Pros Great interface, network features, expandable for future
Cons Expensive service subscription
Summary Since I got my tivo, I almost never watch live tv; I can watch whatever I want. The interface is nice-looking and easy to use. It also has the advantage of network connectivity, and the software is always having features added. Cnet is wrong in saying you need a landline; I have broadband and Voip, and I never had to use a phone line.
Pros -recording options - knows when to record your shows, never had a problem -no dropouts, ever. Dish DVR consistently has audio dropouts -adjustable recording quality -wish lists -when you stop the fast forward it automatically backs up a few 10ths of a se
Cons Monthly fee
Pros I love having the option to time shift shows and now with the TiVo to Go option you can watch them during trips.
Cons thye need to increase the USB ports to USB 2.0 for faster transfers.
Pros Nice interface, easy to use once setup.
Cons Need analog phone line. These days with cells, cable internet, IP phones (won't work) this is major problem and had to take box to friend who has analog line to setup. Then when I decided to cancel, they took my credit card online, but refused to let me c
Pros I have the series 2 tivo with DirecTV. DirecTV version allows recording of two shows at once! The interface is a dream and the season pass feature is wonderful. DirecTV version is more efficient at storing shows since it is digital to digital so you ma
Cons The reliability of the units is not the best. I had to get my series 1 unit replaced and if the power source is not perfect with my direcTV series 2 box it can cut out. I now have it plugged into a UPS and it has helped dramatically.