Tagged: tivo

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ads: are y’all even still together?

Thanks to TiVo*, I don’t see that many ads anymore, but this one always cracks me up: “It’s the 34th time this year…” The other ads in the series are cute and ride that fine line of awkwardness that’s made...

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bloggers: looking for the pickle?

There hasn’t been a post over at lacochran’s bloggery that I haven’t enjoyed, but reading the first few lines of this one, I was like wha-huh!? We are invited to a ‘holiday’ party Saturday night. We walk in and the...

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gadgets: Ba-boop! Pizza’s here!

I thought it was bad when there were talks to add a “pizza” button to World of Warcraft. Thankfully that never came about, but apparently they’re still marketing easy pizza access to people without having to get up. From a...

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video: Open Source isn’t always a good thing

One thing I do like about the DVR is the ability to catch programs that I guess are clearly aimed at those that don’t need to be up at 5:30 or so in the morning to head to work, like...

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A word of advice…

Don’t provoke a mime on stilts. The Maryland Renaissance Festival was a lot of fun today, ate way too much, drank way too much, closed the festival out yet still made it home at a decent hour. A great day...

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One step closer to Minority Report…

Gizmo Lovers and Dave Zatz both reported today on the TiVo & Amazon team-up to enable on-screen product purchasing: By teaming with Amazon.com, TiVo enables viewers to purchase products related to their favorite TV shows or that they’ve seen in...

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dvr: live together in perfect harmony

Dave Zatz reports on the addition of YouTube to TiVo (Series 3 and TiVo HD units only). Apparently it’s out with the newest software update version 9.4 which should be completely rolled out by the end of the month. TiVo’s...

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Today is where your book begins

Well I’m feeling a little better for having vented a bit. I got home and made some dinner and some cocktails and have been enjoying some television. Having the ability to update my TiVo scheduled recordings away from home makes...

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Everybody’s Hurtin’ from the Weekend

It has been a while since my intake of cocktails, mostly gin, has been that high over the course of 2 days. Looking back though, I wouldn’t go back and change a thing. It was a very fun weekend after...

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Drinking More HD Kool-Aid

Against my better judgement, but in the face of really crappy HD DVR (not to mention customer service) from RCN, I bought an HD TiVo. They’re running a special that includes lifetime product service and it’s comparable to what I...