Popular US DVR maker TiVo has announced that the company will soon be rolling out an app for Apple's iPad tablet, that will turn the device into an interactive program guide and remote control.
The app, which will be compatible with TiVo Premiere and Premiere XL boxes, will allow users to view program guides without interrupting the program they are watching, as well as browse recordings and initiate them using the app.
The company said in a blog post: “Now you can quickly surface new content, view guides, schedule and manage recordings, get recommendations, or investigate a particular actor's entire resume—all using intuitive, gesture-based iPad interaction.”
Additionally, the app will also allow users to post comments about a particular show or movie on Facebook and micro blogging platform Twitter. Using the app, TiVo users will be able to switch between a "gesture based" TiVo remote control or the classic TiVo remote control interface.