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You can see an LED or switch on the bottom front right if you look close up.

Truthfully I'm surprised the didn't rotate the top half 5-10 degrees to look unusual like the Bolt.
Yep--when I saw those lights, that's when I thought that it wasn't the Edge sitting on a display shelf, but rather the Edge on a fan-based cooling pad. ;)
 

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Still no news yet....
In TiVo's case, no news is good new news.

I rather they don't repeat their bad history of releasing a product that is full of bugs because they rushed to meet some deadline. In tech, deadlines must be fluid to accommodate unforeseen new adds and changes that may have not been part of the original build, but must be done because it is more economical to do it before a release. This also drags out testing that must be done more than once with each change. It is seldom that after all is done that the test themselves don't require going back to fix what was discovered during testing. TiVo may not have the best computer engineers, but they don't need them if they follow basic protocol that eliminates bugs. They are not in a race to the finish in the conventional sense. Project being delayed for many months must always be preferable to releasing a project on time that does not work.
 

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It's open to the public today. There's nothing to "leak".

If they were showing something, they would be announcing it.

Typically Fridays are a poor day to do that type of thing.

We'll see...
I read something that led me to believe the announcement will be this Saturday the last day of CEDIA.
 

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Seems like a dumb idea to make a product announcement on a weekend, but this is Tivo we're talking about... :rolleyes:
Yeah, that would be a super-odd choice. Typically you want to roll out your stuff on the first day of the show, or even the day before, and always on a weekday when it can get maximum media coverage and attention. But I guess anything is possible.

I figure that, in all likelihood, they weren't quite ready to reveal their new stuff at CEDIA and they'll just send out a press release (and website update) in October to announce the new TiVo Edge and TiVo Plus (whatever that is).
 

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Innovation and ideas continue to come together and be delivered to the home. But each step forward, in an around the television is a step back for TiVo if it remains standing still without anything to add that is forward thinking and new.

Even though you may not have any use for the following features that is being launched by Facebook, it creates buzz and buzz not only sells, it keeps new, and keeps a familiar product from obsolescence.

Facebook Is Launching a Portal TV Device: Here's What We Know
Facebook Is Launching a Portal TV Device: Here's What We Know
 

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Innovation and ideas continue to come together and be delivered to the home. But each step forward, in an around the television is a step back for TiVo if it remains standing still without anything to add that is forward thinking and new.

Even though you may not have any use for the following features that is being launched by Facebook, it creates buzz and buzz not only sells, it keeps new, and keeps a familiar product from obsolescence.

Facebook Is Launching a Portal TV Device: Here's What We Know
Facebook Is Launching a Portal TV Device: Here's What We Know
Interesting. Last thing I personally trust Facebook with is a camera/speaker-equipped device in my home but then they lost me as an active user quite awhile back for various reasons.

At any rate, I remain skeptical of their ability to become a real force in the world of video entertainment. Too many powerful players with big head starts.
 

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Interesting. Last thing I personally trust Facebook with is a camera/speaker-equipped device in my home but then they lost me as an active user quite awhile back for various reasons.

At any rate, I remain skeptical of their ability to become a real force in the world of video entertainment. Too many powerful players with big head starts.
Yet, if TiVo came out with this idea years ago, and weren't trying to be king of the schleps, who knows, paraphrasing Marlon Brando, On The Home Entertainment Waterfront :mad:

He says. "You shoulda looked out for me a little bit. You shoulda taken care of me, just a little bit, so I wouldn't have to take them dives for the short-end money...I coulda had class. I coulda been a contender. I coulda been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am."
 

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TiVo wasn't on the show floor, but rather, they were tucked away in a room on the 1st floor of the Convention Center.

I met with most of those guys yesterday -- even briefly met TiVo Ted. Still not a whole bunch of news.

The Edge has a faster processor than the bolt and much better better thermal management. They were even more sketchy about the TiVo+ Service. I got the feeling that the channels they would be adding are not the normal Cable TV channels, but rather some other obscure stuff.

Perhaps I can get some more info today.
 

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TiVo wasn't on the show floor, but rather, they were tucked away in a room on the 1st floor of the Convention Center.

I met with most of those guys yesterday -- even briefly met TiVo Ted. Still not a whole bunch of news.

The Edge has a faster processor than the bolt and much better better thermal management. They were even more sketchy about the TiVo+ Service. I got the feeling that the channels they would be adding are not the normal Cable TV channels, but rather some other obscure stuff.

Perhaps I can get some more info today.
That's disappointing but not surprising they are going to add obscure channels no one cares about. Aside from some improvements in speed and temperature it's really nothing new. Sad!
 

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Yay, double-down on that Opera license and behold the wondrous content of acorn and RedBull TV at lightening fast Edge speeds. :p

Lucky for us we're probably all getting it in the fall/winter update.

I can appreciate better thermals, sounds like they listened there, but that's a $12 fan replacement for anyone who cares enough.
 

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They definitely were talking about the Edge at some point today. Take a look at this photo from their Twitter feed:

Speculation is the reason that TiVo show floor people should keep their months shut and go back to giving out TiVo marketing objects needed for or connecting with the TiVo brand. It just a good way to change the subject while smiling at costumers giving them something positive and fun to post about.

But noooo. Hey, when is the next all expense TiVo paid tropical publicity junket boys lacking girls! :)
 
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