all the time...just like every TiVo I've had back to Series 1.

Now, it's only recording them very rarely, and only for a day or two at a time.

I've tried purging (deleting) the old suggestions, confirming there's plenty of room on the drive, turning the suggestions recording function on and off, but nothing sems to fix this.

The last suggestions recorded were from July 31. Before that, it had recorded noe since July 9.

Any ideas, oh TiVoheads?

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