I just came back to Verizon after 3 months of trying out Comcast. In the end, it didnt work out but one thing I noticed that I didnt even realize was possible is that my Tivo which was using a Comcast cablecard, now had an icon for Comcast and accessing on demand services! I was so glad to see this! When I went back to Verizon (today), it was like before where I still dont seem to have access to any on demand services. Is there any way to have this also like Comcast offers without using a Verizon owned box? Sorry, I still love my Tivo and no other DVR or set top box compares to them, but I would really like to see this as well. And if its not something thats possible already and just dont know how to yet, please give us this upgrade also!
Thunderstorm season is back in Texas, and we don't have a way to track storms real time. The "news" stations sometimes show the weather (when it's severe enough), and the weather stations and app give us a tiny pixelated smudge that's worthless.
We need a station that's just a map. An animated doplar map updated in real time.
Works with many major streaming offerings except Verion Redbox Instant and Amazon Instant Video.
Supported steaming services:
Players exist for about any device: Windows PC, Macs, Roku, Apple TV, ipads, iPhones, Android, Windows phones, PS4, Xbox, various Blue Ray/ DVD players.. except of course Verion STBs.
I just bought a DVD/Blue ray DVD and it came with a UV code so now I can stream that movie on any platorm or service that supports UV. Why can't this customer friendly service be available from Verizon STBs?
How about replacing the Media Manager app. It was a nice application that is offered by Verizon's competitors. As a long time FIOS customer, it seems that while it is still the best service the continued price increases coupled with loss of content such as the media manager will begin making alternative service providers more attractive.
Why does Verizon not put a widget for the Red box on all the stb so our customer can enjoy the service. Plus if we are going to do the mobile app they must first get it right . The other company like comcast will let you watch live TV's and what is saved on your dvr.
Would you please get your wheather wiget fixed!! When I try to add zip codes it says "not a valid zipcode"--better yet get rid of "wheatherbug" and add either the wheather channel or accu wheather. Also, please consider adding a better selection of widgets-much like Directv.
The FIOS TV menu, under "Customer Service", "My Wireless Network", displays your SSID (Network Name) and network encryption key WITHOUT asking for any sort of password. The information is freely displayed to anyone with access to your remote.
This completely defeats the purpose of having an encryption key on the wireless network if anyone with access to the remote can pull up your SSID and WEP/WPA key.
In my case, I run a proxy server with another wireless router behind the proxy. Everyone connects to the wireless network behind the proxy server so that web filtering can occur as their are kids in the house. The Verizon ActionTec router sits in front of the proxy with wireless enabled but the SSID hidden. Some may say to turn off the wireless feature in front of the proxy and problem solved, but that's not the point.
The point is Verizon should not be freely advertising your network security details via a widget on the FIOS TV service. I have to supply a password to my FIOS router to have access to this information, why is this not the same on the TV?
Verizon obviously did not think this through. I contacted Verizon via phone and was told there is no way to disable this. Verizon says "your privacy is your right and our duty" so I would like to see Verizon address this immediately. Seeking other ways to notify Verizon of this egregious gaffe in security, but for now this post is the first vehicle.
I've had a couple of power failures recently in my area and it keeps taking a lot of time to delete the default stocks VZ puts into "My Stock" page and put mine back in. I notce, however, that the Fidelity widget saves the data and gets restored when power returns. Could the CNBC widget be enhaced to store data and not revert to Vz settings? The CNBC widget is quick as we simply press one button while watching the channel vs going into widgets and cycling thru loop to get to Fidelity's widget.
There are people, myself included that have a hard time seeing the color red on dark backgrounds. The stock display appears to be a table with hidden borders, so I'm guessing you can change the background cell color easily.
If so, could you make the CHANGE and Percent Change columns background WHITE so both GREEN and RED will be seen easily? I currently have to get up off the couch and walk up to the TV to read the column.
What People are Watching widget helped me never miss what was on. My whole family loved it and had fun to see if what we were watching matched what everyone else in our area was watching! Also a great marketing tool for you when you see everyone is watching say Game of Thrones on HBO, people might request getting Premium channels more.Thanks.
Is it possible that at some point in the future we'll be able to use Redbox Instant, Netflix Watch Instantly, Amazon Prime Instant, or Hulu Plus.. or (dare to dream) stuff from the iTunes Store.. or things like that on the DVR? I realize it's more of a technical issue, but it'd be awesome to see it happen.