TiVo Community Forum Archive 1

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-- Slow channel guide display (http://archive.tivocommunity.com/tivo-vb/showthread.php?threadid=174902)


Posted by avNeophyte on 05-14-2004 12:23 AM:

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Originally posted by borghe
Now press ffwd to go ahead a half hour. again for another half hour. page down and see the next block for that half hour. rwd to go back half an hour.

so there you go... viewing hours in advance on a large block of channels..



That's the crux of our complaint. You can't see all of this information on the screen at one time.

There is a lot of real estate on a hi-def screen. I'm just suggesting that they could make better use of it.

And yes, I agree that the TiVo guide is superior when scanning futher forward in time.

Unfortunately, I'm a channel surfer and I like to quickly and efficiently browse what is on now and in the short term. I can't do that with either guide on the TiVo. If I had never had that feature I wouldn't miss it but I have had it (and used it a lot) and I do miss it.

I'm also not suggesting that the TiVo isn't a great product. It is. I just paid a lot of money for one and I'm happy I did. But just because it is a great product doesn't mean it can't and shouldn't be improved.


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