Louisa Hearn of the Sydney Morning Herald recently replaced her “ageing video recorder” with a brand new TiVo. And she chronicled the ups and downs of the first seven days with her new TiVo. In the end there are more ups than downs, and by the end of the week she says:
Perhaps it is the “post purchase satisfaction” they talk about in the marketing world or just the fact that it has a nice, uncluttered, user interface and an intuitive remote control, but I am growing rather attached to my new DVR.
I found it interesting because it isn’t the usual techie review, but more of a journal of the experience, brief as it is. She and her family ran into a few issues that other users may well experience, such as needing to configure their home network and sorting out how to wire their system with a TiVo and DVD player. I think it is a good view into the experience for folks just thinking of getting their first TiVo.