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  1. DaveF

    Cut the Cord and couldn't be happier

    TiVo has lifetime subscription options (no monthly recurring fee). So it’s a question of price vs quality. I didn’t know if you compared the experience and features of the two relative to their cost. Previously, just a couple years ago, TiVo was a premium price, but was indisputably the best...
  2. DaveF

    Cut the Cord and couldn't be happier

    Thanks. I'll be looking into this stuff more seriously this Fall. First, I've got a project to run Cat6 cable from my Fios box to my network terminal, to be able to upgrade to Gigabit. The third year of my two years contract (sigh) is over Dec 28, so I'll be looking seriously at my options this...
  3. DaveF

    Cut the Cord and couldn't be happier

    But I've found that locally recorded playback on a DVR can be a better overall experience than streaming. There's no buffering. There's no ads (TiVo auto-skip). And if you miss some dialogue, the skipback function on the TiVo tends to work better than on streaming services. The benefit to...
  4. DaveF

    Cut the Cord and couldn't be happier

    I'm going the opposite direct and adding all the cords. I have cable and streaming and internet. And I'm getting more streaming. So...yeah...not on track to "cut the cord". :) When I deal with cable contract renewal the end of this year, I'll be looking at options, including dropping cableTV...
  5. DaveF

    Cut the Cord and couldn't be happier

    How is the FireTV Recast DVR user experience compared to TiVo?
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