TiVo, the first name you think of for digital video recording, has partnered with RIM to develop a new application that allows you to control your TiVo DVR from your BlackBerry. Though the application has yet to be released anxious fans are already looking forward to the possibility of saving time while being able to program the recording of their favorite programs and events from anywhere within their BlackBerry service area.
Imagine being told at the last minute that you need to work late or detour for a time-consuming errand when you’d already planned to be home in time to catch the season finale of Lost. Of course, this would fall on a night when the rest of the family had planned to be out and you didn’t even think to set the DVR, as you just knew you’d have plenty of time to make it home, unwind and enjoy the television to yourself for once. So what do you do now? Well, if you’ve read this article then you’ve taken steps against such mishaps and have downloaded the TiVo application on your BlackBerry so you hardly miss a beat as you know you can view the recording at whatever time you finally make it home.