If you're a big enough TV fan to need 100 recorded hours of HDTV (or 925 hours of ever lovin' standard def) then you probably already know about WeaKnees, the website that sells modded TiVos at a premium. The site already has the TiVo Series3 available for pre-order at prices ranging from $800 to $1600, and the company says the new Series3 are expected in stock by September 22. But the better news -- and the reason we're writing this article -- is that these modded TiVos are being officially deigned eligible for the $200 lifetime service transfer that TiVo is offering to existing customers who buy the new Series3. We still don't know why TiVo doesn't just sell these beefed-up boxes itself instead of letting someone else do it -- but no matter, more power to the independent retailer!

[Via PVRWire]

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