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Mon, 09/17/2012 - 15:01
Does anyone know where I place the Slingbox emitters on the Tivo Premiere?


TiVo Tablet App APK

Mon, 09/17/2012 - 13:55
Can someone post the latest version of the TiVo Tablet app for Android. It says it's incompatible with my Galaxy Note even though it works better than the phone version. Thank you very much in advance!

Creative Arts Emmys Guest Actors Emmys awarded *Spoilers*

Mon, 09/17/2012 - 13:05
Well this isn't actually aired on TV but it's about TV :)

They awarded the Best Guest Actor(or) Actress for Comedy and Drama.

Kathy Bates won for playing Charlie Harper on 2 1/2 Men. ( well deserved)

Jeremy Davies won for playing Dickie Bennett on Justified.

Glad he won in this category, as supporting actor would of been tough.

stream is not convenient

Mon, 09/17/2012 - 12:34
I consider myself quite tech savvy, but I do not see how the stream hookup over MocA is any easier than direct ethernet cable from Tivo to my router.

I do not have the ability for a direct connect as my Tivo is too far away from my computer/router/modem. I use wireless.

I looked at the Tivo site (http://www.tivo.com/mytivo/howto/moca.html) to hook my Premiere to MocA. These instructions are very ambiguous to say the least, but it looks like I have to hook up my Tivo via ethernet to the MocA adapter. If I were able to run an ethernet cable that far (and I cannot), why not just go directly into the router? After all, the router is right next to the MocA.

Am I missing something?

Unable to get Season Pass to SNL Weekend Update Thursday on Comcast

Mon, 09/17/2012 - 12:16
on Comcast Chicago at least, I cannot get a Season Pass to this program on NBC, Thursdays at 8/7C. It'll be on a few weeks in a row, but apparently too short for a Season Pass? Had to manually schedule. Anyone else have this issue? :confused:

Increase in copy protected content since TiVo Stream released

Mon, 09/17/2012 - 11:52
I'm a long time TiVo user who uses TiVo Desktop Plus to transfer movies/recordings to my iPhone. Over the last month I've noticed a drastic increase in the number of shows/movies I can't transfer using TiVo Desktop Plus. I've been on FiOS for 3 years now, I haven't upgraded any boxes or cable cards. In fact I can't point to anything at all that has changed other than TiVo releasing their new Stream device which forces you to buy new hardware.

I don't want to be cynical but can anyone point to another reason why this happened? Is it happening for anyone else or just me?

Boardwalk Empire S03E01 OAD 09/16/12

Mon, 09/17/2012 - 11:49
What? No thread?

Great episode. I was hoping to get to see the blow-up between Nucky and Margaret, but alas. There was the great zinger at the party, though.

I loved Van Alden's (whatever his name is now) scene in the florist shop; it was great how they made it look like he was in on it the whole time, but instead, Van Alden was really just doing a "wait, what?"

Lots of new story arcs, should make for a great season. I predict more "action" between Margaret and the Irish kid (NTTAWWT), and who knows what havoc Gillian is going to wreak. That woman is evil, on several levels.


'Last Resort' - Episode #1 - Leaked

Mon, 09/17/2012 - 11:13
Just a FYI,

The first episode of the new tv show 'Last Resort' is available by magical means.

It's a HD capture (WEB-DL, DD 5.1).

It officially starts airing on Sept. 27.

What's the best way for mutliple rooms?

Mon, 09/17/2012 - 11:03
I currently have a Series 3 with a lifetime subscription. I would like to use a tivo in at least one more room instead of the FIOS DVR there. What options do I have? Is it possible to have one Tivo box with multiple tuners serving many rooms? In this case there is network connections in both rooms. Ideally, just one head box with all my subscriptions so I don;t need to set up one on my Tivo and another on the FIOS box I have now. I also have decent wireless connectivity throughout the house. What is my best whole house solution?

YouTube,Slide Remote, and symbols

Mon, 09/17/2012 - 10:36
Tried using the Tivo Slide Remote to search for youtube videos the other night. Almost all of the punctuation symbols were not working for me. Semicolon is the only one that i recall working. I was needing to use the colon, but it was always inserting a semicolon.

Trying the !, *, #, also gave incorrect results (a number if i recall correctly)

Hell On Wheels - Purged Away With Blood - 9/16/12

Mon, 09/17/2012 - 10:01
Another good episode IMO in a very good season. This was #6 and I think at the end they said "3 more episodes". So there is only 9 or am I (which is likely) confused?

Any talk about future "smart" enhancements to the TiVo app/ Stream.

Mon, 09/17/2012 - 08:53
Would be great to have a season pass for offloading (downloading) shows automatically.

Premier XL4 vs Uverse vs DirecTV

Mon, 09/17/2012 - 02:44
Ok, my Tivo indeed appears to be dying. Now, I have to decide whether to get new hardware that commits me to two years of DirecTV, or go with Uverse or Atlantic Broadband.

I can transfer my lifetime sub to DirecTV, but would get a crippled Tivo based on hardware from 2004. I can get their generic dvr with multi-room support, but the FF,RWD, and Replay are sluggish from what I hear.

I could go with Uverse. I hear they have the best SD pq, so I might not really need HD expect for Game of Thrones. It's not like John Stewart's jokes are any funnier in HD. That means I have a four tuner, multi-room dvr that isn't too bad. Hopefully it has a more responsive UI than DirecTV.

Finally, I don't remember anymore why I hated cable so much when I switched to DirecTV in 1997. Ever since I got my DirecTivo unit in 2000, I've been pretty happy. Now Atlantic Broadband works with (uncrippled) Tivo and has triple play bundles that look attractive, even after adding the cost of a lifetime Tivo or two. The calculus seems to have shifted back to cable.

Yeah, there is a question in there somewhere. I'm a leaving something out? Is Uverse worth trying first?

Premier XL & Netflix. Signin w/remote?

Sun, 09/16/2012 - 22:22
Haven't used Netflix for a while. Wanted to watch something. Went to Netflix. It asked me to sign in using my (non-slide) Tivo remote.
Is this possible? I looked through the manual. Went back and forth several times. Never saw how to enter alpha characters. Did I just miss it?

As I remember, when I set up the service all I had to do was enter an activation code.

Is this what all the complaining is about?

I'm disgusted w/the Tivo program guide. I can get Netflix through my blu-ray.

Wondering if it's time to sell the Tivo, cancel Netflix, downgrade my internet, and buy the Channelmaster or "generic" HD dvr. With Me TV, Retro TV, Antenna TV, and This TV, PBS, and some local independent stations, I always have soemthing to watch.


Sun, 09/16/2012 - 22:00
I just saw a promo for the documentary behind will.i.am's song he wrote that is to be transmitted back from Curiosity. It's on Sci, Wednesday night, 9/19 titled i.am.mars Reach For The Stars.

Is my Tivo dying?

Sun, 09/16/2012 - 18:51
I have had TV reception problems. The signal flickers on and off and I sometimes get the message, "searching for signal..." DirecTV sent a tech out here and he changed the LNB and the multi-switch. That helped a little, but the signal strength shows only 70-80% on satellite 2. The tech then swapped out the cables feeding tuner 1 and tuner 2 on my original DirecTivo box. It still showed the weak signal on satellite 2. The tech told me that means the problem is my tuner. Does that sound right?

Phone line needed?

Sun, 09/16/2012 - 16:35
Sorry if this has been answered before. I am thinking of giving a Tivo Series 3 OLED to my uncle. He will have only a cell phone and no internet service. He will have Charter cable service in SoCal and I would set it up w/ 2 Cable Cards.

Will he need a landline for guide updates or any other reason? I don't imagine that there will be any firmware updates any time soon? I can do a clear and delete before I give it to him. Will I be able to do guided setup w/o a landline?

Music/Photos not showing up on Tivo

Sun, 09/16/2012 - 14:59
I have always had my music folder and photos show up on my tivo, but now they are not there. I did change from DSL to Cable internet, and all 3 of my tivos see each other on the net, I can see all 3 tivos on my laptop, and I can download and upload tivo shows to my laptop (Windows) so I believe everybody is seeing everybody.

When I go into the tivo desktop settings it shows the IP address as something different than what it shows under my settings on my Tivo.
also the IP address on tivo desktop is grayed out so I can't seem to change it even if that is the problem, but I don't think it is, since I am downloading to desktop from all my tivos. FYI 3 Tivo premieres.

I've rebooted everything, tivos, router, usb wireless connections.

Any suggestions?

SNL 9/15/12 Seth MacFarlane

Sun, 09/16/2012 - 14:15
Cold Open - Barack Obama
Monologue - Voices in my head
Commercial - Political ad
Sex After 50
Commercial - Eastwood and Chair
Lids Club, Gungnam Style - Psy cameo
Introduction To Puppetry
Frank Ocean performs
Weekend Update:
- Honey Boo Boo Child and Mama.
- Ryan Lochte.
- Get out the vote
Do I stutter?
Steve Harvey Show
I'm like...
Frank Ocean performs
Wooden Spoon Warehouse

The season opener knocked it out of the park. Seth was a great host. Normally there's a few good skits and a few bad ones. I can't think of a single skit that was bad (some were a little weak, but not bad). You know it's a great episode when the weakest thing is Weekend Update.

A few comments though...

I had just seen the Gungnam Style video for the first time on Friday so I immediately knew what they were going for when Bobby came out. Originally I thought it was a cheesy move to take advantage of the popularity of the video, and it kind of was, but having Psy on it made it more legit. Plus Taran was a dead ringer for the guy in the yellow suit.

Seth was great. Loved his Ryan Lochte.

Download doesn't continue when app is running in the background.

Sun, 09/16/2012 - 13:35
If I start a download and then hit my iPads home button and play in another app, the TiVo download stops. Also it looks like if I turn the iPad off the download doesn't continue.

This doesn't seem right. I would think that downloads should continue in the background.

Is this how it is working for everyone else?