[geeks] TiVo Observations (new owner)
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drobnox at visi.com
Thu Jul 15 18:00:03 CDT 2004
Bill Bradford spoke in riddles, like the night...
> On Mon, Jul 12, 2004 at 02:36:59PM -0600, Dan Duncan wrote:
> > 2) Don't fight the TiVo. I rarely try to surf live TV, even
> > though it does this very well.
> I don't know how I lived for a year with only using a single tuner on
> my DirecTiVo. When I had the second DTivo installed, I had the installer
> run both lines to both TiVos, and its wonderful.
> > Mine doesn't do any of the home media stuff (too old) but I got to
> > play with the beta version on a friend's unit and it just never
> > seemed all that useful to me. To me, the whole point of connecting
> > multiple units together would be for "clustering" purposes where
> > recording duties would be load balanced to cover shows airing
> > at the same time and available disk space, and also to allow
> > playback of different shows on different heads, but as far as
> > I know it still doesn't do all that. Perhaps soon?
> I've used TiVo so much, I find myself wanting to rewind the radio in
> the truck. "Play that again! oh, wait.."
Anyone here ever build your own TiVo-equivalent?
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