What to Watch Now? Ask Your App!

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As Foolish investors, we're always looking for companies with some sort of competitive advantage, or moat.

TiVo has operated in a cutthroat industry since its inception. As Verizon, DIRECTV, and others began to offer their own DVRs, TiVo's subscriber count plummeted.

One way management hopes to reverse that trend is by building a technological advantage over these cable and satellite operators. The company recently introduced improvements to its Apple iOS app with the addition of "What to Watch Now" -- available to owners of one of the TiVo Premiere DVRs. TiVo's Jim Denney chatted about the app with Motley Fool analyst Rex Moore at the recent Cable Show in Washington, D.C. In part two of this series, Jim shows how the app can be used to find movies, kids' shows, and other programming tailored to the viewer.

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The article What to Watch Now? Ask Your App! originally appeared on Fool.com.

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