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Tablo FAQs – Why Don’t I Always See Fast Forward Preview Thumbnails on Tablo?

I hate commercialsWith the exception of the million dollar budget spots that air during the Superbowl, people generally hate commercials. Thankfully, about a year ago Tablo added support for Fast Forward Previews which makes it easy to quickly speed through commercials and get back to the show you were trying to watch.

However, some users have been confused as to why they don’t see Fast Forward Previews on all Tablo video playback.

 

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Tablo FAQs - Does Tablo Support Closed Captioning?

Tablo Closed CaptioningWhile closed captioning may not be the most 'sexy' feature, it's certianly critical for many people, and not just those that are hard of hearing. This is why Tablo supports closed captioning on the majority of its platforms including iOS smartphones and tablets, Android smartphones and tablets, Roku, Android TV and Amazon Fire TV. 

 

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Sneak Peek: New Tablo Apple TV App Interface

Tablo Apple TV recordingsFewf! This week has been quite the whirlwind as we began previewing a new native app for the 4th generation Apple TV at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The Tablo booth has been hopping with visits from the media, partners and even Tablo customers wanting to see the new app in action! However, not everyone is lucky enough to be in Vegas this week and many of you have been requesting a video sneak peek.

 

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CES 2016: Previewing New Tablo Apps for Apple TV and LG webOS Smart TVs

CES logoThe first week of January each year, the world's consumer electronics manufacturers converge on Las Vegas to showcase the newest and hottest invovations and once again, Tablo will be there.

This year, we'll be previewing two highly anticipated new native apps: one for Apple TV and one for LG WebOS Smart TVs.

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Tablo Roku Preview Channel Now Public

Roku Tablo’s Roku Preview channel - which we’ve been building from the ground up since last year - has now become our official public Roku channel. 

 

 

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Exciting Apple Updates = More Choice for Cord Cutters

Apple September eventIn case you missed the barrage of news coverage on yesterday’s Apple event, they made several announcements that should make cord cutters very excited including a brand-new Apple TV expected to arrive in October.

In anticipation of a barrage of questions from the Apple fandom about what this means for Tablo, here’s our take on yesterday’s news.

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New Tool: What Can I Watch on OTA TV?

Big Bang What's OnWe created a ‘What Can I Watch OTA’ tool. Just enter your zip code and we’ll show you all of the great prime time shows you can see in your area for FREE with an antenna.

While you're there, check out our other great cordcutting tools.

 

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Sneak Peek @ CE Week NY: New Features, More Storage

Excited SheldonThe Tablo team is at CE Week in New York City today and tomorrow giving journalists and industry experts a sneak peek at Tablo firmware and app updates that will be coming to your OTA DVR very soon.

This firmware update (Version 2.2.2) includes support for several new features we know you guys will be VERY excited about that will make a big difference in management, storage and playback of your Over-the-Air content.

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One Size Doesn’t Fit All: Choosing the Right Tablo Recording Quality

Just right bowlsTablo offers several recording quality options and today we’ll explain the difference between them so you can make the best choice for your needs and your home video setup. Even if you’ve been using a Tablo DVR for a while now, you may want to check this out to see if there’s an option that may work better for you.

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Cord Cutting with a Data Cap: It Is Possible

One of the ways cable companies are combatting the cord-cutting movement is by instituting bandwidth data caps (or finally enforcing caps) on internet packages. Potential cord-cutters have been warned that moving from a cable package to obtaining all video entertainment by downloading video or through streaming services like Netflix, Amazon Instant Video, Hulu and Sling TV will be just as expensive, if not more, due to potential bandwidth overages.

Despite this propaganda, it’s totally possible to cut the cord on expensive cable TV contracts even if you have an internet data cap.

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