TiVo Premiere app for iPad announced as 'ultimate remote control'

TiVo Premiere app for iPad announced as 'ultimate remote control'

Summary: If you own both an iPad and a TiVo Premiere box, then the upcoming TiVo app for the iPad will be the perfect mobile application for you.

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If you own both an iPad and a TiVo Premiere box, then the upcoming TiVo app for the iPad will be the perfect mobile application for you.

Dubbed as the "ultimate remote control," the app brings the colorful and graphics-heavy TiVo Premiere user interface to your 9.7-inch touch screen. Some of the features to be found on this app include remote DVR scheduling and management, access to full TV program guides, getting recommendations, sharing comments via Facebook and Twitter, and controlling recordings (such as fast forwarding) with a finger tap or swipe.

One of the more unique (and useful) features is the Search function, which allows users to search for TV shows, movies, actors and directors on Netflix, Amazon Video on Demand and other services to be announced later.

The TiVo app will be available for free to download from the iTunes App Store in the "coming weeks." Unfortunately, it looks like this one will only be compatible with the iPad, not the iPhone nor the iPod touch. For a hands-on look at the TiVo app for the iPad, check out the following promo video:

Topics: iPad, Amazon, Apps, iPhone, Mobility, Tablets

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  • RE: TiVo Premiere app for iPad announced as 'ultimate remote control'

    For folks with a Tivo HD or Tivo S3 (No Tivo S1 or S2, unfortunately), the iOS app DVR Remote lets you use your iOS device to control your Tivo over wifi. I have been using it for several months now and it's very reliable, IME. While I use the peanut remote most of the time, the DVR Remote app is great for calling the kids to dinner (just press the Tivo button or pause from where ever you are in the house) or for fast text entry.
    Gritztastic
    • RE: TiVo Premiere app for iPad announced as 'ultimate remote control'

      @Gritztastic... <i>"the DVR Remote app is great for calling the kids to dinner (just press the Tivo button or pause from where ever you are in the house)"</i>

      Nice!
      Snooki_smoosh_smoosh
  • iPad 1, Grammar 0

    "One of the more unique (and useful) features is the Search function, which allows users to search for TV shows, movies, actors and directors on Netflix, Amazon Video on Demand and other services to be announced later."<br><br>You can not have grades of uniqueness. Something is either unique or it is not. It can not be "more" unique.
    DeusXMachina
    • RE: TiVo Premiere app for iPad announced as 'ultimate remote control'

      To be clear, "unique" means one of a kind. You can not be MORE one of a kind. You either ARE one of a kind, or you are not. If two items are one of a kind, they are equally unique. If they are not, neither of them is.
      DeusXMachina