Goodbye TiVo. It's been a good run.

Discussion in 'TiVo Coffee House - TiVo Discussion' started by emmgee, Dec 17, 2019.

  1. Lurker1

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    justwatch.com does exactly that.
     
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  2. JoeKustra

    JoeKustra in the other Alabama TCF Club

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    What they said. Additionally, I find (I have a TE4 box too) the voice search is more like Google than TiVo's Search. I ask for "Fury". It's not free. My recording preferences are set to "free" only. Voice doesn't care. While my default for a 1P/Search is Recording and Streaming", it is also set to Rent or Buy: No. So TiVo doesn't show me Fury (the one with Brad Pitt). At one time TiVo promoted the integration of their services. Not so much anymore.
     
  3. dlfl

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    There’s a good app for that, on iOS and presumably Android: “JustWatch”. Don’t know if it’s available as a web site.
     
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  4. ej42137

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    As lurker1 pointed out yesterday, JustWatch does indeed have a website as well as apps.
     
  5. filovirus

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    Having choices for broadband is the big deal. My new home offered only a latent Wisp and outdated CenturyLink DSL. Tried them both while begging and pleading Comcast to expand their plant to my side of the street. They were about 1/3 to 1/2 mile away. Finally after about 6 months of letters to the CEO, they agreed to expand without charging me. While I am happy with having access to their service, I do see that without competition, my internet only bill will eventually climb to what it was for TV and Internet bundles. And short of moving, I will have to pay.
     
  6. buscuitboy

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    I think the robbing all starts from the top with the cable companies and providers so #$%& just runs downhill is the way I see it :)
     
  7. Prestond

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    OMG and you do not look that old in your profile picture to appreciate the old days, but spot on, its gone downhill.
     
  8. zalusky

    zalusky Well-Known Member TCF Club

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    You are very kind. I have been working since the 70s. I have seen a lot of transitions.
     
  9. Mikeguy

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    Child labor?
     
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  10. Bigg

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    X1 is nowhere near as good as TiVo. The problem for TiVo is that it's "good enough" for 99% of Comcast's users. The new XG1v4 does get rid of a lot of the hardware-related problems that they had with the first couple of generations of boxes that were sluggish and crashed a lot.
     
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  11. Bigg

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    Also, the users who are sophisticated enough to want a better DVR are too sophisticated for Comcast's crappy TV service with it's poor video quality and high prices, so they are already on a streaming service. There's no room for TiVo left in Comcast land.
     
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