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Ripping Blu-rays and making my own digital copies

Last month, I discovered an dissatisfying truth about the digital copies that consumers often get with their home video home video purchases — you know, when you purchase a blu-ray, DVD, digital copy combo pack. Those digital copies provide you … Continue reading

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I upgraded to TiVo Desktop Plus

This week, I upgraded to TiVo Desktop Plus. I had planned this a few months ago. One of the benefits of TiVo is the TiVo Desktop software, which allows you to transfer your recordings to another device (desktop, laptop, Mac.) … Continue reading

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TiVo Update 20.2 finally makes the Premiere worth it

Regular readers will know that I’ve had a love/hate relationship with the TiVo Premiere since we got it December 2010 (for my Christmas present, actually.) My wife and I weren’t particularly happy with the Verizon-supplied Motorola 6400-series STB/DVR we were … Continue reading

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Tivo Premiere’s spinning green wheel of death

One of the problems with the “premiere” ¬†Tivo Premiere — the spinning green wheel of death. The Tivo freezes up, you pull the plug to do a hard reboot, and then wait 10 mins for it to start up again. … Continue reading

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Setting up and using the Tivo Premiere

For Christmas this year, my wife bought me/us the relatively new Tivo Premiere. The Premiere is basically the Series 4 model, and was released in March/April 2010. It sports¬†newer hardware and software, especially HD tuners and screens. We’re not new … Continue reading

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