Forget Mac or PC; that holy war is over. I own and work on Windows but I own an iPhone and an iPod. I straddle the fence; use both architectures; haven’t made up my mind.
But television, that’s a whole ‘nother story.
I’m a TiVo. Always (since Christmas 2001) have been. Always will be.
My in-laws have been loyal Dish Network folks longer than that, but the Dish PVR is pathetic: frustrating, clunky and like an old version of DOS compared to TiVo.
My folks have the HD DVR that comes from their local cable/telco provider, but it looks like a tinkertoy and has the graphics/interface to match.
Me? I’ve got TiVo.
I’ve owned 5 TiVo’s over the past 7 plus years, from a lowly Series 1 that was refurbished twice to a set of Series 2’s and now a set of TiVo HD’s, one of which is outfitted with an additional external
My love for TiVo is so stupid that I even had them send me one of those free TiVo cookie cutters, despite the fact that neither Jenn or I bake. Ever.
It came in the mail a few weeks back:
I’m enough of a TiVo Fanboy that I threw my name into the ring for Dave Zatz’s TiVo giveaway even though I already have a cookie cutter.
Out of obligation and respect, I’m following TiVo on Twitter.
And yes, because I can hear you asking it to yourselves (and me), this is basically a suck-up post to TiVo to send me something – anything – for free.
I’m no Matt Haughey but I deserve something, right?
Next steps: a TiVo (temporary) tattoo and maybe some shots of TiVo stickers & clings that live in my office, car and home.