My family and I love the DVR and use the remote functionality a good bit, the server is setup at a vacation house (only place we had a fiber option) with my house and my parents accessing remotely. For about 6 months now, ever since the home and away from home sign in was implemented we have had persistent "no tuner available" errors.
These are false errors, they actually occur because the client (apple tv) has lost its connection to the remote dvr. Before the change the app wouldn't show any channels if the connection was lost, and there was a "reconnect" option under the settings tab. The previous version worked great, and the only time I recall having any issues was when a local tuner was also present (in that case it would occasionally grab the local tuner first and not attempt to connect to the remote dvr). The way things are done now we experience this error on a day to day basis, even when the local tuner is removed from the equation.
I have tried switching each Apple TV to the Channels DVR app which seems to fix the false "no tuner" error but also introduces problems of its own. The DVR app seems to either establish a connection or it doesn't. What I mean by this is that if the app is forced closed or closed by the system as a background process it will bring up the white connection screen, from there it will either connect and kick over to the settings page or it will ask to "try again".
There are a few issues here, first I would like to see the app have a loading page for a second or two while establishing a connection instead of bringing up the sign in screen. The app should also default to on now or guide when it has been re-launched, instead it defaults to settings because it is coming from the sign-in page. Another issue is that on occasion is doesn't establish a connection and the "try again" option doesn't work, in this case I will force close and re-open which almost always works (but most of the family have to be reminded to try this when an error occurs).
One last thing I would like to mention when it comes to the initial sign in page is the highlight color. Everyone is my family agrees that the purple color is intuitively the highlighted item, having the white icon on a white page be the highlight color is very confusing. I understand the white color is the highlight color throughout the app, but the rest of the app also has a purple background, in this case it should be reversed.
Hopefully this can be easily fixed and a loading screen can be implemented to make launching the app a seamless experience. A setting for default launch page would be a welcome addition as well for when the app has been closed as a background process by the system or user.