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  Reply # 715894 12-Nov-2012 15:03 Send private message

TENKAN: 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.


I'd like to see a TIVO ipad/android app for scheduling and heck why not streaming of recorded content to the mobile device.

Plus the HD menu upgrade as mentioned above.

And yeah, a built in youtube app would be cool too.

I guess we'd need someone in NZ to actually own it as such.  Is Hybrid here in NZ or are they run out of Australia?

I'm not interested in Caspa at all personally as I prefer to get higher video/audio quality bluray discs from the local video store.  Call me old school in that regard.  I'd ditch Caspa development (and all the associated effort to get suppliers on side etc) and look to align with a native TVNZ/TV3 On-Demand app like the PS3 has/had (before the quality went bad and there's still no nice way to view HD youtube stuff on the PS3 either....)



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  Reply # 715898 12-Nov-2012 15:14 Send private message

Hey, yes yes to everything you said that's just what we need! Hybird tv is in australia as fas I know? Danhybrid where are you?

RXV

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  Reply # 715922 12-Nov-2012 16:14 Send private message

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

Great to hear Dan!  Are there any plans to find an alternative retailer to stock it?  I'm sure there is a market for them here in NZ with the digital switchover looming - especially with the new Igloo platform being a complete flop!

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  Reply # 716080 12-Nov-2012 21:39 Send private message

BraaiGuy: 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/


There is a similar service here too.

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  Reply # 716102 12-Nov-2012 22:36 Send private message

Skolink:
BraaiGuy: 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/


There is a similar service here too.


Only with series one tivos... The one sold here in NZ is a series 3.




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  Reply # 716976 14-Nov-2012 11:49 Send private message

Hey guys so iv found where I can download the 14.6 update, just need to know how im gonna install it on my TIVO, could I maybe load it on to a flash drive and just plug it into the usb port?

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  Reply # 716980 14-Nov-2012 11:55 Send private message

TENKAN: Hey guys so iv found where I can download the 14.6 update, just need to know how im gonna install it on my TIVO, could I maybe load it on to a flash drive and just plug it into the usb port?


I would not do it. I would wait for an official anouncement from Tivo NZ. Once its officially released your Tivo will do the update anyway

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  Reply # 716988 14-Nov-2012 12:05 Send private message

The AU/NZ Series 3 and US Series 3 are not compatible.
Attempting to install US firmware on your box will at best fail to work, and worst Brick your box.

There is no firmware updated currently scheduled for AU/NZ at this time.

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  Reply # 717012 14-Nov-2012 12:52 Send private message

slight thread jack sorry but just wondering if there has been any progress on the audio issues as mentioned here - http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=114&topicid=105452

My tivo is in a cupboard collecting dust until this one is sorted.




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  Reply # 717016 14-Nov-2012 12:56 Send private message

Ok thanks for your input, so I wont be trying this then,i'll just wait for whatever update we get here.

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  Reply # 717240 14-Nov-2012 17:10 Send private message

TENKAN: Ok thanks for your input, so I wont be trying this then,i'll just wait for whatever update we get here.


Which will probably be never! Frown (Or not at all soon!)

As DanHybrid said above "There is no firmware updated currently scheduled for AU/NZ at this time." .....






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  Reply # 717280 14-Nov-2012 18:03 Send private message

Yea more likely they're gonna make us buy any new model that just so happens to have the new firmware

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  Reply # 717283 14-Nov-2012 18:08 Send private message

TENKAN: Yea more likely they're gonna make us buy any new model that just so happens to have the new firmware


If that happens soon, then maybe one of our "Geeks" here on Geekzone may be able to extract the firmware from the new TiVo? But then again, it must be supported.. (Or maybe a "hack-a-round"!)




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  Reply # 717355 14-Nov-2012 21:02 Send private message

geekiegeek: slight thread jack sorry but just wondering if there has been any progress on the audio issues as mentioned here - http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=114&topicid=105452

My tivo is in a cupboard collecting dust until this one is sorted.


I started the above thread.

I still have issues and I often record the same program on 2 TiVo's (sad!). I think I may have to also record the same program from Sky as well.

Today, on one TiVo I had a major pixelation problem. So I thought, no problem, I will transfer the program from the other TiVo. The program when transferred had a picture, but no sound!






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  Reply # 717833 15-Nov-2012 17:36 Send private message

TENKAN: Yea more likely they're gonna make us buy any new model that just so happens to have the new firmware


To be honest, if HyrbidTV struck up a distribution deal with a few retailers and released a modified TiVo Premiere in Australia and NZ, I'd buy it in a heartbeat.

I'd love to get my hands on a new TiVo, but without resorting to TradeMe or similar, there's no chance.




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