Tag: tivo

Tour de France

I’m actually watching a sporting event on TV right now … well, slightly time shifted, as it’s recording on the the TiVo. I’m watching (as you might have guessed) the Tour de France. I’m honestly not following most the technical details, but it’s kind of interesting. Unfortunately, the detached perspective of watching on TV makes …

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Tivo Customer Service

Thursday, I had a very disturbing experience with Tivo customer service. In the past, on the rare instances where I had to call Tivo’s customer service department, I’ve always had a very pleasent experience … my problem or question was cleared up right away with minimum of fuss & bother. Last   Thursday, however, that …

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For some reason, Tivo has been recording a lot of old SF shows recently. A lot of these shows I’ve been fans of in the past … Star Trek: The Next Generation, Highlander, Seven Days, etc. As I watch these shows I’m amazed at how bad they are.   I’m truly amazed that I considered …

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Standby … who needs it?

Last November we got a new Tivo HD … and one of my gripes about the new unit was it’s lack of a standby button. Since we pipe the audio output of the Tivo through our stereo tuner, shutting off the TV didn’t stop the sound from coming out of the stereo.   The solution …

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New Tivo

We got a new Tivo box a few weeks ago … Tivo was running a promotion where you could buy a new Tivo Series 3 (HD) and transfer a lifetime subscription to the new box. As an added bonus, you could keep the old box running for a year. Needless to say, it was not …

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Is this us?

Could be … could very well be. http://www.reallifecomics.com/archive/070521.html