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Forum: News, Weather, and Sports   2017-07-04, 11:51 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 21,040
Posted By rsambuca
Interesting... it seems the monthly article...

Interesting... it seems the monthly article limit on some of the postmedia sites (canoe, Calgary Sun) is no longer circumvented by clearing the cookies or using incognito mode. I wonder what they...
Forum: What's On Television?   2017-02-08, 11:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,837
Posted By rsambuca
I actually thought Global would just pick it up. ...

I actually thought Global would just pick it up. I suppose if it gets enough buzz and ratings are decent, it might move there eventually.
Forum: What's On Television?   2017-01-11, 11:57 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,030
Posted By rsambuca
Wow, Designated Survivor not back until March? ...

Wow, Designated Survivor not back until March? And the networks wonder why people lose interest in their shows.
Forum: What's On Television?   2016-05-16, 12:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,400
Posted By rsambuca
I am still baffled that they renewed Sleepy...

I am still baffled that they renewed Sleepy Hollow based on the soft ratings, skewering by the critics & fans, and loss of one of the leads. It won't even have enough for syndication after this...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2016-04-30, 04:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,875
Posted By rsambuca
I have been using Arch for my MythTV server with...

I have been using Arch for my MythTV server with a couple of Hauppauge dual tuners. Arch probably isn't the smartest choice for a server, but in the end, I really have only had problems after...
Forum: What's On Television?   2015-12-22, 06:34 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,748
Posted By rsambuca
Wow! City has basically gone All-In with comedy.

Wow! City has basically gone All-In with comedy.
Forum: OTA Reception Results   2015-11-30, 07:46 PM
Replies: 1,381
Views: 337,571
Posted By rsambuca
A paper clip actually got me a couple of the...

A paper clip actually got me a couple of the channels as well!
Forum: OTA Reception Results   2015-11-30, 01:10 PM
Replies: 1,381
Views: 337,571
Posted By rsambuca
Those are really decent signals - mine are almost...

Those are really decent signals - mine are almost identical to yours (I live in Tuxedo). When testing the OTA a few years ago, I could capture all the digital channels on my TV with a UHF loop...
Forum: Telus IPTV (also known as Optik TV)   2015-11-17, 01:33 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 71,713
Posted By rsambuca
They also dropped the price of the essentials...

They also dropped the price of the essentials package from $35 to $30. With the increase of the sports package from $9 to $14, it is actually a wash if you have the sports package now. If you don't...
Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2015-11-12, 02:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,128
Posted By rsambuca
My wife has a Note4 and loves it. It is a really...

My wife has a Note4 and loves it. It is a really nice device to be sure. The Note5 has some really neat new features involving the writing on the blank screen, etc. Unfortunately, as I mentioned...
Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2015-11-10, 05:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,128
Posted By rsambuca
Thanks for the reply, but I don't think I was...

Thanks for the reply, but I don't think I was very clear with what I would like:

1. Transfer my existing Wind account to the Nexus 6P by buying a nano-SIM. This I am certain is not a problem - a...
Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2015-11-10, 03:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,128
Posted By rsambuca
Actually, the camera feature on the 6P that...

Actually, the camera feature on the 6P that intrigued me the most is the burst feature. Most of the snaps I take with a phone are pets and kids. Both are moving around a lot, and as I am sure you...
Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2015-11-09, 06:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,128
Posted By rsambuca
I am not sure I am going to like the size either....

I am not sure I am going to like the size either. Time will tell, I guess. The thing that pushed me to the 6P over the 5X was the better camera. For me, I find that all these devices will pretty...
Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2015-11-09, 02:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,128
Posted By rsambuca
Uh Oh. Lots of reports that the back piece of...

Uh Oh. Lots of reports that the back piece of glass is spontaneously shattering for a bunch of folks. Possibly due to temperature changes and the aluminum squeezing the glass, causing it to...
Forum: Linux   2015-11-08, 04:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,852
Posted By rsambuca
I am an Arch user myself. I switched to it a few...

I am an Arch user myself. I switched to it a few years ago after distro-hopping quite a bit. I liked the rolling-release style as I used to like having the latest and greatest. After trying a...
Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2015-11-06, 06:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,128
Posted By rsambuca
Mine is in transit - 64GB silver one. I have...

Mine is in transit - 64GB silver one.

I have now had:

Nexus One - great phone - loved this one - it hooked me on Android and the Nexus line.

Galaxy Nexus - worst phone I have ever owned. ...
Forum: OTA Station & Network Operational Status   2015-10-13, 02:09 PM
Replies: 728
Views: 152,290
Posted By rsambuca
CKCS-DT Calgary (Yes TV)

It appears that CKCS-DT Calgary (Yes TV) has returned to 32-1. I can pick it up again.
Forum: OTA Station & Network Operational Status   2015-09-25, 12:27 AM
Replies: 728
Views: 152,290
Posted By rsambuca
It moved? I haven't been able to receive YesTV...

It moved? I haven't been able to receive YesTV for quite a few days. I emailed the station, but they didn't respond, of course.
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2015-07-23, 05:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,751
Posted By rsambuca
According to the Intel website, all you need for...

According to the Intel website, all you need for 4K video is:
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2015-07-23, 02:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,751
Posted By rsambuca
All of the new Intel NUC's say right on them...

All of the new Intel NUC's say right on them "Supports 4K Display". I assume for regular video it should be fine. 3D games, probably not.
...
Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2015-06-19, 12:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,140
Posted By rsambuca
My biggest surprise is that you made it all the...

My biggest surprise is that you made it all the way from the One to the 5! I went from the One to the Galaxy, to the 5.
Forum: What's On Television?   2015-06-04, 12:24 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,748
Posted By rsambuca
Does anyone know if Mr. D is new original...

Does anyone know if Mr. D is new original episodes, or old repeats?
Forum: What's On Television?   2015-05-29, 12:52 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 19,781
Posted By rsambuca
Sorry, but Played was canceled quite a while ago....

Sorry, but Played was canceled quite a while ago.

CTV ending Played (http://playbackonline.ca/2014/05/22/ctv-ending-played/)
Forum: What's On Television?   2015-05-09, 07:27 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,841
Posted By rsambuca
ABC renewed some really low rated series. They...

ABC renewed some really low rated series. They must not have liked the pilots they ordered. Galavant was barely getting over 1 in the 18-49 demo, and below 5 million viewers. Same with American...
Forum: What's On Television?   2015-05-08, 11:58 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,841
Posted By rsambuca
I also read somewhere that the rumoured spinoff...

I also read somewhere that the rumoured spinoff from Agents of SHIELD starring Bobbi Morse (Mockingbird) and Lance Hunter has been scrapped for now. Kinda bummed about that. I would rather see that...
Forum: Rogers Cable TV   2015-03-30, 06:21 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 22,950
Posted By rsambuca
Haha, can't believe I missed that! Sorry, my...

Haha, can't believe I missed that! Sorry, my bad.
Forum: Rogers Cable TV   2015-03-30, 02:34 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 22,950
Posted By rsambuca
Looks like Rogers is testing out Pick and Pay in...

Looks like Rogers is testing out Pick and Pay in London, ON.

Rogers tests out 'pick and pay' in London (http://www.canoe.ca/Canoe/Money/News/2015/03/29/22314946.html)

$20 for 'Skinny Basic'...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2015-03-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 46,399
Posted By rsambuca
As much as I am a big believer in the pick-n-pay...

As much as I am a big believer in the pick-n-pay system, I think if you like obscure specialty channels you will be unhappy with this decision. Some small channels will die because of this, and the...
Forum: What's On Television?   2015-02-28, 05:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,608
Posted By rsambuca
If they think there is a market for it, they will...

If they think there is a market for it, they will probably release a Blu-Ray or DVD set. It is produced by Temple Street (who does Orphan Black, which has been released on Blu-Ray), and is...
Forum: Telus High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2015-01-30, 12:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 17,490
Posted By rsambuca
I can't seem to find a map of the Telus hotspots....

I can't seem to find a map of the Telus hotspots. Anyone ever seen one - a map or a hotspot?
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