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2019-05-28 04:09 PM
gzink It is good!
2019-05-17 10:20 AM
k801809 @gzink - another update is rolling out as we speak to address genre colouring, take a look at the link for the new style.
2019-05-17 05:21 AM
gzink Unfortunately just a vertical separator is coloured. And the movie colour is hardly detectable. I know I am hard to please!
2019-05-15 06:54 PM
andyk The color coding is back with the latest update, along with sports recording extension prompts.
See .
2019-04-03 04:08 PM
LD500 My wife watches 20x more TV than me and hates the new Gateway guide.
I love it. Stupid me, I always found it confusing which channel was currently selected due to all the colours on the screen.
Now it's nice and simple but I have a feeling anyone that watches tv regularly might find it lacking information.

By the way, I heard a couple months ago Shaw testing a totally new system by Arris.
Where can I find any discussion, even rumours, of this? Seems like very little action on Shaw at this site these days.

Only other site I found was the Shaw Community forums and I doubt there would be much in sneak peak reports on Shaw's own site.

2019-03-17 11:10 PM
zapattack Second post got lost.
First update did not change visual appearance.
There was a second, separate update (24 hrs later on my logs) that changed colors and layout.
2019-03-16 03:32 PM
gzink Sure miss the colour.
Maybe there's a smoky haze in Vancouver which gives the colour there.
2019-03-16 02:49 PM
hdguy2019 I've got my update here in Edmonton and the guide is not color coded. What I miss is the new episodes of shows was usually in a different color which made it easy to see.

BTW, what is the 'shelf life' of the Gateways, I've made mine installed in 2011 and I worry that when the Gateway decides to stop working I wont have any TV to watch :-(
2019-03-05 03:18 PM
zapattack Upgrade steps started at 2:00AM and finished by 4:00AM

Movies, sports, kids shows all color coded.
2019-03-05 07:58 AM
gzink I hadn't noticed but you are right. There is NO colour coding. That was extremely useful to me. Sports/Movies.
I'll have to check the movies list but it used to have every movie whether we had the channel or not so that was extremely useless. It does appear one step forward and 6 back.
Does any systems person at Shaw know what they are doing???
Easy on the eyes and half as useful. Now that is INDEED an UPGRADE(NOT).
2019-03-04 11:09 PM
Gateway update

From the pictures they use as examples, it appears that movies, kid's shows, sports, etc. will no longer be colour coded. That would be a downgrade for me. I haven't had the update happen on my machine yet so we'll see.
2019-02-28 05:07 PM
gzink Thanks guys

To quote...This update enhances the overall interface including the Guide, PVR List, Browse Banner and Menus on your Gateway set-top box.
Yes some improvement but the main icons are a step backwards ..circles with an r for recorded? Really? Is that representing film canisters?
2019-02-28 11:17 AM
andyk Gateway Update:
2019-02-28 10:22 AM
Originally Posted by gzink View Post
Is most of the cable programming still 1080i or is some now 1080p?
All broadcasting is still 720P or 1080i. This may be changed by your box to output 1080p, however, the only programming available from Shaw at 1080P is on-demand. See the following FAQ:
2019-02-28 05:33 AM
gzink Got an update on Feb 27 to 7.14.162
Change in the menus display. Simpler icons, clearer text.
Is most of the cable programming still 1080i or is some now 1080p??
Is there discussion somewhere on this update?
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