TiVo App Gets Targeted Viewing Recommendations

May 16, 2013 by

TiVo has released some new features to its already outstanding iOS app, including viewing recommendations based on your own viewing habits, preferences, and location.

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Using a TiVo Slide Remote with Windows Media Center

Apr 27, 2012 by

Wouldn't the TiVo sliding keyboard remote be great if you could use it with Windows Media Center? Well now you can have all of that keyboard goodness and still use the best DVR on the planet: Windows Media Center. Let us show you step-by-step how to configure this keyboard + remote with Media Center.

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The Perfect Home Theater Remote

Mar 12, 2012 by

Gone are the days of 6 different remotes for all the components in your home theater.  Now we have universal remotes that control two or more of these components.  But a lot of times we wish these remotes did more.  This is a discussion on the ideal features of a practical home theater remote. A...

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New Media Remote and Bluetooth Headset for Xbox 360

Jul 26, 2011 by

Earlier today Major Nelson, Microsoft’s head PR person for Xbox, announced two new peripherals coming to the gaming console this fall. The first is a bluetooth headset that obviously works with the Xbox 360, but it will also double as a headset for your mobile phone. I’m not sure that I...

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Remote Potato for iOS

Jan 9, 2011 by

The creators of Remote Potato have struck gold again! This time they have ported their software, which allows you to remotely access your Windows Media Center’s content and guide data, to iOS! Now you can use your iPhone, iPod, or iPad from anywhere to schedule remote recordings,...

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Remote Simplicity: Using a Zune Remote in Media Center

Feb 11, 2010 by

Some times you just want to keep things simple or gasp keep it “Apple” like. That is the case with this nice little gem of a find. A user over at Life Hacker found out that with a simple registry edit you can use alternative IR remote controls within Media Center and even Windows Media...

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Remote Potato Brings Remote Scheduling to Windows 7 Media Center

Jan 23, 2010 by

The ability to remotely schedule recordings on your Windows 7 Media Center seems a like a feature that should have been included from the very launch of the operating system. After all,  Microsoft did hire the developer of Web Guide, the program that allowed this feature, along with streaming of...

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