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Old 07-03-2012, 10:32   #1
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I love TiVo

So I was all set to leave VM after the recent price rises, but was offered a great deal by outbound retentions to stay. This included swapping my V+ for a Tivo with free installation and activation.

After just over a week of having Tivo, I'm so glad I stayed with VM.

What I like:

*The look - much more stylish than the V+. Really like the remote too, feels more premium.
*Three Tuners that can record at the same time whilst watching recorded programme. Used to get alot of clashes with V+.
*Suggestions- One of fave features. It's recorded quite a few shows that I didn't even know were on.
*Folders- Makes things less messy with less scrolling.
*YouTube- Nice to have it on big screen.
*Wishlists- Now records all shows/films with my fave actors/directors

I was worried as I'd seen lots of negative comments about tivo on forums (maybe these were before updates) and to be honest prob wouldn't have paid for tivo until it had been running for a few years and ironed out all the problems. But as it was free (with £3 monthly fee instead of £5) I took the plunge.

One question, where the recording lights are I've noticed there is a 4th light. What is this for?
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Old 07-03-2012, 11:14   #2
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Re: I love TIVO

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I was worried as I'd seen lots of negative comments about tivo on forums (maybe these were before updates) ....
Well it's still not perfect, of course, but it is better than it was

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One question, where the recording lights are I've noticed there is a 4th light. What is this for?
Future use, maybe? No-one really knows.
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Old 07-03-2012, 11:47   #3
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Re: I love TIVO

Is there a 4th tuner inside that isn't active?
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Old 07-03-2012, 11:51   #4
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Re: I love TIVO

its not perfect but I agree it is a lot better than it was I sent my first tivo back but have taken the plunge again and have been re tivod for about 2 weeks now.

It has vastly improved imo than when it first came out.
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Old 07-03-2012, 11:51   #5
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Re: I love TIVO

If I remember correctly the 4th light is something to do with interactive or VOD?
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Old 07-03-2012, 12:45   #6
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If I remember correctly the 4th light is something to do with interactive or VOD?
Yeah, it's a download light.
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Old 07-03-2012, 13:02   #7
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Re: I love TIVO

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So I was all set to leave VM after the recent price rises, but was offered a great deal by outbound retentions to stay. This included swapping my V+ for a Tivo with free installation and activation.

After just over a week of having Tivo, I'm so glad I stayed with VM.

What I like:

*The look - much more stylish than the V+. Really like the remote too, feels more premium.
*Three Tuners that can record at the same time whilst watching recorded programme. Used to get alot of clashes with V+.
*Suggestions- One of fave features. It's recorded quite a few shows that I didn't even know were on.
*Folders- Makes things less messy with less scrolling.
*YouTube- Nice to have it on big screen.
*Wishlists- Now records all shows/films with my fave actors/directors

I was worried as I'd seen lots of negative comments about tivo on forums (maybe these were before updates) and to be honest prob wouldn't have paid for tivo until it had been running for a few years and ironed out all the problems. But as it was free (with £3 monthly fee instead of £5) I took the plunge.
l am glad you are enjoying your new box southend.
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Old 07-03-2012, 13:11   #8
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Re: I love TIVO

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I was worried as I'd seen lots of negative comments about tivo on forums
You must be refering to the VM Tivo forum; the unofficial 'whingers of the world' forum!
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Old 07-03-2012, 13:19   #9
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Re: I love TIVO

Good to hear, reminds me of the posts on the TiVo Community forum when I first joined having bought an S1 TiVo.
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Old 07-03-2012, 15:20   #10
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Re: I love TIVO

I've had Tivo installed upstairs and downstairs just this morning, upgraded from V+, can't wait to finish work and have a look
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Re: I love TIVO

I had Tivo installed yesterday, but haven't been able to use it yet! Called up yesterday evening to be told there was a problem registering all installs yesterday. Does anyone have an update on when this problem will be fixed?

Thanks.
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Old 07-03-2012, 16:39   #12
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I had Tivo installed yesterday, but haven't been able to use it yet! Called up yesterday evening to be told there was a problem registering all installs yesterday. Does anyone have an update on when this problem will be fixed?

Thanks.
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Re: I love TiVo

I love my Danny De"vito"
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I love my Danny De"vito"
Bet you got more hair then him though.
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Bet you got more hair then him though.
Yes I have but I'am shorter
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