When the Xbox 360 launched in 2005 one of the most interesting possibilities for the system was the possibility of using it as a set-top replacement for an existing cable box. It wasn't brought up much since then though, and it seemed to be one of those things that wasn't ever really happening.
If you're a music fan, or you just like a bit of background sound while you're working, you've probably played around with the Pandora streaming service. As of this week, you can get that same service on your TiVo Premiere absolutely free.
When the TiVo Premiere debuted, it was plagued with performance and stability issues. It didn't live up to expectations, and the folks at TiVo were very aware of the issue. Not too long after they released the unit itself, they released a firmware update to fix the problems.
Isn't technology wonderful? If you've got a Slingbox SOLO, PRO or PRO-HD and an Android phone, you'll be able to watch shows directly from your TV almost anywhere you are. You'll need 3G, 4G or WiFi connectivity, but as long as you've got it, you're good to go.