Tivo

the TiVolution will be …

Jim Barton has an extensive article detailing the challenges faced in designing and rolling out the TiVo service. The two burdens that are probably most annoying to the user are a complex and difficult control interface and lack of reliability. Reliability is not just about whether a computer system functions or not. It encompasses expected …

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TiVo vs Echostar lawsuit

If you’re a tivo user as I am, or are considering getting one, you might want to know that TiVo’s lawsuit against EchoStar (DishNetwork) over a patent dispute began today.  PVR Wire has a summary of what happened today, and so does the unofficial Tivo Blog.  The best summary is at Thomas Hawk, and there …

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New TiVo pricing plan

A common resason I hear for not getting a Tivo is a reluctance to pay a monthly fee for little more than the electronic TV guide.  Never mind that your cable company also charges you a monthly fee for your DVR, or that the generic DVRs have a horrible user interface and don’t have wonderful …

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Motley Fool on TiVo

The Motley Fool has a good feature looking at the outlook for TiVo from both a bullish and bearish perspective.  I still have hope for TiVo, I know Sandy and Greg were impressed a bit when I pulled up my music collection to stream to my living room.  In the next few years, I think …

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Galleon 2.1.0 for Tivo released

Via PVR Wire, comes news that Galleon 2.1.0 is released. A couple new features including better shoutcast support and improved tivotogo funcitonality, see the full release notes. This is the java software I use to stream music, photos, and more to my tivo.

HD TiVo demo’d at CES

I was telling Sandy on our way back from lunch today that what I was hoping TiVo would announce an HDTV TiVo soon, and tonight I see that at the Consumer Electronics Show in Vegas they announced HD TiVo Series 3 The tuner thing should be qualified though, because it will actually have 6(!) tuners. …

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World Cup draw is today

The World Cup draw is tomorrow! The US barely missed being one of the eight seeded teams (but rival Mexico was seeded), chiefly because of the poor showing at the 1998 Cup. The FIFA rankings have a long memory, unfortunately. On the flip side, another strong run in Germany would go a long ways towards …

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