Summary and Info
If you own a TiVo, you're already aware of its awesome built-in capabilities. Wouldn't it be cool if you could make your TiVo do even more? Now you can! "Hacking the TiVo" covers the tools that are available to do just that, including MFS Tools, boot-page, monte, BlessTiVo, and many more. Learn what they are, how they work, and what TiVo model they're meant for. To ensure that all your hard work is never lost, you'll discover how to back up and restore your TiVo data. Want to expand your TiVo's storage capacity? You'll learn how to replace your TiVo disk with a larger one and how to add a second drive. Want to put a new or old TiVo on your home network? Clear instructions explain how to get access to the machine to install and start popular applications and network services. Don't limit the power of your TiVo! Integrate it with caller ID and AOL Instant Messenger, utilize it for news and sports updates, and use it to display photos and play music. From the hidden menus of the TiVo user interface, through the secret commands accessed through the remote control, to programming your TiVo over the Internet, this is your guide to tapping the full potential of your TiVo!