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Old 02-10-2016, 02:48 PM   #1
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Arrow Tivo's House of Bricks

Does anyone know how many HDs are being turned into Bricks, I mean, are in Service?

From Tivo:
***UPDATE***

Good morning everyone.

We have an update to this issue. At this point in time the TiVo Search function looping back is expected behavior. We are advising customers to use Search By Title as a permanent replacement for that function. If you are interested in getting into a newer TiVo please give us a call to explore all the exciting offers we have available for replacing the Series 3/HD devices.

If you have any questions please feel free to reach out to any of the TiVo Support Staff on the forums.

Thank You & Have A Great Day.

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Old 02-10-2016, 05:47 PM   #2
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Does anyone know how many HDs are being turned into Bricks, I mean, are in Service?

From Tivo:
***UPDATE***

Good morning everyone.

We have an update to this issue. At this point in time the TiVo Search function looping back is expected behavior. We are advising customers to use Search By Title as a permanent replacement for that function. If you are interested in getting into a newer TiVo please give us a call to explore all the exciting offers we have available for replacing the Series 3/HD devices.

If you have any questions please feel free to reach out to any of the TiVo Support Staff on the forums.

Thank You & Have A Great Day.
funny you should post this - I am just on the phone with Tivo tech support and the kindly read me this statement. What a warm fuzzy this is...for Lifetime. But I understand that they can't support old technology forever - at some point things just change. Analog phone lines for example - that's what a Tivo expects at the phone jack, not a digital phone signal. Outdated Api's, etc.
Five years ago, Tivo swapped out my two HD's for two Premiere's and charged $99 for each. Seemed fair.
Maybe you can try that argument....


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Old 02-10-2016, 07:10 PM   #3
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On Monday, the official TiVo line was:

https://forums.tivo.com/pe/action/fo...ageId=10432560
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As of this time, this particular problem is still classified as a Known Issue, and our engineering department is still actively working on finding a resolution. We will keep you updated as we receive more information, but we definitely appreciate your patience. Using the "Search by Title" function, while not a resolution, should work as a temporary alternative.
So now the "temporary alternative" that is "not a resolution" is the "permanent replacement." Sounds like they broke something and finally decided it was more trouble to fix than it was worth.

Odd with that mindset they are still rolling out the MPEG4 software update with one hand while removing features with the other.

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Old 02-11-2016, 07:38 AM   #4
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On Monday, the official TiVo line was:

https://forums.tivo.com/pe/action/fo...ageId=10432560


So now the "temporary alternative" that is "not a resolution" is the "permanent replacement." Sounds like they broke something and finally decided it was more trouble to fix than it was worth.

Odd with that mindset they are still rolling out the MPEG4 software update with one hand while removing features with the other.

I am convinced that there are two different sets of people who take turns running TiVo on alternate days or weeks or months.

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Old 02-11-2016, 10:14 AM   #5
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I don't understand the reference to "bricks". All other functions are working normally?

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Old 02-11-2016, 09:00 PM   #6
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That depends on what you mean by "all other functions."

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I use wishlist searches to replace Tivo search and amazon fire tv for OTT content.

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