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Double Pandora

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 20:59
Why is my Tivo Mini showing Two Pandora icons, both old Pandora and New Pandora under Music?

PS. Yes I rebooted the mini and it is still there.

Guide Data Missing

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 20:51
Anyone else have missing guide data on Friday (January 24, 2014) and Saturday nights? Also, again missing guide data on Wednesday, the 29th.

Los Angeles Channel list that isn't prohibited by copyright holder

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 20:21
Hi all,
I live in the L.A. area & have extended Time Warner cable at my house. I was excited about getting the Roamio plus so I could dl a bunch of shows to my iPad. Unfortunately, I keep running into the dreaded "restricted by copyright holder" message. The message seems to be more channel oriented than content oriented though. For instance, I can dl brand new Modern Family's from CBS & older ones from KTTV, but not from USA HD. So, I was thinking that we could join together and make a list of L.A. area stations that allow you to dl. So far, I've had good luck with:

and others, but I haven't started a comprehensive list yet. Let me know what works & doesn't and I'll put it all together in a new thread. Also, I don't know if the restrictions are the same for Direct TV, FIOS, or other cable systems, so please list your provider.

3 week old Roamio plus tuning to blank screens and more...

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 19:36
Although my problem is cleared up now, I thought I'd post this in case anyone else experiences this problem. The fix turned out to be fairly easy, but the overall experience was annoying.
I was watching TV this afternoon and switched to a channel but it was blank and no sound. Tried other channels, and some more but not all of them were blank and no sound or some of them stated I was not authorized to get that channel (which I was supposed to be). These are channels I have in my package and regularly watch.
Nothing had changed, been unplugged, reset since I was watching TV at the time this happened, nor has anything odd happened in the very recent.
I called Tivo and they had me do a variety of things, including rebooting, reloading channel line up, and she checked several of the cable card screens only to say they looked good. She suggested I contact Time Warner Austin.

One other odd thing I noticed before I called TWC. My low channels (local) were all HD now, but I still had my high number (local) channels that I could also tune to. I checked the info and whereas the low local channels used to always be 480i they were now 1080i. Very strange. They definitly were in HD too, it was easy to see the difference.

I called the TWC cable card hotline and explained all of this to the guy. First thing he had me do was unplug the tuning adapter for 15 seconds and replug it back in. After a few minutes when the light went solid again (as it was before I did this), I got all of my channels back and all of my low local channels were back to 480i.

So I don't know what happened, but apparently my Tuning Adapter 'belched' or something without being obvious about it.

If there is another thread that already explains this then my search tactics need improvement because I didn't find it, so I thought I'd post it in case this helps someone else out.

Is Tivo Always Recording?

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 19:36
I am new to the Tivo world having just purchased a Roamio Plus and two Minis. Tonight I had just tuned to the evening news when I got a call to...er...attend to a bodily function. I grabbed my ipad on the way to the bathroom, which is now my habit. I thought I would try the ipad Tivo app which I installed a couple days ago. I found the evening news show in the app and was given to option to "record and watch" (no option to just watch). I chose that and was surprised to find the show started to play from the beginning, which was at that point about seven minutes in the past! So my question is: is the Tivo always recording when tuned to a station? If not, how did it do this?

I am selling Tico HD with Lifetime and wireless adapter

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 18:29
I got a Roamio+ recently to replace the Tivo HD. No need for it anymore. It was purchased in 2008 and I never had a problem with it. Will anyone be willing to give me $200 for it.
I live on Long Island and a pickup/dropoff would be better than having to ship it.


TiVo Exits the Hardware Business

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 18:13

It will be interesting to see how TiVo supports their latest line of products in light of this.

TiVo Slide Pro Remote with TiVo HD?

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 18:08
Most of what I've seen online about the new QWERTY remote mentions only the Roamio and Premiere. But what about the HD? Will the new remote work with a TiVO HD (the old discontinued one did)? What functions will work/fail?. I'm most interested in the RF mode. So sick of having to point directly at my TiVo.

A "Sherlock" question

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 17:15
In any of the aired episodes, has anyone, ANYONE AT ALL, ever called him "Holmes"?

It seems to me we only hear him called either "Sherlock", or "Sherlock Holmes". Never by just his last name, as you'd hear in older presentations of the character.

Can anyone bring up a single incident where someone called him only by his last name? (And no "Mr." involved, please.)

Survivor: Cagayan (2014) - Casting and format spoilers

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 16:48
Meet the castaways:


Three tribes, brains, brawn, and beauty.

Beauty Tribe:

Alexis Maxwell
Age: 21
Addison, Ill.

Brice Johnston
Age: 27
Philadelphia, Penn.
Social Worker

Jefra Bland
Age: 22
Campbellsville, KY.
Miss Kentucky Teen USA

Jeremiah Wood
Age: 34
Dobson, N.C.
Male Model

LJ McKanas
Age: 34
Boston, Mass.
Horse Trainer

Morgan McLeod
Age: 21
San Jose, Calif.
Ex-NFL Cheerleader

Brains Tribe:

David Samson
Age: 45
Plantation, Fla.
President, Miami Marlins

Garrett Adelstein
Age: 27
Santa Monica, Calif.
Pro Poker Player

J’Tia Taylor
Age: 31
Chicago, Ill.
Nuclear Engineer

Kassandra “Kass” McQuillen
Age: 41
Tehachapi, Calif.

Latasha “Tasha” Fox
Age: 37
St. Louis, Mo.
Accountant/Ex-NFL Cheerleader

Spencer Bledsoe
Age: 21
Chicago, Ill.

Brawn Tribe:

Cliff Robinson
Age: 46
Newark, N.J.
Former NBA All-Star

Lindsey Ogle
Age: 29
Kokomo, Ind.

Sarah Lacina
Age: 29
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Police Officer

Tony Vlachos
Age: 39
Jersey City, N.J.
Police Officer

Trish Hegarty
Age: 48
Needham, Mass.
Pilates Instructor

Yung “Woo” Hwang
Age: 29
Newport Beach, Calif.
Martial Arts Instructor

Massive TiVo Discounts Offered To Advisors & Resellers

Zatz Not Funny! - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 15:28

Post holiday sales, TiVo is testing the waters with some amazing offers for “Advisors” and rates that roughly line up with their existing reseller offers. I assume uptake will be strong amongst this market microcosm… and hopefully influences the broader TiVo Roamio pricing strategy. As we’re still awaiting the compelling upgrade promos previously alluded to by [...]

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How To Kill Tivo Transfer Between Boxes

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 15:03
I have a show that wouldn't completely transfer via TIVO Desktop to my PC. The problem, which I've seen before, was a glitch in the video. In the past, it has worked for me to pause the show after the glitch, and then initiate a transfer from my other TIVO to pick up the show from the paused point. This time, when the blue light went out, the show was not on the NOW PLAYING list for the receiving TIVO. I tried again and ever since that the receiving TIVO thinks it is transferring a show but it doesn't actually transfer. When I tried to transfer another show, it told me it would transfer it later, after it finished the current transfer. I have tried deleting the original show, resetting both TIVOs, unplugging the ethernet from the receiving TIVO, unplugging the electricity from the receiving TIVO and calling TIVO technical support, who told me they think it's because the credit card for my older (lifetime) box is expired!! (Surprise, fixing that did not kill the transfer!!) I told TIVO I just wanted the "current" transfer killed, but they want me to unplug and recycle my router, which is tough for me to physically reach in my setup, and makes me nervous, so I tried to transfer a show in the opposite direction, which works fine, and I feel indicates that it is not a networking issue. I am amazed they don't just have a direct way to kill the transfer TIVO thinks it is doing!!
Can anyone help me find a direct solution? It has been 17 hours and the blue light is still on and my Series 3 box still thinks it is in the middle of a transfer from my Premiere!!


Pandora not Listed as an option ?

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 14:36
I have enjoyed using Pandora via my Tivo Elite unit, I went to select it this morning and I don't see it listed. Has Tivo discontinued the service ?. Although I never configured it on my 2nd Tivo unit it also is not listed on my Premier as well..

What should we do with our old TiVo HD?

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 14:26
We switched to a Roamio Pro last year. We have been paying for annual service on our old TiVo HD, and that is due for renewal in March. Since an HD without lifetime is not worth the effort of selling, I called Tivo to cancel service. TiVo offered us the $99 lifetime service deal so we could sell the HD, but I'm really not sure it's worth the effort - it looks like HD's with lifetime don't fetch all that much money on eBay these days. Ours is upgraded with a 2TB drive, so I guess it's maybe worth a bit more, but I am still leaning towards cancelling service and scrapping it. At least if I do that I can use the 2TB drive for something else.

I'd welcome comments/thoughts/suggestions. Just please don't suggest anything that would involve effort or expense on our part, because it simply isn't worth it to us if we will only recover a few $$. IOW, a bunch of work dealing with an eBay sale just to recover $50 is not interesting.

New Roamio Pro needs service Waste of 3 Year warranty?

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 11:47
I bought a new Roamio Pro 2 months ago in anticipation of TWC installation this week. It is in the first 90 days, but not returnable to store.

Just went to turn on the unit. The Fan in on but the lights are not.

I was about to pay online for Lifetime and 3 year warranty when I noticed the lights not on front panel. I do not have cable until Saturday so I cannot fully try it out yet.

What I am worried/upset about is having to deal with a repair before its actually been used. It is in the first 90 days because I still have the option to buy the 3 year warranty. . .but will this repair be tagged on 90 day warranty or will it consume the 3 year warranty????

I ALSO do not want to buy a $600 Tivo with $400 lifetime and have no extended warranty basically from the get go!!!!

Anybody have any suggestions???

Intelligence 1/20 Episode 3

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 11:13
"Mei Chen Returns" I was not sure if that's the actual title and didn't want to spoil anything.

Yes, I am still watching this for the eye candy of Josh Holloway.

This is still a pretty bad show, but it is much better than the pilot. I am hoping that what they did at the end is actually the end of Mei Chen and that she doesn't become a character that pops up again.

I like Josh and the other actors, and have seen them do great work. I blame this on really bad writers.

I did like this quote from one of the reviews -

Quote: The idiom “Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me,” came to mind when I was watching Intelligence this week. The series marks the second time this season I had high hopes for a CBS drama only to be disappointed.

And while Intelligence is a better show than Hostages was, that, my friends, is setting the bar pretty low. Instead of having the intrigue of Alias or the humor of Chuck, Intelligence has settled into being a middling, by-the-numbers drama. Even this week’s episode title is boring and uninspired. “Mei Chen Returns” is the equivalent of “See Jane Run.” http://www.pastemagazine.com/article...isode-103.html

So I guess that is the title of the episode. Um. Well that take some of the fun out of it right there.

Justified - "Good Intentions" - 1/21/14

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 10:23
Interview with Graham Yost about the episode


Lots of stuff going on. Boyd has a lot on his plate right now. Jimmy back in the picture, Ava getting restless, Paxton wanting him dead, the Crowes about to come after him, etc... And of course Mara.

I miss the Boyd/Raylan interactions, hopefully they will have some face to face time soon.

Looking on HBO

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 09:55
I'm not really sure what to think of this show. It felt like it was on forever. Nothing happened. It was like watching a filibuster. I got a few chuckles when the guy was on the date but the rest of the show was terrible. I can't figure out why HBO would pick this up.

It's nice to see gay characters that aren't flamboyant stereotypes but a bunch of boring characters don't really make for good TV.

Did anyone receive the "Advisory Panel's" Roamio offer?

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 09:42
Just curious.. did anyone here receive an offer to purchase a new Roamio at a discounted price because they are members of the "advisory panel" ?

Thanks for letting me know...


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