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Forum: Shaw Cable   2013-05-12, 11:31 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 161,618
Posted By frosty vibe
Thought I'd report back on the Access package...

Thought I'd report back on the Access package after 2 weeks.

The package is comprised of the following

1. basic cable, which is the same as the stand alone offering that Shaw has for $35

All...
Forum: Shaw High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2013-05-04, 12:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,903
Posted By frosty vibe
Great, thank you for the clarification

Great, thank you for the clarification
Forum: Shaw High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2013-04-29, 05:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,903
Posted By frosty vibe
Shaw Friends extra bandwith applicable to Access Package?

Hello

I just switched to the Access Package today and the package has a 5gb bandwith limit.

I was on the Personal TV package and I signed up for Shaw Friends before, I was wondering if the...
Forum: Shaw Cable   2013-04-22, 11:41 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 161,618
Posted By frosty vibe
Thanks Dr. Dave. Looks like the channel...

Thanks Dr. Dave.

Looks like the channel line up is the same as I was told on the phone today. I wasn't aware long distance calls aren't allowed but that doesn't matter to me anyway.

I...
Forum: Shaw Cable   2013-04-22, 02:03 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 161,618
Posted By frosty vibe
Hello I would like to switch to the Access...

Hello

I would like to switch to the Access Package but I am getting different answers regarding HD programming services.

My sister lives in Vancouver and she has the Access Package which...
Forum: Shaw Cable HD tuner and HD PVR Discussion   2013-04-15, 01:43 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 160,804
Posted By frosty vibe
Thanks for the great tips guys! I was able...

Thanks for the great tips guys!

I was able to re-purpose a 500gb Comstar external HHD that has a USB 2.0 interface to a PVR expander.

I took apart the original HDD which has a Hitachi HDD...
Forum: Shaw Cable   2012-11-03, 12:18 AM
Replies: 1,213
Views: 363,265
Posted By frosty vibe
Shaw Access package vs Personal TV

Hello

I came across the Shaw Access package ( $60/month ) online and from what I gathered it's a bare bone package that includes only "basic TV" , 500kb internet speed and Shaw digital phone. ...
Forum: OTA Reception Results   2012-10-22, 01:37 PM
Replies: 1,169
Views: 375,848
Posted By frosty vibe
Thanks a lot for the tip, I didn't know I needed...

Thanks a lot for the tip, I didn't know I needed an antenna I thought the digital tuner works like a celphone. lol.;)

I bought a RCA "digital antenna" from The Souece and picked up global hd and...
Forum: OTA Reception Results   2012-10-07, 06:06 PM
Replies: 1,169
Views: 375,848
Posted By frosty vibe
Actually, I'm not using an antenna now, I was...

Actually, I'm not using an antenna now, I was trying to use the built in tuner of my TV.

I tried using a set of old rabbit ears but it didn't work either.

I am trying this at a different...
Forum: OTA Reception Results   2012-09-09, 05:10 PM
Replies: 1,169
Views: 375,848
Posted By frosty vibe
Built in tuner not getting signal strength

Hello , I am trying to get the OTA signals in Saskatoon but my tv gets no signal at all.

I live in a apartment and the tv is close to a window but there is another building in front of me.
...
Forum: Shaw Cable   2012-04-11, 12:08 AM
Replies: 1,213
Views: 363,265
Posted By frosty vibe
HD equipment purchase options ?

Hello

I am in Vancouver and I see the hd box is $142 If I buy it out right or $4 a month for 36 months which is essentially free financing?

What happens if I stop the shaw service within 36...
Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2012-01-13, 11:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,004
Posted By frosty vibe
iOS 5 "reader" trigger?

Hello... I like the Reader function but I find the reader function only available in certain pages and there doesn't seem to be any rhyme or reason to me...

Can you tell me what triggers the...
Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2012-01-10, 11:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,199
Posted By frosty vibe
I just downloaded the CBC app two days ago, very...

I just downloaded the CBC app two days ago, very nice news app.
Forum: Retailer Reviews   2012-01-04, 02:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 25,800
Posted By frosty vibe
I bought a couple of iPad accessories from London...

I bought a couple of iPad accessories from London Drugs recently as part of the boxing day sales and I have to say I was quite happy with the service I received from both stores in Saskatoon.

I...
Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2012-01-04, 01:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,191
Posted By frosty vibe
@Hugh : setting > general > usage is where I...

@Hugh : setting > general > usage is where I found the info , like notsure mentioned.


I think you are right Hugh , the data is being used by some old magazines I had before and even though I...
Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2012-01-04, 11:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,191
Posted By frosty vibe
Data consumption on iPad 2 by Zinio

Hello , I just noticed Zinio is using a lot of data !

25mb for the application itself and another 205mb for data and documents even when I removed all the magazines from he device ?

Can you...
Forum: Home Computing   2011-10-02, 11:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,631
Posted By frosty vibe
Hello, Upon more research and reading I...

Hello,

Upon more research and reading I realized there may be a way to use any router to accomplish my goa ??

I should mention the size of the router doesn't really matter, I stated "mobile...
Forum: Home Computing   2011-10-02, 06:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,631
Posted By frosty vibe
Mobile router for Android tablet

Hello

I am traveling to Japan next week and most of their hotels don't have wifi access but rather hard wired internet ( RJ45 connection ) only. So I need to find a good router that will easily...
Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2011-09-24, 09:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,816
Posted By frosty vibe
Thanks James99 for the confirmation. I checked...

Thanks James99 for the confirmation. I checked the website and the price does drop to $299 at check-out , even though the price showed $399. I believe the $100 gift card is extra as well.

I...
Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2011-09-23, 11:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,816
Posted By frosty vibe
Has anyone been to Futureshop or Bestbuy to...

Has anyone been to Futureshop or Bestbuy to confirm the $200 price drop?

I do see the $100 drop on their websites.

I can be convinced into buying a Playbook if the price is right. ie. $499 -...
Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2011-09-15, 11:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,390
Posted By frosty vibe
The 3G adapter is a great idea and the price...

The 3G adapter is a great idea and the price point seem pretty nice as well.
Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2011-09-03, 02:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,308
Posted By frosty vibe
I have the Transformer and it is the best bang...

I have the Transformer and it is the best bang for the buck for it is light enough and has all the ports I need on the tablet itself. Acer A500 does have more USB build in but I have no use for USB...
Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2011-09-03, 02:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,805
Posted By frosty vibe
It looks like an interesting product although a...

It looks like an interesting product although a moot point. The biggest gripe I have with this product is the crippled SD slot that only be used for media exchange.

The price point is awkward....
Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2011-08-17, 11:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,076
Posted By frosty vibe
Very nice! I just noticed the Samsung Tab 10.1 is...

Very nice! I just noticed the Samsung Tab 10.1 is on a couple of flyers today ( due out Aug 19 ) for $500 as well.
Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2011-07-31, 04:09 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 33,117
Posted By frosty vibe
Staples coupon codes, look up red flag deals . I...

Staples coupon codes, look up red flag deals . I used the $30off 200 and the $20 off 150 so I got $50 off
Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2011-07-31, 03:31 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 33,117
Posted By frosty vibe
yes I did use the coupon, two in fact ! As...

yes I did use the coupon, two in fact !

As a side note , I realized today why some websites are super slow on my tablet, Flash is to blame! I switched Flash to "on demand" and everything is so...
Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2011-07-28, 10:51 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 33,117
Posted By frosty vibe
I just got my 3.2 upgrade 5 mins ago... 2 updates...

I just got my 3.2 upgrade 5 mins ago... 2 updates in one week, this is great!
Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2011-07-27, 12:13 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 33,117
Posted By frosty vibe
I just bought a 16GB from Staples yesterday and...

I just bought a 16GB from Staples yesterday and got it today.

The tablet came with Android 3.01 originally and I got the OTA notification as son as I connected the tablet to the internet.
...
Forum: Home Fix-up including Appliances, HVAC and Power Tools   2011-07-02, 12:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,312
Posted By frosty vibe
Problem solved! It was indeed a thermostat issue,...

Problem solved! It was indeed a thermostat issue, got a new digital thermostat and everything is "cool" now. :)
Forum: Home Fix-up including Appliances, HVAC and Power Tools   2011-06-21, 12:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,312
Posted By frosty vibe
A/C issue in a condo... I suspecct it's the thermostat?

Hello all

I live in a condo built in 2007 and A/C units are individual units up on the roof, the heating system is water-heat through baseboard style heaters.

Now, I am having trouble...
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