Entertainment TIVO users

Discussion in 'The Howard Stern Show' started by XuXu, Mar 12, 2016.

  1. XuXu

    XuXu Well-Known Member Banned User

    Reputations:
    1,079,715
    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2012
    Messages:
    28,407
    Likes Received:
    26,965
    I was thinking about getting a BOLT so that we could have the commercial skip thingy, but then I noticed that this feature was added to the one we have. Has anyone else noticed this?
     
  2. redshirt

    redshirt Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    13,412
    Joined:
    May 28, 2012
    Messages:
    6,919
    Likes Received:
    7,553
    Bolt owner here. Quickmode and commercial skip were Bolt-first features that during the Bolt's initial release TiVo promised would come to the Roamio's and such in eventual software upgrades. I like the quickmode for football games. Commercial skip is fantastic, I just wish it worked on more than primetime shows.
     
    XuXu likes this.
  3. synch22

    synch22 Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    3,955
    Joined:
    Jan 27, 2012
    Messages:
    2,674
    Likes Received:
    2,903
    Roamio with 2 minis all lifetime, I see the skip function. No need to upgrade for me.
     
    XuXu likes this.
  4. Dorb

    Dorb Lovable Old Pig VIP

    Reputations:
    190,355
    Joined:
    Sep 18, 2012
    Messages:
    38,088
    Likes Received:
    38,914
    Look into a Magnovox or channel master recorder. No monthly fees.
    I use mine to record broadcast tv of which there are about 30 channels in the Chicago area.
     
  5. synch22

    synch22 Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    3,955
    Joined:
    Jan 27, 2012
    Messages:
    2,674
    Likes Received:
    2,903
    TiVo has a Ota recorder to use with antenna. TiVo is worth every $ period (lifetime) that is pay once and be done.
     
  6. Macro57

    Macro57 Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    653
    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2011
    Messages:
    935
    Likes Received:
    949
    Channel skip was added recently on my Roamio Pro.
    I use the hell out of it when watching my Walking Dead episodes.
    Love it.
    BTW, channel skip aids greatly in copying commercial free archives of TV episodes to my computer using a Hauppauge HDPVR. :up:
     
    XuXu likes this.
  7. XuXu

    XuXu Well-Known Member Banned User

    Reputations:
    1,079,715
    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2012
    Messages:
    28,407
    Likes Received:
    26,965
    I would, but my husband won't give up Fios.