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Author Topic: TIVO For Tablets: The Ultimate Control For Your DVR Habit  (Read 3484 times)


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TIVO For Tablets: The Ultimate Control For Your DVR Habit
« on: June 21, 2012, 07:28:54 pm »

If you're a fan of TIVO you've probably been waiting for the company to come out with a tablet optimized version of their TIVO App.  Well guess what...it's here!   With the new TIVO Android App you can turn your Android tablet or phone into a command center for your DVR.  You can search, browse, discover and share all your favorite programs without even interrupting the program you're currently watching.  You can quickly browse new content, view guides, schedule and manage your recordings, get recommendations...and so much more...all from the easy to use touch-optimized interface on your tablet.   Here's a short video that runs down even more of the features that are available on both your tablet and phone with the TIVO App for Android.

This video shows many of the features on the Android Phone...it is similar on your tablet.
TiVo Announces TiVo App for Android at CES

Features (some features are only available to TiVo® Premiere DVR customers):
> Browse the channel guide without interrupting the show you’re watching
- View shows up to 14 days in advance
> Schedule TV show/movie recordings and ongoing (Season Pass®) recordings
> Browse your recorded shows list and play a show from the App
> Find exactly what you want to watch
- Search across TV, Netflix, Amazon Instant Video & Blockbuster —and see integrated results on Demand to find what you are looking for
> Explore cast and crew while watching a show
> Comment about what you’re watching on Facebook or Twitter
> Use a TiVo remote control replica or our intuitive, gesture-based remote control
> Manage your ongoing (Season Pass®) recordings and your To-Do List
- Delete and reprioritize recordings for your favorite shows
> Instantly schedule, search and browse for shows while you’re away from home

Now it goes without saying that TIVO for your Android Tablet is a really powerful control center for everything you usually do on your tv screen, which prevents you from enjoying the show currently playing.  The great convenience of this app is that you can do so much even when you're not at home.  As long as you're connected to the internet...even if you're miles away...you can schedule programs, change things around etc.   There are TONS of features.  Everything from scheduling new recordings, searching across TV, Netflix, Amazon Instant Video, Blockbuster and more.  You can even look at cast and crew information on your tablet WHILE you are watching a show.   It's great for immersing you even further into your entertainment.  With all this great functionality you'd probably expect to have to pay for this terrific app...but nope...it's free!  So click the link below or head on over to Play.Google.Com and grab it today if you're a TIVO User.