A DirecTV-TiVo Problem


Wired Magazine Reports: A recent software upgrade to DirecTV receivers has infuriated TiVo users who say the change disabled their beloved digital video recorders — and has sparked conspiratorial theories that DirecTV disabled them on purpose.


The problem mainly affects DirecTV customers with D10 receivers and a stand-alone TiVo, and who use a serial cable to control the satellite box. DirecTV DVRs that have TiVo functionality built-in are working fine. Shelly Palmer

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.


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