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When we first heard rumors of new TiVo hardware back in April of 2009, our imaginations started racing. The current TiVo HD and HD XL have been the best DVRs on the market for their entire three-year run, and while they've received significant feature updates in that time, the overall experience of...

March 24th 2010 at 9:57pm 0 Comments
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It looks like TiVo's freshly minted Premiere hardware will soon be setting sail eastwards as The Daily Telegraph is reporting Virgin Media's next generation set-top box will be built around it. Loyal readers of Engadget HD will already be aware that TiVo and Virgin hooked up last November and this...

March 11th 2010 at 9:01am 0 Comments
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A new TiVo isn't something that happens everyday -- in fact the last time was almost three years ago -- and because so many love and hate their TiVo at the exact same time, these same people get very passionate about the changes they expect. This is a task we weren't willing to take on our own, so w...

March 4th 2010 at 7:27pm 0 Comments
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This TiVo Premiere screenshot with a large Comcast On Demand logo on it certainly set a few hearts aflutter yesterday when it was released from the company, but our dreams have turned into bitter, bitter ashes: TiVo tells us this screenshot is actually just a mockup and not indicative of any actual...

March 3rd 2010 at 5:02pm 0 Comments
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March 2 has come and gone and we finally have the answer to what TiVo has been up to. After scouring the specs and hands on information, are you a disappointed Series 3 owner because you won't be getting the upgraded UI, in a rush to unload your old units on eBay to make room for a new Premiere XL...

March 3rd 2010 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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We've gotten our first look at the new TiVo Premiere interface, and it sure is shiny. You sure wouldn't see that it's running in Flash at first blush, since the UI is quite responsive and "native" feeling, with live streams of video playing without a hitch. The biggest hint that there's a big amoun...

March 2nd 2010 at 9:40pm 0 Comments
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Good luck buying a standard TiVo HD at the moment, currently perusing the site only reveals a sold out message and a tip to check for either the XL, a refurb, or to check Best Buy (which, at least in our area, is showing sold out too.) So, is this confirmation of a new Premiere model on the wa...

February 3rd 2010 at 10:26pm 0 Comments
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A packaging mixup may have revealed the next DVR coming from TiVo. Unfortunately this doesn't appear to be the Series4 we were looking for, but the "TiVo Premiere" (or Premiere XL) instructions sent along with a new TiVo HD to self-described Chicagoland geek Patrick McCarron show a slimmed down box...

December 30th 2009 at 7:02pm 0 Comments