TiVo Stream support arrives for Android!

Discussion in 'TiVo Stream' started by PCurry57, Sep 30, 2014.

  1. Fofer

    Fofer Bo55man69

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    Works fine on my Nexus 7 also made by Asus. Well, at least, it did before I rooted.
     
  2. midas

    midas I heard that

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    I've had a few different Slingbox models over the years, and it's a great product. And it does work with root without issue. But obviously it's not free. Not only is it not free, they actually charge money for the mobile app. And there is a separate charge for the phone and tablet apps, they are not the same, though either will work on either device.

    The Tivo app is also better for manipulating recordings and scheduling. But the Slingbox also has the advantage that it can work on a regular PC or laptop that's internet connected. Great for when you're away from home and want a bigger screen than your tablet can supply.

    And of course, if you ever decide to dump Tivo and use a cable or satellite supplied DVR the Slingbox will work on that too. I'm really a big fan.
     
  3. Rose4uKY

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    I just want it to work on my Asus Transformer Prime :-(
     
  4. rdurell

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    The Nexus 10 is/was actually made by Samsung.
     
  5. Fofer

    Fofer Bo55man69

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    Yes. And the Nexus 9 will be made by HTC.
     
  6. Rose4uKY

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    I love HTC and have had all HTC phones. Wonder what price will be? Would love to sell my Asus and get anew tablet.

     
  7. aaronwt

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    Have they announced a release date yet?
     
  8. Fofer

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    Not that I've heard... But I want one :)
     
  9. hefe

    hefe Rebus Philbin

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    All still rumors, and the last I heard was announced on Oct 15, available Nov 3. Price $399. Didn't say anything about individual models.
     
  10. Rose4uKY

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    I heard they were going to announce and take pre-orders on 10/15 with a relase date of Nov 3rd also. But I have heard differen't prices. I heard 299 and 349 16 and 32gig model than I heard 399. My Asus Transformer Prime isn't that old and is a 32 gig hoping to sell it to use the money towards this Nexus 9.

     
  11. ajfjavi

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    I downloaded the latest TiVo app update that is supposed to support LG G3. When trying to set up streaming from my home network I get in an infinite loop where the app attempts to initialize streaming. App crashes then tries again. I am able to stream using my Nexus 7. Any clues?
     
  12. Fofer

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    I just read this over on XDA... perhaps this is something to try? (I'm surprised no one else tried this yet.) If it works then a root cloaker should be easy enough to fashion, right?

    More discussion over there about this issue specifically, with more folks diving in: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?p=55990423#post55990423
     
  13. midas

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    Actually I just responded to your post over there. Bottom line, no. As soon as you root, whether you install SuperSU or not, streaming breaks. And without SuperSU, you don't really have root.
     
  14. Fofer

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    Hmm. So the next question is, how exactly is it detecting root?

    The TiVo app just got an update, and now they claim to have fixed the "false positives" on root detection:
    [​IMG]

    I just tested on my Nexus 7. I am, in fact rooted, with SuperSU installed, but I figured what the heck, it was worth a shot, with fingers crossed. Nope, no dice, I still was unable to stream and got the "modified devices blah blah blah" error.

    But hopefully now that the false positives are fixed (hopefully) this means we can start methodically testing methods to actually cloak our root and SuperSU install (and/or the installed su binaries,) and get this working.
     
  15. Fofer

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    When was the last time you checked? Because, um, lookie what I just noticed on the same screenshot from above:

    [​IMG]

    Here it is on the Play Store: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tivophone.android&hl=en

    I hope that's good news for you and that it actually works. :)
     
  16. cgould

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    Updated new version 2.0.1 on Amazon appstore, change says:
    "-Fix for app crash on Kindle Fire HD & HDX."
    Sure enough, happy to report streaming is now working flawlessly on my Kindle Fire HD7 (2013 model) !
    Video is great, audio is great, in-synch and no dropouts which I saw at first on my phone.
    Yay!

    Still debating updating to HDX 8.9" Fire tablet from my original 8.9",
    to get it working on bigger screen etc... sigh.
    Maybe worth it for the multi-user & family profiles coming on Fire OS4 also,
    that isn't coming to the old 8.9 apparently..

     
  17. cgould

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    What version is the app? Try again w/ 2.0.1 version now?
    They fixed crash/restart issue on Kindle Fires, maybe similar on the LG G3.
     
  18. robsheer

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    Works on my Intel based Dell Venue 8 Android tablet which uses the Intel Atom Z2580 CPU!!! Very happy, especially considering that TiVo warns "NOTE: Intel chipset based devices are unsupported." And they only list ARM-based CPU tablets as tested and supported. Glad I didn't listen and took a chance. I love streaming! Thank you TiVo.
     
  19. robsheer

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    I bought the Stream despite these warnings from TiVo, to use with my Intel based Dell Android tablet which uses the Intel Atom Z2580. It works perfectly without a single hitch!! The tablet you're considering uses the Atom Z3745. I believe that TiVo is wrong about this generalization. The real requirement is that the chipset must support hardware based media decoding and most Intel Atom CPUs have this built-in to the core. I would recommend buying it from amazon and trying it. They have an excellent return policy and you can return it at no cost to you.
     
  20. robsheer

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    The ASUS TF-201 and TF-300 use the NVidia Tegra 3 CPU which is ARM-based not Intel based cores, so it should work fine.
     

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