Comcast iPhone App Misses the Boat: No Remote DVR Control Feature

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Screenshot courtesy of Comcast

If you read through the description of the new free iPhone app…

Comcast mobile app 1.0

…or read this detailed overview of the app in MacWorld…

First look: Comcast Mobile App for iPhone

…one thing, a missing feature, will probably stand out to you: It doesn’t let you schedule a recording remotely (or even in your home for that matter). Sure, it lets you check your email and digital voice mail (if you subscribe to that feature), it shows you TV program listings, and itt lets you watch movie trailers. But, anyone with a cable company provided DVR probably wants a way to set recordings on it while away from home. And, this app that doesn’t deliver the feature. Too bad…