[access-uk] Re: VIRGIN MEDIA'S TIVO BOX WITH IPHONE APP

  • From: Ibrahim Gucukoglu <ibrahim_gucukoglu@xxxxxxxx>
  • To: "access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 18:24:59 +0100

Carol, if you do need a replacement any time, please email me and I will see 
what I can do for you.

Sent from my iPhone

> On 17 Sep 2014, at 17:51, "Carol.Pearson29@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx" 
> <carol.pearson29@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
> Well, that doesn't surprise me at all.  We still have ours working at 
> present, thankfully.
>  
> Carol P
>  
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Ibrahim Gucukoglu
> To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Sent: Wednesday, September 17, 2014 4:47 PM
> Subject: [access-uk] Re: VIRGIN MEDIA'S TIVO BOX WITH IPHONE APP
> 
> Hi Carol
> 
> Sadly, I don't have any more of these to sell, although I am looking at 
> sourcing some more as they are immensely popular. If the List moderator does 
> not mind, I will happily advise the list when I do have some more in. Mark, 
> tvonicks were acquired by a company called pulsate a couple of years ago and 
> they're licensing arrangement with RNIBsadly was not renewed. Pulse8  have 
> decided that they do not want to continue in the free view market given the 
> immense saturation this market has already, so these boxes will be in very 
> limited supply as once they are gone, they are gone.
> 
> Sent from my iPhone
> 
>> On 17 Sep 2014, at 16:26, "Carol.Pearson29@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx" 
>> <carol.pearson29@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> 
>> Well, I meant that RNIB no longer stock it.  You can still get it at the 
>> moment I think from Ibrahim on list and maybe other stockists.
>>  
>> I was just guessing that sooner or later it will either be superceded by 
>> something else or just won't be available any more, which is why I was 
>> asking about the Tivo box because we used to have TV via Virgin Media.
>>  
>> Carol P
>>  
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: Mark Bishop
>> To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Sent: Wednesday, September 17, 2014 4:11 PM
>> Subject: [access-uk] Re: VIRGIN MEDIA'S TIVO BOX WITH IPHONE APP
>> 
>> I am worried
>> What did you mean about the demise of the tvonics box?
>> Mark bishop 
>> 
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>> 
>> On 17 Sep 2014, at 12:41, "Carol.Pearson29@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx" 
>> <carol.pearson29@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> 
>> Thanks, John.
>>  
>> Thanks for the latest here.
>>  
>> We stopped using NTL fopr our TV a while back now when we purchased the 
>> TVONICS but, with the gradual decline of these, we're just looking at our 
>> options now because we still have Cable facility.
>>  
>> Cheers.
>>  
>> Carol P
>>  
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: John Gurd
>> To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Sent: Tuesday, September 16, 2014 10:35 AM
>> Subject: [access-uk] Re: VIRGIN MEDIA'S TIVO BOX WITH IPHONE APP
>> 
>> Hi Carol
>> The Tivo app is fully accessible. Your Tivo box needs to be physically 
>> connected to your home router though. Mine are in separate rooms but I use a 
>> network solution that uses the electrical power circuits.
>> Yes, you can set up recordings and use it as a Tivo remote. You can stream 
>> programmes to your iPhone but unfortunately you don’t get the audio 
>> description.
>> HTH
>> John
>> From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of 
>> Carol.Pearson29@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Sent: 15 September 2014 19:50
>> To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Subject: [access-uk] VIRGIN MEDIA'S TIVO BOX WITH IPHONE APP
>> Hi all,
>> I wonder if someone can confirm just what the situation is now with the Tivo 
>> box and VI's.  At one point the box was working quite well with the iPhone's 
>> app, but I'd like to know if this is still the case and what the 
>> restrictions are, if any.  Can you record using this app?
>> Thanks for any current information anyone can give on this.
>> Carol P

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