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Forum: Movies 18-09-2012, 19:23
Replies: 227
Views: 72,288
Posted By mikerr
Haha - have you looked at "unlimited" broadband...

Haha - have you looked at "unlimited" broadband and mobile data contracts recently ?

I wasn't saying they will limit, it's just bizarre that they aren't telling us anything at all, yet asking us to...
Forum: Movies 14-09-2012, 12:18
Replies: 227
Views: 72,288
Posted By mikerr
From their twitter account: Bizarre that...

From their twitter account:



Bizarre that they're actively sending out new cards before they've stated features or terms :eek:

There could possibly be (entire speculation)

new limits on maximum...
Forum: Movies 30-08-2012, 16:21
Replies: 227
Views: 72,288
Posted By mikerr
I received this email too today, but it looks...

I received this email too today, but it looks like they haven't updated their website with any details yet ;)

There are still just the old 2 unlimited card plans listed:

14.99 unlimited excluding...
Forum: TiVo 04-11-2011, 20:30
Replies: 12
Views: 1,663
Posted By mikerr
..or wants to hide his tracks.:D

..or wants to hide his tracks.:D
Forum: TiVo 20-10-2011, 15:29
Replies: 205
Views: 18,325
Posted By mikerr
Heh I actually wrote a reminder hack on the S1...

Heh I actually wrote a reminder hack on the S1 Tivo,
but that was a more a general time based onscreen reminder:
e.g. "it's 7:30, time to go out" not "Eastenders is about to start".
Forum: TiVo 20-10-2011, 15:20
Replies: 52
Views: 3,703
Posted By mikerr
It's quite possible to copy the first 5 mins...

It's quite possible to copy the first 5 mins from the later programme, and tack it onto the end of the earlier programme in software,
still only requiring one tuner for two padded shows.

Other...
Forum: TiVo 01-10-2011, 20:50
Replies: 24
Views: 1,993
Posted By mikerr
If it asks you that while you're watching live...

If it asks you that while you're watching live tv, that's fine
- as it's asking if you 'd mind losing the end of the current programme you're watching live, or cancel the new recording

If it asks...
Forum: TiVo 01-10-2011, 20:41
Replies: 17
Views: 1,652
Posted By mikerr
..because the "new" tivo is an evolution of an...

..because the "new" tivo is an evolution of an older tivo system,
and not all the menus have been converted over / re-written.
Forum: TiVo 28-09-2011, 16:02
Replies: 24
Views: 1,993
Posted By mikerr
You could actually do that on the old tivo by...

You could actually do that on the old tivo by setting a manual recording with the start and end time in the past.

..but I don't think that menu even exists on the VM Tivo.
Forum: TiVo 26-09-2011, 19:37
Replies: 98
Views: 14,372
Posted By mikerr
Maybe you're not aware that the core TiVo...

Maybe you're not aware that the core TiVo software was initially written 10 years ago and has slowly developed from there. VM just recently bought it in - it wasn't developed by VM

V+ only had...
Forum: TiVo 26-09-2011, 17:22
Replies: 8
Views: 822
Posted By mikerr
A common misunderstanding with title wishlists:...

A common misunderstanding with title wishlists:

A title wishlist will match both the programme title AND episode title
@carl.waring: but not description - that's only keyword wishlists.

So that...
Forum: Broadcasting 18-02-2011, 09:31
Replies: 27
Views: 3,156
Posted By mikerr
TiVo discontinuing service To Thomson S1 TiVo...

TiVo discontinuing service To Thomson S1 TiVo from June 1st

- but we'll have a 3rd party replacement service up by then:
http://www.tivocentral.co.uk/unofficialtivoguide.php

You'll just need a new...
Forum: Virgin Media TV and Phone 01-12-2010, 15:56
Replies: 4
Views: 783
Posted By mikerr
Me too - but perhaps now people will understand...

Me too - but perhaps now people will understand what we're talking about !
Forum: Sky 28-11-2009, 23:50
Replies: 43
Views: 3,679
Posted By mikerr
Tivo does actually record them using any blank...

Tivo does actually record them using any blank space on the hard disk. So you always have complete programmes ready to watch (and fast forward through).


Lol.. skyHD is not even close unfortunately.
Forum: Sky 26-11-2009, 09:52
Replies: 43
Views: 3,679
Posted By mikerr
It is exclusive: "Virgin Media will become the...

It is exclusive:

"Virgin Media will become the exclusive distributor of TiVo services and technology in the United...
Forum: Cable 26-11-2009, 09:48
Replies: 338
Views: 59,897
Posted By mikerr
The announcement says TiVo software will be on...

The announcement says TiVo software will be on ALL VirginMedia STBs - both PVR and non recording boxes.

So they aren't going to charge you extra for TiVo software.
Forum: Cable 25-11-2009, 13:58
Replies: 338
Views: 59,897
Posted By mikerr
Where to begin? Here's a small taster: Season...

Where to begin? Here's a small taster:

Season passes are more powerful than "series links", as you can tell it how many episodes you want to keep ( or all if you want).

Wishlists:

Set it to record...
Forum: Cable 25-11-2009, 11:31
Replies: 12
Views: 2,443
Posted By mikerr
It'll be using the current hardware, so 3...

It'll be using the current hardware, so 3 tuners.

Just with much better software than any other PVR (if you've used a tivo you'll know what I mean).

The current V+ supports the TiVo software as an...
Forum: TV Shows: US 17-11-2009, 11:41
Replies: 1,604
Views: 190,789
Posted By mikerr
..ever written a flashforward down, so you have...

..ever written a flashforward down, so you have "proof" later when it happens ?

otherwise its just deja vu - your mind thinking a current memory is an old one.

I'll keep watching it, but its slow...
Forum: Freeview+ Recorders 03-10-2008, 09:48
Replies: 6
Views: 2,296
Posted By mikerr
They can be brought back with a hack for users...

They can be brought back with a hack for users with cachecards though:

suggestions hack (http://www.tivocommunity.com/tivo-vb/showthread.php?t=404932)
Forum: Freesat 14-05-2008, 15:50
Replies: 111
Views: 14,642
Posted By mikerr
Recording by genre / keyword / actor /...

Recording by genre / keyword / actor / director.

Yes, I have had a TiVo that has done this since 2000.
Forum: TV Shows: Reality 11-03-2007, 21:38
Replies: 1,003
Views: 142,238
Posted By mikerr
That would be girl jo.

That would be girl jo.
Forum: Virgin Media TV and Phone 18-02-2007, 17:47
Replies: 19
Views: 1,116
Posted By mikerr
Not a lot to ask, in fact TV Drive actually did...

Not a lot to ask, in fact TV Drive actually did this in the trial - they turned it off when it was rolled out for some reason.

I WISH there was some way to turn off resting though.. maybe...
Forum: Virgin Media TV and Phone 18-02-2007, 17:40
Replies: 6
Views: 1,463
Posted By mikerr
Stretched is the word.

Stretched is the word.
Forum: Virgin Media TV and Phone 18-02-2007, 17:38
Replies: 50
Views: 2,985
Posted By mikerr
I now have mine on a mains timer switch so it...

I now have mine on a mains timer switch so it gets a reboot every day.
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