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Use Online Remote Scheduling with Alpha
A new service for BendBroadband Alpha customers is available, called Alpha Remote Management. With this service, BendBroadband customers who have an Alpha system will be able to manage and control the entire home entertainment experience through the Internet from any PC with a BendBroadband.com or Bendcable.com user name and password.
BendBroadband Alpha Remote Management unlocks the true capabilities of digital cable. Using easy, intuitive controls, you can browse TV Listings, program your DVR, and manage Parental Control settings, right through your PC.
This article applies to the following BendBroadband DVRs.
Logging into your account
To login to your account, you will need to access mybendbroadband.com, login to your BendBroadband email account, and click on TV.
Scheduling a recording through online scheduling
By clicking on Online Scheduling, you can view all available TV Listings and use them to schedule recordings and series recordings. After selecting a show, you click on it and information about the show appears, along with the option to schedule a new recording.
Manage My TV
By clicking on Manage My TV, you are taken to the Home Network page, where the Home Media Gateway controls for TV and DVR options are available.
THere are 4 different applications available within the My Apps section of Manage My TV; Flick Photos, SuperTicker, MyNet Bookmarks, and Home Network. Click on Manage App to the right side of the app to manage the settings within the App.
Note: MyNet Bookmarks is not yet available with Alpha, but is planned for future updates.
|Flickr Photos - Enjoy photos on TV from the comfort of your couch. Use this app to manage which Flickr user's photos you can see on your Media Player.|
|SuperTicker Services - Looking for you own version of the nightly news? Manage the categories shown in your on-screen TV ticker.|
|MyNet Bookmarks - Coming Soon! This app will be available shortly. Please check back again soon.|
|Home Network - Ready to enjoy your own music, photos, and movies on your TV instead of your PC? Set up and manage your home network using one of our approved software providers.|
My Recordings allows you to modify settings of a scheduled recording, as well as view information on the programs that have already been recorded. Also, series recordings can be managed here, and you can manage default DVR settings.
By default, users are taken to Scheduled Recordings. Under the Scheduled Recordings tab, programs that are queued to be recorded are displayed. Recordings can be canceled from this tab. By clicking on a TV program, the record settings can be modified.
You can record an entire series by setting up recording just once. The Series Recording tab offers the ability to modify the Series priority and series record settings.
You can view all shows that are already recorded by clicking on the Recorded Shows tab.
Recordings and devices are managed by clicking on the DVR Settings tab.