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Forum: Bell Satellite TV PVR, HD PVR and HD Receivers   2016-04-10, 02:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 20,924
Posted By John Koenig
Let's see here: by 2025? That is, 9 years from...

Let's see here: by 2025? That is, 9 years from now? Hell Hisense and all the other non-sense LCD manufacturers have been making 4K TVs at sub-1K$ prices for more than a year now as proof that that...
Forum: OTA en français   2016-03-24, 12:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,071
Posted By John Koenig
Et bien c'est quand même toute une nouvelle. Je...

Et bien c'est quand même toute une nouvelle. Je serai curieux de voir si la société des tas ouvrira les yeux et rétablira le service aux plus de 100 000 habitants de la grande région de la baie des...
Forum: OTA en français   2016-03-22, 05:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,573
Posted By John Koenig
Il existe une réponse "le fun" à cette question: ...

Il existe une réponse "le fun" à cette question:

1) Techniquement oui. Tu peux connecter une antenne à ce récepteur afin de capter des signaux analogiques qui émettraient sur les fréquences...
Forum: Home Theatre Corner   2016-02-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,080
Posted By John Koenig
Recent Harmony Ultimate firmware and background

Hi. I recently added a few devices to a Harmony Ultimate remote and after syncing and a couple of years of use, I thought it would be a good idea to install the latest Logitech firmware. Well, well,...
Forum: Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone   2016-02-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,962
Posted By John Koenig
I cut POTS in 2007 and never regretted it...

I cut POTS in 2007 and never regretted it although cellphone calls leave much to be desired as far as sound quality goes. Now since my "exchanges" with the Quebec government often require fax send...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2016-02-03, 01:21 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 36,034
Posted By John Koenig
Simonizer, how's your DIY plasma repair going?...

Simonizer, how's your DIY plasma repair going? Please come back and tell us more about this visitor from the Fourth Dimension.

Live from Canada, the Police State.
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2016-02-01, 07:49 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 36,034
Posted By John Koenig
Flaminghomer, UnblockUs has been around for quite...

Flaminghomer, UnblockUs has been around for quite a while now and I believe he (the one guy who runs things) may be becoming too complaisant and may be letting this business die.

So the name of...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2016-01-31, 09:15 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 36,034
Posted By John Koenig
Wow Bev Fan. I didn't know that some providers...

Wow Bev Fan. I didn't know that some providers resorted to that sort of tactic. Netflix would sure antagonize a real large customer base (plus the extremely bad publicity) if they were to do that.
...
Forum: OTA en français   2016-01-31, 09:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,454
Posted By John Koenig
Michael, je comprends que ça peut représenter un...

Michael, je comprends que ça peut représenter un peu de troubles mais tu sais que tu peux te procurer une CM4228HD chez la Source avec une période "de grâce". Moi si j'étais toi et que je m'étais...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2016-01-30, 11:05 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 36,034
Posted By John Koenig
Fixed my predicament. Netflix is back and the way...

Fixed my predicament. Netflix is back and the way things work, it will probably never be blocked. Someone in here said "cat and mouse" game and that's what it is.
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2016-01-30, 05:02 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 36,034
Posted By John Koenig
Oh well, I'm getting a little upset here. I used...

Oh well, I'm getting a little upset here. I used my wife's credit card to register a new Netflix account last night and then used my credit card to register for a trial on three VPN services to try...
Forum: OTA en français   2016-01-30, 04:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,454
Posted By John Koenig
Bonjour Mickael. J'suis pas certain d'avoir bien...

Bonjour Mickael. J'suis pas certain d'avoir bien compris ce que tu as fait mais il est pratiquement impossible pour toi de ne recevoir aucun signal si tu as BIEN BRANCHÉ ton 7777. J'en ai un ici à...
Forum: Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone   2016-01-23, 03:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,144
Posted By John Koenig
The last time I encountered this situation was in...

The last time I encountered this situation was in 2006. Was working atop Place Alexis-Nihon in Montreal next to the Dawson college. if you recall, there was a shootout there some winter day and...
Forum: HDTV: High Definition Television including LCD and Plasma   2016-01-23, 03:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,501
Posted By John Koenig
Well, as stated in another thread, I purchased...

Well, as stated in another thread, I purchased one of the very last non-demo PN60F8500 Samsung plasmas and am very happy with it. It has some sort of light diverter (like a Fresnel lens) that diverts...
Forum: HDTV: High Definition Television including LCD and Plasma   2016-01-12, 09:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,229
Posted By John Koenig
Hi Doug. I didn't want to elude to the AVS...

Hi Doug. I didn't want to elude to the AVS procedure which involves far more than merely accessing open menu items.

I had opened a ticket with Samsung on October 4th (a couple of weeks before the...
Forum: HDTV: High Definition Television including LCD and Plasma   2016-01-11, 04:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,229
Posted By John Koenig
Good Monday evening 57. What I am reporting...

Good Monday evening 57. What I am reporting affects a TV that has been maintained at relatively low brightness and cell levels (60 and 15 respectively for Samsung), not like the sort of vivid setting...
Forum: HDTV: High Definition Television including LCD and Plasma   2016-01-09, 05:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,229
Posted By John Koenig
Samsung Plasma Purple Banding

First off, I'm sorry if I'm posting some information that has already discussed at length in DH but since I cannot search the forums alone (all I get are two google search fields). My goal here is to...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2016-01-09, 04:03 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,797
Posted By John Koenig
Ahhh!!! I just love this stuff. I was so certian...

Ahhh!!! I just love this stuff. I was so certian that Cablevision Nationale (today's Videotron) in Quebec used Leitch until the advent of VideoCipher 2 in 1987 at which point they moved everything,...
Forum: SiriusXM Satellite Radio   2016-01-08, 10:13 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 164,623
Posted By John Koenig
Correct me if I'm wrong but you won't get the...

Correct me if I'm wrong but you won't get the better retention deals if your radio ID correlates to a car radio (as opposed to the removable units).
Forum: What's On Blu-ray, DVD and in the theatres.   2016-01-08, 09:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,361
Posted By John Koenig
This very long tirade is littered with ludicrous...

This very long tirade is littered with ludicrous violence. I found myself laughing out loud through the second half and it wasn't out of enjoyment.
Forum: HDTV: Front and Rear Projection Screens and Televisions   2016-01-08, 09:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,749
Posted By John Koenig
I just purchased one of the very last Samsung...

I just purchased one of the very last Samsung PN60F8500 unopened plasmas for 2K!

Did that to "ride off" the 4K "interim" format in the comfort of a warm 1080p panel.

I hope that some new...
Forum: SiriusXM Satellite Radio   2016-01-08, 08:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,491
Posted By John Koenig
Happy it works out for you. The revamped Sirius...

Happy it works out for you. The revamped Sirius US app for iOS works quite well (one you get over the fright) and the search feature is quite useful for those who are familiar with the lineup....
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2016-01-07, 10:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,797
Posted By John Koenig
Equally interesting (at least to me) about early...

Equally interesting (at least to me) about early pay tv were the scrambling schemes in use (Orion and Liech). At least you could follow music and news programs just fine.
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2015-12-09, 02:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,391
Posted By John Koenig
To follow up on colinpeddle's post, the list of...

To follow up on colinpeddle's post, the list of devices supported by a Slingbox (at least the Slingbox HD Pro) is quite estounding with a rather large number of devices whose only reason for beaing...
Forum: Retailer Reviews   2015-12-01, 01:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,947
Posted By John Koenig
New Apple ID Scam Mails

On the morning of December 1st 2015, got a legitimate email receipt from Apple for the electronic daily newspaper I subscribe to. So far, all is good, At the same time, got an email from Apple...
Forum: OTA en français   2015-12-01, 07:03 AM
Replies: 426
Views: 150,999
Posted By John Koenig
G225, W16AL est éteint depuis 2011 faute de...

G225, W16AL est éteint depuis 2011 faute de paiement d'abonnement à Dish Network (Sky Angel). Ça diffusait à (très) basse puissance et si c'était toujours aloumé, j'crois que je verrais quelque...
Forum: Portable Electronics: Digital Cameras, Camcorders, ebook Readers, iPods, MP3 Players and GPS   2015-11-18, 12:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,622
Posted By John Koenig
Hugh, I used to encounter this with older iphones...

Hugh, I used to encounter this with older iphones (iphones 4-4s-5). To put it simply, cycle your phone power. If you have an iPhone, the best approach is to reset NETWORK SETTINGS. This will erase...
Forum: What's On Television?   2015-11-08, 12:00 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 14,457
Posted By John Koenig
TechTV now reports that the next Star Trek is due...

TechTV now reports that the next Star Trek is due to debute in January 2017 simultaneously on CBS network TV as well as online (through All-Access)

So at least we get to watch (some of) it on TV...
Forum: What's On Television?   2015-11-05, 09:10 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 14,457
Posted By John Koenig
I had thought that the next ST project was called...

I had thought that the next ST project was called REBELLION bringing back characters such as Tuvok but having read about the new ST reboot-series doesn't appeal to me at all.

History shows that...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2015-10-06, 10:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,588
Posted By John Koenig
Looks to me like Shaw goes by the old saying...

Looks to me like Shaw goes by the old saying "stick to what works" and I find it quite OK for them to stay to the 60x/630 line of receivers. They work quite well in my opinion. I'd say the only thing...
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