If you could add a feature to TIVO what would it be?

Discussion in 'TiVo Series3 HDTV DVRs' started by occraig, Jul 7, 2009.

  1. Feb 8, 2010 #261 of 279
    ryan87500

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    The thing I hate the most is that if you accidentally change the channel you loose your 30 min of recording. I have many times been watching something in the 30 min record window and the channel changed by accident and then lost it.
     
  2. Feb 8, 2010 #262 of 279
    Stormspace

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    The only way you'd lose it is if it's a suggestion. If you want to keep it, set it to record before you change channels. Then if you have a dual tuner unit it'll change the other tuner and not the active one.
     
  3. Feb 8, 2010 #263 of 279
    RoyK

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    If he did that he wouldn't be "accidentally" changing channels now would he?
     
  4. Feb 8, 2010 #264 of 279
    Stormspace

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    True. True. I guess if you don't want something deleting by accident you should just set it to record. :)
     
  5. Feb 8, 2010 #265 of 279
    scooterboy

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    Yes, please! The Comcast HD DVR does this and it's great. And it does it for each tuner, too. So you can easily switch between 4 different programs, live or recorded.

    And if you had gone from watching a recorded show to a menu (like Program Search), that doesn't work at all.
     
  6. CraigRegs

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    The ability to access Netflix content from within KidZone. Why on earth can't kids programming from Netflix be available in KidZone?

    Craig
     
  7. gweempose

    gweempose Well-Known Member TCF Club

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    I would really like the ability to manage recordings from remote boxes. I can't tell you how many times I've wanted to delete a show while viewing a remote Now Playing List. I can't for the life of me come up with a logical reason why they designed it so you can't do this. And it's not just the ability to delete shows that I'm interested in. I'd also like to be able to schedule recordings on remote boxes, adjust Season Passes, view remote TDLs, etc ...
     
  8. wackymann

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    The features I would like most:

    1. Single button toggle between recorded and live shows
    2. The ability to watch ANY show from ANY Tivo in my house (i.e. MRV without copyright issues)
    3. A third (or even fourth) tuner
     
  9. Worf

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    In the next TiVo, I want one simple thing...

    Hi-Def input.

    We don't have CableCARDs because our legislators didn't have the will of the FCC, and our cable providers have banned Firewire output. So they push their crappy HD boxes around with sluggish interfaces and never-can-quite-make-it fast forward and rewind.

    So if I can connect the HD box to the TiVo via component (or HDMI+HDCP), I'll buy one instantly, no matter the price.
     
  10. spammsmcghee

    spammsmcghee New Member

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    I think that's probably where they're headed. Maybe Series 5 or 6 will have one. :)
     
  11. occraig

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    i wish they put the coax cable out back
     
  12. megory

    megory Advanced TiVoOligan

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    I wish they'd implement some of our suggestions, but it is clear they have NO intention of improving TiVo, just adding junk that at least I'm not interested in, to make their DVR look kewl to us fanboys and tivo junkies.
     
  13. bluelinex

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    A back up service for the hard drive. If it fails you can replace the drive & get back all of your programs & settings. You can do this with a regular computer why not a TIVO?
     
  14. dbenrosen

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    Although TiVo has never come out against replacing/upgrading the hard drive, it is not something they expect most users to do and therefore have no need for the capability. Does Dell give you a place to backup your stuff when you buy a computer?
     
  15. innocentfreak

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    actually they do at least for the first year.
     
  16. aaronwt

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    Enough space for the entire drive?

    My DAD has 1.5 TB of space in his new Dell.
     
  17. gweempose

    gweempose Well-Known Member TCF Club

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    What about someone who is replacing their TiVo with a new one because the old one broke? I would be happy if just my settings and Season Passes could be easily restored. My phone can automatically restore all my contacts, settings and apps. How hard could it possibly be for TiVo to implement something like this?
     
  18. SugarBowl

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    Picture In Picture or Picture And Picture.
     
  19. Apr 2, 2010 #279 of 279
    empiretc

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    Slingplayer app. It would be nice to view the slingbox through tivo.
     

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