Chip Fetrow tacos at
Thu Jan 5 19:23:01 CST 2012


You are, of course, correct that the cable company's DVRs are  
inferior, however for the point of accuracy, FiOS is a Verizon  
product, and the AT&T product is Uverse.


On Jan 5, 2012, at 1:00 PM, tacos-request at wrote:

> Message: 1
> Date: Wed, 04 Jan 2012 13:27:14 -0500
> From: "fgentges at" <fgentges at>
> To: Tacos <tacos at>
> Subject: AT&T FIOS DVR vs TIVO
> Tacoistas,
> We had the AT&T DVR made by Motorola and it lacked many useful  
> features
> and was woefully short on storage space with no option to upgrade it.
> We got rid of the supplied DVR and got genuine Tivo DVRs.  Wow! What a
> difference.  If you have FIOS, think about getting a Tivo and  
> returning
> the supplied DVR to AT&T.
> I bought my Factory Renewed Tivo from the factory, changed out the  
> hard
> drive with a 2 TB drive kit from eBay and it all works great.  With  
> 2 TB
> of storage, I can record lots of programs in HD without worrying about
> running out of room.  I can access the recorded programs over my local
> Ethernet network from my computers, watch programs and record them  
> to DVDs.
> Now we see that AT&T is going to pay big bucks for patent infringement
> with an inferior unit.  They should have used Tivo to start with.
> See
> Frank K0BRA

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