TiVo Veep Speaks

Dave Zatz, of Zatz Not Funny and Engadget, conducted a short interview with Jim Denney, TiVo’s VP of Product Marketing, about the latest version of the TiVo Desktop. Denney defends TiVo’s decision to charge a premium for MPEG-4 and H.264 transcoding, citing the licensing fees they had to pay, and implying the US$25 fee doesn’t even cover TiVo’s “real costs.” The frustrating news in this exchange is that TiVoToGo for OS X is STILL not ready to be talked about (which likely means we won’t see it anytime soon). And questions about the much-anticipated TiVo Series 3 were also sidestepped.

Read the full piece here.