Books & Videos

Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 TiVo Remote Control Hacks

    1. Hacks #1-19

    2. Remote Control Hacks

    3. Backdoor Hacks

    4. Swinging TiVo

    5. Must-Skim TV

    6. Navigation Shortcuts

    7. The 30-Second Skip

    8. An Onscreen Clock

    9. Making the Play Bar Disappear Faster

    10. What's Your TiVo Doing?

    11. Opening the Backdoor

    12. Italicizing Everything

    13. Sorting the Now Playing List

    14. Turning Off Overshoot Protection

    15. Controlling Overshoot Protection

    16. Pushing Fast Forward to Eleven

    17. Viewing Suggestions in the To Do List

    18. Viewing "Hidden" Recordings

    19. Activating the Node Navigator

    20. Enabling Advanced WishLists

    21. Turning Off the TiVo Software

    22. Applaud the TiVo Team

  2. Chapter 2 Adding More Hours

    1. Hacks #20-28

    2. Basic Assumptions

    3. Gathering Some Information

    4. Getting Everything Together

    5. Opening the Box

    6. Removing TiVo's Hard Drive or Drives

    7. Installing TiVo's Hard Drive in Your PC

    8. Using MFS Tools for Backup and Restore

    9. Backing Up Your TiVo Software

    10. Restoring from Backup

    11. Adding a Second Drive the Quick-n-Dirty Way

    12. Putting TiVo's Drives Back

    13. Testing Your TiVo's New Capacity

  3. Chapter 3 The TiVo Shell

    1. Hacks #29-46

    2. Mounting and Working with TiVo's Drive Partitions

    3. Enabling Bash over the Serial Port

    4. Copying Unix Binaries to TiVo

    5. Clean Up and Shut Down

    6. Connecting to TiVo Serially

    7. Installing Unix Binaries on TiVo

    8. Poking Around

    9. Moving Stuff to and from Your TiVo

    10. Installing the less Pager on Your TiVo

    11. Text Editing with vi on Your TiVo

    12. Text Editing with Emacs on Your TiVo

    13. Displaying Images on Your TV

    14. Putting Text on the Screen

    15. Capturing Closed Captioning

    16. Caller ID on Your TV

    17. Running the Same Thing Over and Over...

    18. Save Multiple Shows at a Time to Your VCR

    19. Playing MP3s on your TiVo

  4. Chapter 4 Bring the Internet to TiVo

    1. Hacks #47-62

    2. Running PPP over TiVo's Serial Port

    3. Accept a PPP Connection from TiVo on Your PC

    4. Getting Your TiVo Series 1 Online

    5. Getting Your TiVo Series 2 Online

    6. Figuring Out Your TiVo's IP Address

    7. Getting Telnet to Your Ethernet-Enabled TiVo

    8. Fetching Files from the Web

    9. wget Things from the Web

    10. Setting Up an FTP server

    11. Using the Same Filesystem

    12. Reading Email on Your TiVo

    13. Using the TiVo Control Station

    14. Turning Your TV into a Virtual Window

    15. Streaming Internet Audio Broadcasts to TiVo

    16. Watching Your Email

    17. Listen to Your Email

  5. Chapter 5 TiVo and the Web

    1. Hacks #63-80

    2. Signing Up for the Home Media Option

    3. Remotely Scheduling a Recording Through the HMO

    4. TiVoWeb, a Web Interface to Your TiVo

    5. Scheduling a Recording with TiVoWeb

    6. What's on and beyond the To Do List?

    7. Deleting Scheduled Recordings

    8. Undeleting Recordings

    9. Renaming Recordings

    10. Editing Season Passes

    11. Emulating the TiVo Remote

    12. Emulating TiVo's Screens

    13. Using TiVo Mail

    14. Changing Channel Logos

    15. Automatically Assigning All Logos

    16. Creating Your Own Custom Logos

    17. Dropping New Extensions into TiVoWeb

    18. Starting TiVoWeb with TiVo

    19. Putting Your TiVo on the Web

  6. Chapter 6 Working with Videos

    1. Hacks #81-87

    2. Limitations

    3. Pulling Video from Your TiVo over FTP

    4. Pulling Video from Your TiVo via Web Interface

    5. Playing Extracted Video

    6. Streaming Video Directly from TiVo

    7. Converting Extracted Video

    8. Putting Videos Back into TiVo

    9. Moving Shows Between TiVo Units

  7. Chapter 7 Writing Code

    1. Hacks #88-100

    2. A Crash Course in Tcl

    3. Navigating the Media Filesystem

    4. Inspecting MFS Objects

    5. Extracting Your Now Showing List

    6. Discovering Your Favorite Actors

    7. Discovering Your Favorite Writers, Producers, and Directors

    8. Turning Favorites Lists into JavaScript

    9. How Do You Watch TV?

    10. Browsing Through TiVo's Resources

    11. Making Recordings Start Late and End Early

    12. Editing Resources with a Point and a Click

    13. Catching TiVo Events

    14. Disabling the Live TV button

    15. Cross-Compiling C Code for TiVo

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