20.4.6aRC1 Release Notes

Discussion in 'TiVo Premiere DVRs' started by TiVoMargret, Feb 23, 2015.

  1. jsmeeker

    jsmeeker Notable Member TCF Club

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    Also note that the old Amazon Instant Video is the icon that you see in Find Shows. You don't get a separate Amazon Prime icon. But the app it launches is new and does both Prime Streaming and the Amazon Instant.

    But for me, it's not as seamless as I was hoping. From My Shows, I select a show that is available for streaming. I play it. It loads the Amazon app, going to that episode's page. Then I play from there. It doesn't play directly.
     
  2. cordevil95

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    I'm really liking this update. The only thing I've noticed that I would like to see changed is show tracking on streaming services. To explain, if I watch an episode of House of Cards that I launched via thr tivo my shows menu, I would like it to remember that and mark it as watched somehow. I know you can just delete the episodes I've watched but that's a little bit manual.

    Just a small thing I've noticed :^)
     
  3. bradleys

    bradleys It'll be fine....

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    I would like this too. But I don't think TiVo has a realtime API connection to these streaming services. They globally collect and aggregate all the show data into their own source. They would need a direct API (similar for all streaming services) to provide that valuable info.
     
  4. b-ball-fanatic

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    My two Premieres just got this update, and one of them seems to have completely lost ethernet connectivity with it. Anyone else experience any network issues?

    I've done all the usual network troubleshooting (a completely hardwired system) and confirmed that it's just this TiVo. Is there any way to reset the network adapter (ethernet) on these things? I'm running out of stuff to try....
     
  5. dcomiskey

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    Margaret, I'm one of those EXTREMELY irritated by the loss of the sort options (turning of folders). Please bring it back. Frankly, I couldn't care less about the reason. It was a basic option of being able to sort programs since day one and you shouldn't have removed it.

    Also, coincidentally, our box rebooted in the middle of watching Netflix. Also, missed out on the Big10 hockey game between Penn Sate and Minnesota last night, as the recording was simply fubarred. While recording, couldn't watch it. I get up this morning, and the recording isn't even there. GRRRR!!!!
     
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    Flame me if you want but I typed a nice set of problems and the dang forum lost 20 minutes of typing and then hung up when I choose to preview my post before posting.

    I miss multiple Season passes. I want to put priority to regular not HD as with most things I watch all HD does is take more disk space. A 1931 "Buck Jones" western is not going to look better in HD.

    I want Open Pass by Channel so I don't get all those additional ESPN "Nascar Racing" channels that broadcast practice, qualifying and regional racing.

    I miss no being able to go to the To Do list and being able to manually adjust recording times on shows shown multiple times over a few days so that I can avoid conflicts. I haven't figured out how to accomplish that with the new update yet!

    Those that stream and purchase Netflix, etc. have a big step forward. For those that want to watch old B&W movies and tv shows instead of the modern reality crap it is a step backwards.
     
  7. Drewster

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    I like the update. I just wish the Premier wasn't so slow to bring up NetFlix. It's not as awful as it was in prior software, but we still use the AppleTV instead.
     
  8. jsmeeker

    jsmeeker Notable Member TCF Club

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    For me, it's much better than the alternative. Works better than using my Sony BluRay player. That was a PITA

    With OnePass, it will be pretty easy to watch new episodes of streaming only shows.
     
  9. JWhites

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    I agree Margret is a godsend and probably the only reason why TiVo is still in business.
    I actually contacted TiVo, they looked at the TSN and found that my box got screwed up and was missing information. After the agent who was really awesome added information in he said to wait 48 hours and call back if the update doesn't come. He also said that the fact that my Premiere 4 identifies itself in the "My Shows" lists and "Whole Home Advanced Help" screen on the other TiVo's as a "Premiere Q" was merely cosmetic and not the problem. The update came about 72 hours later, this past Wednesday, which I still think is weird because of it being on the list for months.
     
  10. dcomiskey

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    Agreed. I don't know why Netflix is slow as molasses on Tivo STILL. We recently got another Samsung TV and the Netflix app is lighting quick. We actually have it on the TV hooked up to Tivo, but switching remotes and such just confuses everyone in my family but me, so not worth it.
     
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    There appears to be a new bug with this update. If you delete a show while it is playing it is very slow to delete. It remains in the list and can be played but the "delete" option is missing. I have hit "clear" to repeat the process but nothing happens. Later I notice that it finally disappears. Strange behavior.
     
  13. jtdon99

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    Same thing happened to me this am on one of my premieres.
     
  14. ajwees41

    ajwees41 Well-Known Member

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    the missing info was most likely the reason why it took so long
     
  15. JWhites

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    Something I noticed today is Yahoo Screen. Not sure if this is related or not.
     
  16. JWhites

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    Honestly I like this whole update and stuff. The only thing I wish was an option was to set how the shows are categorized in their folders by default. I myself like sorting the shows by episode/season so the newest show is on the bottom and the oldest on top. Unfortunately there is no way of setting this by default so if I hold off watching two episodes in a row it doesn't automatically categorize itself by season/episode number.
     
  17. ajwees41

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    where is yahoo screen I don't see it on my premiere?
     
  18. morac

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    My Premiere (OTA) with 20.4.6aRC1 randomly rebooted some time over the past few days. When I brought it out of Standby it showed Please wait and played the start up video.
     
  19. ajwees41

    ajwees41 Well-Known Member

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    did it already have the RC1 before restart?
     
  20. morac

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    I'm pretty sure, unless a new version was just released since Monday. I had checked recently and I know it had 20.4.6a. I don't remember if it was RC1 or not.
     

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