Anyone else's user interface change?

Discussion in 'TiVo Roamio DVRs' started by bengalfreak, Aug 22, 2017.

  1. mroy5150

    mroy5150 New Member

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    I first noticed the update on my Roamio OTA when I got home last night. I really like the new UI. I think its a little more intuitive then the old one. My TiVo Mini's did not update automatically. When I checked the system status it indicated that it was waiting for restart. I unplugged then plugged the power in and it installed the update.

    My only disappointment is that there doesn't appear to be any additional apps added. My only issue so far with my Roamio OTA is the lack of useful apps. This is marketed as a Cord Cutting solution but it still has HBO Go which you need a cable subscription for. If they would add HBO Now, Showtime, Sony Vue, Direct TV Now, Sling TV and CBS All Access it would be the perfect device. Without those apps we are forced to depend on additional streaming devices such as Apple TV or Fire TV.
     
  2. foghorn2

    foghorn2 Well-Known Member

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    Thats too bad, Obama's no longer president, get used to it.

    Youre lucky it did not go orange.
     
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  3. mattyro7878

    mattyro7878 Well-Known Member

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    He's got a point. The yellow banners made for a pleasing look as well as easier to read. As they say, it is what it is.
     
  4. JoeKustra

    JoeKustra in the other Alabama TCF Club

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    I like the yellow better, but the white isn't bad. I will say, if your TV has a brightness control, it might be too high. My BIL likes the TV set to Vivid and it's blinding. With the new white, those "new" indicators in the guide don't show as well.
     
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  5. JimGrisham

    JimGrisham New Member

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    Not sure if I've seen anyone mention this yet, so...

    When a recording is highlighted, the new (Bolt-style) white highlight bars seem to have greatly reduced contrast to the light grey of the 'amount watched' bar graphs.

    Might just be me, but I find it noticeably harder to read those now, especially from across the room or on a small tv.
     
  6. Mikeguy

    Mikeguy Well-Known Member

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    And they support Communists and kick little dogs as well. ;)
     
  7. UCLABB

    UCLABB Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, they should've used blue rather than grey. Thankfully, this isn't something that important.
     
  8. mattack

    mattack Well-Known Member

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    yeah, I noticed that too.. File a complaint on tivo's site.
     
  9. GmanTiVo

    GmanTiVo give me more options

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    Could not have said it better.
     
  10. TimeClock

    TimeClock New Member

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    Does anyone a t TiVo look at this stuff before they put it out. Suggest they fire who ever is in charge.
     
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  11. sharkster

    sharkster Well-Known Member TCF Club

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    You can change that back. When you're on that screen, just hit the 'A' button on your remote and it gives you choices. At the bottom choice it says 'left column'. Hit that and change it to 'hide' and that will go away.
     
  12. wedenton

    wedenton Member

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    I much prefer the orange.
     
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  13. achalupa

    achalupa Member

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    FWIW I got the normal update message explaining the updated UI on my Roamio
     
  14. wbrightfl

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    "Sleek, modern color theme" yeah right LOL. It's now mostly monochrome, lacking color.
     
  15. thefisch

    thefisch Member

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    so true
     
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  16. randywalters

    randywalters AVS Old Timer

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    You should have checked the Tivo Help Center forum (covers all models) - this interface change topic has been on the first page there since July 30th....

    Menu looks different / missing colors
     
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  17. jpolster2016

    jpolster2016 New Member

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    There has to be a way to put the old skin back somehow, I mean its linux. Apple lost my business when they introduced iOS 7. I sold my iPhone and bought a Nexus 4 because iOS got ugly and flat.
     
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  18. randywalters

    randywalters AVS Old Timer

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    I have never gotten such a message after an update on my Premiere or my Series 3.

    I wonder why some get it and others don't?
     
  19. CrashHD

    CrashHD I am the me.

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    I'm disappointed with the new color scheme. I think it looks terrible compared to what the Roamio used to look like. Why the faceless silver tivo guy? why the bland coloring of the show icons in the list?
    I do like that I can get deeper into the menus, and it still windows the active tuner/recording playback. That's an improvement.
     
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  20. kucharsk

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    I think they made a back room deal with the manufacturers of OLED TVs to ensure the text gets burned into people's screens, requiring them to purchase a new set.

    It's obnoxious.
     

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