February 27, 2006

TVDrive– summary so far

To bring things up to date- the box is still here, and working much as advertised. Only two small things are getting in the way of my enjoyment of its abilities. Firstly, it occasionally crashes and has to be rebooted. Secondly, it has a nasty habit of forgetting to record things which have been set up to be recorded in advance. I've reported both of these problems to the Telewest bunch, who've been extremely helpful, and am hoping they fix them soon.

Still, on the plus side, the recording function does work three times out of four, and I have the whole of the Winter Olympics to enjoy! It's wonderful to sit down in front of the TV when you want to, and know that you'll have a choice of programmes which you actually enjoy. I've also started to use the 'pause live TV' function a bit more (it's strangely hard to get into the habit of hitting 'Pause' when you get a phone call).


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  1. John Dale

    Ha. As a delighted Tivo owner, I've been doing all that for four years now. Welcome to the future!

    27 Feb 2006, 20:23

  2. moo

    Tivo? Is that the rubbish box with only 1 tuner?

    11 Mar 2006, 10:01

  3. Fatboy

    TVdrives have a tendancy to overheat so make sure it's well ventilated. Staff have only just been given the oportunity to get theirs. Mine's coming this week!!

    Oh – Moo, Tivo has 2 tuners!! :-)

    11 Apr 2006, 16:02


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