* Helps first-time users get up and running with TiVo, the set-top box and subscription service that allows people to record hours of television programs digitally * TiVo is growing rapidly and currently has more than one million subscribers including more than 500,000 who have signed on since Spring 2002 * Walks readers through TiVo basics and beyond, from setting up TiVo, recording manually, creating automatic recording rules to incorporating a TiVo into a home theater system, troubleshooting problems, and upgrading TiVo hardware * Written by the world's #1 bestselling technology author the man behind thirty-five top-selling For Dummies titles, including Windows XP For Dummies (0-7645-0893-8), Upgrading & Fixing PCs For Dummies (0-7645-1665-5), and MP3 For Dummies (0-7645-0858-X)
Table of Contents
Introduction.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.Glossary.Index.
Andy Rathbone is possibly the bestselling technology author of all time. He has written thirty-five For Dummies books on topics ranging from Windows XP to camcorders and MP3s.