TiVo releases official app in the Android Market

An official TiVo app has finally made its way to the Android Market. There have been a bunch of unofficial apps, but its nice to see one from TiVo itself. 

The app works with the TiVo Premiere, the TiVo HD Series 1, Series 2 and Series 3. Premiere users will be pleased to know that they will have access to every feature the app has to offer while those with the Series 1, 2 & 3 will have limitations.

Here are the features:

  • Program guide (Premiere, Series 1,2 & 3)
  • Search TV & movies (Premiere, Series 1,2 & 3)
  • Browse TV & movies (Premiere, Series 1,2 & 3)
  • Explore cast & crew (Premiere, Series 1,2 & 3)
  • Remote control (Premiere & Series 3)
  • Schedule recordings (Premiere & Series 3)
  • Start playback on the TV (Premiere)
  • Info on show currently playing (Premire)
  • See recorded shows(Premiere)
  • Manage recordings (Premiere)

To setup the app with yout TiVo box, first install the app. After you open it, it will scan for available TiVo devices. Click on yours and then enter the email and password that you have regisered with your TiVo account. That's it!

To get the free app in the Android Market, please follow the links after the break.

Sean Brunett