TiVo Priority Update Request (20.5.6)

Discussion in 'TiVo Coffee House - TiVo Discussion' started by Balzer, Nov 18, 2015.

  1. JoeKustra

    JoeKustra in the other Alabama TCF Club

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    I would never recommend wireless for a TiVo for the above mentioned reasons. But my first experience with an old wireless N adapter connected to my Mini worked when I got my first Roamio.

    It's more complicated, more expensive, and prone to external influence. But I love it. ;)
     
  2. ajwees41

    ajwees41 Well-Known Member

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    a netgear wireless bridge works great on a basic roamio
     
  3. JoeKustra

    JoeKustra in the other Alabama TCF Club

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    Stop it. You'll give away all the secrets. :D
     
  4. Diana Collins

    Diana Collins Well-Known Member TCF Club

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    According to a footnote in the Black Friday email TiVo sent out today, Quickmode is scheduled to be available on Roamios starting 12/10/15. So I expect that is the rollout date for this release.
     
  5. Balzer

    Balzer Active Member

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    I just checked and had the Pending Restart notice on my Roamio Plus.

    Restarting and now installing an update.
     
  6. akbungle

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    Anything of note?

    My TiVo Mini does not show any update available AFAIK, I don't really know where to look though.
     
  7. JoeKustra

    JoeKustra in the other Alabama TCF Club

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    You look at setting & Messages, then Settings, then Network. The Last Status will show Pending. Another clue one may be coming is seeing an update is scheduled for later on the same day. Normally once a day is all you get.
     
  8. steff3

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    So if it states "pending restart @ 2am", you can force a reboot instead of waiting?
     
  9. JoeKustra

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    It can't hurt. Expect it to take a while. BTW, I've only seen "Pending" on my Roamio or Premiere. My Mini hasn't received the "Fall Update".
     
  10. mattack

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    I didn't actually read that footnote, but I DID notice, and kept the email, because it said:
    Roamio DVRs will soon include our innovative new SkipMode™ and QuickMode™ features.

    I think previous discussions/rumoring have wavered about whether both of those features would come to Roamio or not. I'm glad BOTH are..

    I will be using both of them.. and even though I still wish it went faster than 30% faster (at LEAST 50%.. maybe 2x, which I routinely use on my iPad on downloaded shows -- and lately I've even been using Airplay via VLC to an Apple TV -- slightly tedious but still cool way to watch faster than realtime)... I will be using Quickmode for short segments of talk shows at least.. Maybe not full episodes (will still download probably).


    The specific footnote mentioned:
    SkipMode and QuickMode are scheduled for release on TiVo Roamio DVRs on December 10, 2015, subject to change.
     
  11. akbungle

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    **Update with Mini on 20.5.6**

    Well I don't want to jinx myself but I have been using my TiVo Mini for about 30 minutes (Now 2+ hours) on my previous wireless bridge that stopped working after streaming for 3-4 minutes ever since the 20.5.4a update.:):cool: Fingers crossed

    *I'm going to copy this to another thread as well*
     
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  12. dlfl

    dlfl Cranky old novice

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    Great! Just couldn't wait any longer eh? Can we expect more sets of double-posts at the one-hour, two-hour, etc. points? :D
     
  13. Johncv

    Johncv Well-Known Member

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    No skip mode, Bad TiVo, Bad TiVo. :p
     
  14. slowbiscuit

    slowbiscuit FUBAR

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    Jeez man, it's coming. You've just got to be a little patient.
     
  15. DancnDude

    DancnDude Thrice as nice TCF Club

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    Got the update on my Premiere. Got a message saying that channel logos were now added to the live guide. I suspect that's probably it for my boxes.
     
  16. grimlock

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    I just got the update. How do I activate the quick view mode and/or the skip mode. And what would be a show I could record tonight that would have the skip mode to test on? I live in the SF Bay Area, so I assume skip should be activated for me.
     
  17. keenanSR

    keenanSR Well-Known Member

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    Any one of these channels.

    You don't have to activate it, you'll see the SkipMode icon next to the listing in My Shows.

    It will look like the image on this page.
     
    Last edited: Dec 7, 2015
  18. SnakeEyes

    SnakeEyes Active Member

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    My DVR says pending restart. I'm happy. I used the form yesterday (or maybe it was sat night)
     
  19. SnakeEyes

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    Aren't Roamios supposed to have skip mode?
     
  20. grimlock

    grimlock New Member

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    Only in San Francisco and Chicago.
     

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