Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
Buying anything on Amazon? Please use the Geekzone Amazon aff link.




230 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 14


Topic # 57830 25-Feb-2010 23:09 Send private message



Seems that Tivo are making a major announcement on March 2 and the hype meter's crackling like a Chernobyl geiger counter.
Some of the rumours sound reasonably informed. I wonder if it will have any relevance to NZ?




A time-poor geek is hardly a geek at all

Create new topic


230 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 14


  Reply # 304218 3-Mar-2010 22:16 Send private message

The announcement was nice new software on slim new boxes from early April. However nothing in it for us.

Either poster "Bryan" is correct and our current boxes can't handle the snazzy new Flash-based software, or Tivo are frantically trying to upsell their customers. Unfortunately Tivo is not an Ipod and people aren't going to buy a new one every 6 months because there is no imperative to maximise tabletop/beltclip appeal.

Time for all potential buyers to put their wallets away until these new boxes arrive on our shores...




A time-poor geek is hardly a geek at all

20 posts

Geek


  Reply # 305220 7-Mar-2010 15:47 Send private message

I'm happy with my tivo that very first came out here in NZ (Telecom) I wont be giving mine up till I know there is a major security threat with these one or there are a way higher version that has alot more things in it that would be good for me, and my flat mates, other then that, I am happy with what I have so far :D

Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Has Spark (Telecom) locked their iphone 6 ?
Created by anewguy2014, last reply by michaelmurfy on 17-Dec-2014 14:32 (25 replies)
Pages... 2


In defence of cats
Created by Rikkitic, last reply by DarthKermit on 17-Dec-2014 15:40 (68 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


forgot how to unlock a car door
Created by joker97, last reply by gzt on 19-Dec-2014 11:16 (40 replies)
Pages... 2 3


How is iParcel these days?
Created by peejayw, last reply by surfisup1000 on 18-Dec-2014 21:45 (19 replies)
Pages... 2


Couriers starting to charge for redelivery
Created by mattwnz, last reply by raytaylor on 18-Dec-2014 02:27 (77 replies)
Pages... 4 5 6


Slaughter of Innocents
Created by networkn, last reply by heylinb4nz on 19-Dec-2014 09:55 (55 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


Lightbox launches on PlayStation 4
Created by freitasm, last reply by invisibleman18 on 19-Dec-2014 11:00 (34 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Google Chromecast now available in New Zealand
Created by freitasm, last reply by markl on 18-Dec-2014 15:36 (153 replies)
Pages... 9 10 11



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.