Originally Posted by passingbat
Thats because they know that some people still live in the past with their viewing habits and still watch live, when they could record and skip adds. This was demonstrated by those with Tivo moaning about the lack of reminders
Ducking down out of aim now
This going to sound really weird ( well nothing changed there).
We NEVER ( if we can help it)watch channels with commercials live. However
We do watch BBC. live. We find it helpful to have reminders as we can be watching a recording & have been known to have more being recorded.
Then we lose track of time or totally forget that one off show (normally that`s what it is) is on. Hence reminders. As was also said they are great if you want to get live sport ( even then I have been known to start to record & jump in half time injuries etc)
I really did not think that such a "simple " thing would cause so much agro. Now apps on the Tivo, are a different story - why o why did anyone think they were a good idea ( paint & dry comes to mind ) I am ducking