How about updating the most simple feature of the box so it is at least as good as the old crappy DVRs? Got my X1 about a month ago. Hitting page down or page up on the X1 on the guide is a painful process. The next channels appear, yet they're empty rows. A second later the shows fill in. This is much, much worse than the non-X1 boxes, which allow you to scroll through the guide as quickly as you can hit page down. It is shocking to me that the people who write the code for this box do not at least pre-load a set number of channels in either direction from the channel the guide opens on. Menu animations, for example loading up the Saved menu, are choppy. Why spend time creating fancy menu animatons when the box isn't even powerful enough to play them smoothly? Even the Recordings page, with no poster art, literally just a list of folders/file names on the box, can't load smoothly. I just had a technician send a signal twice to no avail. I hope I have a lemon box, but I fear that the software in all of the boxes is just subpar. Put some effort into making simple things like the guide and the list of DVR'ed shows run smoothly. It is inexcusable to release a hyped up product that is in many ways inferior to its predecessors. Almost to the point where the overall experience is worse. If it weren't for the 4-tuner recording, I'd go back to the old box in a second.
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