Category Archives: Television

Another Tivo annoyance

It still can’t multi-task properly. I’ve just re-arranged my season passesseries links, and now get to stare at a static screen for five minutes whilst it sits there and thinks about things for a bit.

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Two months with a Virgin Media Tivo and why you shouldn’t buy one.

Two months on, and there’s still a lot of work needed before the Virgin Media Tivo is ready for a proper release. Unfortunately for the customers, that release took place a week ago. Things that still need fixing: Excessive seemingly … Continue reading

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Bye bye Virgin Media?

Well the Tivo is still rebooting, albeit not quite as often. However the lack of support from Virgin Media is somewhat disappointing. The last advice from the engineer was that I’d have to wait for the next software release due … Continue reading

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It wasn’t a miracle

The Tivo just rebooted again :(

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It’s a miracle

The Tivo didn’t reboot whilst I was watching Italy beat France 22-21. Will it last all of the way through Wales-Ireland as well?

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Virgin Media are useless

So far I’ve had: No Wireless adaptor supplied as expected No HDMI cable supplied for the Tivo, they pinched the one I’d bought to move the PS3 and used that. No “half-price for six months” discount applied as promised. Therefore … Continue reading

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Virgin Media Tivo – Still Shit

Another day, another visit from an engineer, and as expected there’s no change at all. The box still reboots all the time.

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More Tivo reboots

My Virgin Media Tivo box was replaced yesterday, however the replacement box is even worse. So far I’ve had three reboots, followed by two complete lockups, then five more reboots, all of which leave me pondering a move back to … Continue reading

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Reboot frenzy

My Virgin Media Tivo box has rebooted at least another 10 times since 10pm last night. I hope the engineer turns up this afternoon or the box may not last the night in one piece. Update: Make that 11.

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Reboot, reboot, reboot, reboot

That’s my impression of my Virgin Media Tivo box this afternoon. It’s lasted just 15 days, and the engineer is due tomorrow to replace it. Will the second be any better? Update: Fifth reboot of the day just cut off … Continue reading

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