You probably bought your TiVo so that you would never have to miss another baseball game, soap opera or Thursday night sitcom again. It's great at what it does and is much friendlier than your VCR. But did you know that your TiVo is capable of so much more than recording your favorite programs? That is why Leo Laporte, a top voice in consumer technology, and Gareth Branwyn, of Wired magazine, got together to bring you Leo Laporte's Guide to TiVo, a fun, light-hearted and in-depth look at TiVo and all that it is capable of. In this easy-to-follow guide, you will learn remote control trickery, how to upgrade your TiVo hardware, how to add a CallerID display to your television and how to add web capabilities. Take control of your television destiny with Leo Laporte's Guide to TiVo.
I. TiVo TWEAKING (WARRANTY-FRIENDLY FUN).
1. Which TiVo Is Right for You?
TiVo Buyer’s Guide.
Series 1 Stand-Alone TiVo.
Series 2 Stand-Alone TiVo.
Series 1 DirecTV with TiVo Combo Unit.
Series 2 DirecTV with TiVo Combo Unit.
Series 2 DirecTV HD TiVo.
Other Devices with TiVo.
TiVo Buying Tips.
Which TiVo Service to Buy?
Home Media Feature.
Uninterrupted Power Supplies (UPS).
Universal Remote Control.
A/V Wireless Transmitter System.
Wireless Phone Jack.
Cable Organizing Systems.
Wired/Wireless Networking Components.
You Say You Want a TiVolution?
2. Getting the Most Out of Your TiVo.
Understanding How TiVo Works.