On Wednesday morning Comcast did a software download in Baltimore City that made several changes to my Motorola DVRs:
The Main Menu consolidated onto one page instead of two.
The ability to make and label up to five favorites lists (using an on-screen keyboard).
After hitting Guide button and Favorites button, the guide only displays favorite channels.
Mini-guide can be set to display two channels or three channels.
A timed screen saver (only covers the 4:3 area of the screen).
HD programs labeled as HD in the guide.
Hitting Rec button records everything in the buffer istead of starting at the current time.
A menu comes up after hitting My DVR button, brings up a menu of all DVR options, not just the list of recordings.
Manual recording can be set to "Mon-Fri".
A "Welcome to On Demand" screen after hitting the On Demand button.
"New" or end dates displayed for On Demand selections instead of "LC" (Last Chance).
A time bar while watching On Demand, just like the one for watching broadcasts and recordings.
Faster response time for On Demand controls.
Most of the changes are listed above. Here's a web page about the "improved guide":http://www.comcast.com/improvedguide/
And the user guide:http://www.comcast.com/MediaLibrary/...VodOspg_46.pdf
Firmware is version 16.35.
On another note, DVR rental has gone from $10 to $12 a month. (Coincidence?)