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Topic # 111680 11-Nov-2012 17:12 Send private message

hey anyone know if we are gonna get the 14.6 firmware update for the series 3 box,or know how to do a manual install,as i want to use a new slide remote(blutooth) with the keyboard.

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  Reply # 715514 11-Nov-2012 19:34 Send private message

Unfortunately with the current level of support for TiVo I would not be surprised it we don't get it at all.
I love my TiVo, and fear that after a reasonable time to avoid legal action, TiVo support and EPG data will just disappear into thin air. Boo.

Cheers,
Joseph

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  Reply # 715520 11-Nov-2012 19:52 Send private message

jofizz: Unfortunately with the current level of support for TiVo I would not be surprised it we don't get it at all.
I love my TiVo, and fear that after a reasonable time to avoid legal action, TiVo support and EPG data will just disappear into thin air. Boo.

Cheers,
Joseph


Unfortunately I fear you are absolutely correct.  It is what it is for maybe 24 months and then see-ya-later. 

I can't find any info on a firmware release for NZ




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  Reply # 715521 11-Nov-2012 20:00 Send private message

But TiVO is doing so well in both the state's and australia, why would they just dump us?

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  Reply # 715527 11-Nov-2012 20:21 Send private message

I think Tivo NZ would find themselves in a world of trouble as on one of the screen the account status says some along the line of lifetime product service, by failing to provide the epg it would basically make the tivo a brick.


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  Reply # 715541 11-Nov-2012 20:48 Send private message

I don't share the fears (not yet at least), but how timely that this discussion appeared at the same time as Sony DVR with lifetime listings loses functionality because one of the companies is no longer issuing the listings...




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  Reply # 715777 12-Nov-2012 12:42 Send private message

If they do stop the online EPG in the future, they should release one last firmware update which gets the EPG via the Freeview stream instead, like normal Freeview boxes.

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  Reply # 715782 12-Nov-2012 12:51 Send private message

dacraka: If they do stop the online EPG in the future, they should release one last firmware update which gets the EPG via the Freeview stream instead, like normal Freeview boxes.


I think the over the air epg is only 7days and does not contain enough information for the tivo guide

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  Reply # 715785 12-Nov-2012 12:54 Send private message

with it being owned (in part) by TVNZ, then, theoretically, the only way the updates should stop is if TVNZ itself goes bust, which I can't see hapening what with being an SOE.

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  Reply # 715786 12-Nov-2012 12:54 Send private message

Lets just hope it all keeps chugging on, but you can't deny the dependency on an external party to essentially make these devices function properly. (Can you even set manual record on/off times in the TIVO?)

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  Reply # 715788 12-Nov-2012 12:59 Send private message

Jaxson: Lets just hope it all keeps chugging on, but you can't deny the dependency on an external party to essentially make these devices function properly. (Can you even set manual record on/off times in the TIVO?)


Yes, you can. It's all done from the Tivo Central >> Find Programs >> Record by manual times.




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  Reply # 715792 12-Nov-2012 13:06 Send private message

We're here to support EPG for years to come.

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  Reply # 715799 12-Nov-2012 13:13 Send private message

Tivo is not supported in South Africa, but they seem to be using it with their own guide generators. I'm sure if things went pear shaped in NZ we have enough geeks here on geekzone to setup something simular.

http://tivoza.nanfo.com/forum/



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  Reply # 715845 12-Nov-2012 13:47 Send private message

Danhybrid are we going to get the new firmware for our tivo's here in nz,if not why not?

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  Reply # 715868 12-Nov-2012 14:16 Send private message

TENKAN: hey anyone know if we are gonna get the 14.6 firmware update for the series 3 box,or know how to do a manual install,as i want to use a new slide remote(blutooth) with the keyboard.


What's in the new update?  Is it relative to NZ content?

I'd like to see an HD menu personally.  That sounds vein but the caspa one looks so much better, (though is slower as it's internet content based).



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  Reply # 715892 12-Nov-2012 14:55 Send private message

No the update is not just for us,it works best with caspa as it allows you to use a keyboard,me I'd like to see more commitment to caspa or even nexflix and internet apps.

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