TiVo For Dummies

Andy Rathbone

  • 出版商: Hungry Minds
  • 出版日期: 2004-04-16
  • 售價: $970
  • 貴賓價: 9.5$922
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 324
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 0764569236
  • ISBN-13: 9780764569234






Pause live TV, replay missed moments, and skip commercials

Let TiVo choose the shows you want to see, then watch them when you want

Who loves ya, baby? Your TiVo knows if you’re addicted to old detective series, or if you’re secretly in love with Buffy, and this book helps you begin a beautiful relationship. Teach TiVo to collect the shows you want and have them ready whenever you are – or even to display photos, play music, and more!

The Dummies Way

  • Explanations in plain English
  • "Get in, get out" information
  • Icons and other navigational aids
  • Tear-out cheat sheet
  • Top ten lists
  • A dash of humor and fun

Discover how to:

  • Choose the right TiVo for your TV service
  • Connect your TiVo and select channels
  • Create playlists and WishListsSM
  • Set parental controls
  • Connect TiVo to your computer
  • Troubleshoot problems

Table of Contents:


Part I: Before Buying Your TiVo.

Chapter 1: Knowing the TiVo.

Chapter 2: Buying the Right TiVo Model.

Chapter 3: Setting Up Your TiVo.

Part II: Using the TiVo.

Chapter 4: TiVo’s Remote and the Guided Setup.

Chapter 5: Watching and Recording Live TV.

Chapter 6: Recording and Watching Favorite Shows.

Chapter 7: Fine-Tuning Your TiVo.

Part III: The Home Media Option.

Chapter 8: Setting Up the Home Media Option.

Chapter 9: Putting TiVo’s Home Media Option to Work.

Chapter 10: Fancy Home Media Option Tricks.

Part IV: Upgrading and Fixing Your TiVo.

Chapter 11: When Things Go Wrong.

Chapter 12: Adding More Storage Space to Your TiVo.

Chapter 13: Finding More TiVo Information on the Web.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 14: Tips for Watching Live TV.

Chapter 15: Tips for Watching Recorded TV.

Chapter 16: Tips for Recording Shows.

Chapter 17: Tips for Sharing TiVo with Family or Roommates.

Chapter 18: Ten Warning Screens and Their Cures.

Chapter 19: Ten Differences between TiVo and Generic DVRs.

Chapter 20: Ten Big Differences between Series 1 and Series 2 TiVos.