TiVo Premiere customers have begun receiving a new Web Video Launchpad app that aggregates online content from the likes of CNET, the White House, and countless others. The rich app, possibly powered by Flingo, looks to be a significant improvement over their antiquated Podcaster app and prior web video attempts. Beyond Launchpad’s collection of video, a beta Fling feature allows you to queue up web video you stumble upon while web browsing for later television viewing – although I’m not yet sure how or where this is populated and wonder if an updated TiVo “What to Watch” smartphone/tablet app could come into play. As with recent app additions and updates, to ensure they’re not missed, TiVo continues to sully our
Now Playing My Shows index with the TiVo Launchpad line item.